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    Esoteric N-01XD




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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    OK, now you've got my attention...
    (If PayPal wasn't so difficult I'd already have my own N-01XD)
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    I’m not sure how they sound, but one thing for sure they are ascetically pleasing. IMO, one of the best looking in high end audio.

    This said, in the end it should depend more on the sound then the looks.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    very close to push the button myself.
    cant wait to hear reports.

    a good streamer dac and forget about what was before.

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Calvin View Post
    I’m not sure how they sound, but one thing for sure they are ascetically pleasing. IMO, one of the best looking in high end audio.

    This said, in the end it should depend more on the sound then the looks.
    and i would prefer sharp corners, lol. question of taste.

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    What was before was still very good. The N-01 in my system sounds way better than the MSB Select II I heard in somebody else's system, but at a fraction of the price.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    and i would prefer sharp corners, lol. question of taste.
    A Grandioso with sharp corners would no longer look so grand.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    A Grandioso with sharp corners would no longer look so grand.
    easy speaking from the summit

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Mike, I see the green CLOCK light on the N-01XD. You have a G1 connected to it? Perhaps also a SIGMA CLOCK-50 v2?
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    What was before was still very good. The N-01 in my system sounds way better than the MSB Select II I heard in somebody else's system, but at a fraction of the price.
    it will be utterly interesting when mike will comapre the n01-xd against the mbs streamer in his heaven-streamer-only system. (msb, pass, magico a5, shunyata)

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    Mike, I see the green CLOCK light on the N-01XD. You have a G1 connected to it? Perhaps also a SIGMA CLOCK-50 v2?
    Not yet.


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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Mike's N-01XD looks exactly the same as my N-01, but at the same time it just looks better. Hard to wrap my head around that.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    Mike's N-01XD looks exactly the same as my N-01, but at the same time it just looks better. Hard to wrap my head around that.
    I’m embarrassed to say, I never got it hooked up today. Tomorrow. We were slammed today.


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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Not yet.
    Perhaps word clock output of N-01XD connected to CLOCK-IN of the K-01XD?
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    I’m embarrassed to say...
    It happens. My YG Acoustics Rack 1.4 is still in the box. For the past month. I'll get around to it eventually.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Mike: No Roon Ready certification on N-01XD yet, right?

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    As per Esoteric product page.

    "As of October 2020, roon ready certification is currently being processed. Support will be added via a software update as soon as certification is complete".

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Not yet, as we already discussed in Roon forum.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by wklie View Post
    Not yet, as we already discussed in Roon forum.
    But isn’t the streaming module on N-01XD the same as on N-01, which is already Roon Ready certified? It’s the same network bridge that Lumin uses, right?

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    I think I read in the N-01XD documentation that its streaming module is a hardware upgrade over what is in N-01.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by thyname View Post
    But isn’t the streaming module on N-01XD the same as on N-01, which is already Roon Ready certified?
    The N-01 / N-05 network board supports up to DSD128 from network input. The N-01XD network board supports up to DSD512 from network input. They are very different.

    Even if the network board were the same (they are not), Roon Labs have their own criteria to determine whether a new model needs to go through the certification process or not, based on other features.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Yup, we have to be patient.


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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    What was before was still very good. The N-01 in my system sounds way better than the MSB Select II I heard in somebody else's system, but at a fraction of the price.
    I love esoteric and it was a difficult choice for me between the N-01 and MSB (plus Innuos streamer). Would have been happy with either.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    But although a lot more expensive, I found that the MSB Premier and Innuos to sound maybe 15% better.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by AJR View Post
    But although a lot more expensive, I found that the MSB Premier and Innuos to sound maybe 15% better.
    Would be interesting to hear if you might come to the same conclusion if compared to the N-01XD with its reportedly different house sound.

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    I’ve been using the Esoteric app (developed by the awesome folks at Lumin). So far, sounding incredible.


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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    MSB vs EMM vs Esoteric would be an interesting comparison.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by VT Skier View Post
    MSB vs EMM vs Esoteric would be an interesting comparison.
    Indeed. However; like everything audio, I would be willing to bet that it would be system dependent. All three brands are top shelf.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    The big question for me is N-01XD "good enough". The holy grail for me in a DAC is D1X. But to go a pair of D1X and N-03T, or N-01XD? Big price difference between those two choices, but the performance difference is probably not much. That is the big unknown. Especially for streaming as the N-01XD has the latest network module. Mike will just have to order D1X and put it to the test!
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    The big question for me is N-01XD "good enough". The holy grail for me in a DAC is D1X. But to go a pair of D1X and N-03T, or N-01XD? Big price difference between those two choices, but the performance difference is probably not much. That is the big unknown. Especially for streaming as the N-01XD has the latest network module. Mike will just have to order D1X and put it to the test!
    Ha! No....I’m sure it’s great though.

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    I placed an inquiry with local Esoteric dealer two weeks ago on N-01XD. Never heard a word back from them. Mike is obviously a lot hotter on the reply button than that.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    I placed an inquiry with local Esoteric dealer two weeks ago on N-01XD. Never heard a word back from them. Mike is obviously a lot hotter on the reply button than that.
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    Argh, doesn't matter. You get used to it over here. That sort of thing is common. Regrettably. And dealers that give you a quote, place my order, pay my deposit, then the dealer jacks up the price, so I cancel my order and have to wait three months to get my deposit back. I'd like to be able to walk into a store like Mike's and immerse myself in options. Alas, not possible over here.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    Argh, doesn't matter. You get used to it over here. That sort of thing is common. Regrettably. And dealers that give you a quote, place my order, pay my deposit, then the dealer jacks up the price, so I cancel my order and have to wait three months to get my deposit back. I'd like to be able to walk into a store like Mike's and immerse myself in options. Alas, not possible over here.
    That must suck. Maybe Bodhi drove them all crazy? Yeah, customers here are awesome and they come and listen and I have quite the selection of adult beverages for all to enjoy. If it’s an existing customer like RITMO (and DGuitarNut, who’s hiding...I’ll find him), they can borrow whatever they want.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Too bad you don't offer extra long-range borrowing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    Too bad you don't offer extra long-range borrowing.
    That’s super long range! We need to bring in Space X for that one.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Mike, is there a demand for a transport that matches the N-01XD (say, a P-01XD)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSOphile View Post
    Mike, is there a demand for a transport that matches the N-01XD (say, a P-01XD)?
    No one, but a couple here have mentioned it. The N-01XD comes with the ES-Link cable. I asked the rep about this and he said:

    “If you’re looking for a stand alone SACD transport, the only one being made now is the P1X.”
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Too bad. The P1X is a Grandioso chassis which is not an exact match of N-01XD chassis. I think they should have a P-01X to match within the same chassis family. Although, K-01XS and N-03T would do the same job. Also, a Grandioso version on N-01XD would be nice.
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    Esoteric will build whatever sells, the market will take them where it takes them. Mike has to bring in what he thinks is most likely to sell as well. If you want something unique then ask for a big discount and order blind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    That’s super long range! We need to bring in Space X for that one.
    Someone just mentioned SpaceX?
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    I got my N-01XD. First impressions out of the box: OMG!!!! This is in outstanding DAC that will make your skin crawl. Streaming via its Esoteric own app. Roon Ready does not work (it does not show on Roon audio settings), but I already knew that. Hopefully they will certify it soon.

    My current DAC is (was) MSB Discrete with dual power supplies. The N-01XD blows it out of the water, but not a fair comparison as this is $20K MSRP vs. starting at $10K for MSB Discrete ($11,500 once you add the second power supply).

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    congrats. nice to hear such happy comments

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    I'm salivating at the prospect of how good D1X might be. I haven't seen a review or an owner report of a D1X anywhere.
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    Wow, congratulations! Please keep the updates coming.

    Quote Originally Posted by thyname View Post
    I got my N-01XD. First impressions out of the box: OMG!!!! This is in outstanding DAC that will make your skin crawl. Streaming via its Esoteric own app. Roon Ready does not work (it does not show on Roon audio settings), but I already knew that. Hopefully they will certify it soon.

    My current DAC is (was) MSB Discrete with dual power supplies. The N-01XD blows it out of the water, but not a fair comparison as this is $20K MSRP vs. starting at $10K for MSB Discrete ($11,500 once you add the second power supply).
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Well, I have an N-01XD on loan in my system. I just installed it this afternoon. Installation took 2 minutes - really! Plugged the cables, turned on the machine, downloaded the Esoteric app into my iPad and loaded the music from my NAS (Lumin L1). Maybe it was 3 minutes - ha!

    Yes, the Esoteric recognizes the L1. And, it loaded my library (2TBs) in less than a minute.

    More to come on the sound. The player has only been played for a couple of days by my dealer. Out of the box, this player is special.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Who is your Dealer?

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    What do you mean "loaded my library".
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    2 tb in the puffer is new age

    glad you have a try ritmo, enjoy it!!

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Well, I have an N-01XD on loan in my system. I just installed it this afternoon. Installation took 2 minutes - really! Plugged the cables, turned on the machine, downloaded the Esoteric app into my iPad and loaded the music from my NAS (Lumin L1). Maybe it was 3 minutes - ha!

    Yes, the Esoteric recognizes the L1. And, it loaded my library (2TBs) in less than a minute.

    More to come on the sound. The player has only been played for a couple of days by my dealer. Out of the box, this player is special.
    was that for 2020 you were told to not get weak again?

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