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    For tagging, there are other utilities to tag the music, e.g. Mp3tag. If this is not what you're talking about, perhaps you may consider asking in MinimServer forum.
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    Yes, this is something else. I do use Mp3tag but even it will not tag file types like WAV or DFF (or is it DSF?). MC does some internal processing to store the information and associate it with the file in question. It's not really a "tag" or modification to the file itself but, rather, something MC does as a workaround.

    Thanks again and I will check in the MinimServer forum!

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    My early impressions of moving from the S1 to the X1 are, quite literally, beyond my expectations! For me at this point in my listening career, it's all about sound stage for and my venerable B&W N800s have literally faded from view. At times before with the S1, I could identify where the speakers were positioned with certain pieces of music even with eyes closed. With the X1, the speakers are gone and the sound field extends well to the sides of the speakers even encroaching on where the side surrounds would be if I were in 5.1 surround mode. I actually had to get up and check if I had something mis-configured just to be sure. There is also a glorious sense of height both above and below the speakers as well as depth that I was not prepared for. Astonishing!

    (The material I am currently listening to is some works by Isao Tomita, a Japanese master of the synthesizer, including "Kosmos" and "The Bermuda Triangle". I am looking forward to listening to more symphonic music later on.

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Yes, X1 is a keeper!
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    Re: Lumin X1

    Placed my order today for a Black X1. Now comes the hard part. Waiting.
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    Congratulations Bud , i am sure you will be very happy with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueFox View Post
    Placed my order today for a Black X1. Now comes the hard part. Waiting.
    Woot! Congrats! It won’t be long now.
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    Congrats Bud! I know you’ve been thinking about it. Won’t be disappointed!
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    Wow, that's very cool. I'll be waiting to hear your review.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueFox View Post
    Placed my order today for a Black X1. Now comes the hard part. Waiting.
    Prepare to be amazed! Compared to the S1 it replaced, the soundstage has opened up in all directions including in front of, behind, to the sides of and almost extending to where the surrounds would be in a 7.1 speaker arrangement, and in height as well when used with my B&W 800 stereo mains.

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    I am going to use the coaxial output of the Lumin X1 to drive an inexpensive DAC capable of accepting 192khz-24bit to directly drive a headphone amp of mine when I want to do some private listening without energizing the complete 7.1 channel system.

    Looking at the X1's active audio output options with the Lumin app, it appears that only one of the three outputs can be active at any given time. Is this correct or is it possible to have, let's say, both the Analog and SPDIF outputs active simultaneously?

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSky View Post
    I am going to use the coaxial output of the Lumin X1 to drive an inexpensive DAC capable of accepting 192khz-24bit to directly drive a headphone amp of mine when I want to do some private listening without energizing the complete 7.1 channel system.

    Looking at the X1's active audio output options with the Lumin app, it appears that only one of the three outputs can be active at any given time. Is this correct or is it possible to have, let's say, both the Analog and SPDIF outputs active simultaneously?

    Thank you.
    I asked the same question and the answer is that on the X1 only one output can be active at the same time. You will have to manually switch outputs as needed.
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    Thanks Bud!

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    Which digital output of the X1 to use and why?

    I can use either the SPDIF or USB output of the X1 to drive my bespoke headphone DAC/Amp. The DAC/Amp is good to PCM384, DSD256 all at up to 32 bit word length.

    Initially I've found the SPDIF output is limited in its ability to output several formats natively that I'd like to be able to listen to and have to resort to custom audio sampling. The USB, on the other hand, seems able to do what I want without having to resort to custom sampling rates to get DSD to decode.

    Golden ears aside, my question is there any thing intrinsically measurable that says one interface is better than the other?

    Thanks much!

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    Re: Lumin X1

    That's DAC and cable dependent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wklie View Post
    That's DAC and cable dependent.
    So from a purely inside the X1 box without external influence point of view the two interfaces are capable of exactly the same level of performance?

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    Re: Lumin X1

    I'd like to give a simple answer but they are too different to be compared, and does not generally apply to different DAC. Play some 16/44.1 using either connection and see which sounds better to you.
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    Thanks. Many treatises to be found on the internet on the subject and I see what you mean about there not being a simple answer. I'll listen per your advice.

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    Hi, just setup my QNAP NAS with a folder with lossless/DSD files.
    Is there a step-by-step guide to set up QNAP NAS music streaming to the X1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by streamer_noob View Post
    Hi, just setup my QNAP NAS with a folder with lossless/DSD files.
    Is there a step-by-step guide to set up QNAP NAS music streaming to the X1?
    Connect the NAS to your network. Then install MiniMServer on the NAS (the tricky part as you may have to install Java on the NAS as well). Load your music on your NAS and then go into the Lumin app, find the NAS and you’re all set.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Connect the NAS to your network. Then install MiniMServer on the NAS (the tricky part as you may have to install Java on the NAS as well). Load your music on your NAS and then go into the Lumin app, find the NAS and you’re all set.

    Here is a more detailed explanation:

    http://www.luminmusic.com/support-quickstart.html

    Thank you very much, Mike
    All done. Installed Minimserver app on QNAP and it took off from there

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    Quote Originally Posted by streamer_noob View Post
    Thank you very much, Mike
    All done. Installed Minimserver app on QNAP and it took off from there
    Very good move!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by streamer_noob View Post
    Thank you very much, Mike
    All done. Installed Minimserver app on QNAP and it took off from there
    Enjoy the X1! It’s a terrific music player.
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    Some will argue who did what and when but it is amazing how far we've come since the days in 1877 when Edison invented the phonograph!

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    Armed with just enough information to be dangerous and ask questions, regarding the X1's USB cable requirements, I am considering using a cable with separate power and signal conductors such as the iFi Gemini type of cable. Is there any requirement for power to be supplied to the Lumin X1 via the USB-A connector plugged into it or is a signal cable all that is required?

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    This is a USB DAC requirement, not an X1 requirement.

    I think the particular cable you're looking at is dual headed, but X1 / T2 only has one USB port. Clearly the signal cable is to be plugged in the X1 / T2 USB port. Some USB DAC do not need the power on +5V, some do. For the latter case, you'll need to find another machine to provide the +5V. Make sure you can return it before you buy it.
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    Received an email that my X1 is ready to ship. Hope I get it next week. Tuesday is my last workday, and I’m retired after that. So I will have plenty of X1 evaluation time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueFox View Post
    Received an email that my X1 is ready to ship. Hope I get it next week. Tuesday is my last workday, and I’m retired after that. So I will have plenty of X1 evaluation time.
    Wow Bud. Does it feel strange to be finishing work? I guess you have mixed feelings, but mostly relief! You reached the finish line. Congrats!!! Lumin X1Lumin X1Lumin X1Lumin X1

    Enjoy the X1 in good health.
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    Mike, I am sure it will feel strange until I get used to it. I will be 70 in September, and have been working since I was 18. The X1 should help me adjust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wklie View Post
    Make sure you can return it before you buy it.
    I understand. Amazon is great about things like that.

    One other thing I discovered but maybe it was only a one-time "glitch". I swapped USB cables while the X1 remained powered on and outputting music. When I plugged in the new cable the DAC was unable to detect either the signal from the S/PDIF or the USB output of the X1. I had to cycle the power on the X1 to restore normal operation. I am not sure if it was the X1 or the DAC that became upset when changing cable while powered on and playing music.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSky View Post
    I swapped USB cables while the X1 remained powered on and outputting music. When I plugged in the new cable the DAC was unable to detect either the signal from the S/PDIF or the USB output of the X1. I had to cycle the power on the X1 to restore normal operation. I am not sure if it was the X1 or the DAC that became upset when changing cable while powered on and playing music.
    Upon USB DAC disconnection, Lumin will stop playback automatically. Playback needs to be manually invoked again using Lumin app - have you tried that before power cycling it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wklie View Post
    Upon USB DAC disconnection, Lumin will stop playback automatically. Playback needs to be manually invoked again using Lumin app - have you tried that before power cycling it?
    That's a possiblity but I am pretty certain I did switch between the three output selections including analog, hit play each time, and the DAC "unlock" light remained lit until I power cycled the X1. I'll try it again later to confirm.

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    Why dont you stop messing around with cables while the unit is either powered on or playing? sounds like an awesome recipe for failure somewhere

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    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    Why dont you stop messing around with cables while the unit is either powered on or playing? sounds like an awesome recipe for failure somewhere
    I say this with the utmost respect, please mind your own business. That being said, modern USB ports are designed to for hot swapping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueFox View Post
    Received an email that my X1 is ready to ship. Hope I get it next week. Tuesday is my last workday, and I’m retired after that. So I will have plenty of X1 evaluation time.
    Congratulation Bud. i retired a few years ago and find I am as busy as ever. The big advantage is you can decide when your day begins and ends.

    I'm sure your will truly enjoy the change.

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    Congratulations Bud! I retired 15 months ago and I’m having fun. After so many years of hard work and sacrifice, the day has arrived. Enjoy the journey! And the X1!
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    Re: Lumin X1

    I had the chance to audition the T2 recently, and, unfortunately, the X1. I say unfortunately, because after listening to it for a bit, now i want an X1 instead of the T2, so there goes the budget! My only question now is, how would the X1 compare with the something like the U1 connected to a Chord Dave? Any advantages/disadvantages to either?

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    Lumin analog output supports full MQA decoding if you use Tidal.
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    Wow, that was fast! Thanks Peter, as always, for the prompt response. I don't think my budget will stretch far enough for the X1 and Chord Dave, so I might just stick with X1. From what I heard the other day I don't think I will be disappointed.

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    Where did you go to audition the X1 / T2 - I listed two places in Hong Kong in the T2 thread. B&W HK?
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    Actually I went to both the places you listed (yes one was B&W), and I auditioned the Lumin Amp as well. I will go back to B&W for another audition as I want try them paired up with the Gryphon Diablo 300.

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    We have a new promotion of purchase of Lumin X1 + AMP together. Try to ask your dealer for discount. (Dealers please check with distributor or our sales staff.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffhk View Post
    I had the chance to audition the T2 recently, and, unfortunately, the X1. I say unfortunately, because after listening to it for a bit, now i want an X1 instead of the T2, so there goes the budget! My only question now is, how would the X1 compare with the something like the U1 connected to a Chord Dave? Any advantages/disadvantages to either?
    I’m listening to Joan Baez with the X1 right now and Ill say I don’t remember my Aurender N10 into my Chord Dave giving me this amazing sound. I’m blown away. I was using mega buck Ansuz cables with the N10/Dave combo while I’m using the OEM Lumin Ethernet cable and a relatively cheap LFD power cable on the X1. I can’t image you having buyers remorse with the X1.
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    Re: Lumin X1

    As I've done with my S1 before, except for the display and not being overly concerned about using the additional electrical power, I keep the X1 powered on 24/7. Good idea or bad and, if so, why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leatherneck View Post
    I can’t image you having buyers remorse with the X1.
    The only remorse I can contemplate is when they come up with a new flagship model and you know they will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSky View Post
    The only remorse I can contemplate is when they come up with a new flagship model and you know they will.
    I haven’t heard anything about this. Just lots of discussions around ripping/storage, etc.
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  47. #247

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    I was kind of joking but, knowing that companies always have new ideas and designs in the works, I just expect it at some point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSky View Post
    I was kind of joking but, knowing that companies always have new ideas and designs in the works, I just expect it at some point.
    Can’t disagree. But there hasn’t even been a hint of talk. Lumin has had an impressive release of new products of late: D2, U1 mini, T2, X1. The A1/S1 could use replacing before any kind of Lumin Statement product IMO. The X1 is no doubt the king, but the T2 is the “crazy, ridiculous, stupid amazing good” for the money product.
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  49. #249

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    Agreed. But I am banking my pennies now rather than later. And I am still thanking you and your team very much for putting an X1 in my home!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSky View Post
    Agreed. But I am banking my pennies now rather than later. And I am still thanking you and your team very much for putting an X1 in my home!
    You’re very welcome. We are happy you’re happy!
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