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    Re: Lumin X1

    after installing the fuses and hearing the improvement they made compared to the stock fuses the designer stated that if/when he started the company back up he would offer the Quantum fuses as an option.will be upgrading to the next version in about 1 month. he is very interested in hearing that upgrade...
    Listening Room: 25' L x 18' W x 23' H..system on the long wall
    Speakers: Tidal 'Contriva Diacera-SE
    Amps: Chalice Audio 'Grail' SET mono blocks with Psvane WE 845 / 300b tubes
    Source: Lumin X-1 Network Music Player
    HighFidelity MC-1 Pro Helix conditioner
    Cables:
    LessLoss C-MARC RCA interconnect
    SilverSmith 'Fidelium' speaker cables
    Silent Source 'Music Reference' Power Cords x 3
    Innuos 'PhoenixNet' Switch

    Sablon Ethernet cable
    Audioquest 'FogLifters' under the Fidelium cables
    Arya Audio-RevOpods under my Tidal Speakers
    REL 212 SE Subwoofer x 2
    EtherREGEN/ Keces PSU / WireWorld 'Starlight'
    Ethernet cable
    EVP Isolation footers- subs-speakers- Lumin


    Tweaks:
    Stillpoints Ultra SS under amps
    EVP HDR isolators 2" x 8...under my Lumin A1 and PSU
    EVP HDR isolators 4" x 16..under my Tidal speakers and my REL 212 SE subs

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    Re: Lumin X1

    BlueSky....if you are ever in the southern Virginia area...Va/NC border just north of Durham ,NC, would love to have you drop in..Danville,Va.
    Listening Room: 25' L x 18' W x 23' H..system on the long wall
    Speakers: Tidal 'Contriva Diacera-SE
    Amps: Chalice Audio 'Grail' SET mono blocks with Psvane WE 845 / 300b tubes
    Source: Lumin X-1 Network Music Player
    HighFidelity MC-1 Pro Helix conditioner
    Cables:
    LessLoss C-MARC RCA interconnect
    SilverSmith 'Fidelium' speaker cables
    Silent Source 'Music Reference' Power Cords x 3
    Innuos 'PhoenixNet' Switch

    Sablon Ethernet cable
    Audioquest 'FogLifters' under the Fidelium cables
    Arya Audio-RevOpods under my Tidal Speakers
    REL 212 SE Subwoofer x 2
    EtherREGEN/ Keces PSU / WireWorld 'Starlight'
    Ethernet cable
    EVP Isolation footers- subs-speakers- Lumin


    Tweaks:
    Stillpoints Ultra SS under amps
    EVP HDR isolators 2" x 8...under my Lumin A1 and PSU
    EVP HDR isolators 4" x 16..under my Tidal speakers and my REL 212 SE subs

  3. #353

    Re: Lumin X1

    Same holds for me if you are ever in the Ashburn area a stone's throw and directly under the approach path to Dulles Airport. Have a good weekend!

  4. #354

    Re: Lumin X1

    I apologized if this has been asked: Is it a "waste" if I were to purchase a X1 to run through a Lyngdorf MP50? I ask because the Lyngdorph only has digital inputs (SPDIF, USB, AES, etc) and it's impossible to bypass the MP50 DAC. I like the MP50 DAC and love roomperfect, but since part of the X1's excellence is the DAC, would I be better off with an U1 or other high end streamer-only?

    Does the X1 digitial out bypass the X1 DAC?

  5. #355

    Re: Lumin X1

    Quote Originally Posted by staged View Post
    I apologized if this has been asked: Is it a "waste" if I were to purchase a X1 to run through a Lyngdorf MP50? I ask because the Lyngdorph only has digital inputs (SPDIF, USB, AES, etc) and it's impossible to bypass the MP50 DAC. I like the MP50 DAC and love roomperfect, but since part of the X1's excellence is the DAC, would I be better off with an U1 or other high end streamer-only?

    Does the X1 digitial out bypass the X1 DAC?
    While digital output does indeed bypass the DAC stage of X1, so it might seem like you are paying for something you don't need, LUMIN X1 is still the best LUMIN transport.
    We have a graphic showing the differences on this page with an explanation of why we included X1 in the 'Transports' section:
    LUMIN Model Differences

    Obviously, whether the improvements found in X1 are worth the extra money is something only you can decide. Always worth demoing if you can.
    [Associated with LUMIN]

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Quote Originally Posted by staged View Post
    I apologized if this has been asked: Is it a "waste" if I were to purchase a X1 to run through a Lyngdorf MP50? I ask because the Lyngdorph only has digital inputs (SPDIF, USB, AES, etc) and it's impossible to bypass the MP50 DAC. I like the MP50 DAC and love roomperfect, but since part of the X1's excellence is the DAC, would I be better off with an U1 or other high end streamer-only?

    Does the X1 digitial out bypass the X1 DAC?
    Yes
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    Re: Lumin X1

    Quote Originally Posted by staged View Post
    I apologized if this has been asked: Is it a "waste" if I were to purchase a X1 to run through a Lyngdorf MP50? I ask because the Lyngdorph only has digital inputs (SPDIF, USB, AES, etc) and it's impossible to bypass the MP50 DAC. I like the MP50 DAC and love roomperfect, but since part of the X1's excellence is the DAC, would I be better off with an U1 or other high end streamer-only?

    Does the X1 digitial out bypass the X1 DAC?
    X1 digital output bypasses the X1 DAC.

    For connection to your Lyngdorf, I suggest using a 1.5m AES cable from a Lumin U1 or U1 MINI.
    Peter Lie
    LUMIN Firmware Lead

  8. #358

    Re: Lumin X1

    Thank you for the replies. Very helpful.

  9. #359

    Re: Lumin X1

    Hi
    I just purchased X1 with remote control, It’s on the way.
    Can I use X1 directly into my power amp which has relatively ( compared to Lumin AMP) low input impedance of 30K ohms.?
    But it has reasonably good gain of 28db.

    Here are the specs of my amp
    KA S180Mk2

    Fully balanced dual mono power amplifier. 2x180W (8 Ohm) in class A

    Channel separated power supplies from a 680 VA toroidal transformer, 80.000 micro Farad filter bank and four stages of stabilisation
    Frequency response DC – 300kHz +0, -3 dB
    Signal to noise ratio better than -112 dB
    Intermodulation distorsion less than 0,03% at rated power into 8 Ohms
    Gain is 28 dB
    Pink noise min RMS Power 180/300W into 8/4 Ohms (not recomended for loads under 3 Ohms)
    Input impedance 30 kilo Ohm

    And my speakers are 8ohm 91db efficiency.

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Hi everyone.
    My X1 arrives tomorrow 🤗
    I agonized over choosing a streamer and DAC for quite some time but I feel super confident in my choice.
    Wanted to thank Peter for all his time answering my newbie questions. The whole streaming digital thing is very foreign to me.
    Now I guess the real work begins in deciding how to set it up in my system, what I will use as storage for my own music as well as how I will set it up to stream from Qobuz and Roon
    I have a Luxman D-10X so will use the X1 to stream to it’s dac as well as using the built in one. Choice is good!
    But for now I just want to hook it up and get it burning in.
    I know the questions will follow thick and fast !
    Aloha 🤙

  11. #361

    Re: Lumin X1

    Quote Originally Posted by mauideejay View Post
    Hi everyone.
    My X1 arrives tomorrow 🤗
    I agonized over choosing a streamer and DAC for quite some time but I feel super confident in my choice.
    Wanted to thank Peter for all his time answering my newbie questions. The whole streaming digital thing is very foreign to me.
    Now I guess the real work begins in deciding how to set it up in my system, what I will use as storage for my own music as well as how I will set it up to stream from Qobuz and Roon
    I have a Luxman D-10X so will use the X1 to stream to it’s dac as well as using the built in one. Choice is good!
    But for now I just want to hook it up and get it burning in.
    I know the questions will follow thick and fast !
    Aloha 🤙
    I know the X1 very well. Curious to hear your opinion on the sonic differences between the Luxman and Lumin.

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Quote Originally Posted by mauideejay View Post
    Hi everyone.
    My X1 arrives tomorrow 🤗
    I agonized over choosing a streamer and DAC for quite some time but I feel super confident in my choice.
    Wanted to thank Peter for all his time answering my newbie questions. The whole streaming digital thing is very foreign to me.
    Now I guess the real work begins in deciding how to set it up in my system, what I will use as storage for my own music as well as how I will set it up to stream from Qobuz and Roon
    I have a Luxman D-10X so will use the X1 to stream to it’s dac as well as using the built in one. Choice is good!
    But for now I just want to hook it up and get it burning in.
    I know the questions will follow thick and fast !
    Aloha 🤙
    Hey Braddah. 🤙🏽

    You made a solid choice. The X1 is a fantastic streamer, probably one of the best and you get the benefits of an external LPS, SFP input and a solid chassis. Im nervous to carry this thing around afraid that I would drop it on my foot and I’m sure it won’t be pretty.
    The lumin team continuously makes a case on delivering a solid product with their firmware upgrades.

    You have some nice toys to play with do please share your thoughts between the two DACs.
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    Main Room: Fleetwood Sounds Deville < Stereo Pair REL Carbon Specials < Diablo 120 w/DAC Module < [Lumin X1]

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    Re: Lumin X1 Flagship Roon Ready Network Player

    Congrats!


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    "We can hear everything we measure, but we can't measure everything we hear. Let your ears be your guide."

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Probably the most solid component in my system. Love it. Exudes quality. Would love to try the matching Lumin amp direct from the X1! Anyone have both who can give a quick review?

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Congrats on your X1! A very good sounding, reliable and easy to setup and operate piece.
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    Mike

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    Re: Lumin X1

    That was super easy to set up. Plugged in, ethernet to router. Discovered by Roon. That is good enough for now.
    Burn-in time
    Main system
    SME 20/12 turntable, SME 3012 arm. Soundsmith Strain Gauge Cartridge, Lumin X1 streamer/DAC, Luxman D-10X SACD player, Pass Labs X1 Pre-amp, Luxman M-900u Power amp, Revel Ultimate Salon 2 speakers, Purist Audio Designs cables. Shunyata Power Cables and Conditioners. Finite Elemente Stands and Feet.

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Hmmmm....setting up the Lumin app with Minimserver is not exactly a walk in the park ;-) But I got it streaming from Radio Paradise yesterday and it blew me away. Could not believe the quality from an internet radio station. Last time I listened to one (years ago) it was steaming MP3 garbage. We all sat around in wonder (and thanks!) at the amazing selection that was to fed us from their "World Mix" station. The best and most diverse curated music selection I have ever experienced. Can't wait to get the X1 fully set up and burned in. Time to sell my physical media?????
    Main system
    SME 20/12 turntable, SME 3012 arm. Soundsmith Strain Gauge Cartridge, Lumin X1 streamer/DAC, Luxman D-10X SACD player, Pass Labs X1 Pre-amp, Luxman M-900u Power amp, Revel Ultimate Salon 2 speakers, Purist Audio Designs cables. Shunyata Power Cables and Conditioners. Finite Elemente Stands and Feet.

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    Re: Lumin X1

    Congrats on your X1. It’s a terrific component.

    I’m not sure about setting it up to work with Minimserver. When setup to play music from a Lumin L1 or just streaming from Tidal or Qobuz setup is a breeze. And, best of all, it sounds terrific!

    Peter may be able to comment on setting it up to play with Minimserver.
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    Mike

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