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    Re: On the future of Roon...

    the DSD rate is related to the DAC and whether or not it can accept a native DSD signal or whether DoP (DSD over PCM) is required.

    in the case of t+a, there is a driver for windows which allows a...
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    Re: On the future of Roon...

    the nucleus is a dedicated device running roon ROCK, a lite version of their operating system implemented in LINUX. unless i am mistaken, it is not possible to run anything other that roon server on...
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    Re: On the future of Roon...

    in addition to the interface and metadata, roon ROCK which provids the ability to use any computer as a dedicated, headless streamer is a huge thing for me.

    users such as myself probably represent...
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    Re: i called him morgan

    after watching, i have been re-listening to his catalogue which the movie gives an added dimension and appreciation. some really great stuff especially some of his less celebrated titles --...
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    i called him morgan

    just watched this documentary movie -- anyone interested in jazz and just music in general will probably enjoy this. it is currently streaming on netflix. interestingly enough, it is a sweedish...
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    Re: Is there Life after Rock and Roll?

    fantastic story!!

    big fan of the greg kihn band. the breakup song got a lot of air time on the radio in my car back in the day ...they don't write 'em like that any more.

    rockihnroll !!

    ;):D
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    is it not appealing, that summer feeling?

    grilling and chilling with an album to fit the weather ... the fun quotient of this one is off-the-charts !!
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    yesterday i went to listen and saw the version in qobuz has been replaced with a new hi-res version which is almost certainly from the 2020 craft recordings remaster

    totally worth a re-listen ......
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    this is the 2nd paul desmond inspired release by brent jensen ... great title and recording quality is completely off-the-charts.
  10. Re: Joining the system: Brinkmann Taurus turntable - stunning industrial design with superb performance

    very nice review as well as the one in TAS ...and, i agree you need the 2nd tonearm ;)

    when considering the taurus did you also listen to the bardo? just wondering what the difference in...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    great title ...in fact, out of this world! ;)
  12. Thread: pre-amp advice

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    Re: pre-amp advice

    thanks randy -- i heard their gear at axpona a few years back and once at a dealer. other than that, this was more-or-less a blind purchase and why i bought the amp and the pre-amp sequentially. very...
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    Re: pre-amp advice

    thanks for all the above posts. for those following along at home:

    i ended up adding the pre-amp ... not even close, the pre-amp is hugely additive to SQ. much richer with no detectable loss in...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    another country accented bill frisell release that i enjoy ... more of a bluegrass vibe than the others:
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    Re: Variable Roon Sound Quality

    i reboot my transport running ROCK every so often but do not notice any SQ bump after doing so. an important difference is that i only run two endpoints: direct to dac via usb and to my office...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    huge bill frisell fan -- recently, have been enjoying these two which have a quite nice country accent...
  17. Re: Linear Tube Audio ZOTL40 Reference amplifier?

    ymmv but ... tube goodness = single-ended-triode amplification.

    to get north of 20wpc in SET land one is looking at 211 and 845 output tubes. there is also the 6c33c tubes which are ~18wpc....
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    Re: Pictures of your room

    a snap of my glacially evolving working-man's system... new rack and amplification since the last post. as mentioned earlier, such great systems in this thread... if i ever heard any of them i would...
  19. Re: Next up: Completing the amp line-up with Brinkmann Edison mk2 phono stage

    very elegant ...brinkmann is total eye-candy!
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    Re: Apple Music Hifi

    is the secret sauce completely within a spatial audio file such that any two-channel system can realize the immersive effect ...or, do the spatial audio files require specialized hardware to process...
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    Re: Apple Music Hifi

    for the audiophile community i think the important thing to watch is what apple does with integration. i can't see apple music hifi being relevant if audiophiles can't use it with the variety of...
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    thanks -- makes sense.

    enjoy all the new gear!!
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    very tasty...
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    very nice analysis! congrats on the decision - the edison is indeed the an easy if not a compelling choice -- should pair very well with your taurus TT and 12.1 arm. and as you mention, total...
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    Re: Go Leafs Go

    i remember seeing mr hockey play a number of times with his two sons, mark and marty, for the WHL aeros. they won two consecutive league championships. he was 46 at the time ...that pretty much set...
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