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    Which country produces the greatest speakers?

    Snapped my achilles tendon (badminton), ouch! Come wednesday this week it’ll be removed after 8 weeks… :-)
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    Requirements to be eligible to post items for sale!

    Hi Adam, just a small request. I usually go to new forum posts when I logon to ASR and am being met with this angry post in red (see below). NOTE: ASR is in no way associated with anything for sale here. Do your own due diligence!! I don’t mind the message, just the way it’s being presented...
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    Which country produces the greatest speakers?

    Isn’t this one of the most boring threads in here for a long long time. Trying to pass time as best as I can considering I’m since 7 weeks enduring my walker ortos & waiting for my second shot of covid-19 vaccine. Only comfort is that me & Tiger Woods share same type of shoe … haha
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    Which country produces the greatest speakers?

    I’d say Sweden is number one, just look at current greatest IKEA offerings … ;-) https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/cat/wi-fi-speakers-46194/
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    Amplifier Power: How much do you really need and your system’s dynamic range.

    Sorry, struggles = clipping. I like to play loud when listening to orchestral music/organs aso. Dirac Live has taxed my amp considerably which is not uncommon.
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    Amplifier Power: How much do you really need and your system’s dynamic range.

    My Purifi amp struggles driving my 86dB / 6Ohm speakers while playing large orchestral music. All this since I implemented Dirac Live! Waiting for the 1kW Purifi ...
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    Electrostatic speakers?

    This T&A speaker has been on my shortlist for many years. ”The electrostatic unit is of identical construction to that of the CWT 2000, and its circuitry is similar. For this reason it is equally effective at transmitting the entire high-frequency range from just under 2000 Hz to more than 40...
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    Review and Measurements of Benchmark AHB2 Amp

    I would have kept the NAD and paired it with the RME: https://www.stereophile.com/content/nad-c-372-integrated-amplifier-measurements
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    NAD M33 Streaming Amplifier Review

    It’s all about the DAC design/engineering choices, RME offers +3.0dB headroom whereas Benchmark settled for +3.5dB. Note it’s all arbitrary chosen, no absolute targets exists since worst cases can reach +10dBFS.
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    NAD M33 Streaming Amplifier Review

    Looking at this from outside it looks to me as an Intersample peaks/overs problem. There’s an excellent article written by Archimago here: https://archimago.blogspot.com/2018/09/musings-measurements-look-at-dacs.html If any of you users are using Roon you can enable Headroom Management with...
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    E1DA 9038D Review (portable DAC & Amp)

    Good read here on Intersample peaks/overs https://archimago.blogspot.com/2018/09/musings-measurements-look-at-dacs.html
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    How to Stream Amazon HD Music to My DAC?

    TOSLink is restricted to 96kHz, so max 24 bit / 96 kHz thru CCA. So CCA manages all but 192kHz. ”What audio quality does Amazon Music HD support? Amazon Music HD offers lossless audio in two quality ranges: HD and Ultra HD. HD tracks are 16-bit audio, with a minimum sample rate of 44.1 kHz...
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    How to Stream Amazon HD Music to My DAC?

    https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/6279377?hl=sv Sorry for the Scandinavian language ... ;-)
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    How to Stream Amazon HD Music to My DAC?

    Chromecast communicates via WiFi, only needs the optical cable between Chromecast & DAC
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    How to Stream Amazon HD Music to My DAC?

    Find a sh Chromecast Audio, I’m streaming wireless from Roon & Tidal using iPhone/iPad , works great. https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/dac-for-cca-useful-if-only-using-online-streaming-services-like-deezer-spotify.7534/ Edit...
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