You're fine. As you stated early in this thread:
You've acknowledged that tubes are your preference -- i.e., you prefer that sound / that look / tinkering with tube equipment / whatever. That's great, we all have our own preferences. (You can imagine what kind of sound I get from my Harman...
If you look on the U.S. site in the Q&A section you'll see that the M1060's have 2.5mm connectors. Apparently they used to have MMCX connectors but made a change to the design a few years ago so now have 2.5mm connectors.
Agreed! Before Covid I used to volunteer for UT's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, along with some other STEM volunteer work I did at the high school level. It was a great way to introduce girls to electronics and other engineering disciplines in fun ways, giving them perspective at an early...
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I think any USB switch would work fine; there's no need for some sort of "audiophile" version. For example:
It's more than you need, but you get the idea.
Well, the Grace Design Balanced DAC is US ~$150 but it doesn't have any volume control. So it would only work if you have an amp or want to use OS-level volume control.
After that, a few ideas:
Schiit Modius Balanced ($199)
SMSL SU-8 v2 ($212)
Soncoz LA-QXD1 ($199)