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Thanks for posting the photo! As you seem to be open to frank feedback, I'll offer that I find the two-piece cases from March Audio easily more appealing than your six-piece case. However, I do consider your signal-sense feature a desirable one that I would make judicious use of. I think many members of this forum would be feeding one of these small-company Hypex amps with a DAC that includes volume control. Almost none of them include a 12v trigger output (Benchmark is the only one that I know of).

It would be nice to see a ASR test to confirm that the single-sided signal-sense circuit doesn't cause any channel imbalances.
Aesthetics are highly subjective, so I wont discuss the matter :). Case has 4 pieces (front, back, chassis, 'sheath' cover) and you will notice that the modules are in contact with the raw material in order to improve heat transfer. It is an additional expense to us, but we chose to take it because it is highly effective. Not something everybody does.

You are spot on with the use case DAC -> power amp. In addition to simplifying the cabling compared to a trigger, this is what we had in mind when we implemented the feature.
This feature is transparent. As you can see below, channel B which detects audio, is cleaner than channel A. The waves on the noise floor are due to poor filtering of the ADC I am using for the acquisition, and I didn't use an external filter.
A2408N2-distortion.png
 
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You mean that you never accepted cash so far:rolleyes:
In 2020, while cash might technically be a payment method, most businesses that sell online and ship by mail (as opposed to an in person store) don’t consider envelopes of cash mailed to them as a viable payment method, nor do most customers see it as a safe or practical payment option.

So save the eyeroll emoji for your own comment.
 

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Thanks for your technical answer, but I imagined that boXem wouldn't mind a pick-up in Luxembourg.
So the fact that you “imagine” they “wouldn’t mind” a pickup order in the world’s 168th largest country earns them an eyeroll for announcing they can now accept credit cards from the 99+% of buyers who live elsewhere? Why not just ask them if local pickup is an option rather than posting a pointlessly snarky comment in the thread?
 

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Now it's you who "imagine" my comment is snarky.
My eyeroll is just about being surprised: after all, seems that we all forget that there is a primar way of payment, which is cash.
Hope that you will agree now, that we both stop posting further about this ?
 
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Thanks for your technical answer, but I imagined that boXem wouldn't mind a pick-up in Luxembourg.
No, we don't mind local pick up. Knowing the history of Luxembourg makes the notion of bringing cash in the country quite funny for people with bad taste like myself. :facepalm:
 

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hello! I live in Brussels and i’m very much interested in your product!

I recently bought a desktop DAC with its own volume control, is it possible to bring it over and test the volume control with your units? i’m also very interested to know how the wake up feature functions as well.

is that 10% ASR discount still valid :p
 
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@boXem | audio

hello! I live in Brussels and i’m very much interested in your product!

I recently bought a desktop DAC with its own volume control, is it possible to bring it over and test the volume control with your units? i’m also very interested to know how the wake up feature functions as well.

is that 10% ASR discount still valid :p
Hello dear almost neighbor ;),
Yes, the 10 % ASR discount is still running.
I will PM you for the rest of your questions.
 
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Just wondering:
Is it possible to bridge the amps, or do you foresee a mono version ?
Arthur 2408/N2 and 3409/N2 can be bridged.
Mono versions will come next year. But the first one(s) may be on the very powerful and a bit expensive side.
 
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