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morillon

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more expensive than often advertised.
we are closer to double than a mini in the end ..

can be more insitera to reflect if there is real added value for our specific personal uses in relation to our mini..
case by case...
(or wait to see the factual features that will exist...)
 

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more expensive than often advertised.
we are closer to double than a mini in the end ..

can be more insitera to reflect if there is real added value for our specific personal uses in relation to our mini..
case by case...
(or wait to see the factual features that will exist...)
I was going to answer that for 106 eur (mini at amazon.de) vs 177 eur (pro at Audiophonics) I would go for the pro, but I am seeing that amazon.de has the mini at 86eur for black Friday and Audiophonics does not show the price of the pro anymore :D
 

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it seems to me that we often find the mini between 80 and 90 euro...

but the question in the end is not really the ... for who already has a mini ...

;-)
 

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more expensive than often advertised.
we are closer to double than a mini in the end ..

can be more insitera to reflect if there is real added value for our specific personal uses in relation to our mini..
case by case...
(or wait to see the factual features that will exist...)
We have to wait for first valuable reviews.
 

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Aha! :D
 

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You’re right! Gap vs. gapless should actually look different.
 

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don't know where and how you taken those samples but some songs have to be listened gapless and without beat loss.
Your samples are strange, since gaps always introduce delay and loss of beat sync also, this is not the case you reported.

You can take as example Trans Europ Express" from Kraftwerk, that long song has three phases, separately indexed but flowing seamless. A pause amomg them, interrupts the flowing of emotions and lose the beat.

So, a good gapless is preferable a not gapless, there always will be a case needing a gapless play and someone interested in it.
 

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Has anyone figured out how to control the WiiM app from the lock screen on a mobile device? It’s super annoying to have to unlock the phone and open the app just to adjust the volume or skip a track.
 
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Hi guys I'm looking to buy the Wiim Mini or the Wiim Pro, at the moment I have a Yamaha-AS300 stereo amp driving my Wharfedale Diamond 10.1 bookshelf speakers
What external dac would you guys recommend or is the dac inside the Mini and Pro good enough?
I don't know if I really need the Pro version, I use Tidal so I would you use the Tidal Connect feature
Thanks in advance
 

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Hi guys I'm looking to buy the Wiim Mini or the Wiim Pro, at the moment I have a Yamaha-AS300 stereo amp driving my Wharfedale Diamond 10.1 bookshelf speakers
What external dac would you guys recommend or is the dac inside the Mini and Pro good enough?
I don't know if I really need the Pro version, I use Tidal so I would you use the Tidal Connect feature
Thanks in advance
Nice little budget system, please note, it is kind of difficult to give advice with such a limited information .. here's a try ...

... depends on what DAC quality you are used to, what you expect from a DAC and what would be the source of your music library.

- The internal DAC of the WIIM may be acceptable, but not as good as DACs in the 100-250€/$ range.
- If you have a catalog of ripped SACDs to enjoy, your choice of DAC may be different than when you library consist only of ripped CDs.
- When your aim is to stream hi-res content from one of the streaming services, you may want to use a DAC that shines via Coax in 24/192.

Personally, I like the WIIM mini a lot, using it with external DAC like the SONCOZ LA-QXD,
But if I would buy new with a limited budget, I may go for the WIIM Pro and SMSL DO100, alternatively a SCHIIT DAC, depending on which economy you like to support ...
HTH, Tom
 
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