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Your Desktop Audio Setup?

JayGilb

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Replaced PSB Alphas with KEF Q150s...

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Nice looking monitor stands. What brand ?
 

adamjohari

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I've been moving around lately from my in-laws house to my own and lugging around my ITX pc. Because of this, I got a USB extension that's powered. I connect my Topping DAC to this, would the sound quality be degraded because of this? Just wondering.
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I've been moving around lately from my in-laws house to my own and lugging around my ITX pc. Because of this, I got a USB extension that's powered. I connect my Topping DAC to this, would the sound quality be degraded because of this? Just wondering.View attachment 174854
No. It either works flawless or sound comes with interruptions or not at all.
 

MalinYamato

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Part of my desktop audio setup. In my efforts to make it small, the tone board 2 pro is replacing my big SMSL M500 DAC (the big red box at the bottojm). The raspberry pi runs Volumio 3.
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Computer -> Onkyo TX-4500mkII -> DIYSG S2000. In the picture I have a pair of Overnight Sensations that are just acting as stands. I recently added a Khadas Tone Board in the loop to play with but couldn't tell you if it makes a difference. Pardon the mess.

View attachment 54385very nice retro look.
 

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I originally bought them thinking I will do some sound editing, but now they are just for regular music/tv/youtube everyday use. Active speakers just save a lot of space and money on a separate amplifier.
Here is an old picture of how it looks:
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Agree, I've had a pair of Yamaha hs80m for many years and are great for general music listening. Never felt the need to upgrade. Was feeding them from a DACmagic and CCA, now got an rme ADI-2 fs and rpi4, has cleaned up the sound a bit and the clarity is great.

Desktop setup just using an iFi Zen DAC & Matrix M-stage amp -> beyerdynamic DT1990 pro / DT250 Pro
 

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Hi all, just placed an order for kh80 + ma1 (for use on desk). Super excited. I also got 50% off isoacoustics 130s with my purchase from sweetwater by just calling. Will post pics soon!
 
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Home Desktop:

Allo USBridge Sig using the Volusonic Plugin --> Schiit BiFrost 2 --> Schiit Lokius --> Schiit Lyr 3

Speakers - JBL 308P MkII

Headphones - SennHeiser HD540 Reference, DCA Aeon2, AKG K240

I have a Shanling PCD300B CD transport and a Cowan PLENUE2_Mark2 DAP that I feed into the BiFrost

11902.53 GB (27,262 hours) of FLAC music controlled under SubSonic

Work Desktop:

Schiit Modi 2 Uber --> Schiit Loki Mini --> Schiit IE Magni --> JBL 104s

I have a TEMPO eC1B transport, the above mentioned Cowan PLENUE2_Mark2 DAP and my phone as inputs into the Modi
 

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My desk set up at work. I usually only have 1-2 headphones here, but today I was being a little needy. On hand- RME ADI-2 DAC V2, E-MU Teak, 7hz Timeless, Arya V2, 2021 LCD-XC. All of them (except 7hz) have Hart Audio cables for system flexibility and because they offer phenomenal bang for the buck.
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Interwebs >> Nuc10 >> RME ADI-2 DAC FS >> Buckeye Amps NC252MP >> KEF Q150 (+ Klipsch Sub-8)
I use a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones when my wife needs me to run in silent mode...
 
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Wow. Some amazing desktop setups here! Mine is positively modest in comparison:

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MOTU M2 - Genelec 8010 AW + 7040 APM - Rode NT4 mic
 

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manisandher

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Those 8010 looks real tiny, but nice in white.

They are small, but really do sound great with the sub. Shame the latter doesn't come in white too.
 

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