flyfish77

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What is going on here? Streamer or DAC?
It does not make any difference if the issue with your current streamer/DAC is the streamer or the DAC part of the device. If the device is faulty, then it needs to be replaced or repaired.  If you really want to continue using your old device, yo... 
Favorite Obscure Rock Song
Here’s another obscure Fleetwood Mac song from the Peter Green era Fleetwood  Mac.  Like Crying might be an obscure song, but Peter Green is playing Greeny, one of the most famous guitars in Rock and Roll history.  
Anyone listen to Music on a FM tuner anymore?
No  
Sub $1000 DAC with AKM chip
Orchard Audio’s PecanPi+ streamer/DAC uses the latest AKM chipset and can be ordered as DAC only device.  I own the original model and it sounds great in streamer mode.   https://orchardaudio.com/shop/pecanpi-pls-streamer/  
Favorite Obscure Rock Song
You guys have been responding to exactly what I was talking about. I forgot about Jenny 867-5309.  That is a great song. So is Supper's Ready.  
Do I Need a Dedicated Streamer?
As others have stated, streaming will definitely improve your audio quality.  I think that trying out inexpensive streaming options is a good way to get an understanding of what streaming is all about before dropping big bucks on a high end strea... 
Do you adjust your subwoofer
I use an SVS 3000 Micro sub in my home theater system.  Using the SVS app, I have set up and saved two settings.  I use one setting for TV listening at low volume and another for listening to music and movies.The low system allows me to get good s... 
Rediscovery
All of my CD's are ripped and are on a network drive and backup locations.  I play the ripped CD's and stream music via Qobuz through Roon.  I listen to my music through Roon in multiple rooms so CD's don't make much sense for me anymore.  I don't... 
Streamer with variable digital output
Auralic makes the Aries G1 and G2 streamers that have digital outputs.  On those devices, you would need to control the volume using an app on an iPhone or iPad.  HIFI Rose makes the RS250 streamer, which has a digital output and a volume control ... 
Why Don’t You Post Your System on Your Profile?
I have not posted my system in this forum because I think that it is nobody's business what kind of gear that I have. I don't make a lot of posts on this forum anyway.  Most posts that I have made are regarding gear that I have owned. For me, my ... 
Need advice on what to purchase to hold 1TB of music and connect to my new Innuos Pulsar.
Innous appears to have the ability to play files that are on a USB drive installed in a networked computer.  The trick is to get the music folder on the USB drive configured as a shared folder.  For me, it was easy to set that up on a MAC and a pa... 
When are speakers considered Hi-Fi and not Mid-Fi???
Mid-Fi is a term that is used by audio snobs.  
Roon….The Gordon Knot of concierge musical services?
I have been running Roon Core on a Windows 10 laptop for quite a while.  The laptop is used only for the Roon Core. I had connectivity issues similar to what you have described with Roon and my iPhone and iPad until I upgraded my WIFI network. Onc... 
Yamaha Amplifier Warranty Issues
The warranty on your Yamaha integrated amp is two years.  It is unrealistic to expect Yamaha or the dealer to replace your amp with a new model due to supply chain issues due to parts availability  A refurbished amp to replace yours is very reason... 
Hidden Gems in Classic Rock Albums
Fleetwood Mac’s Kiln House is a gem.  The guitar playing is fantastic throughout.  The song writing is very good and ranges from snarling, epic rock jams, slide guitar blues, to the lovely Like Crying.  The classic song ‘Oh Well” in on the album. ...