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The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
@sim_audio_nerd Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the Grange and the Coda synergy, I myself have the Supratek Cabernet driving a Belles SA30 class A power amp, it sounds great on my Graham Audio LS 5/9 also very nice on low volume, my am... 
This is purely subjective opinion. Aqua LaScala/ Atma-Sphere Class D
How World the PS Audio DirectStream MK2 Dac sound in comparison with the La Scala ? Is it totally different sound signature?  
A quick question on what streamers to consider.......
One possibility is the Rivo, works great with Roon, also the little streamer from Primare is well liked here in Europe, they are both on the cheaper side but are well made and sound great, you can always upgrade to more expensive later if you want... 
Lab12 Integre 4 MKII - user review
Thanks for the write up, but I have a little problem taken it seriously when you write “ more expensive cables made the difference “? I could understand if you said different cables, price doesn’t mean better in hifi, a better product can be bette... 
Help With New Preamp Decision
I chose a Supratek Cabernet a few years ago, had some problems with it initially and had to ship it back for new power supply, was thinking about the Moderlode from Aric Audio, Aric was great to correspond with also, I choose to give Mick a chance... 
Looking for 200 watt Amp to drive Dynaudio Heritage speakers
UAD 220  stringamp  
Luxman leaves me wanting
As I understand it LTA does not have the meat on the bone tube sound you are seeking.  
Musetec (LKS) MH-DA005 DAC
@jc4659 the pre I am using is the Supratek Cabernet, it has two outputs, 300B and 6SN7. Supratek has cheaper models and also more expensive ones to choose from.  
Help me find a pre-amp
Supratek’s are very musical sounding and quite affordable for what you get.  
Musetec (LKS) MH-DA005 DAC
I used to think a pre was all about purity of the signal, but now being in this game for nearly forty years I feel the most important is the tone and decay of instruments and voices, not sure a solid state pre can achieve that actually, I am using... 
Single input tube preamp
Supratek pre amps, great sounding.  
Do I Need a Dedicated Streamer?
I am very excited to try the Volumio Rivo this holiday, unfortunately it has gotten stuck in customs, so I have to be patient, I want to try it as I use Roon and the Rivo is said to sound great with Roon, my dac is a Primare Dac30.  
Eversolo a6 and Lampizator
Volumio Rivo gets great reviews in Europe especially used with Roon.  
Is there such a thing as a good medium priced music streamer?
In Europe the Volumio Rivo is selling very well, is said to sound very good with Roon.  
HIfi Rose 150b OR volumio rivo+DAC
Sorry you did not get any response here, this forum is usually very good in giving recommendations. I understand your dilemma, but I have been in your position these last few weeks and I came to the conclusion that separate is the way to go, I ho...