Responses from jaytor

SGC vs Roon Nucleus
I am currently using a SGC i9 Optical and am very happy with it. I got it almost two years ago. Andrew has been helpful with fast responses when I had some questions.  I was previously using a DIY i7 NUC in a fanless case running Roon ROCK. This ... 
Let the Games Begin
There are a few key things left out of this analysis. But I should preface this "critique" by stating I'm a fan of digital music and no longer own a turntable or other purely analog source. This analysis assumes that the analog source signal has ... 
Buying Used Equipment on the Internet
Another good place to look is an audio store local to me. The move a lot of used gear and have excellent deals. Echo Hifi  
Buying Used Equipment on the Internet
I've purchased a few items from US AudioMart and sold a half dozen or so. I've always had good luck.  This includes items up to about $10K. I look at the seller's feedback and don't purchase anything that does not include decent photos and a descr... 
First hand experience (stories about room treatment) needed
The trick to room treatments is to not use too much absorption. It's almost impossible to use too much diffusion.  Unfortunately, good diffusors are much more expensive than absorbers. There are inexpensive diffusors available, but they are not a... 
Denafrips FPGA Firmware Update
I should also point out that I had to disconnect the power to the DAC when I did the update, so when I first listened after the update, the DAC was not very warmed up. I've found that my DAC takes a few hours to really sound it's best, and I gene... 
Denafrips FPGA Firmware Update
This is really more of a hardware update than a software update. The new code changes the configuration of the FPGA which can activate logic gates that have never been activated.  That said, I'm not sure how this would need burn-in since analog s... 
Passive crossover power usage
@erik_squires  pretty much covered it. The other parts that can dissipate power are inductors, particularly those wound with very thin wire like you often see in less expensive (and some pricier) speakers.   
300b lovers
I visited the Spatial Audio/Don Sachs room this morning and again this afternoon.  This was the first room I visited today and I don't think I heard any rooms I liked better today, including some with systems that cost MANY times more. The friends... 
Steve Guttenberg finally reviews the Eminent Technology LFT-8b loudspeaker.
@dynamiclinearity ​​@bdp24 - as @mijostyn pointed out, the SPL dropoff with distance has nothing to do with the speakers being planars or dipoles.   Line source speakers produce a cylindrical wavefront (whether they are dipoles or not), which has... 
horn or line array?
@fac - take a look at my virtual system page.   
Best sounding op-amp
I like the OPA1611, but I think it’s only available as a surface mount part. I’ve seen little DIP adapters but for them though.   
horn or line array?
I'm loving the sound from my line arrays. I listen primarily to jazz and vocals.   
pS Audio is dealer only now I guess..
That does not appear to be the case.   
300b lovers
I look forward to hearing this amp at PAF. I'm currently running 300B PSET Monoblocks (transformer coupled) and love the way they sound.