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Streamer with variable digital output
Ifi Zen Stream works into Gan 1 and controls volume.   
Peachtree GaN 1 Beta
I've never heard the stock Gan1. Ric’s reputation for his mods and especially mods to the Gan1, had me just get one and send to him for upgrading. Still wondering about the Zen Stream as a streamer vs something else - the ZS streamer is good but... 
Peachtree GaN 1 Beta
I’m back with my @ricevs modified Gan1 up and running.  All I can say is……..incredible. This thing is really really good.  streamer is Ifi Zen Stream. Two components.     
Counterfeit Chinese Cables
How about rather just list the cable you bought, with a link from where you ordered (or descritpion) and your experience.  
Peachtree GaN 1 Beta
Hi, anyone know if you can use a Fiio R7 as a streamer coax out into the Gan 1 and if you'll have volume control?  If so, that would work for Apple Hi Res.    
Counterfeit Chinese Cables
@danmar123  Which Ali Exp store did you buy the Furutech OCCC high end speaker cable from?    
Peachtree GaN 1 Beta
@simui I’ll have to look at the Lumin streamers, especially the new U2 mini or the older D1. I was thinking they were all real expensive. I was worried with the fact that it is not wireless scared me away as my router is downstairs. I could get a... 
Peachtree GaN 1 Beta
Here’s another thought: Would this work to run an fm tuner or a phono stage into a Gan1? It has a gain control and so do some tuners and preamps with phono? All you’d have to do is move your coax SPDIF from your streamer to this unit with other ... 
Peachtree GaN 1 Beta
Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has any updates to this thread. My Ric modded Gan1 will be done soon. Will be using an ifi Zen Stream. I think the ZS sounds a little better than my Aries Mini and both have good software volume control. I’ve neve... 
Magnepan 1.7 I speaker sock ???
I had very responsive repliesw on new socks for MAggie 1.7i speakers from Mick,  
dacs that I have had in my system - a listing
This is a great thread and good recommendations included, thank you @jjss49 - you have a great system and so much experience. I like the high ranking for the Qutest and R26. How did you like the Eversolo master edition? Have you ever tried a Be... 
Need a new Class AB SS integrated...$2-3k due to hurricane
@helomech  That is a real interesting comment on the AS2100 being better than the AS2200. If you have any more comments on that, please share,  
My Medium List of Amplifiers and my Personal Review of Each !
@avanti1960 your comments on the mcintosh mc312 and your journey with other amps is very interesting!  
Best Class D GaNFET Amp Comparison. Who to invite?
you gave it a good try Jeff and it was a great idea,  
Best Class D GaNFET Amp Comparison. Who to invite?
I’ve been wondering the same thing….