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DAC Shootout Starts This Weekend
@verdantaudio  any new insights?  
Gryphon Essence Stereo vs Pass Labs XA series
Interested in hearing more on this topic.  
Recommend me a DAC under 3k
Weiss dac 205/204 Ideon Ayazi mk2 DAC   
Subjective grading of DAC that I had heard during last one year period.
@shkong78 Any updates on the current points standings?  
DAC Merry Go 'Round- why I stopped at Weiss
MConnect in a joke.  
DAC Shootout Starts This Weekend
@verdantaudio Thank you for this insight , any experience or plans to test the Berkeley Alpha DAC Series 3 or Reference Series 3. ive heard incredible things.  
DAC Shootout Starts This Weekend
@verdantaudio this thread is amazing thank you for putting it together, I am looking for my next dac, i just sold my lampi horizon. all my current top picks seem to be represented here. What would be your current top pick for pure musicality? In... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
Ive heard from a couple reputable sources that the Grimm mu1 and mola mola tambaqui is a pretty magical combo. don’t underestimate the benefits of a world class dac with a world class digital source. i just got my lampizator horizon its a total ga... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
If you get a chance try the Siltech classic legend cables. they use a silver gold alloy conductor. you get the best of silver and the best of copper sonics without the downsides of each is the easiest way to explain the sound. i replaced a few shu... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
@nyev of you want a touch more transparency from the n20 my suggestion is to try the furutech ncf gtx(r) outlet with a good upocc silver powercord with furutech nfc plugs on the n20 such as the zenwave psr14. Dave at zenwave will loan your for fre... 
Aurender N20 or A15
Im a firm believer in the source down philosophy . Meaning the source is the most important component, then the cables from the source, then your preamp/amp etc ive put a 20k streamer through 3k cables to a $2000 Yamaha integrated with fantastic ... 
Zenwave SCR ribbon cables
I just did an exhaustive 3 month long test of the best wireworld, cardas ,shunyata, audence and a couple other brands including zenwave. I had power cables , speaker cables , interconnects from all the brands and tried every combination i could. A... 
Comparison of Cardas Clear & Beyond Speaker Cable to Shunyata Sigma or Alpha Cable
Have you tried any of the other cardas / shunyada cables ? Interconnects, speaker cables , digital cables ?  
Comparison of Cardas Clear & Beyond Speaker Cable to Shunyata Sigma or Alpha Cable
Im going to bump this old thread because im currently trying a full loom of cardas clear reflection and debating on weather to try clear beyond or shunyata delta v2/ alpha v2/ sigma v2 next. I would like a little more openness but overall am enjoy...