Responses from saulh

USB Audio Player Pro to DAC
Tablet is Samsung. Only tried Quobuz and what I believe is local to UAPP so far.  I have not tried local files, but likely will tomorrow.   @audiotroy i recognize that. Just getting started.  
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun  
DACed and Confused here...
For anyone interested. The winner is... the Denafrips Pontus II. I'll let you guys know how it goes in a few weeks.  
DACed and Confused here...
As always, thanks very much for the helpful comments. I'll report back with what I end up doing!  
Jazz LP Audiophile Recommendations
Moanin', Art Blakey Steamin', Miles Davis  
Looking for an all-in-one just-add-speakers streamer for my son to take to college
awesome advice here. Thanks!  
Is Aurender N10 still a good option
Thanks to everyone here for all of the advice. I have some solid direction now.  
2 Questions on tube replacement
Thanks to both of you. @jjss49 I have enough now, but may reach out when I need the next set!  
Amp vs Preamp which is more important?
Just hopping back in to say thanks to everyone here for the wisdom shared!  
Amp vs Preamp which is more important?
@curiousjim maybe 5 or 6k. I am leaning toward an ARC 5se, not the latest/greatest, but I imagine a significant step up from the sp16.  
Amp vs Preamp which is more important?
Fair point, I mostly listen to analog jazz, blues and classic folk rock and r&b. Current setup: pre  ARC sp-16L power Art Audio PX-25 phono stage Icon Audio PS1 MkII TT - Luxman PD-444 CD - Ayre Audio CX-5  
To truly enjoy this hobby, I need to learn electronics. Any book recs?
@rumblestrip I think part of the enjoyment is parsing the impact of different electronics and for me it is fun to understand how the different pieces work together.  I don't want to be an engineer, but maybe I'll want to do own maintenance etc. ... 
Best SET power amp below $5,000
@mwjones it sounds amazing, but it's the first tube amp I ever bought, so it may be a grass/greener thing, but I want to see if there is anything else out there, even if I never sell the PX25.  
Best SET power amp below $5,000
@imhififan  Amplifier--Art Audio PX25 Speakers--Blumenhofer Genuin FS2  
Time to upgrade the pre-amp.
@soix a lot of logic in that post! Not sure I can afford VAC... But they look awesome.