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Portable DAC/Headphone Amp Recommendations
Ifi Hip DAC  
Anyone with experience having cables made using Amorphous Metals/Alloys
Strange coincidence but a pair of stealth audio indra's just showed up in the classifieds! 5K for a 5m RCA interconnect pair. The same seller is also selling a pair of Sakra interconnects - 5K for a 1.75 m. The Sakra's are Stealth Audio's top of ... 
Anyone with experience having cables made using Amorphous Metals/Alloys
OP have you tried Neotech? Taiwanese company with distributors in California, Canada and the UK.   Neotech  
How do i connect preamp rca to amp xlr
XLR to RCA cables from world’s best cables on Amazon. Under 50 bucks and returnable if you do not like it. They also have Mogami and Canare versions of the cable.   WBC  
Should I steer clear of class D amps
Another option is a teac AP-505 - especially if you like VU metres. class d based on Hypex.    Teac AP-505  
New speakers unveiled from Clayton Shaw - Caladan
Click on 'Place your Order' - you will see the speaker specs on the order page  
looking for an integrated amp in the $1500 range
Also note that they both have internal DACs. You can A/B them against your gustard - you may well end up with one less component!  
looking for an integrated amp in the $1500 range
Used Parasound HINT or Cambridge audio cxa 81  
Best 4.4mm to 3.5mm adapter?
Geekria on amazon - runs around 10 bucks. I use the 4.5 mm to 2.5 mm balanced adapter and it has worked fine. Plus you have the option to return it if it doesn't work out for you.  
Fantasy or reality? Inexpensive solid state preamps that get you 80% there?
Denafrips - HESTIA or HADES Wyred 4 Sound - STP-SE (used)  
Where is the Multichannel Music at?
For. SACDs try the BIS and Pentatone labels (mainly classical). Many reasonably priced discs on amazon.  
Low cost SACD player with remote, display and SACD over HDMI
Sony UBPX1000ES and Sony UBPX1100ES.  Both have two HDMI output ports- one is for audio only. In addition both of these players also have an analog RCA output. Lesser Sony models like the 800m also do dsd out over hdmi. But they do not have an a... 
Audiphile Press: Am I jaded, experienced, or has it declined?
Here’s a clue to where the media in general is heading... Digital media company, BuzzFeed (NASDAQ: BZFD), is going big on AI-generated content. According to Forbes, the company plans to use ChatGPT’s Open AI to generate specific content for the s... 
Audiphile Press: Am I jaded, experienced, or has it declined?
Who's going to be brave enough and ask chatGPT to review a pair of expensive speakers?!  
This may be of interest to some...
Let’s all look at the bright side, guys. Those who sold a lot this year and were expecting to pay a tax just got a nice Christmas present! Happy Holidays all!