transience

Responses from transience

I took the plunge - PS Audio Stellar DAC and S300
@jdaun @goldprintaudio Thank you both so much for your perspectives on these amps; really wonderful to hear of their relative merits (which are not inconsiderable). Now having actually heard them in comparison, granted in different systems I know ... 
I took the plunge - PS Audio Stellar DAC and S300
Anyone compare the following Class D rr D-hybrid amps:PS Audio S300NAD M22Audio Alchemy DPA-1Rogue HydraCurious as to the relative merits/demerits of their various tube and solid state input stages as well as Hyped UCD vs Icepower ASC300 vs Ncore ... 
KEF LS50 Wireless Internal vs External DAC ??
Hi-Fi News apparently found the same to be true, using the Chord 2QuteHD as an external DAC. It seems there is now consensus on this issue. 
KEF LS50 Wireless connection to Node 2?
p.s. reasoning: let the kef's superior internal dac do the work and note that jitter is lowest via the node 2's coax out.  
KEF LS50 Wireless connection to Node 2?
coaxial 
Audio Alchemy DDP 1, Nad M12 or....?
I've had both. The Ddp-1 with PS-5 is a distinct step up in terms of dynamics, particularly attack, and a much more open treble. The NAD M51 is just a smidgen too creamy by comparison. Audio Alchemy preferred in every way.