Absolute Sound 2013 Buyers Guide for digital source components

BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,699
edited May 2014 in Going Digital
Bud - Silicon Valley

Lumin S1 - X1 power supply
Sony XA-5400ES SACD
Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
Three 20 amp circuits.
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  • drgalexodrgalexo Posts: 159
    edited November 2013
    Thanks Fox, nice link.
  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 18,904
    edited November 2013
    Interesting article on hard drives vs cd players, for playing music (scroll down to categories and click 'hard drives"). Very similar to my findings.
    Source: Bluesound Node 2i | Preamp/DAC: PS Audio Stellar Gain Cell | Power Amp: Parasound Halo A21 | Speakers: PSB Imagine T2 | Cables: Signal Cable Analog 2 XLR; Kimber 8VS Bi-Wire; DH Labs D-75 Dig Coax | AC Power: Panamax M5300-PM
  • stretchlstretchl Posts: 1,293
    edited November 2013
    Nice post.
    “Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
    - Isaac Asimov

    Hi-Fi
    Apple Lossless --> Squeezebox Touch --> Joule Electra LA-100 Mark iii --> Yaqin MC-10t --> LSiM-705's
    Cabling by Groneberg
    Visuals
    http://StretchPhotography.com
    http://Vimeo.com/channels/stretchphoto
  • ChristoChristo Posts: 30
    edited May 2014
    Thanks, hadn't seen this yet.
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,699
    edited May 2014
    You are really racking up the posts today.
    Bud - Silicon Valley

    Lumin S1 - X1 power supply
    Sony XA-5400ES SACD
    Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
    Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

    Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
    Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
    Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

    Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
    Three 20 amp circuits.
  • ChristoChristo Posts: 30
    edited May 2014
    I know, really slow night.
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,098
    edited May 2014
    BlueFox wrote: »
    You are really racking up the posts today.


    LOL!! Says the sly BlueFox..say what your really thinking...
  • zane77zane77 Posts: 1,711
    edited May 2014
    Larry, everybody wonders....
    Home Theater
    Onkyo PR-SC5508 Sharp LC-70LE847U
    Emotiva XPA-5 Emotiva XPA-2 Emotiva UPA-2
    Front RTi-A9 Wide RTi-A7 Center CSi-A6 Surround FXi-A6 Rear RTi-A3 Sub 2x PSW505
    Sony BDP-S790 Dishnetwork Hopper/Joey Logitech Harmony One Apple TV
    Two Channel
    Oppo 105D BAT VK-500 w/BatPack SDA SRS 2.3 Dreadnought Squeezebox Touch Apple TV
  • cnhcnh Posts: 13,310
    edited May 2014
    Thanks! Good reading. Of course there is a lot in there beyond my "wallet". lol But not everything!

    cnh
    Currently orbiting Bowie's Blackstar.!

    Polk Lsi-7s, Def Tech 8" sub, HK 3490, HK HD 990 (CDP/DAC), AKG Q701s
    [sig. changed on a monthly basis as I rotate in and out of my stash]
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