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  1. Mindbender liked Biodegraded's post in the thread Pi2AES Impressions only thread.

    I tried both ways: using a cheap 5V 1A linear wall-wart for the Pi and a cheap 24V 500mA linear wall-wart for the HAT, and - after...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 1:36 PM
  2. Mindbender liked rlow's post in the thread Pi2AES Impressions only thread.

    Just as an FYI, I happened to recently obtain a very good 5V linear power supply (Sbooster BOTW MkII) which I plan to try out powering...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 1:34 PM
  3. Mindbender liked Metro's post in the thread Pi2AES Impressions only thread.

    For Spotify on Volumio, it is best to use Spotify Connect. You will be able to run the full Spotify app on computer or phone and select...

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  4. Mindbender liked animus's post in the thread Rockna Wavelight Impressions/Review.

    Made some quick notes while giving a local Wavelight unit a demo. All of this is stream of consciousness written during listening and...

    Jan 19, 2021 at 1:14 AM
  5. Mindbender liked farbinator's post in the thread AES/EBU Cables - what to use?.

    I have a $20 0.5m WBC AES/EBU cable and a $6 Monoprice 1.5m cable. Use case is to connect a Pi2AES to my DEQ2496. Both work equally...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 4:10 PM
  6. Mindbender liked sheldaze's post in the thread AES/EBU Cables - what to use?.

    Topic comes up every few years:...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 12:58 PM
  7. Mindbender liked Erroneous's post in the thread AES/EBU Cables - what to use?.

    I've been using a super fancy $6 Monoprice AES cable I bought on Amazon and it's been working smashingly. Surely some of the cable...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 12:43 PM
  8. Mindbender liked OJneg's post in the thread AES/EBU Cables - what to use?.

    The typical XLR connector is not impedance controlled like a BNC connector is. I suspect the connectors were adopted for the standard...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 12:43 PM
  9. Mindbender liked Michael Kelly's post in the thread AES/EBU Cables - what to use?.

    Welcome to XLR nervosa! In general the quality of the cable does matter. Stay away from cheap chinese mostly because they use the...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 12:43 PM
  10. Mindbender liked Aklegal's post in the thread Schiity rumors (and SBAF talks about McDonald's).

    Yggdrasil analog board flavors? I wonder if there will be a "blacker background" flavor, lol. That's the only thing I would change....

    Jan 18, 2021 at 3:49 AM
  11. Mindbender liked purr1n's post in the thread Schiit Modi 3.

    You are hearing the dreaded AKM "VELVET" SOUND of the AKM 4490. Search @Psalmanazar VELVET SBAF. Attacks are soft, mids are recessed,...

    Jan 17, 2021 at 12:30 PM
  12. Mindbender liked Michael Kelly's post in the thread Pi2 Design Idiot-Proof Ready-To-Go RPi/AES Streamer.

    PI2AES is not going away for all you hairy chested types!

    Jan 16, 2021 at 6:15 PM
  13. Mindbender liked rhythmdevils's post in the thread Pi2 Design Idiot-Proof Ready-To-Go RPi/AES Streamer.

    Why not just sell pre-assembled Pi2AES with all the outputs? And instructions on how to set it up written in a way that people can just...

    Jan 16, 2021 at 3:44 PM