Limited loaner: iFi Pro iDSD DAC

Discussion in 'Closed Loaners' started by purr1n, Apr 16, 2019.

  1. m17xr2b

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    I wouldn't mind an EU loaner, it's been a while since I've tested the Pavane against another dac. Can feed both at the same time via AES.
     
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    Very interested in the reviews from this loaner tour. I am considering this and the TEAC NT-505 for my future heaphone setup.
     
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    would appreciate being added if still open, plus going last unless that wrecks the shipping path.
    can't test MQA, but will put it through USB and Wifi paces, as a DAC feeding Af and 3F, and built in amp also with ZMF Auteur and CA Andromeda.
     
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    Sure. Someone please evaluate the streaming functions too.
     
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    @iFi audio assuming you guys loaded latest firmware so the folks can test MQA if they choose to.
     
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    @ChaChaRealSmooth Could you please update the progress? Was going to pm you but thought better share it publicly :)
     
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    I haven't actually heard anything about the progress of this. Let me page them.
     
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    We've asked at our USA HQ where are we at. The loaner should be sent a while ago.
     
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    Just as an update, I received the Pro iDSD and am evaluating at the moment. I'll update this post with a link when I post up the impressions thread in the DAC/Amp section.
     
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    Just for transparency, I plan on bringing the Pro iDSD to Marv's place during the mini meet at his place to save SBAF some funds. After he's done evaluating, the unit should work it's way from west to east.
     
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    @Vtory: you ready to get this send to you?
     
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    Sure, I am excited to hear it by myself. Please send it to my place.

    PS. my address didn't change at all.
     
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    Successfully received. Currently enjoying DSD up-sampling! I thought it useless (as I tested ps audio pcm to dsd conversion before).. but it's legit. Very enjoyable.
     
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    I've shortly contacted @mscott58 and @Cellist88 . But both seem busy (and away in their places) .. at least for a couple of weeks (until the week of Aug 19).

    What should I do? Should I send this to @ChaChaRealSmooth and let him hold the unit for a while? Or I can also have this sitting a little more until the next person gets ready. Please guide me.
     
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    @Vtory Feel free to hang onto the unit until the next person is ready.

    Thanks for transparency and communication!
     
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    I’m still having it. @mscott58 : Please pm me once you’re ready.
     

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