Loaner: Weiss Dac204

Discussion in 'Loaner Programs' started by julie, Apr 30, 2024.

  1. yotacowboy

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    Very interested to hear this in West Michigan.
     
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    We're right next to each other, so if schedule could be aligned we could trade it off in-person to minimize risk of shipping incidents and cost.
     
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    If there's space, I'd be grateful to hear it, please. But if space is limited, please drop me from the list first. Eastern PA.
     
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  6. Azimuth

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    Weiss DAC24 received.

    A couple of notes:

    This came with the wrong power cord. Included was the stock cable wart PSU, but that thing has an IEC input. The power cable that was included was a Panasonic two prong cord. I will include an IEC cable to go with this unit so others can use it.

    Secondly, there is a HUGE difference in sound between the stock PSU with and without the Noise Nuke. If members here can agree to take care of it, I will include my homemade Noise Nuke with this because I think it makes big difference. Weiss does sell a separate LPS for this unit. I am not currently using my NN for anything, so I would be glad to include it as long as I can get it and the DC cord back after the tour is over.
     
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  7. julie

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    @julie, please remove me. Sort of lost interest in DACs for the moment.
     
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    Pull me off the list as well
     
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    actually pull me off too. I just can't imagine spending that amount of money on that build quality unfortunately
     
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    At the upcoming Austin meet we're going to put it against some heavy hitters and we'll see how it stacks up. If it feels like it costs $300 but sounds like it costs $6000 (not saying it will, but...) then build quality/perceived cheapness shouldn't be an issue. What matters is the sound (to me, at least).
     
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    @Erroneous Looking forward to that shoot out! If it is heavily in favor of the 204, then I can hop back on at the end of the loaner.
     
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    Weiss loaner landed safely today.
     
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    Will we be allowed to use our own power supplies as part of this loaner? I don't want to assume that it's ok to do so.
     
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    I'd like to briefly hop in on the tour if it's still in Texas. Houston here.

    Been looking at picking up the 501, so would like to check out the Weiss sound.
     
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    @julie Please pull me off the tour. I am not in the market for a new DAC based on a couple of other recent purchases.
     
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    It fared very well, with the caveat that it's sensitive to upstream gear. Feed it well and it'll sing for you. I do recommend it.
     
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    Received the Weiss. Thanks!
     
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    Dropped off the Weiss with @Failed Engineer. What an incredibly gracious host and looking forward to his notes on the Weiss.
     
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    Can I join? I am in the nova area, so would be easy to grab from @yotacowboy

    Would help me also be able to write impressions of the MiB Yggdrasil, as I haven't listened to another DAC in a couple years, so have been holding off giving impressions of it since I don't have reference to compare.
     

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