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    01-07-2017, 10:15 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    In fact I'm even happier because latest version (2.6.4) is a perfect match for my full size speakers! I still prefer 2.6b16 for headphone and near...
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    01-06-2017, 12:50 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    maybe because there are? the mystery of computer science :-)
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    01-06-2017, 12:02 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    And by the way, Sound Quality is getting better and better!!! It's just lacking the very deep bass control of beta 16 :-) It is a bit shorter on...
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    12-30-2016, 01:15 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Get the current download link from the Audirvana site and replace the current version with whatever version you want (if a / is added at the end of...
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    12-27-2016, 01:55 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Reconnected successfully ;-)
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    12-27-2016, 01:47 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Now I'm lost...
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    12-27-2016, 01:09 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    A+ never wrote anything on my side without having me pressed "save".
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    12-27-2016, 12:52 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Just a remark about what I just experimented with a compilation: it was listed with an album artist although I haven't given one. Looking again with...
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    12-26-2016, 04:56 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    2.6.3 is certainly the best release of the official 2.6 versions for SQ. But I can't get away of 2.5.99.16/2.6b16, the difference with my system...
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    12-21-2016, 01:45 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    I did not go back to 1.5.10 that was my preferred version at that time. But would you like to try the 2.6 beta 16...
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    12-17-2016, 04:43 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    I would tend to give it a little "a" for the very lightly better controlled bass domain. But b16 is still heads above IMHO.
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    12-07-2016, 11:37 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    You can try 2.6.1 it's extremely close to 2.5.3 and you have zero risk because 2.6.1 is building a new database that will not change the existing one...
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    12-07-2016, 11:34 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    That is all the magic Damien is able to do with the bits and bytes from the audio files. The way they are passed to the next layer and finally to...
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    12-07-2016, 02:51 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    To my hears 2.5.3 (2.5.4 is *almost* identical), 2.6b16 and 2.6.1 are really close in SQ and sound presentation. 2.6.1 has still a bit less depth...
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    12-06-2016, 12:52 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    If untagged means without any tag at all, then I fully agree!
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    12-06-2016, 11:34 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Thanks Damien! Just to remind you, I did propose to have this as an option: only metadata or with "Artificial Intelligence" :-)
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    12-05-2016, 01:11 AM
    Don't base your decision just on numbers, let your ears (and brain) be surprised by listening/testing it. Really! Even for those who have already...
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    12-03-2016, 11:46 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    PM sent I'm curious to see what you hear (BTW I've been with A+ since 1.4.9.7 as well)
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    12-03-2016, 05:28 AM
    The more I listen to more I'm convinced that must have put your heart in it! It plays in a way that speaks directly to all parts of my body/brain,...
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    12-03-2016, 05:20 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Too bad, sonically 2.6 is not working in my system (b19 was better than final release). It's dry, dry and dry. There is no depth, all atmosphere of...
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    12-02-2016, 01:22 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    +1 ;-)
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    12-01-2016, 11:25 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Oh yes, please!
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    12-01-2016, 11:24 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    I're right it's not that bad (and certainly better than b17) but not as good as b16 is. The control of the bass and (lower) mid-range of b16 is...
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    12-01-2016, 10:27 AM
    My Black Label arrived today and is playing now. It's replacing the previous iDSD and yes it's definitively an upgrade! I do fully agree with iFi's...
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    11-30-2016, 01:49 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Hi Damien As you are close to the release I know that you start to optimize SQ :-) Is it the case with b18? I haven't listen to it yet, but so far...
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    11-24-2016, 08:57 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    About AirPlay Is it possible (macOS Sierra) to output to multiple AirPlay devices with A+ (latest beta) ? I'm now trying for some hours and can't...
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    11-16-2016, 01:27 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    I can probably live and get used to that but getting the cover of another file that has nothing to do is weird... I cannot end up with each file in a...
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    11-16-2016, 09:27 AM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    That's the point, I don't want it to be guessed. I'm managing the metadata in the files, not with folders. I would like to have the possibility to...
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    11-15-2016, 01:02 PM
    Dyson replied to a thread Audirvana Plus 2.6 in Software
    Is there a way to prevent having A+ filling in the Album and Album Artist fields with the folder names? Taking just what is in the file? I have tons...
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Audio System
Music Server(s):
late 2009 iMac
Music Server Operating System:
Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
Preferred Digital Interface(s):
USB
Digital to Analog Converter(s):
iFi micro iDSD in Bit Perfect mode (NOS)
Loudspeakers:
Audioengine A5+
Headphones:
Audez'e LCD-2 rev. 2
Moon Audio Silver Dragon V3 Premium
Headphone Amplifier(s):
Nobsound SE OTL Triode tube headphone amp
iFi micro iDSD
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Late 2009 27" iMac 20GB w/SSD, 10.10.x⎪Audirvana Plus 2.6b16 & 2.6.4 (Exclusive Direct Integer Mode 1, NOS) & Qobuz HiFi Sublime⎪dual UpTone Audio USB REGEN on Curious usb cable (0.8m) & Curious REGEN Link fed by UpTone Audio UltraCap LPS-1 energized by Breeze Audio R-Core Linear PSU⎪iFi micro iDSD Black Label running v5.20 (Bit-Perfect) on custom Curious REGEN iFi link, serving:
➤ Nobsound SE OTL headphone amp on Herbie's Soft Tenderfoot (selected tubes with Herbie's UltraSonic Rx) with IsoTek evo3 Premier power cable⎪Audez'e LCD-2 Rev. 2 on Moon Audio Silver Dragon V3 Premium cable
➤ Shure SE530
➤ Audioengine A5+ with AudioQuest Power NRG-1 cable
IsoTek evo3 Aquarius
➤ Denon AVR-A100 100th Anniversary Edition with IsoTek evo3 Premier power cable⎪B&W 804 D3 bi-amped on Inakustik cables

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late 2009 iMac
Music Server Operating System:
Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
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USB
Digital to Analog Converter(s):
iFi micro iDSD in Bit Perfect mode (NOS)
Loudspeakers:
Audioengine A5+
Headphones:
Audez'e LCD-2 rev. 2
Moon Audio Silver Dragon V3 Premium
Headphone Amplifier(s):
Nobsound SE OTL Triode tube headphone amp
iFi micro iDSD

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