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CAPS4 Pipeline
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Microsoft Windows 10
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System (in small home office): GIK Acoustics Room Treatments>CAPS4 Pipeline (running Roon + HQ Player, Sonore 12V PS) > SOtM LAN Filter+Sonore microRendu (LPS-1)>Mytek 192 DSD Stereo DAC >Schiit Freya pre>Odyssey Audio Kismet Stereo Power Amp (Khartago Case) >Devore Gibbon Nines.
Isol-8 Minisub Axis Conditioning/Protection
Also various SB devices: 2 Touch, 1 Boom, Duet controller.
And a TT I never use.

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Best versions of The Who albums

by firedog on 06-04-2014 at 06:40 PM
Quote Originally Posted by Maclenltd View Post
It seems to be difficult to find The Who in 24/96 and above. I've seen Tommy offered on HdTracks, but I'm hesitant to buy as they have two separate albums listed- one that maxes out at 24/48 and the deluxe edition that caps out at 24/96. I see that e-onkyo offers both Tommy and Quadrophenia at 24/192. Has anyone downloaded those? I also see that Quadrophenia is coming out on Blu-Ray audio this month. Wondering what to do...
If you look around on this site you'll find several references

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HDTracks: Lorde - Pure Heroine, 48/24

by firedog on 01-08-2014 at 02:53 AM
Quote Originally Posted by deltasun View Post
I'd be interested in this as well. This is a great album and already a great-sounding CD, so would love to hear impressions of the HDTracks offering.
I'm also interested. Acc'd to my rip of the CD, it has an average DR of 6, with a range of 4-7. Lower than what I'm usually able to listen to comfortably, but it sounds okay to me.

Would like to know if the 24/48 is any different.
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Isolating PC from sound system

by firedog on 10-13-2011 at 08:15 AM
I listen in a home office which has my music server and stereo, and also a PC for work/pleasure. Typically I'm at the computer and listening to music from the audio system.

Recently seemed that I'd lost volume (3-6db) in the stereo. Was turning the volume up a couple of notches more than I'm used to.

Couldn't figure out the problem, and then yesterday had to do some serious maintenance on the PC (reformat and rebuild the main C drive contents).

Anyway,

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