This was actually a reply to a forum thread, but I thought it should have its own blog entry. These are a list of things to try to explore for better sound within the context of computer audiophilia and documents some findings along my journey.
1. Studying and researching computer audiophilia with the following viewpoints:
a. There must be a way to make digital sound at least as good as analogue
b. Just as we used to do with Hi-Fi analogue systems,
It is too long, unwieldy and looks ugly. That's my DIY USB cable.
After Alex and John posted about the enhancements of their Regen Amber device, I wanted to try modifying my USB cable by adding some small resistance to the ground.
In the meantime, the cable was lying unused since the time I tested a USB 3.0 cable to connect the computer to the DAC (Mac to iFi iDSD Nano). The original idea came from a couple of commercial designs, namely the LightHarmonic USB cable with