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  1. Active Kef LS50

    I don't see why a regular splitter out of the LS50W wouldn't work.
  2. Active Kef LS50

    You have 2 choices. 1. MiniMserver 2. Audio Station You can use BubbleUPNP as the control point for MiniMServer. You can use the LS50 Wireless app and the Audio Station built-in app to control music. The LS50 Wireless app is terrible as a control point. There is no Tidal support, nor gapless playback nor any other moderately advanced music playing control. 😁 I use the MiniMServer and the Bubble UPNP app to control music my Synology DS213j.
  3. Active Kef LS50

    Yes the speakers will be just fine in the room at either location. Your listening position at either location is close enough to give the speakers a good chance of sounding good. I say a good chance of sounding good because you never can tell how any speaker will perform in a room. Only testing the speaker in the domain will tell you. But yes technically the speakers will work perfectly fine.
  4. Active Kef LS50

    You'd get sound of course out of that setup, but unfortunately your listening position nor the speaker placement are optimal for these speakers for the following reasons: Distance to listening position Listening Position I'd suggest you put the speakers on front wall facing the couch that the left speaker is facing. Or re-position the couch to face the other wall where the right speaker is. Either of those speaker position will give you an equidistant speaker position from the side wall which is critical to proper stereo imaging and musical sound reproduction.
  5. Active Kef LS50

    You are correct ejlif, the LS50 Wireless's do not auto wake up. You can however increase the timeout time. I got this trick from Erwin @ Darko's website. I know this isn't a solution to your problem, but maybe it will ameliorate it somewhat...
  6. Active Kef LS50

    Thanks Darwin. I deleted the post because I believe I resolved the issue. I haven't had the chance to fully test it out but at least for now it appears to be fixed. Thomas
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  8. Chord Mojo TT?

    Thanks Barrows. I'm replacing the Mojo, hopefully with another Chord but that's up in the air.
  9. Chord Mojo TT?

    High accolades for the Mojo which supports Mr. Watts assertion that it can compete with much more expensive DAC's. I recently tested the Mojo against the Aries Mini analog output (9018K2M). It was no contest, in my system the Mojo smokes the Aries Mini.
  10. Chord Mojo TT?

    The PowerPort 5 was "tested" by a user over on the Chord Mojo thread at HeadFi.org as being the quietest power supply of the ones he tested. My system has been in flux lately and the noise and hum are present when I sub in this or that amp or preamp into the system. Presently as I stated previously, there is no agregious noise and no hum in my system. However, from all that I've read on the Mojo thread @ HeadFi.org, on which the Mojo's designer Rob Watts posts regularly, there is noise on the ground anytime a PC or Audio Processor like an Aries Mini is connected to the system. So, the way I understand it is that unless the ground plane is dealt with, their will be noise. It may not be immediately noticeable as noise however... The designer states this about ground noise:
  11. Chord Mojo TT?

    That Anker PowerPort+1 outputs DC Output :5 V - 3 A which is more than the Mojo requires. Are you sure it's the PowerPort +1 and not the PowerPort 5 I've seen recommended on headfi? I tried an iPhone 5v/1a adapter, using the optical output along with a different integrated amp eliminated the detectable hum and noise. Since the Mojo isn't galvanically I imagine there is still ground noise which can be addressed with a USB ISOLATOR like the Intona device, this according to the DAC's designer.
  12. Chord Mojo TT?

    I had a ground loop with this system; I do not have a ground loop that I can detect with this system; I do not have a dedicated audio circuit in my system and so wouldn't be able to test the lines in that fashion.
  13. Chord Mojo TT?

    Good to hear kennyb123, Are you using the Mojo on battery power, with 5v A/C or with any other filteration devices? HiOnHiFi
  14. I have a Chord Mojo and love the sound. I want to make it more agreeable as a Table Top desktop D/A Converter. To that end I would like to share ideas about how to do just that. My system is as such: Auralic Aries Mini --> Chord Mojo --> Integrated Amp. In this configuration, when I connect a standard cheap 5v/1a SMPS to the Mojo there is a hum through the system. Also, when I connect the USB out of the Aries Mini to the Mojo there is a hum and noise. I believe these are present because the Mojo isn't galvanically isolated. In order to remove the noise and hum I'm hoping either or both of the two will do the trick. Intona USB Isolator iFi iPower 5v/1a or a Linear Power Supply I imagine others are experiencing noise and hum with the Mojo due to it's portable design. Being that I love the sound of the Mojo I want to get it dialed in for table top use.