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  1. I find your description of the SQ of this configuration to be spot on. However, I would add that there is also a significant improvement in the specificity of the stereo image. The effect is most dramatic on small ensemble live venue recordings. The representation of the ambient sound field around each instrument now quite noticeable and very convincingly contributes to the impression that the actual dimensions of the recording have been transported to my listening room. The effect, when going from one recorded venue to the next is quite striking and is the best I have heard from my system to date. It is important to note that this improvement is much like, but greater than, the effect of having already copper weave shielded over all of the signal, network, and power cables in the equipment stack.
  2. Beautifully done! I would really appreciate it if you would provide the links for ordering the gold plated plugs, copper weave shield, and really cool looking outer cover.
  3. lwr

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    Hi Chris, Cool! Thanks! Sincerely, Wayne
  4. lwr

    Free Listings - Limited Time

    Hi Chris, I have opened a "store" and listed products. Not sure I did it all correctly, but I have had one sale already. I have now added another item to my "store." Here is the link to my new item listing for sale: https://superphonica.com/all-products/uncategorized/uptone-audio-ultracap-lps-1-0/ Thanks, Wayne
  5. UpTone Audio UltraCap LPS-1.0 bank switching, microprocessor-controlled, ultracapacitor-based, ultra-low-noise external linear power supply. Switch select output voltages of 3.3, 5, or 7VDC. Original owner, like new, with Meanwell 7.5VDC , 2.9A/22W energizing supply and hook-up cables. $275.00 includes shipping within continental US states, and PayPal fees.
  6. Have about 100 hours on the LPS-1.2 replacement for the LPS-1 as the power supply for the ultraRendu . I am taken aback by the remarkable increase in transparency and transient speed that the LPS-1.2 has made. For example, well recorded acoustic bass notes are reproduced to include each note’s attack, entonation, and decay characteristics. The same is true of well recorded acoustic piano and violin. Percussion instruments, from cymbals, to tom toms and kick drums have an immediacy and openness about their sound that is much more realistic than I’ve ever heard anywhere but in live performances before. With so much more of the subtle artistry of the musician’s performances now faithfully reproduced, the enjoyment of music is more exquisite than ever. Thank you, thank you, thank you UpTone Audio.
  7. lwr

    Free Listings - Limited Time

    Hi Chris, I have opened a "store" and listed products. Not sure I did it all correctly, but I'll have a go and see what happens. Here are the links to my listings for sale: https://superphonica.com/all-products/computers-and-networking/parts-motherboard-ram-cpu-etc/two-intel-expi9301ct-gigabit-ct-pci-e-net-cards/ https://superphonica.com/all-products/components-digital/digital-to-digital-converters-ddc/sotm-sms-200-with-power-supply/ https://superphonica.com/all-products/components-digital/digital-to-digital-converters-ddc/sonore-microrendu-1-3-2/ Thanks, Wayne
  8. Origional owner. Genuine Intel EXPI9301CT Gigabit CT PCI-e net cards. New list is $39.00 each. For sale at $20.00 each. Does not include shipping.
  9. Original owner. Updated with latest V0.4.18 (April 13, 2018) firmware and software. $275.00 includes shipping in continental USA.
  10. For sale by original owner. 1.3 hardware with latest 2.6 firmware and software updates. $300 includes shipping in continental USA. Payment by PayPal.
  11. lwr

    CA Readers Choice Awards 2017

    1. Sonore UltraRendu with LPS-1 and USPCB 2. Sonore MicroRendu 1.4 upgrade with LPS-1 and USPCB 3. Uptone Audio ISO Regen with LPS-1 and USPCB
  12. Please see picture. It shows the energizing supply and everything supplied when purchased new. Everything is included.
  13. I bought it directly from UpTone with order UA web #4472, shipped 12/1/2016. I have 2 of the UltraCap LPS-1 units that I have been using with the microRendu 1.4 and the ISO REGEN. Since getting the ultraRendu, I only need one of the UltraCap LPS-1 units. Probably moving on to the Signature Rendu SE in a few months.
  14. mint, w/ box and papers. $260 w/o power supply, shipping, or paypal fees