Jump to content
Computer Audiophile


  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About bunno77

  • Rank
    Freshman Member

Recent Profile Visitors

1,336 profile views
  1. LH Labs. No delivery after 2.5 Years

    Heard so many stories similar to this. I bought my pulse used so no issues with delivery. It's such a shame because they really are great performing products
  2. There was a video from ps audio raving about how good the preamp section was in the dsd. When I went to audition everytime it was clear that an active preamp sounded much better, even relatively inexpensive ones. Now that ps audio have an active preamp they seem to have changed their tune.
  3. Does a DAC need a pre-amp

    This is a stereophile review of a dcs Debussy. Obviously a great dac but their cheaper offering and he states there to be not much difference so really you could go without a 30k preamp. Pretty impressive The differences in sound between the Debussy into a preamplifier and the Debussy directly driving a power amplifier will depend on the preamp's transparency, dynamic capabilities, and overall quality. Sending signals directly to my Musical Fidelity Titan amp from the Debussy or through my reference preamp, a darTZeel NHB-18NS, I heard minimal differences. Given the darTZeel's price of $29,500, that's what you should expect. Read more at https://www.stereophile.com/content/dcs-debussy-da-processor-page-2#vLyhuJGoSdRgEuMv.99 Using my own dac as a pre has been pretty similar to this
  4. Sonore microRendu

    Yep I bought a black microrendu as part of the black Friday sale. Still haven't opened it yet
  5. Active Kef LS50

    If you're only worried about the colour of the cables then there are a few products to sort that out. Expandable cable sleeving and there is wrap around too. Very cheap and pretty much comes in ever colour possible https://www.ebay.com.au/b/Braided-Cable-Sleeving-Cable-Guards/155057/bn_72172560
  6. +1 for Naim. The new unit atom etc range are incredible. Heard them with focal Sopra 2s and a few others and couldn't believe it.
  7. From Spotify Playlist to Roon and Tidal

    There is an app for your phone called stamp that does it too
  8. https://www.caryaudio.com/products/dms-500-network-audio-player/ Not sure if it's an analogue pre but it sounded great as a pre even compared to a Cary integrated. It's on my radar.
  9. Active Kef LS50

    Maybe try find a set of xd200 at a discounted price especially if you already have a uR. I've not lived with the active kefs but have heard both. Dyns sound amazing.
  10. 10 grand - what set up would you recommend?

    http://www.sonore.us/signature-rendu-se.html https://www.smallgreencomputer.com/collections/audio-server/products/sonictransporter-i7-for-roon-1-3-dsp?variant=35324041615 Both one box though the sonore needs a pc or nas somewhere. Sonictransporter is on my list. I've heard some of the antipodes and innuos including the special edition. It's a seriously good thing though I'm not sure if it has the computing power of the sonictransporter if you think you'd like to up sample dsd or do room correction convolution in the future. No doubt the dcs would be great too.
  11. Sonore ultraDigtial

    Yep understood. I2s is the superior connection method though yeah? I hope the industry goes this way. Maybe Ethernet between devices could be good too? Linn and Kef use Ethernet already. I'm no engineer or technical guru though so I'm just guessing.
  12. black Friday deals:

    Looks like not all yanks are happy about it