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  1. For sale is a bundle: MicroRendu 1.4 version with latest 2.5 OS. AND Sonore Signature Power Supply with Cardas DC3 cable and SR black fuse. (no AC power cord included). Excellent condition 9/10, no scratch, very much like new.
  2. Hello, I am selling a few items I no longer use. microRendu - A little over a year old. Perfect condition, running the latest OS (upgraded to 1.4) - with iFi Power (new unopened box) - $500 SonicTransporter i5 - Purchased with the above mR. Perfect condition, barely used. - $550 Intona USB Hi-Speed Isolator Industrial white - Like new. About a year old. - $199 All items include original boxes and shipping packaging. Shipping to USA/Canada Only. Buyer pays shipping and paypal fees. Items available for sale individually. Thanks for looking. Udi
  3. Hi there A friend has a iFi nano iOne and is just about to bid for an original release uRendu on eBay. I read in a review that "The Nano iONE is powered by any USB phone charger-type wall wart and a USB cable. Neither come supplied in the box. " In the chain I envisage, the uRendu will connect to the music stream over ethernet, convert it into a low noise USB stream that then feeds the iFi. Question is, does the iFi get its power supply from the uRendu (which in turn will be powered by iFi's wall wart power supply). Does this work, or are the two devices incompatible for this reason? I tend to think they should be compatible because others on this forum seem to use iFi DACs together with uRendu. But I would appreciate confirmation before my chum takes the next step. Thanks Nikko
  4. Microrendu through airport express

    I’ve been searching this forum, but couldn’t find anything that answered all my questions. I use a iMac with a remote wireless hard drive to store music and an Apple time capsule router,, and would like to feed into a usb dac (bitfrostmb) for a remote headphone station. I’m looking to alternatives to an airport express to feed the dac because it only allows optical digital output ( other than analogue) and has the Apple airplay limits on hd. I understand that audirvana is now compatible with microrendu, but I don’t have direct internet access through an Ethernet. Would it be possible to use an airport express in client mode to convert the wireless signal to Ethernet and then feed the microrendu through the AE Ethernet output, all controlled by audirvana. If this works, would hd audio be downsampled to 16/44, when I am using audirvana and would I lose audirvanas sound enhancements?
  5. All, Welcome the to VR MINI general discussion thread! Last month we began shipping the VR MINI. Here is a link to the MINI page: Vinnie Rossi MINI PURE DC-4-EVR Power Supply http://www.vinnierossi.com/mini/ Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you, Vinnie
  6. SOLD Dear all, For sale, mRendu V 1.4 update 2.5 OS & Sbooster 5, 6 Volts Both units are in excellent condition, with original box and packaging. Now, also include the Uptone Audio USPCB 90 degree version and a Roon card for 2 months free access 700$ plus p&P Kind regards, Jorge p.s. I am currently living in Manhattan (NY)
  7. ***SOLD*** I'm selling my Sonore MicroRendu. It's the v1.3 hardware version, and version 2.5 OS upgrade. Now includes Uptone Audio USPCB 90 degree version. The unit is in excellent condition, with original box and packaging. No power supply is included, which is how I purchased it originally. Original retail price was $640 + $35 for the USPCB A>B Adapter, yours for only ***SOLD***. Free shipping within the continental U.S. Buyer pays Paypal fees.
  8. mint, w/ box, papers, connectors, and iFi power supply. $550 USD not including shipping and pay pal fees
  9. Selling my MicroRendu 1.4. Free shipping worldwide. iFi 9V 2A power as new in the box. PayPal preferred. §650 (Buyers cover PayPal fee).
  10. So, i have been running my audio system off of a 10 yer old PC running XP until now. The only things on this computer are JRiver and Chrome to run Tidal. I know it's a security risk, but since the only time I ever access the outside world is through the Tidal website, which is my home page, I figured the risk was minimal. Yesterday a notification came up saying that Chrome will no longer receive updates, nor will flash. I think my time with this cheap solution may have come to an end. We just recently bought a house, so I was not planning on spending money on audio upgrades for a while, but it seems as though it may be necessary. I've considered all of the available options and I've come up withe the least expensive, option that has the most long term upgrade potential. I currently have an iMac in another room that accesses the network by wifi only (the house is not wired for ethernet) that will be running Audirvana Plus 3.1, controlled by the iPhone app. I planned to purchase a refurbished MicroRendu and and iFi power supply that will plug into the router which is near the audio system. With this setup though, I have a few questions that I'm having a hard time finding the answer to. I'm sure the answers are there somewhere, but I just haven't found it. 1. Has anyone had any experience with the refurbished MicroRendus? Anything i should be concerned about? 2. Should I expect any problems with the server being on a wifi connected computer as opposed to via ethernet? I don't have a good alternative right now. 3. I understand that the Audirvana iPhone app can be set to wake the iMac, but what if the iMac is locked (as it usually is). Will that matter? If so, do I have to get up and unlock the computer every time i want to do anything? That would be a bit of a deal breaker. Thanks in advance for your help! Jason
  11. I am selling my microRendu 1.4 because I recently purchased an ultraRendu. This comes in the box an will be shipped via U.S.P.S Priority Mail to locations in the U.S. or via Japan Post Air Mail to locations outside the U.S. I am also selling an iFi iPower (9V) that can be used to power the microRendu. The iPower comes in the box and with all accessories. The price for both is $SOLD and includes shipping and PayPal fees. if you would like to purchase the iPower separately I will be $SOLD. Both items are in great condition as you can see from the pics below.
  12. Well I now have three microRendu's and this combined with an upcoming Stax purchase is causing me to need to let go of some gear. I am selling microRendu with the 2.5 software already loaded for SOLD shipped including PP fees. Please let me know if you have any questions. Please note that this does not have the v1.4 board
  13. Mint condition with original Sonore packaging: • Sonore microRendu • Sonicorbiter 2.5 upgrade • Hard USB adapter • Sonore Signature Series Power Supply • Optional Synergistic Black Fuses installed • Cardas DC cable 1M (recommended by Sonore) • Shipping to US included • PayPal included • Original $2630 • $1300 For sale by original owner. No power cord is included. You must use your own power cord.
  14. I have a first generation (v1.3) Sonore MicroRendu for sale. Works perfectly and includes the 2.5 OS Card which is not yet installed.Asking Price: 300 Euros plus shipping (from Germany)
  15. These are times full of choices I've got a microRendu with LPS-1 and I'm very happy with the upgrade in soundquality it gave me. Now there are several options to upgrade without spending too much money at once: 1) upgrade the microRendu to ultraRendu. 2) add the isoRegen and keep the microRendu 3) update the microRendu hardware to V1.4 (with better clock) Investment in the three option won't differ much. Because there is so much praise for the isoRegen I leaning to this option. However in that case I have to power isoRegen or microRendu with the iFi iPower. The update to V1.4 is not my favorite option because shipment costs to Europe. It's a bit early to ask about experiences with ultraRendu but it won't be long now. Any thoughts?
  16. Hello, can anyone help guiding the decision? I cannot afford both the microrendu and the USB isolator/regenerator. Which one should come first as an investment? Where would you put your money first to improve the quality of the audio system?
  17. MicroRendu, year old. Perfect condition. 2.5 OS, iFi 9v PSU, brand new Supra Cat 8 Ethernet cable, mesh stand. Selling because I pwurchased SOTM SMS 200 ultra. Great sounding device at an incredible bargain price coupled with tons of extras. $370. I'll pay for either shipping or PayPal.
  18. I am selling my Sonore microRendu with original packaging, hard USB adapter, and the SonicOrbiter version 2.5 SD card installed. The unit was purchased earlier this year from Sonore ($640 retail) and has been used just a few times. I decided to upgrade to the forthcoming ultraRendu which is the only reason why I'm selling. Asking $425 via PayPal with free shipping in the U.S. Thanks!
  19. Mytek just released a firmware update (2.34) for the Brooklyn enabling it to support USB HID volume control. Mytek's release notes: https://mytekdigital.com/download_library/firmware/BrooklynDAC_firmware_readme.txt Plugging my Brooklyn directly into my mac via USB worked just as expected: I could use the volume slider in the Roon software to adjust the Brooklyn's hardware volume settings. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get this to work through microRendu. I set the Volume Control setting in the microRendu > Settings > RoonReady > Volume Control to Hardware: But in Roon when I try change the volume, it says "Volume control is Fixed" And the Roon > Device Setup > External Volume Control drop down is disabled and fixed at None: Interestingly, after updating the Brooklyn's firmware to 2.34 the microRendu > Apps > DAC Diagnostics > "Set DAC to MAX volume" button works now (it didn't before). Has anyone been able to get their microRendu to work with the latest Brooklyn firmware, or another DAC supporting USB HID Volume control?
  20. Hi everyone. I tried to find an answer to my question searching the forums but could not. I have fallen behind my hobby in the last 4.5 years and computer audio has moved on considerably. The last time I shopped around and felt like up to date, there was no Roon and no Microrendu, no HQPlayer. It was mostly about Jriver, Jplay and AO. And definitely linear power supplies. I’m willing to upgrade what I have in hand and I’m very confused. I will very much appreciate if you can help. Please do not recommend me to do years of reading. Help if you can. Digital side of my setup: 1. Dual boot Single PC CAPS V3 Zuma (Intel i7-3770T / Intel DH77EB Micro ATX / SOtM tX-USBexp / SOTM Sata filter / Streacom F5 / 128gb SSD only for OS) 2. Powered by 3 rail Paul Hynes linear power supply (Motherboard, SOTM, SSD) 3. Dual boot: a. Jriver19 on WinServer2012R2 AO1.26 Core – strictly audio b. Jriver20 on Win10 – audio, video, family, ease of use… 4. Meitner MA-1 DAC 5. Synology NAS – where all audio(/video) files are Now the hard part, I would like to upgrade my hardware to venture into more resource intensive software like Dirac and/or HQPlayer. My idea is to upgrade the CPU, motherboard and memory cards and stick with the rest (case, ssd, sotm gear and the power supply). I really need video capability, that’s why I have the dual boot currently. Does this make sense? I already have a brand new CPU in hand, i7-7700T. Can you recommend me a motherboard? Preferably microATX to stick with the former CAPS v3 design? Or am I being foolish? This route will ignore the MicroRendu trend, right? Spending all that money for new mobo, memory etc I could very well get myself a MicroRendu. Am I sacrificing too much for that friendly video capable win10 boot for family? Is there a way to have best of both worlds? Your guidance will be most appreciated.
  21. Hi: I'm new here, having been successfully using my new microRendu for around 3 weeks. Currently I am streaming music over ethernet to the microRendu in my living room from my iMac's LMS files in the back of the house. To simplify the music streaming setup, I am interested in getting an NAS unit to add to the network, and locate it next to the microRendu in the living room. I am considering NAS models from SYNOLOGY, WESTERN DIGITAL, and perhaps QNAP. I use iPeng 9 on my iPad currently to access and control the LMS files on my iMac. Having read the User Manuals and internet reviews and articles for them, it is not fully clear to me which of these three mentioned NAS companies' units work best and most reliably with SqueezeLite and LMS on their NAS streaming to the microRendu. Please help me by offering a reasonably detailed explanation of which of these have worked best for you and why. Thank you.
  22. used Breeze Audio R-core linear power supply with DC power cable and 10’ AC power cord good for Sonore microRendu, SotM sMS-200, Uptone Audio USB REGEN output voltage adjustable from 5V-10V with LED readout $65 inc.PayPal and shipping, USA only
  23. Is anyone been able to use the software version of Dirac with their Microrendu or similar DLNA network player? If so can you please describe your signal path. What software are you using, Jriver, HQPLayer, Roon etc.
  24. Music listening used to be simple. You had your music on vinyl and used a turn table connected to an amp & speakers to play it. Bamm. Dark Side of the Moon in all of three seconds. Okay, maybe five. I've gone from one possible configuration to another, finding significant flaws in each of them before finally landing on the Cambridge CXN all-in-one solution. But I'm convinced there must be a much better solution, and in fact, I'm beginning to believe we can largely get back what we had in paragraph 1 while enjoying instant access to our entire music libraries, and without spending a fortune. I MAY have found a way. The purpose of this thread is finding confirmation, correction, redirection, etc. regarding one possible configuration using the ever popular microRendu. Please forgive the over simplifications. You are the most sophisticated group in the universe, and I love that about you, but I'm getting older and don't grasp some of these concepts as quickly. My current understanding as well as where I'm headed is the following: 1. Best case scenario, a music library is stored, as well as managed and played, on a network-connected PC, Mac, or NAS located somewhere else in the house (I believe the reason for this is a significant reduction in noise is made possible by keeping each electrical component in the audio chain separated into its own electrical circuit). In my case, the Windows 10 PC is a home theater computer (HTPC) with JRiver Media Center (JRMC) as music player, manager, & server software. An iPad Air with JRemote is used as a remote control. 2. The still-digitized music is sent (streamed) over the network and must be received in the music-listening room by a "renderer" (in my case, the microRendu) which converts the "data stream" into digital music. It is then sent to a directly connected digital-to-analog converter (a.k.a. DAC - in my case, the Emotiva Stealth DC-1) which is then connected to your amp & speakers. In short: Win10/JRMC HTPC with internal flac library > ethernet cable > router > ethernet cable > microRendu > USB cable > DC-1 DAC > RCA or Balanced cable > amp & speakers; controlled by iPad Air/JRemote. Is this a configuration you could live with? If not, why; and what would you do differently? Thank you.
  25. These two pieces of equipment are for sale as a combination. Both are in virtually new condition. I used the microRendu for 2-3 months, then based on extensive research, decided to make the step up to include the Sonore Signature Power Supply. The improvement in sound was significant, verifiable by any research done about the units. The Power Supply comes with the custom Sonore DC Power Cable, designed for the microRendu connection. Research Computer Audiophile and you will learn the details about this equipment and the absolutely remarkable sound quality of which they deliver. They are an incredible value in audio and to get both of them at once at a substantial discount is very rare. Price for the two units combined is $1,590. Buyer pays PayPal fee, if utilized, and shipping.
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