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Bluesound Node2 with outboard DAC
I’ve found everything matters. I’ve heard major differences between the Node and the Allo digione sig, and again when I changed the power supply to Allo’s Shanti power supply. It’s about eliminating noise on the power input.  
$1300-1500 DAC
@andrewkelly,If you want just a streamer and you don’t mind a bit of diy,rasberry pi, allo digione sig, or usb sig, and the allo Shanti power supply.that with the RME ADI-1 DAC blew away my Bluesound node2 and Bifrost multibit. 
$1300-1500 DAC
Best budget streamer on the market now?
Raspberry Pi. several different possibilities . and a Roon subscription. 
Bluesound Node2 with outboard DAC
I have the Node2, connected to a Schiit Bifrost multibit. The sound was better than the Bluesound dac. However I just went down the Raspberry pi rabbit hole ( pi 3b+, allo digione sig spdif out, shanti power supply) and a RME ADI-2 dac. It’s a bit... 
how hook up bluesound node 2 to external dac
There is no USB out on the Bluesound node2Coax or optical. 
Topping D50 vs the "Big Boys"
Had the D50 up against the Sabaj D5, Schiit Bifrost multibit, ADI-2 DAC.The D50 sounded fine but there was a lack of depth and width to the soundstage. Also a bit thin, yes I tried all the filters, and powered it with  batteries. Slight improvemen... 
Will I notice a difference?
What is the rest of your equipment? What do you think is lacking in your sound?I just went through a similar exercise, Topping D50, Sabaj D5, Schiit Bifrost multibit (I already owned), ADI-2 dac.I kept the ADI.The differences in sound were margina... 
A moderate priced dac
I’ve recently tried a few DACs in the under $1k range. Topping d50, Sabja D5, Schiit multibit uber(already owned) ADI-2 DAC.I’m keeping the ADI. They all sounded similar. Topping d50 a bit lean and not too much depth of the soundstage. Tried diffe... 
To Roon or not to Roon
I started with a Bluesound node2, great piece of kit. Recently went down the Raspberry pi rabbit hole.I was using the Node with a Schiit Bifrost multibit, and was happy, until...The Bluesound node did everything I needed, streamed my music on a NA... 
Are there specific NAS requirements for streaming?
Regarding Roon core on a NAS. I just installed it on an old Synology 1813+, Intel Atom dual core 2.13GHz processor with 2GB of RAMIt runs fine, so long as you don’t want to do any heavy upsampling, it even runs well using some eq settings.Its an o... 
An alternative for Bluesound?
What don’t you like about the Bluesound? 
Yggdrasil or iFi pro dac
@jkbtn, Which DAC did you get? Names please. 
Do you "treat" your speakers rubber surrounds?
Dynaudio, recommends Sonax for their woofers. First time I had heard of this my self. Around 1:50. 
Which bookshelf speakers to choose: Focal Sopra 1 or B&W 805D3 or KEF Ref 1?
Looking forward to your impressions. I’ve got the Focal 1008be2, an after hearing the KEF LS50W I’m looking to hear the R3 and the Ref1.