Responses from rockrider

Streamer+R2R dac+True balanced Class A preamp all-in-one?
@deep_333    Do you need to have non-digital inputs?  If not, then I recommend a used dCS Lina Network DAC. This DAC streams directly from Ethernet and local NAS. The DAC architecture is their “Ring DAC” which is similar to R2R, although not “Non ... 
Luxman’s new D-03X CD player/DAC
@tomcarr  Great! Congratulations!  
Luxman’s new D-03X CD player/DAC
Looking forward to your impressions!  
Luxman’s new D-03X CD player/DAC
@tomcarr  Still very curious about its SQ, but no I have not tried it.   
Need advice on what to purchase to hold 1TB of music and connect to my new Innuos Pulsar.
I have a Samsung T7, T5, and T3. The T7 is the latest and greatest and comes with both USB-C to C and USB-C to A short cables.   
Aurender Conductor app reliability and user experience
It would be informative if those of you with unsatisfactory experience using Aurender Conductor could let us know the time frame of your experience. I’ve been using Conductor since 2020 with excellent results.  
Internet Noise: A Pest in the Machine
A while back I had a similar problem, and it was finally resolved when I noticed the ground inside the cable entrance enclosure on the side of my house…  was disconnected.  I connected it securely and my issue went away.  Might not be your issue, ... 
Revisiting Chinese Knockoff Cables
@czarivey said: I also became quite enthusiastic of getting those wires purchased from Alibaba or DHGate way before they were owned by Ebay and made some hefty money on that! Note the words “made some hefty money”.  Does that mean you bought t... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
Hi @nyev, Thanks for the great update!  Is this update still with your “basic old cheap” Cardas AES, and AQ Red River ICs?  
Fuzzy playback
Okay. Good to know. Thanks!  
Fuzzy playback
Hey @daledeee1  Did you figure out a resolution to your “Fuzzy Playback”? DeOxit?   Stabilant 22?   LinkUp Cat8 cable?   Something else? Hoping you figured it out and might be able to help the rest of us!      
Do I Need a New DAC?
HDMI is not the same as IIS, so don’t count on that one.  
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
@fastfreight Thanks for the heads up!  I asked Mola Mola if the LEDs could be dimmed in May ‘22, and at that time they said “we are working on a firmware update that adds the functionality”, but I finally gave up checking for an update.  It is gre... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
Thanks for answering my question @nyev! Also, in case anyone is interested, the SOtM sNH-10G has been running in and I tried it again today with the same results. However I tried alternating between LEDs on and off and lo and behold the highs and... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
Thanks for all the advice everyone. Looking forward to reading more about @nyev’s audio journey!