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Yeah the Young wasn't upto much also Alan, well for my tastes that is although again there are so many people who love em. The Chord has a wider bandwidth which my speakers can exploit being all ceramic.The casework on the DAC is really beautiful and it feels like a real quality product.
There are at least two of us here Dan [-X
Ceramic drivers are very transparent revealing and quite neutral, they do allow me to hear changes in the chain very well.
Did you sort speaker placement out Dave?
Interesting comments re DACs, I have been getting itchy feet for a while. The Jolida glass FX DAC is supposedly excellent, and a good deal of ex-Young owners are now using them. A very high proportion, in fact. There is a thread somewhere on the 'Wam about it.It has a valve output stage apparently, but responds to certain tubes outrageously well, according to what I have read.I am reticent about introducing valves into the system, I am happy with the overall balance as things stand (a bigger SECA wouldn't hurt...) But the Jolida is south of £600 new, quite the bargain by all accounts.Dan - isn't Jerry enamored with one at the moment?
Jerry loved the original Amptastic amplifier when he heard it a couple of years ago...even when used to power his MBL Radialstrahler loudspeakers. So how will the company's new £99 amplifier do. http://hifipig.com/amptastic-mini-1-amplifier/
Jerry's review of the RFC Pluto II cables. http://hifipig.com/rfc-reference-pluto-mk2-interconnect-cables/
Yep, I think Paul RFC prices too low to be taken seriously, sometimes - if you can afford to spill £300 then why get a cheapo £100 pair of cables?
Yep, I think Paul RFC prices too low to be taken seriously, sometimes - if you can afford to spill £300 then why get a cheapo £100 pair of cables?The more expensive ones must be better - not really worth bothering with an audition ----Which would be a shame for both Paul and you!The same thought applies to the Amptastic Mini-1 I reviewed recently on t'Pig. Has anyone tried one? - thoughts?