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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    Is anyone using the NS1 streamer and have you compared it to other USB Endpoints?
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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    Hi, I have tried with enabling/disabling the Mqa core decoder option. The signal path changes but no change on the DA2. Pretty certain its some setting somewhere. Will try everything again. Thanks.
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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    Roon shows the DAC is decoding mqa in the signal path but the DAC shows 352dxd or 384dxd (no mqa display). Hence I don't know if mqa is being fully unfolded or not. Have written to EMM.. hopefully will be sorted soon.
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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    Hi all.. Got the DA2 V2.. definitely is a wonderful DAC and I'm super pleased with it. Is anyone using it to stream mqa? I seem to be having some issues with mqa.
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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    Has anyone compared the DA2 V2 to a Playback Designs DAC? I currently use the MPD5 with the USB-XIII box.
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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    So it will do 2xDSD over USB. Is this native or DOP? Thanks.
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    Emm labs DA2 v2 upgrade

    Hi All, Does the DA2 V2 accept native DSD? Also, is ST optical the preferred connection or is USB better? Thanks
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    Biwire

    Hi, Is it possible to Biwire the MM2 speakers? 1 cable for the bass unit and over for the other? If yes, how is this done with the speakon connectors? Thanks
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    darTZeel NHB-468 mono blocks in my system

    Congratulations Mike!
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    Dac Suggestions for Dartzeel Pre/Power Combo

    Thanks.. Been hearing a lot of good things about the Merging Stack: Nadac + Clock + Power Supply. Does anyone have any experience with these? How does it compare to the other DAC's at this level?
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    Dac Suggestions for Dartzeel Pre/Power Combo

    Thank you for your suggestions. The MSB Select costs much more than I'd like to currently spend on a DAC. I will have a look at the SGM Extreme server.
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    Dac Suggestions for Dartzeel Pre/Power Combo

    Thanks for the suggestion and also the great photos.. will look at it.
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    Dac Suggestions for Dartzeel Pre/Power Combo

    Thanks.. I will have a look. Would ideally like the DAC to have an Ethernet in rather than use an external box.
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    Dac Suggestions for Dartzeel Pre/Power Combo

    Hi, Although my setup is sounding good, I feel that the new generation DAC's can offer a warmer and more engaging sound. It does everything right but on many tracks, I miss the intimacy - I don't know how to explain it in words. EMM and Esoteric are the 2 options I've looking at but definitely...
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    Dac Suggestions for Dartzeel Pre/Power Combo

    Hi, I use the Dartzeel Pre/Power with the Evolution MM2 Speakers. My current DAC is the Playback Designs MPD-5 with the USB-XIII box. I listen only to Computer Audio using Roon. I'm looking to upgrade my DAC to something like the EMM DA2 or the Esoteric N-01. Is anyone using either of these...

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