I went from an LS27 to a Ref 5SE a few years back. This was a significant step forward in resolution, music presentation and better bottom end. Of course, the current model is the Ref 6 which is a terrific pre.
Jim - At AXPONA, Larry’s Paragon team featured the new Momentum HD Pre with the Relentless amps and the Wilson Alexx’s. I spent some time discussing the new HD with Bill McKiegan of D’Agostino. It sounded terrific.
PS - I realize this was a different presentation but was addressing Jim’s...
Lumin products do need either a computer in the home running Roon or a Roon Nucleus. Not a big deal as long as the computer is connected to the network. The operation between Roon and Lumin is quite seamless and super easy.
PS - While I have Roon setup, I mostly use the Lumin app.
I owned a Bryston BDP-2. It was (is) a fine sounding digital music player. However, I was never pleased with the application user interface.
Several years ago, I decided to sell the BDP-2 and replaced it with the "all in one" Lumin S1. The S1 sounded better than the Bryston BDP-2 -...
I had the Lumin S1 and recently replaced it with the X1. The X1 has a fuller musical presentation than the S1. It remains very transparent with very good detail and excellent bottom end. And, like other Lumins, it is well made, looks great, extremely easy to setup and use. Lastly, Lumin has...