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  1. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Wil, my case may be unusual--I'm not sure--because I have this issue with JPlay not playing we well with other Enabled drivers (although it likely would work fine just switching back and forth on the same track, for example, which is how I tested it). In that case it was just a matter of...
  2. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    I've just had a short time with JPlay back in my system, but I have to say that I'm not hearing any significant difference so far between the JPlay driver and my normal Aqua Acoustic Formula xHD driver. But I thought I'd mention one anomaly: in my system at least, and this was true as well back...
  3. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Holding off for now, Christoph, because I assume that means if one has fiber optic running in any part of one's network, correct? I still have copper running through pieces of the network, but fiber runs the last leg into the Extreme. Thanks.
  4. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Thanks for the additional detail, Emile. A few completely personal additional thoughts, based on your comments above. Part of me would find it ideal to just be able to switch over 100% to the SQ-first software and dump Roon (which I have used since early-pre-Meridian Sooloos days and applaud for...
  5. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Although I maintain and groom basic ID3 metadata for everything in my own collection before importing into Roon, I'm not keen about having ONLY that metadata available to me for browsing (nor the prospect of having to go back to the folder level to add a lot of new metadata for my own...
  6. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Agreeing with the other comments in general about the Finisar SFPs, which I've had in a few days now. But what I was really hoping for (in addition to sound quality) was for some slight cooling of the Ether Regen, since it runs so blasted hot. It took a couple of days, but I believe it is now...
  7. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    I'll add my happy birthday greeting also, Emile. 47--still a youngster. ;) And congratulations on the audiophilestyle coup. That's a pretty impressive achievement and well-earned recognition. Jerry
  8. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Steve, click the little gears icons upper right from your pop-up that says "fixed volume." The gears lead you the setup screens that Cristoph references.
  9. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    I have 4300 and my experience is similar to Steve's.
  10. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    I think you two may be talking at cross purposes here, but I know I'm confused. I also looked at the pull-down menu and it clearly shows everything from 5V to 15V as options (and the product is clearly labeled as being available in the 5V-15V range). But here is where I get confused: the...
  11. J

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Kudos to Emile on a fantastic review! https://6moons.com/audioreview_articles/taiko/
  12. J

    Aqua Formula - settings new levels of R2R sonics and price performance

    Thanks, Mike. That all makes sense. I guess I could not really justify getting the remote just for that purpose, but it's nice to know that the Formula has that capability. BTW, I've bumped into you at RMAF a time or two also--on the SuperShuttle, I believe. It is a small world. Regards.
  13. J

    Aqua Formula - settings new levels of R2R sonics and price performance

    Mike, I'm curious about your statement--I assume that the transport remote allows for this switching at the dac end. I'm a little surprised, given the 'mechanical' toggles on the dac. Does it just leave the toggles in place and just light up the new input? I should introduce myself, I suppose...

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