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Old 08-24-2018, 10:51 PM
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Jason Stoddard has posted on another forum that Schiit, and other companies, are being hit with a global parts shortage. Apparently lead times and availability are getting wonky, this is negatively impacting new and to-be-upgraded Yggy's.


Sigh, the unit I ordered to evaluate in July is delayed again. I hope the chip shortages are for MRIs and not missiles. Still enjoying the Gumby — feel a bit silly connecting a flux-50 to it, but think it may be a tad smoother (couldn’t swear to it).
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Hello Dan/Peter,
Thanks for the replies. Sorry I have not been on this site for quite some time! Well I upgraded my speaker cables from Kimber 8TCs to Eclipse 7s, with about 70 hrs burn in. I cannot belive the change in width and depth of the music! Couldn’t be happier. So I guess my next upgrade would be the Starlight to the Silver Starlight? After the Eclipse do you really think there will be even more of an improvement in the sound?
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Great information on Yggdrasil here, a big thank you to Dan for a wonderful review. I've had my Yggdrasil for almost a year and have been using solely the AES/EBU input. It probably has well over 1000 hours. I am now starting to use the RCA/coax and USB inputs via a different player. Does the Yggdrasil require break in per each input?
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Great information on Yggdrasil here, a big thank you to Dan for a wonderful review. I've had my Yggdrasil for almost a year and have been using solely the AES/EBU input. It probably has well over 1000 hours. I am now starting to use the RCA/coax and USB inputs via a different player. Does the Yggdrasil require break in per each input?
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Tie_breaker.......Appreciate the compliment on my review. As for the break-in on inputs I would think the SPDIF board gets its hours logged from any of the SPDIF inputs. The Gen 5 USB input will likely improve with some break-in hours. During the break-in on my Yggy I used each of the inputs for many hours to ensure the associated internal circuits had time to settle. Like I said in an earlier post, it is also good to leave the DAC energized 24/7. Schiit recommends that in their owner's manual. I also leave my music server and transport energized 24/7.
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Old 12-11-2018, 08:30 PM
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Thank you for the excellent review. I purchased my yggdrasil october of last year and it's been in my system ever since. The only piece of gear to do so in fact.
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Thank you for the excellent review. I purchased my yggdrasil october of last year and it's been in my system ever since. The only piece of gear to do so in fact.
direstraitsfan98.......Welcome to Audio Aficionado.

I appreciate the compliment on my Yggdrasil review. I am still as thrilled with its performance today as I was the day I installed it in my living room system. The Schiit Audio Yggdrasil is a very special DAC indeed.
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