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Old 05-07-2018, 10:18 PM
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Received the upgraded analog 2 Yggy back on Wednesday and itís been paying music since. Today is the 100 hour mark, and Iím very impressed with what Iím hearing. The last few days were a bit all over from woolly sounding at first to a bit strident on day two. Less strident on day three. Day four she is smooth as silk and the layering is emerging nicely. Original Yggy sounded a lot like day three. There is a new smoothness and body to the music with the analog 2. Very pleased and curious whether Iím going to see more change. This is one of the best audio quality returns for the money in a long time!
I did the upgrade right when it became available. I always have Yggy powered-up 24/7/365, although I did not use continuous music after the upgrade. Within 2 weeks most of the settling had occurred, after a month it will be fully engaged and bringing surprise after surprise to your ears.
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Old 05-08-2018, 03:34 PM
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I did the upgrade right when it became available. I always have Yggy powered-up 24/7/365, although I did not use continuous music after the upgrade. Within 2 weeks most of the settling had occurred, after a month it will be fully engaged and bringing surprise after surprise to your ears.
Scott.......What a perfect way to describe the Yggdrasil's sound, "surprise after surprise to your ears." So true!
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Old 05-08-2018, 10:58 PM
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Dear Sir

I'm a newcomer and finding a suitable music server with YGGDrasil, so in your opinions: the best sound from Schiit Audio Yggdrasil, certainly, it's depend on absolutely YGG Dac, however, how many percent to make the best sound that's depend on the music server? (YGG: 90%/ MS: 10% or lower/ higher)

Thanks for reply my trouble.
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Old 05-09-2018, 01:29 AM
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kensoman.......I don't think it is a good idea to think of measuring source component values with a percentile, i.e. music servers, CD players, and DAC's. I consider the entire audio system a chain, if you will. One weak link corrupts the integrity of the entire thing. Certainly, a high quality DAC will under perform with a marginal server or poorly designed transport, but the same can be said of a premium music server that is hamstrung by a low quality DAC. In a sound system every component supports the other components. I suggest you consider purchasing the most premium components you can afford. Always do your research. Look for the high value, high performance components. The Yggdrasil DAC is certainly one of them, but it will not deliver its best performance with a mediocre computer as a file delivery system. There are some fine all in one music servers in the $3K range, and even less if you are willing to buy pre-owned.
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Old 05-12-2018, 04:52 AM
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Could you suggest to me some music server thatís in $ 3.000 range.
Thanks so much
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Old 05-12-2018, 05:44 PM
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Could you suggest to me some music server thatís in $ 3.000 range.
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I've been looking at the Auralic Aries G1.
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Old 05-12-2018, 08:04 PM
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Could you suggest to me some music server thatís in $ 3.000 range.
Thanks so much
kenzoman.......Bring home the Aurender N100H. You will be thrilled with its sound and the Aurender Conductor App. Worth every penny. The 4TB version is $2999.00.

http://www.aurender.com/page/n100h
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LIVING ROOM - McIntosh C2300, MC452, MR85, Magnum Dynalab 205, Simaudio MOON Neo 260D-T, Schiit Audio Yggdrasil, Aurender N100H, Micro Seiki DD40, Ortofon Cadenza Blue, Nakamichi BX-300, PS Audio Power Plant Premier, Furutech Flux 50, Sonos Connect, Stillpoints, PMC EB1i, JL Audio f113
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