HudsonsBay
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HudsonsBay

Acquaintance, from Portland, OR

Received the SW 51 --- worth the wait! *bliss* Mar 3, 2020

HudsonsBay was last seen:
May 24, 2020
    1. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      Received the SW 51 --- worth the wait! *bliss*
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    2. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      Duh - mConnect has gapless playback from the little gear icon. Tested out on Wire's Pink Flag :-)
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      2. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        ??? "gapless" used to mean "with the gaps as intended on the record." That is, gaps would not be created when track numbers changed during music, as they might in live/classical, but are retained when they do exist between tracks.

        Believe it or not, this was once a really difficult concept for computer players! I wonder if VLC fixed it yet?
        Feb 8, 2020
      3. HudsonsBay
        HudsonsBay
        Right, by default, mConnect would have these huge delays in playing the next track. Super annoying with classical especially.
        Feb 8, 2020
      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Very annoying. In fact makes continuous music impossible to listen to. I don't think it is now, but when I first switched to Linux, finding a player that treated tracks/gaps properly was actually difficult.
        Feb 9, 2020
    3. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      Using Qobuz with Raspberry Pi 4B connected to RDAC, but Bluetooth only. Airplay via shairport-sync is voodoo. Still sounds good.
      1. HudsonsBay
        HudsonsBay
        Airplay working now via amixer, but UpNP is where it’s at, using MConnect.
        Jan 13, 2020
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    4. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      Pulled the trigger on the Airist R2R
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      2. FlySweep
        FlySweep
        Is this available somewhere besides Drop (where it's currently out of stock)?
        Jan 1, 2020
      3. HudsonsBay
        HudsonsBay
        Just on the used market. I had missed out on screaming deals for both the Airist and Metrum Flint in the past week, so had to bite the bullet.
        Jan 1, 2020
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    5. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      So the Rega Jupiter has dual Wolfson DACs. That's why my poor Aries Mini always struggled in comparison.
    6. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      Maybe it was good that the Aries Mini broke down. Rega Jupiter CDP so much smoother.
    7. HudsonsBay
      HudsonsBay
      Headed to Target for a Raspberry Pi
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      2. Jalsar
        Jalsar
        I’ve been debating picking one up too. I might just build a Ryzen apu micro atx Instead.
        Dec 26, 2019
      3. HudsonsBay
        HudsonsBay
        This is for the PI2AES. Might pick up another one if I can figure out a Raspberry DAC.
        Dec 26, 2019
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    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Gear List:
    Sennheiser HD-800
    SW 51
    RDAC
    Pi2AES