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by SimonJ
Mon May 21, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino

It is a very different album to past works and I like it
by SimonJ
Fri May 18, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turntable vs Streamer What's best? Analogue vs Digital?
Replies: 13
Views: 383

Re: Turntable vs Streamer What's best? Analogue vs Digital?

Having had a little look around, I'm pointing towards the Michell GyroDec with a Ortofon cartridge. Are they any good? Any reason not to? I'll invest in some record cleaning equipment or like you say try and get some thrown in with a deal. After writing this post, I just noticed that that's what yo...
by SimonJ
Fri May 11, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Goodbye to Cyrus (Almost)
Replies: 19
Views: 734

Re: Goodbye to Cyrus (Almost)

Left Cyrus years ago for so many reasons but still check on here from time to time as good like minded friends here.

Great to hear from you Steve and looking forward to read your feedback on the new journey :)
by SimonJ
Mon May 07, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Thommy Hypex nCore build
Replies: 57
Views: 9374

Re: Thommy Hypex nCore build

mojo wrote:
SimonJ wrote:Suggestion......why not just buy the Nord amp like many have including me for my second system?


I understand what you're saying but... I wanna make them myself! I'll have a look at the pricing over the next few days.


Fair enough
by SimonJ
Sun May 06, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Thommy Hypex nCore build
Replies: 57
Views: 9374

Re: Thommy Hypex nCore build

Suggestion......why not just buy the Nord amp like many have including me for my second system?

By the time you purchase all the bits, try to make a suitable case etc no real difference in price I suspect
by SimonJ
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steamers / Renderers what is worth checking out ?
Replies: 90
Views: 4410

Re: Steamers / Renderers what is worth checking out ?

Great work Ian

Where did you source the case from please or is it home made?
by SimonJ
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roon into cyrus
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: Roon into cyrus

Hifihelp wrote:I’ve heard some people say Simon that it’s noisy with the fan. Is that your experience if you bought an NUC?


Mine is super quite it depends what you buy and how you set the bios fan speed
by SimonJ
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roon into cyrus
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: Roon into cyrus

The nucleus is good if you don’t want to faff about. But an i7 Intel NUC with all the ram you need and the hard drive for Roon and ability to deal with DSP, plus a fanless heat sink case like the nucleus has, can be had for around £600. The nucleus is many multiples of that ie £1500 or £2500, depen...
by SimonJ
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roon into cyrus
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: Roon into cyrus

callen24 wrote:isntbradpberry pi capable of being roon ready


Yes with digital pro hat, I am building one
by SimonJ
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: happy birthday simon j
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: happy birthday simon j

caine wrote:Bath is a nice spot. Was it a biggy then Simon ?


It is and nahhh a young 53 O0
by SimonJ
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: happy birthday simon j
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: happy birthday simon j

Thanks chaps

Just home from a weekend in Bath celebrating at it was lovely
by SimonJ
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: another NORD OneUP review
Replies: 3
Views: 331

Re: another NORD OneUP review

Had this amp for awhile too on my second system and it is a stunner!
by SimonJ
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Discuss The Forum
Topic: Old Photos
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Re: Old Photos

caine wrote:Looking through loads of old posts, noticed all the photos have gone ?


...because you now have to pay fees to the picture hosting company and not free anymore Caine
by SimonJ
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steamers / Renderers what is worth checking out ?
Replies: 90
Views: 4410

Re: Steamers / Renderers what is worth checking out ?

Czechchris wrote:A couple of guys at the Wam show were using raspberry pi3 b +. I2s wired directly in the dddac. They seemed very happy with the results and it sounded great to me.


....building the PI3 now as a ROON endpoint with I2S to my DDDAC, will post my findings
by SimonJ
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steamers / Renderers what is worth checking out ?
Replies: 90
Views: 4410

Re: Steamers / Renderers what is worth checking out ?

JenniferT wrote:hi, i will try one day to use it via the i2s to the Dddac
For that , i am in need your expertise ..thanks



If I had the NMR that’s how I would use it with my dddac