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by SimonJ
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: new Roger waters album
Replies: 7
Views: 220

Re: new Roger waters album

I love it! But no need for the swearing I agree
by SimonJ
Fri May 26, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Auralic again ..G Series
Replies: 18
Views: 693

Re: Auralic again ..G Series

Forget about Auralic, Lumin, Aurender, Melco etc for streaming. Roon is what is worth getting. Now you can either build a Roon server or shortly pay more and get a Roon Branded NUC(Nucleus) in a nice fanles case. Then you need a RoonReady DAC or a RoonBridge like a RPI or commercial a Sonore MicroR...
by SimonJ
Thu May 18, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 24 bit streaming service - will others follow?
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: 24 bit streaming service - will others follow?

Rune wrote:No, because qobuz will not cooperate with Roon.


.....and why I am about to cancel my account and move to Tidal
by SimonJ
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: happy birthday simon j
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: happy birthday simon j

Thanks guys! :)

I spent it away in London on business all week and now celebrating my birthday this weekend with my family 8)
by SimonJ
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cyrus rebranded as mission
Replies: 11
Views: 599

Re: cyrus rebranded as mission

Wake up it's a joke ;)
by SimonJ
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: A night with Dave : Chord Dave
Replies: 47
Views: 1410

Re: A night with Dave : Chord Dave

...never knew you thought I was king of DAC changes.....not had that many :P I seem to remember there was a run of DAC changes several years ago before you settled on the DDDAC. I think one was an Antelope, a DAC I had an eye on myself at the time. Of course, I admit I'm old and my memory may not b...
by SimonJ
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: A night with Dave : Chord Dave
Replies: 47
Views: 1410

Re: A night with Dave : Chord Dave

RichardLowe wrote:I've followed your DAC journey with great interest. SimonJ used to be the king of DAC changes but the mantle has been passed on! It sounds as if you've found that magic upgrade that comes along every now and again. Enjoy.


...never knew you thought I was king of DAC changes.....not had that many :P
by SimonJ
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amarra/ Melco (again)
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Amarra/ Melco (again)

There could well be some technical advantage in having a ROON endpoint integrated, it could remove the need for USB conversion at the streamer and DAC end for example, and as a result it could also remove the streamer itself... To be tested. ......exactly and what I plan to build and test in my DDD...
by SimonJ
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scalford 2017...
Replies: 93
Views: 3566

Re: Scalford 2017...

Hope you all enjoy the show. I am off skiing today for a week so sadly won't be coming again this year.

I sure we will all be having fun O0
by SimonJ
Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roon and streaming
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Roon and streaming

Love the idea of ROCK very clever by the ROON team as this opens up ROON to many more customers as very limited PC skills are required and all optimised for audio
by SimonJ
Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bristol show 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1754

Re: bristol show 2017

Knipester wrote:Of course but how much better?


Well only your ears can decide that, others opinions can help of course
by SimonJ
Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bristol show 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1754

Re: bristol show 2017

Knipester wrote:Did you get to listen to the new chord Hugo 2? I'd be interested in any comments from those that attended and heard the new machine



Of course it will sound better ;)
by SimonJ
Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The future of Spotify
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: The future of Spotify

zippy wrote:I believe their 'high res' is still only 320 kbps - they really need to offer something better to attract people who playback via decent hifi rather than on their phones,etc..


They don't do hi res or even CD quality only Qobuz and Tidal do that for a higher price
by SimonJ
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The future of Spotify
Replies: 3
Views: 377

The future of Spotify

by SimonJ
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: CARS .. a choice for losing money
Replies: 32
Views: 999

Re: CARS .. a choice for losing money

That's totally true Again my friend Simon is right Ehh being cheeky , I'd say that it resembles the Cabasse sound >:D >:D >:D >:D >:D >:D >:D >:D Cabasse - long gone ;-0 Not according to your forum signature! 8) I mean I still own but not being used as have 4 sets of speakers O0

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