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by Bolts2109
Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MFA Baby Reference delivered today
Replies: 51
Views: 4586

Re: MFA Baby Reference delivered today

Thanks JPD - inspiring stuff and  lots of food for thought - Off to work now but Ill mull over and come back with my further thoughts - definitely feels that having installed the Baby Ref and given the sort of costs of Tube amps vs Ss they are worth testing out in my own system and listsning ro...
by Bolts2109
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MFA Baby Reference delivered today
Replies: 51
Views: 4586

Re: MFA Baby Reference delivered today

Tum-te-tum... 10 months to nirvana then (might post some thoughts before that) In the meantime...I'm intrigued by JPDs A class valve amps suggestion - what, for example?  The upgrade from 200s to 300s is 2k I believe, which I was considering. 
by Bolts2109
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MFA Baby Reference delivered today
Replies: 51
Views: 4586

Re: MFA Baby Reference delivered today

Thanks all; I suspect about ten days burn-in.
I'll note the developing sound - albeit not a technical review. I'll be interested to share views on matching components etc.
by Bolts2109
Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MFA Baby Reference delivered today
Replies: 51
Views: 4586

MFA Baby Reference delivered today

Jonathan from Music First Audio delivered my Baby Reference tonight  :). He took away my old (and much loved) MkI Silver, so a new age dawns, I am become a man etc... JB told me he had built this one totally himself so this is truly a piece of kit that deserves some serious listening.  So ...
by Bolts2109
Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: Technical Queries
Topic: Mac Mini and QoBuz
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: Mac Mini and QoBuz

Haven't investigated it for any length of time but it seems to be similar/as good as premium spotify.  As a test I searched for 5 new albums top reviewed on Pitchfork - not mainstream and I found 4 out of five - Spotify was 2/5.  Small sample but its how I tend to search out new music so w...
by Bolts2109
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:52 am
Forum: Technical Queries
Topic: Mac Mini and QoBuz
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: Mac Mini and QoBuz

Ok immediately I posted this I found a great article which not only identified the issue (probably down to my A level french being a bit rusty, I missed the output setting in the QoBuz preferences)  but also gives a lot more useful advice besides. http://soundgalleries.com/wp-content/uploads/20...
by Bolts2109
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: Technical Queries
Topic: Mac Mini and QoBuz
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Mac Mini and QoBuz

I have a rather weird and frustrating problem and any help gratefully received... I just subscribed to QoBuz so that I could stream CD quality tracks via my MacMini to M Dac, using USB connection.  I have been using Spotify which works fine through the Mdac - but I cannot get QoBuz to play thro...