My plan is to test (not blind, just informal, over a weekend or two) which output/input setup will sound best. System: DSD Sr. > Lamm LL2.1 > VTL ST-85 > DeVore Fidelity O/96. Vote for what you think will sound best!
- Ethernet to Bridge II
- HiFiBerry via Coax SPDIF
- Squeezebox Touch via Coax SPDIF
- Squeezebox Touch via USB
- Roon ROCK NUC via USB
I prefer a laid-back sound (bring me to the performance, not the performance to my livingroom), with smoother (rather than sharper) detail. Dynamic agility is important to me. Music tastes have been exploring electronic genres recently (dub techno, minimalist tendencies), but I’m always a sucker for folk, alt-country, and some audiophile faves (Mark Knopfler, Pink Floyd, e.g.). Not really a jazz or classical fan. I’ll post the results of my listening here. Thanks for playing along!