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  1. The hometheaterhifi site aka Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity publish measurements
  2. I got 4/6 through my crappy computer speakers. The 2 incorrect picks were both 320k. Found it fairly easy to determine the 128k file.. harder for the 320k and wav. Will have to give this a shot on the hifi. Thanks for the link
  3. I appreciate that Keetakawee came here himself to clear things up, and I apologize for not mentioning/giving him credit for his windows 10 tweaks and configuration of JPLAY and Asset uPNP. Thankyou. The reason why it appears the same to me is because it's the same model motherboard, same cpu, same heatsink, same case, same usb/3.5mm board, and probably the same wiring. Keetakawee has already admitted that the hardware differences are the msata ssd, ram, and chassis dampening (and the wifi card which he didn't mention)... The rest is software and service related. Whether it's worth it or not is up to you. The Nimitra is $1395 USD (before shipping), and can be purchased in Australia for $2100 AUD (before shipping) from the local dealer. The $250 AUD delivered price I listed doesn't include msata ssd, wifi card, and ram, which you can buy from the local computer store or online for <$50 each. Keetakawee has stated that the product is "targeted for audiophiles who want good streaming audio solutions without spending time and effort to build and one with tech-savy skills themselves" and that "Fidelizer doesn't sell hardware but streaming audio solutions". I don't have a problem with that. My initial post was what I discovered through browsing the net.
  4. VIDAR $699 USD Specs: Power Output: Stereo, 8 Ohms: 100W RMS per channel Stereo, 4 Ohms: 200W RMS per channel Mono, 8 ohms: 400W RMS Frequency Response: 20Hz-20Khz, -0.1db, 3Hz-500KHz, -3dB THD: <0.01%, 20Hz-20KHz, at 100W RMS into 8 ohms IMD: <0.01%, CCIR, at 100W RMS into 8 ohms SNR: >125db, A-weighted, referenced to full output Damping Factor: >100 into 8 ohms, 20-20kHz Gain: 22 (27dB) Input Impedance: 22k ohms SE, 44k ohms balanced Crosstalk: >95dB, 20-20kHz Inputs: L/R RCA jacks for stereo input, single XLR for mono input Topology: Fully complementary, all-BJT, current feedback, no coupling capacitors or DC servos Oversight: microprocessor-controlled monitoring and management of critical operational points, including DC offset, with with relay shut-down for overcurrent, thermal, and other faults Power Supply: 600VA transformer with dual mono main rails, plus boosted, regulated supply to input, voltage gain and driver stages, plus separate, isolated and regulated rails for microprocessor management. Power Consumption: 700W maximum Size: 9” x 13” x 3.875” Weight: 30 lbs *All measurements made on a Stanford Research SR1+ Audio Analyzer Pics: FAQ:
  5. The Nimitra Audio Server (AUD $2100) has a Blue Moon award from 6moons and is highly recommended by Mono and Stereo.. but is nothing more than a cheap htpc out of china. You can buy this for $200 ($250 delivered) from aliexpress Side by side:
  6. Never heard it.. but I dream about one day owning it or the m900u. There are a few reviews floating about if you google.
  7. There is a tech in japan who keeps detailed online logs of his amp restorations, including those made by Sansui. Worth checking out for sure. Here is an some work he did on the Sansui AU-X1111 MOS Vintage (right click > translate to english if you use Chrome) For those who don't use Chrome: Warning: Image heavy
  8. Bought a 2nd hand amp from them a while ago. No original box, so it was wrapped in bubble wrap and packed with bits of styrofoam. It suffered some damage in transit.
  9. No experience with these amps.. but it does seem like alot of value could be had with that second hand Gryphon Diablo for 8250 neg. Worth exploring
  10. You should probably wear a respirator if you plan on doing alot of woodworking. Apparently an increase in air pollution particles of 10 micrograms per cubic meter, cuts life expectancy by 9-11 years.
  11. Thanks. I didn't think it so either.. and this is before your labour and expertise costs. I think people should temper their expectations in regards to price, as it wouldn't be fair to Anthony. The 100w 050 already exists in the $2000 price bracket and from all accounts, it's worth every dollar. If you guys want to turn it into an integrated, you'd probably have to consider that as the starting point.
  12. @Aussieamps The 100wpc 050 is $1990 The SNA special edition would add 3 RCA inputs, HQ volume control, remote, ht bypass, larger case, orange led, etc. Is it realistic to expect you to produce this for under $2000?