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  1. I think he has made the right choice! So, Kudos to OldBigEars! ☺️
  2. I've also tested MPAudio with excellent results. I'm afraid Qutest scales a lot with better equipment (reclockers, galvanic isolators, pigtail, linear power supply, power cord for the linear power supply, isolation feet, streamers, renderers, etc.). I think my system is the listenable proof for that!
  3. As far as I'm concerned the tX-USBultra doesn't mate well with the LPS1.2. I know this because I used to have this pair in my system. All PH linear power supplies (I've tried SR-3, SR-4 and SR-5) and MPAudio sound better than the UpTone power supply... So it might not be the best comparison to make!
  4. I did. But my conclusion might differ than yours... I found it a tad more refined than the JS-2 with wider soundstage and better microdynamics and resolution, maybe a tad more relaxed too but the UpTone PS had better bass, better macrodynamics, deeper soundstage and better layering and was maybe a tad more transparent. But it was not quite an apple to apple comparison. I've used different cables with each power supply (standard Belden with the JS-2 and solid core silver with the 10 regs MPAudio).
  5. I wouldn't power the Qutest with an UpTone LPS1.2 unless you want it to sound more analytical and with less mid bass than desired. The LPS1.2 is one helluva power supply but it works better with other equipments!
  6. As far as I'm concerned there is the UpTone ISORegen (with UpTone LPS1.2) in a strict budget or the SOtM tX-USBultra (with a good linear power supply) if money isn't an issue! I've had both and they work wonders with digital!
  7. So has Paul started to work again on his custom power supplies?
  8. I'd put my money on the JS-2! I'm stating this as a previous owner of TP power supply, btw!
  9. Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Concha Buika, Gillian Welch, Halie Loren, Jeanie Bryson, Katie Melua, Lhasa de Sela, Natalie Merchant, Mariza, Molly Johnson... C'mon!
  10. I'm running my tX-USBultra with UpTone LPS1.2 and I'm very pleased with the results!
  11. I'm using an UpTone JS-2 power supply with my e32 too and I'm very pleased with it!
  12. Great review and a long expected one, Austinpop! In a couple of words could you describe the differences between how each one (sNH-10G switch and then the tX-USBultra) reacted with the different PS? Was one of the SOtM's more susceptible than the other? Also, I understand that you have a tX-USBultra with a 12V input (as I do). Did you try to internally switch it to 9V? If so, does it sound better with the 9V or the 12V? Thanks!
  13. I use VNC and it works like a charm! P.S. It should be pretty bad although I've never tried!
  14. Any news, austinpop? I'm quite anxious to find out more about the Farad Super3... P.S. You can answer in any thread you like, of course. I don't want to start an OT discussion here!
  15. Any new info regarding the Farad PS? Any owners?
  16. I'm using an IsoTek Sigmas GII with an Optimum EVO3 cable and I'm very pleased with the results. And I'm using the power amp with it too - absolutely no loss in dynamics.
  17. I was wondering, has any of you tried to shorten the internal (and too long) MCX (male) to BNC (female) cable inside the tX-USBultra instead of replacing it? I have the 75ohm BNC clock input. Thanks!
  18. That's good to know. Can you be more specific about what Evox caps are we talking about? (value, link, etc.) Thanks! ☺️
  19. Can you tell us anything about the changes in sound?
  20. Can you be more specific about the sound improvement between the two versions?
  21. Is it a good idea that the original (and too long) MCX (male) to BNC (female) cable inside the tX-USBultra be shortened?
  22. Any suggestions for a shorter cable to replace the 40cm MCX (male) to BNC (female) cable inside a tX-USBultra that has a 75ohm clock input?
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