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  1. Why should the electronics have all of the fun in this thread? Magico Q5:
  2. Sorry, meant Wavedream Net : http://www.rockna-audio.com/products/wavedream-net SSR's show up every couple of months on the used market.
  3. Will be picking up 4 of the inexpensive 8TB drives to make two separate copies of my library for offsite storage. Not quite as convenient as a separate NAS, but I'll pay half the price to spend a few more minutes creating the backups. I can't imagine the time it would take to do a full backup to/from cloud storage with that many TB. Who knows, maybe in two years we will have 20TB thumb drives.. Thanks all for the help & ideas!
  4. That's fantastic, looking forward to your direct comparisons once the SE is broken in!
  5. You may call me 505-918-7878

    Jim

     

  6. CONUS is shorthand for continental USA, so shipping to you in NM is no problem. Please contact me via PM here if you'd like to discuss options, thanks.
  7. I don't know about that compatibility for that particular combo, but it sounds like any USB DAC would work in that situation? I have the manuals that came with the unit as shown in the photos and am the original owner.
  8. No problem. My first exchange was about using the Zenith as a Roon Endpoint with a Sonictransporter i7 so I could do DSD upsampling in Roon (the DAC in my Lyngdorf TDAI goes up to DSD128). Here was my response: " I hope you know that you can use the Zenith as Roon Core too... You don't really need the SonicTransporter for that matter. Whilst the Zenith does not have a powerful enough CPU to do DSD Upsampling, we did find we preferred the Zenith as a single unit upsampling to 24/384 PCM than the Zenith acting as Roon bridge only with a separate server (i5) doing DSD upsampling" I we
  9. Not a bad price. How long do you think uploading/downloading 15TB of data through them would take on a typical 25Mbps home connection?
  10. My goal is to have two offsite physical backups of my library. Expanding my NAS just adds more space to what exists, but if something were to happen to it (theft, fire, hardware failure, electrical surge, the toddler having a go at it, etc.), it's all gone. That's where having two other physical backups stored anywhere else comes in. I'm comfortable with backing up 12-14TB into a couple of portable hard drives to create a copy of my library. Maybe not the safest or most ideal way to store the data, but considering the odds of three sets of data failing at the same time (NAS + 2 offsite backups
  11. Agreed on all points of this with my own MK II. This is making the best music I have heard in my listening situation, after coming from an Aurender N-100 and Sonore Signature Rendu. The ease of set-up can't be overstated, this thing just works out of the box with minimal fuss. Mine has been running as a Roon Core unit and handles my 15TB NAS library with no issues. I have contacted Innuos with many questions regarding the unit and their customer service has been amazing. These guys really care about their products and customers. From my interpretations of the reviews, the compariso
  12. Just saw this, thanks! It's a no-brainer to split my library between two of these drives for half the price of the price of the 16TB Western Digital NAS, or even get four and have two separate offsite copies.
  13. No, I'm selling because I ended up not needing a multi-LPS option. I was originally going to use the three modules to power an Iso-Regen USB cleaner and two TP-Link boxes needed for optical LAN isolation. Turns out that my network renderer has a built-in LAN isolation transformer, so I'm able to use an existing LPS I have for the Iso-Regen. I'm sure Wyred 4 Sound could have made a unit that can handle multiple higher amperage modules, but it would probably come at a MUCH higher price point.
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