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Objection
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Nov 13, 2018
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Or spend $150 more for a Jotunheim that has more power and a balanced DAC module. Anyone who says they can hear the difference between 0.000x% and 0.00x% is caught in an audiophile forum-created feedback loop of snake oil and wallet oneupmanship.
Nov 13, 2018
bravomail
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Nov 13, 2018
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I'd buy Modi3 Magni 3 if I wanted to save money. Jotunheim output impedance is laughable.
Nov 13, 2018
Objection
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Nov 13, 2018
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I went with the stack myself.
Nov 13, 2018
FuckHead-Fi
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Nov 13, 2018
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Schitt is garbage.
Nov 13, 2018
BrotherKathos
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Nov 14, 2018
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I prefer my modi multibit to my topping D50. modi has much better sound stage, seperation, and an overall more immersive presentation. I am leaning towards the 789 vs my asgard 2 when using balanced on my he-400i. The 789 has much more pronounced treble than my other amps, but does not become shrill like my magni 3. Schiit might be garbage to you and others who only put stock in measurements, but to those of us who listen for our impressions instead of reading to form them I believe can and have found very nice audio equipment from schiit. Do you own any or ha e you spent time listening to any schiit components or is your opinion based solely on audiosciencereview’s measurements?
Nov 14, 2018
FuckHead-Fi
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Nov 14, 2018
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You are delusional. Schiit products have garbage performance so they cannot possibly sound better.
Nov 14, 2018
BrotherKathos
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Nov 14, 2018
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Thanks for proving my point :)
Nov 14, 2018
FuckHead-Fi
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Nov 14, 2018
JayBusch
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Nov 14, 2018
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I have a Mimby and Modi 2, that had a curious issue with Mimby. It developed a hiss in the left channel in my HD650 that immediately went away after it was rebooted but still. I shouldn't have to reboot my DAC to clear up noise that shouldn't be there. The Magni has been a champ so far but I'm debating getting a SDAC from here for a backup to see if it suffers from a similar problem and if I should just get used to turning my equipment off and on again.
Nov 14, 2018
BrotherKathos
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Nov 14, 2018
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I would send the unit in for repair. They are pretty good about customer service at schiit.
Nov 14, 2018
JayBusch
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Nov 14, 2018
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I've thought about that too, but I'm trying to figure out if others had this issue/if it would be a waste of time and money or if it would really solve the problem. It only happened maybe once or twice and after being left on for months. Plus, it's just frustrating to be without a good DAC for a while since that's how I have my HD650 connect to my TV audio in lieu of a big speaker system. I'll probably send it in sooner or later though.
Nov 14, 2018
BrotherKathos
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Nov 14, 2018
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I understand where you are coming from about down time being a drag. If it only happened once or twice it could have been some other factor like power line noise, but its strange it was only out of one channel. Could have been a fluke glitch and might not happen again. I leave my unit on all the time as well and have not had any issues yet.
Nov 14, 2018
Objection
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Nov 14, 2018
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Sure thing, champ. Good point.
Nov 14, 2018
Helpbot
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Nov 14, 2018
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you can actually just spend $100 more and buy the THX788 with more up to date aKM 4493 dual mono dac off Monoprice when it's back in stock. Edit: Or buy that cheap Aune S6!
Nov 14, 2018
alpovs
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Nov 14, 2018
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It has never been in stock. They keep delaying it.
Nov 14, 2018
Helpbot
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Nov 14, 2018
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it says out of stock at the moment. has nobody pre-ordered it?
Nov 14, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 14, 2018
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This is common, I've had to reboot my old mimby every so often.
Nov 14, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 14, 2018
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Problem here.. With the Monoprice it is a DAC/Amp combo - it is significantly less powerful. This is a dedicated amp and wickedly powerful to boot. I like my DAC to be a separate unit so this appeals to me greatly.
Nov 14, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 15, 2018
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Sorry man but the Jotunheim distorts sound. Look at the FR graph for it.
Nov 15, 2018
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