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Offline Emil

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If all I want to do is stream Tidal......
« on: April 11, 2018, 02:16:31 PM »
Why would I want say a Lumin D1 at 2k over a $500 Bluesound Node?

http://www.luminmusic.com/lumin-d1.html

I dont see a DAC inside or any mention of storage space.

What am I missing here?
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Offline Nick B

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Re: If all I want to do is stream Tidal......
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2018, 05:26:50 PM »
Why would I want say a Lumin D1 at 2k over a $500 Bluesound Node?

http://www.luminmusic.com/lumin-d1.html

I dont see a DAC inside or any mention of storage space.

What am I missing here?


Thatís a great question, Emil, and I was wondering the same thing as Iím toying with the idea of replacing the Auralic Mini. Assuming some of these devices just pass along data, what value would a great linear power supply have or any other expensive features?
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Re: If all I want to do is stream Tidal......
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2018, 05:42:59 PM »
The Lumin D1 unit has balanced and unbalanced analog outputs, so there must be a DAC inside. 

From the picture is looks like a Wolfson Micro WM8741 DAC. 

« Last Edit: April 11, 2018, 05:44:49 PM by HAL »