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Offline Emil

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Gonna give it a shot. 30 day return with amazon so why not?


https://ifi-audio.com/portfolio-view/accessory-spdif-ipurifier/

Will use it between my DAC and Bluesound Node 2

Anyone one else use/tried one?
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Offline richidoo

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Yup, it's good. Great value for the money. A friend measured the jitter on it for me, 60pS very low.

Two problems I've encountered:
The female end is the input. It will not work aimed backwards. Plug the iFi into your Dac. This is not obvious to people like me so I'm just throwing out there for the rest of the geniuses. :)

Also, the RCA output center pin seems to be undersized in that it makes intermittent contact in my DACs input. If I press down on the iFi the the pin tilts up and makes contact. YMMV, but I'm switching to the iFi toslink output even thou it will have higher jitter.

The reason I bought the iFi is because my Sonos has such high jitter that my Dac gets pissed after a couple hours and starts dropping out. I just use Sonos for listening to talk radio on my system. But I have compared Oppo Cdp source to my Dac with and without the iFi, it makes a definite improvement.

Offline richidoo

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The iFi passes multichannel SPDIF too. Dolby Digital works through it.

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Gonna give it a shot. 30 day return with amazon so why not?


https://ifi-audio.com/portfolio-view/accessory-spdif-ipurifier/

Will use it between my DAC and Bluesound Node 2

Anyone one else use/tried one?

Emil I habe been using it that way for along time

Offline jimbones

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Gonna give it a shot. 30 day return with amazon so why not?


https://ifi-audio.com/portfolio-view/accessory-spdif-ipurifier/

Will use it between my DAC and Bluesound Node 2

Anyone one else use/tried one?

I was told by Burson that my conductor isolates and reclocks internally. Would there be any benefit for me to use this since it seems like it does the same thing?
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Offline richidoo

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I'm not a big believer in Burson claims after several disappointing auditions of various Burson products.
I'd say compare it yourself to know for sure.

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Interesting I did an AB comparison at my buddys house he has the PS Audio Direct stream and Auralic Vega. We both preferred the Burson to the Direct stream but thought the Vega was better than the Burson. The most expensive DAC was the PS DS
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Offline richidoo

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Then that Burson must be pretty awesome.... stick with it!  :thumb:

Offline StereoNut

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Emil

I believe Rollo and both Tom's (Tmazz and TomM) have this unit or at least tried it out. (I know Tmazz for sure because he tested mine out in his system a while back, although I have not tried it in my own!) Maybe they'd like to share their impressions...???

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Yes have one and loved it with previous DAC. With Aqua transport world class clock and DAC just no longer needed. Sitting here collecting dust. Any takers ???


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Home demo.
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Offline doug s.

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emil, try it yet?

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Offline Emil

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emil, try it yet?

doug s.
Yes, I did. For a few days at least. Forgot that it's even there.
Gonna disconnect it tomorrow and hear what I'm missing if anything
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Yes have one and loved it with previous DAC. With Aqua transport world class clock and DAC just no longer needed. Sitting here collecting dust. Any takers ???


charles


 I actually paid list price as I did not to bother them for one personal use item. Asking $100.

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Home demo.
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Offline Emil

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emil, try it yet?

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Yes! and it does what it claims to do.
Music sound flat and lifeless without it. Worth a try especially if you stream
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