Free Shipping on All Orders 1-866-764-1801

Vist our Online Store
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Transports

  1. #1

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Sep 2010

    Default Transports

    I've been using my PS3 as my music server and using the optical out to connect to my Emotiva XDA-1 DAC (via dayton glass toslink).

    Today I decided to take my NAD T534 and use it to play some CD's via the coaxial output. I don't know if it is a cable thing or a transport thing, but the NAD via coaxial was a definite improvement. Things sounded sweeter, open, and their was more bass. It was subtle, but it was SURE.

    I'd like your thoughts on this if you have any.

  2. #2

    Member Sales Rating: (4)

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Salem, Oregon (Polk county!)


    I have been trying different transports with my recently built DAC and agree they can make a difference. Power supplies, cables (power, digital) and even the laser and drive mechanisms can have an effect on the sound from what I've heard with my ears.

    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:

    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion."

    "Green leaves reveal the heart spoken Khatru"- Jon Anderson

    "Have A Little Faith! And Everything You'll Face, Will Jump From Out Right On Into Place! Yeah! Take A Little Time! And Everything You'll Find, Will Move From Gloom Right On Into Shine!"- Arthur Lee

  3. #3

    Member Sales Rating: (16)

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    State college PA


    My theta sounds a lot better than my PC.
    SDA-2BTL with custom IC
    Adcom 565 monoblocks--Monarchy Audio M-10 preamp
    Theta Data Basic Transport--Camelot Arthur DAC--Camelot Dragon Pro2 MK III
    Harman Kardon T-55c TT
    DH Labs Q-10 Signature Speaker Cables With Furez silver plated copper bananas
    Prophecy Cryo-Silver Reference AES/EBU
    Prophecy Cryo-Silver i2s digital cable
    4 Furutech FP-314Ag with FI-11cu Plugs/FI-11AG IECs--- Power Cords
    Revelation Audio Labs Paradise cryo-silver ICs-Source to pre

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)


Similar Threads

  1. SOLD USB Transports/DACs
    By zingo in forum For Sale (FS) Classifieds
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 05-23-2011, 01:19 PM
  2. transports....
    By cstmar01 in forum 2 Channel Audio
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 09-24-2010, 01:18 PM
  3. Van Alstine Ultra DAC & transports...
    By pearsall001 in forum 2 Channel Audio
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-08-2007, 07:14 PM
  4. A/B test on Transports
    By Lsi9 in forum Electronics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-31-2006, 04:48 PM
  5. Audiophile quality CD transports and DAC's
    By madmax in forum 2 Channel Audio
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 04-07-2004, 06:27 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts