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In Reply to: RE: "What do engineers know? " posted by E-Stat on June 04, 2017 at 14:57:32
That would be because...
But there was a time when the Palm Treo's file handling ability was a huge issue. I was able to carry most of the companies currently active documents, contracts, proposals, patents, results of clinical trials, everything, on a chip plugged into the phone and to easily receive, edit and attach to email, any of those documents.
And yes, with a bit of work, one can do most of those things with an iPhone and the use of what-was-not-existent-at-the-iPhone's-introduction, the 'cloud'.
Also happy to report that I'm now on my third iPhone and my 'Music' library is still completely EMPTY!
For a bunch of old Geezers y'all sure are smart.
Thankful though all your help with this computer stuff.
I the guy who couldn't get my Raspberry Pi to work without 'phone support' from inmate 'Bullethead'.
I appreciated talking to an elder audiophile.
However all I remember from the conversation was you asking me to give you my Harbeths, lol. I don't remember helping you at all.
My advice to you is to enjoy the 'pen' and check out some Shpongle. Tales from the Inexpressible.
It was worth a try!
Much like the Meridian Explorer 2 DAC, you said you were no longer using them. :-)
I have some bel canto long in the tooth equipment and the Harbeth Compact 7ES3, ready to go for a second system. I just have to get off my chair.
I plan on hooking up an unmodified Sonos connect to the Bel Canto DAC, and call it a day, however I might have to get it modified, I don't think I would be able to deal with a non-modded connect after hearing the Wyred 4 sound connect.
beat the stock SONOS connect in every respect.
And cheaper as well.
yes! I forgot about the RPi after I was done with it, I'll just hook that up instead.
Not bad at all...
Could maybe be better with the right drugs.
Might have to make a few phone calls.
Oh, and the Pi is now 'rockin' a new iFi iPower switching wall wart pictured above.
Thinking it might be better than the 24,000 mAh battery I was using before.
that's the one I have. I was all done with the RPi experiment a few months ago, it does sound fantastic. If I was to compare to Sonos modded, probably the same or a tad bit better, that is the RPi compared to the Sonos modded, the hacked up RPi sounds a tad bit better. At least using Rune Audio.
Hacked up how?
At this point, my MacBook Air USB + Jitterbug to my AudioGD DAC still seems to be 'slightly' better than the RaspberryPi HiFiBerry Digi+ Pro S/PDIF to the same DAC and that's with any and all PS upgrades I have attempted so far.
Any future 'hacks' are appreciated.
Just Digi+ pro, IFI power supply, and I say Rune Audio.
That's Rune Audio 0.4 beta, I've blabbered about it before.
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