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What did you pay for it?

And where's the pics of the other units making the rounds?


What's a DTI? DDE? I've read this whole thread twice and I don't understand those two, I know what a DAC is.
 

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stuwee said:
What did you pay for it?

And where's the pics of the other units making the rounds?


What's a DTI? DDE? I've read this whole thread twice and I don't understand those two, I know what a DAC is.

DDE is Digital Decoding Engine a fancy name for a DAC. DTI is Digital Transmission Interface a fancy name for an anti-jitter device.
 

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stuwee said:
What did you pay for it?

And where's the pics of the other units making the rounds?


What's a DTI? DDE? I've read this whole thread twice and I don't understand those two, I know what a DAC is.

What did who pay for what? So far in the AA deal I have over 1000.00 outlay. So far those 2 pieces have cost me over 500.00 each. LOL Waiting on some Onix CDPs. I don't have pics of them. If I did they are on a dead computer.

Larry
 

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Yes I saw it. I'm still highest bidder. No feed back and the only place they have bid is there. So I thought the same thing when it happened.

Larry
That really bites!
If you win, I'd give the seller some serious shit about that, and report him (not that it does any good) it's fun to vent to ebay, cuss'm real good :evil:
 

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This sucks. Was playing CDs this morning. Left and came back and now it says no disc. It doesn't recognize any disc.

Any ideas?

Larry
Open her up and see if the mechanism moves to read the disc, if so, does it retreat back after a sec?

Clean the lens with windex on a q-tip

Worse case, the laser is shot :cry: that's not a good thing. Unless Mark has a spare.....
 

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I found a direct replacement on ebay for 18.00. It even quit spinning now. So when it gets here I will swap out the whole mechanism. I hope it just bolts in and I don't have to adjust. Has anyone ever changed a transport? The spindle motor isn't running. So I have to find the part number.

Larry
 

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I found a direct replacement on ebay for 18.00. It even quit spinning now. So when it gets here I will swap out the whole mechanism. I hope it just bolts in and I don't have to adjust. Has anyone ever changed a transport? The spindle motor isn't running. So I have to find the part number.

Larry
Larry, PM MacGuyver over at ST, he's swapped out lot's of transports and lasers.

Good luck!
 

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Who do I ship the AA Stuff too? I have a tube DAC on the way and an looking at a Tube CD player and a new set of tubes for the tube amp, so I won't need these units anymore. :p
 

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Well for now, I just bought a Chinese tube Dac/preamp off ebay. It is a clone of the one GF is selling for 2/3rds of their price. I haven't bought a CD player yet still doing some research into them. As far as tubes I will probably get a quad set of Mullard reissues for about $75 or so.
 

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Well for now, I just bought a Chinese tube Dac/preamp off ebay. It is a clone of the one GF is selling for 2/3rds of their price. I haven't bought a CD player yet still doing some research into them. As far as tubes I will probably get a quad set of Mullard reissues for about $75 or so.
Little secret GF is the clone. Where do you think theirs come from. Never mention me if you ever talk to them. We don't see eye to eye on business practices. Really we can't stand each other.

Larry
 
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