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#303129 - 04/24/10 01:59 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: terzaghi]
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Registered: 02/06/09
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I was going to make the same post. Don't even bother with HDMI "switching" receivers. If all you think you'll ever need is a optical audio input, find a high-end model from 5 years ago, and get yourself a Monoprice HDMI switch. But really, you can't say you'll only ever need lossy DD and DTS.
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#303145 - 04/24/10 04:41 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: BlueJays1]
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 Originally Posted By: Dr.House
Where would you recommend purchasing that amp?


EBAY. I'm ordering my recommended system today.

Now, when I say 2.1 I don't mean a 2.1 as opposed to 5.1, 6.1 or 7.1 home theater system. I mean 2 channel stereo with a subwoofer.
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#303159 - 04/24/10 05:26 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: 2x6spds]
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Registered: 09/19/08
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Cool 2x6. I have been really happy with my MK III though I have not used it as a preamp. It has been very reliable. I have used the MK III for late night listening with headphones the past year, used almost everyday on average 2+ hours a night. Still on the original tubes! Very nice product and has excellent build quality.

I would recommend purchasing the MK III from the authorized dealer DavidZheZhe on ebay.

http://www.littledot.net/forum/index.php

Good luck with your purchases.
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#303160 - 04/24/10 07:04 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: BlueJays1]
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Loc: CA, USA
I just exchanged emails with David. He seems very nice. I wonder if I'll need an external DAC to interface the Little Dot with the Play Station 1 as a CDP.

Here is the system I'm putting together. Opinions welcome!

Speakers - Axiom M3Tis.


Velodyne VX-11 subwoofer


Little Dot MKIII preamp


Muse 2024 T-Amp


Sony XDR-F1HD FM TUNER


Sony Play Station 1 as CDP

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#303161 - 04/24/10 07:33 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: 2x6spds]
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Did the PS1 even have a digital audio out which could be used with a DAC?
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#303162 - 04/24/10 07:41 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: ClubNeon]
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I thought the whole point of using an original PlayStation as a player was to take advantage of its DAC.

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#303168 - 04/24/10 08:34 PM Re: $1000 setup [Re: CV]
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Holy hell, I haven't seen a PS1 in a long time!
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