Yamaki's Recent Activity

  1. Yamaki replied to the thread Looking for a good Integrated Amp to connect to a PC.

    You'll need a digital to analog converter (DAC) to get sound to the receiver from a PC unless you buy one that has some form of USB in...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 12:25 PM
  2. Yamaki replied to the thread DAC Image/Stage Differences?.

    I've heard differences between chipset brands. I've owned DACs with Burr Brown, TI, Analog Devices and ESS. I much prefer the sound of...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 11:27 PM
  3. Yamaki replied to the thread My Daughters 20th B-day vintage gift(s).

    Way to go, Dad!!!

    Jun 18, 2018 at 2:16 PM
  4. Yamaki replied to the thread Gun Porn.

    That's good to hear, @dB happy ! I think you'll like the Romeo 5.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 11:49 AM
  5. Yamaki replied to the thread How would Vienna Acoustics Bach Grands work with my CR 1020.

    You can always add a 2-channel amplifier behind the CR1020 and make those Vienna's shine. They aren't power hungry, they are just a bit...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  6. Yamaki replied to the thread Will a DAC make a big difference in sound quality?.

    I personally would pass on using a smartphone. They weren't designed for audio and the processing compromises the quality of your music....

    Jun 16, 2018 at 5:58 PM
  7. Yamaki replied to the thread Will a DAC make a big difference in sound quality?.

    Let's take it in the direction the data flows: PC/Music Server === USB cable ===> DAC === analog RCA or balanced XLR cable ===> Receiver

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:12 AM
  8. Yamaki replied to the thread Will a DAC make a big difference in sound quality?.

    I don't think the "difference would be dramatic..." but it would be different. In my opinion, you won't hear a dramatic difference...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:56 AM
  9. Yamaki replied to the thread Gun Porn.

    That's a nice Smith!

    Jun 15, 2018 at 8:36 PM
  10. Yamaki replied to the thread Gun Porn.

    Great result. Good luck at the range.

    Jun 15, 2018 at 7:16 PM
  11. Yamaki replied to the thread How would Vienna Acoustics Bach Grands work with my CR 1020.

    I'd be looking for more power to run than what your Yamaha puts out. They are great speakers, though.

    Jun 15, 2018 at 5:05 PM
  12. Yamaki replied to the thread Gun Porn.

    Yup but as far as scope bases, optic mounts, etc....I find I do dismount those from time to time so I never red loctite them. I hate...

    Jun 15, 2018 at 2:19 PM
  13. Yamaki replied to the thread Gun Porn.

    Sweet!

    Jun 15, 2018 at 12:59 PM