Originally Posted by JohnNY-C
Please practice what you preach and provide data to back-up your assertions.
I already did to a degree, I stated very clearly what the background was for my opinion, which is practical experience with the predecessors of the equipment in question. As for "data" I can pretty much guarantee you that most reasonable processors will be so far below the audible threshold of distortion and SNR as to be indistinguishable.
They may vary in their presentation but quantifying those differences as better or worse is purely a matter of subjective taste. And "huge difference" between any is optimistic at best.
You obviously value Kal's opinion based on the above posts - did you insult him when he praised the 9.8?
The environment that I have to assess this gear is a dedicated, acoustically treated and designed room. You?
Current Gear: Anthem AVM60, D-Sonic 3500/7, Oppo UDP-203, PS Audio Nuwave Phono Pre, Technics SL1210 w/ Denon DL103, Dune Duo 4K, LG Oled55e6, Paradigm Sig. S6 & C3 v.3's, Monitor ADP's, Velodyne SPLR1200.