Been offered a 170i for £80. At the mo am using a apple dock. Is it worth it.
Also would the m1 dac be a good match for this if i bought it?
If not whats a good match for the 170i
The Wadia have some very interesting, proprietary, technology.
Think this was Wadia's cheapest ever item at around £350? If it's in good nick, working as expected, then I'd be over it like a rash. Apparently excellent from memory.
Onkyo TX-NR818 / Tannoy DC4 speakers / Marantz UD-7007
AVI Lab Series CD player / various cables
Looks brand new with all connections. so you think i should consider it?
Well, at the very worst, you can sell it on for a profit. I'd go for it, but don't let that sway you.
Go for it. I pair mine with M1 DAC with excellent results.
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Heard it with a Stax SR 007 and some alien looking dac costing 1000 pounds.....just after I heard some Avantgarde Uno's with an AR setup. Detail levels and realsim were within 95% of the AR setup.
Denon DNP-720AE network streamer, Mordaunt Short Mezzo 6, Cayin A-55 T, Technics-SLQ210, Denon DP-29F turntable, 540p, Dac-magic, Marantz 5004CD and 6025 Turntable, Mac ,Pure AV interconnects, QED Revelation speaker cables, QED Performance interconnects.
Akg K702, Grado SR60i, UE Triple-fi, Musical Fidelity X-cans, HRT Music Streamer 2+
absolutely a good deal, provided the item's not worn badly. i used much less expensive solution to a dac and the change in sound already a good leap.
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