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Monday 2 May 2011

Woe Is Me!

I've come over all Shakespearean and its down to the new heart of my system, the Cyrus DAC-X.

It was secondhand and has been performing really well in my system for several weeks now, but we came back from a few days away and it's developed a fault - the left channel is heavily distorted.  Tested cables, connections to the pre-amp, different digital inputs, with and without the PSX-R all with the same result - a distorted sounding DAC.

An email's gone off to the Cyrus service dept to check out what to do next, but it'll be a while before they get back, given the UK's plethora of bank holidays at the moment.

Hopefully its not something too expensive!

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