How is your dCS connected to your system?

Would love to hear how you have your dCS connected to your system. Specifically interested in cabling/ethernet/power cords, etc. and how you get your signal to your dCS. Also, how do you have it connected to your system (preamp, etc.) for playback. Please share any tweaks or how you started and how you got it to where it is today?

Woots

I’ve only ‘just’ started with the legacy Network Bridge.

Currently connected to Metrum Octave v2 DAC.

Then Croft 25 pre 7 power

Out to Role Audio Enterprise loudspeakers.

Believing in the top down approach - gigo - without a decent transport your aren’t going to know the full potential of your existing system / DACs.

I also own the Audio Note 0.1x DAC and various others - I’m yet to try the Bridge with the AN.

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Signal:
Mac Mini
Audioquest Pearl ethernet
Virgin Broadband Router
Audioquest Pearl ethernet
Rossini
Atlas Mavros balanced cable
Boulder Mono-blocks
Chord silvery twisted cable (exact type unknown)
Sonus Faber Cremona Auditor speakers

Power:
Supra LoRad MKII mains cable
Rossini
Supra LoRad MKII mains cable
Boulder Mono-blocks

I cant seem to hear much difference between various cables

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Editng @ tadders post to suit my installation
Signal:
BT Broadband Router
Bog standard Cat5e ethernet cable
NetGear Switch
Bog standard Cat5e ethernet cable
Intel NUC with Roon
Bog standard Cat5e ethernet cable
Synology NAS
Bog standard Cat5e ethernet cable
Rossini
Transparent Audio Reference XLR
Chord Electronics Pre amp
Transparent Audio Reference XLR
Chord Electronics MonoBlocs
Transparent Audio Super Speaker Cables (am awaitng delivery of Lo Z Reference )
Martin Logan Electrostaics

Power: (maybe upgrades need to be done here?)
PS Audio Mains Cables
Rossini
PS Audio Mains Cables
Chord Pre amp
Furutech C19 Mains Cables
Chord Electronics MonoBlocs
PS Audio Mains Cables
Active (Martin Logan) Speakers

Footnote: I would be interested to know if readers would invest in a Rossini Apex upgrade prior to Power cable upgrades…

Nice set up @BrianH. You make a great point about upgrading power cables prior to adding Apex. Cabling/Cords are so underrated. When I invested in an all Transparent set up late last year it was by far the best addition sonically to my system. What I love about the my Reference speaker cables is that Transparent biased them to my amp (Audio Research) and my speakers (Wilson Alexia).

My signal cables of choice are balanced Synergistic Research Atmosphere SX Euphoria.

In my system the Gold tuning bullets work best for the Rossini Player.

Power cord is Shunyata Alpha Digital connected to an AudioQuest Niagara 5000.

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Thor PS10 Power Conditioner
Nordost Frey2 power cable into
Laufer Technic MemoryPlayer64 - as Server
Ethernet Cat8
Router
another Nordost Frey2 power cable into dCS Bartok
Ethernet cable IN from router
Nordost Tyr2 ICs Balanced OUT
2x AMR AM-77 run as monoblocks
Custom Made Speaker Cables by ETI Research (formally Eichmann)
GoldenEar Triton1s

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