The steps in setting up Windows 10 for better SQ from dedicated Audio PC without the need for third party tools.
This is the second review of the streamer. “AA Music Streamer – A for Sound, A for Flexibility” http://notanotherhifiblog.blogspot.com/2021/09/aa-music-streamer-for-sound-for.html
The preferred O/S and playback software for AA Music Streamer to get best SQ with reasonable ease of use, plus product specifications.
Using JPLAY FEMTO with Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 brings the music streamer performance to another level. A new reference is set.
Worldwide semiconductor shortage will impact this streamer project. Long lead times of selected parts mean waiting time up to a year.
Without a scope, relative AC ripple measurements of the 12V and 5V outputs were done using Keithley DMM6500 and the results are pretty good.
3D views of final PCB designs for various LPSU boards are shared. Currently validating the designs and getting quotes from PCB manufacturers.
The parts’ high cost is the reason why AA Music flagship music streamer will be priced around RM12k, but an entry-level model is coming…
First review of AA Audio Music streamer by Wilson Teoh from Johor Bahru based on Build 03 which he played around for about a month.
Sound quality was compared playing discs directly from Marantz SA-10 versus playing from streamer using HYSOLID and JPLAY FEMTO on Windows 10.