NuPrime IDA-16

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Samac

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Re: NuPrime IDA-16
« Reply #40 on: 13 Apr 2017, 12:42 pm »
Come on.  I have been following your thread and anguish over the performance of the new Toy. 3 days have passed since arrival, and?

I've been trying to be patient and it's been hard, damguz. I wanted to let the IDA-16 settle in. After it has been in my system a week I'll post more detailed impressions (that is if I can wait until then).  :o

But briefly I will say that it has met all my expectations. Build quality is first rate, functionality is fantastic. I had high standards I wanted to meet with the volume control and the IDA-16 passed with honors. The volume control really is excellent. The remote is very well made and works great.

I want to try to avoid hyperbole or cliche. The IDA-16 sounds outstanding; it has great tone, detail, resolution and dynamics and it is so enjoyable to listen to. It is smooth (I don't mean soft). There is nothing harsh or fatiguing about it. It's just a music maker. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

If you get a chance read the reviews. Vince Hanada's review on Soundstage is excellent. There are many other that I used google translate to read that are very good as well. If you have any questions, I will be happy to answer if I can.

I will continue to post my impressions as I continue to listen to and get to know the IDA-16.

I will say great job, NuPrime! Keep up the good work. :thumb:

Cheers,

Scott


Samac

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Re: NuPrime IDA-16
« Reply #41 on: 13 Apr 2017, 12:47 pm »
C'mon, Scott.

My life is on hold, too! Okay. Maybe not on hold, but I am curious.

Michael, as I sit here this morning listening I am a very happy boy. I work from home and the system is on 14-16 hours a day so the IDA-16 has about 40 hours on it. :D

Cheers,

Scott

markajh

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Re: NuPrime IDA-16
« Reply #42 on: 13 Apr 2017, 03:01 pm »
Michael, as I sit here this morning listening I am a very happy boy. I work from home and the system is on 14-16 hours a day so the IDA-16 has about 40 hours on it. :D

Cheers,

Scott

Hello, Scott -

Congrats. I was fairly confident you would be feeling this way. For me I enjoyed many surprises over the first 30 days when I got my K38 - revisiting music I hadn't listened to for a while. Enjoy.

Mark

Samac

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Re: NuPrime IDA-16
« Reply #43 on: 13 Apr 2017, 04:26 pm »
Hello, Scott -

Congrats. I was fairly confident you would be feeling this way. For me I enjoyed many surprises over the first 30 days when I got my K38 - revisiting music I hadn't listened to for a while. Enjoy.

Mark

Thanks, Mark.

It's good to hear from another satisfied NuPrime owner. I am enjoying the break-in process and look forward to the next few weeks as the IDA-16 continues to "season".

With it playing music I'm finding it hard to get any work done around here. :o

Cheers,

Scott

Samac

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Re: NuPrime IDA-16
« Reply #44 on: 17 Apr 2017, 05:38 pm »
The IDA-16 has been in the system for a week now and has accumulated a bit over 100 hours. It is still breaking in.

Still really enjoying it. Going from 50 watts to 200 has made a significant difference. It's easy to listen to. I don't find myself straining to hear detail and the music is easy to listen to with excellent flow.

Will update again after a few more hours with it.

Cheers,

Scott

damguz

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Re: NuPrime IDA-16
« Reply #45 on: 21 Apr 2017, 01:45 am »
Thank you.....