IDA-8 ($995) features and spec

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Re: IDA-8 ($995) features and spec
« Reply #540 on: 19 Sep 2018, 03:43 am »
eshiku,

It took me till now to check. My Mac wireless keyboard's volume control tabs (buttons) work just fine. I've had my IDA-8 for 2+ years and never once tried this function - until now that is:roll:.

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« Reply #541 on: 20 Sep 2018, 10:06 pm »
Michael,

Thank you so much for doing that! That took away my last bit of concern, time to buy! :)

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Re: IDA-8 ($995) features and spec
« Reply #542 on: 12 Jan 2019, 08:49 am »
I'm a new IDA-8 owner and I have a question
Hi, what power cables are you using or recommending on this IDA-8 ?
Now I'm using a power cable Apertura Tiny.
Thank you.
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« Reply #543 on: 12 Jan 2019, 05:14 pm »
Try not to fall down the rabbit hole of power cords at this stage of the game. Pick a short but thick gauge that still has enough flexibility to go where you need it to without placing strain on the connectors. Don't bother with fancy shielding or whatnot unless you have a very large amount of signal cables resting on top, but even then simply spacing them carefully should be good enough.

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Re: IDA-8 ($995) features and spec
« Reply #544 on: 12 Jan 2019, 05:35 pm »
Shorter power cables aren't necessarily better. In fact I've found the opposite. It depends on the cable design / gauge / shielding...and one's system.

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Re: IDA-8 ($995) features and spec
« Reply #545 on: 12 Jan 2019, 06:41 pm »
Thank you for your answers.
My cable is made of multifilament and tinned conductor.
I have heard that for digital amplifiers there is a better cable made of monofilament [solid] conductors.
I do not have such a cable to test and that's why I'm asking here, I think that those who have this amplifier have tested another wire

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Re: IDA-8 ($995) features and spec
« Reply #546 on: 17 Jan 2019, 01:09 pm »
 :scratch: Just use the factory supplied cable

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Re: IDA-8 ($995) features and spec
« Reply #547 on: 17 Jan 2019, 01:34 pm »
I've tried several different PCs with my IDA-8. I never heard a difference, so I do just as Jason recommends - I use the stock power cord.