PC set-up: Active speakers Vs Studio Monitors

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Re: PC set-up: Active speakers Vs Studio Monitors

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I'm no expert, just info gained from reading. The first link, and of course the most expensive RCA tubes a supposed to be very good. If it was me I'd probably go with my last suggestion, not too expensive and have had many plus comments from users.
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Quick update for anyone interested - the little Douk amp has some sort of automatic standby mode, and switches off when it hears no signal, on the USB input anyway. This can even be between songs on a playlist on Spotify or similar. It reactivates very quickly but there can be a very slight delay - perhaps half a second or less - at the beginning of a track. I don't find it too much of an issue but it could wind some up. I also need to actually test it properly for the other inputs.
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Re: PC set-up: Active speakers Vs Studio Monitors

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That's annoying, should go into auto standby after 10 minutes.

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Re: PC set-up: Active speakers Vs Studio Monitors

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I bet there's some arcane combination of keys you can press to turn it off, but I had a quick nose around Google and I couldn't find it. As you've spotted, it's only on the USB input, and for "ordinary" music replay use it's fine.
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slinger wrote: Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:45 am As you've spotted, it's only on the USB input, and for "ordinary" music replay use it's fine.
Yes, in fairness, you'd have to have a very, very short fuse for this to become a real distraction in ordinary use - for general listening.

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