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Opus GUI v1.12.2 released!

Opus GUI v1.12.2 released!

Hi everyone, Yesterday night, I published Opus GUI v1.12.2: This release updates once again the Google Drive API. It also adds an option that can be changed by modifying the file called opus_gui.exe.config to specify the number of files that can be downloaded at a time when converting audio files from your Google Drive account. More information about this can be found here. As usual, you can download this release from GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy!

Opus GUI v1.12 released!

Opus GUI v1.12 released!

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Opus GUI v1.12: This new version adds support for Google Drive, allowing you to encode your music stored in your account. Encoded files are stored locally. When you press the Google Drive button for the first time, you’ll be redirected to a Quick Start guide where you only need to follow the Step 1. After that, download the file “credentials.json” and place it in the same folder where Opus GUI is located. You’ll need…

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The TRN BT20 2-pin 0.78mm IEM Bluetooth Adapter

The TRN BT20 2-pin 0.78mm IEM Bluetooth Adapter

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll be reviewing the TRN BT20 Bluetooth adapter for 2-pin In-Ear Monitors (IEM): The TRN BT20 is a Bluetooth 5.0 adapter that is available in 3 different versions: 2-pin 0.75mm 2-pin 0.78mm MMCX The version I purchased is the 2-pin 0.78mm for my KZ ZS7 IEM’s. The adapter syncs together to bring you stereo sound. It uses a Realtek Bluetooth 5.0 SoC that while it is not specified which specific chipset it’s being used, I suspect it…

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Opus GUI v1.10 released!

Opus GUI v1.10 released!

Hi everyone, Today, I released Opus GUI v1.10: This new version adds support for ffmpeg’s native Opus encoder. I also included the latest x64 release of opusenc. As to what ffmpeg encoder to use, I recommend sticking to ffmpeg libopus, as my own tests revealed some artifact issues using ffmpeg opus. A difference between these 2 is that libopus encodes using variable bitrate while ffmpeg opus encodes only with a constant bitrate. Since libopus use variable bitrate, it can allocate…

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DJ Digs Main Street Electrical Parade

DJ Digs Main Street Electrical Parade

Hi everyone, On Thursday, I received the DJ Digs Main Street Electrical Parade Audio CD. This CD was released in 2003 and contains 8 remixes from Disney’s Main Street Electrical Parade and it was released exclusively in Japan. The remixes included in this CD are really worthwhile. Once you listen to this, listening back to the original Main Street Electrical Parade track may be boring, and you’ll want to continuously listen to this CD. The track listing for this CD…

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The Tempotec Sonata iDSD Plus

The Tempotec Sonata iDSD Plus

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I received the Tempotec Sonata iDSD Plus: This is a DAC and AMP all in one device. It has Dual ES9018K2M, Dual ES9601K amplifiers, as well as a Balanced 2.5mm headphone jack as well as the regular 3.5mm jack. The device is very similar to the Hidizs DH1000. In fact, it is a rebranded Tempotec product. Today, I’ll take a look at a newer Tempotec Sonata iDSD Plus revision. The Tempotec unit I received should have some…

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Opus GUI v1.9 released

Opus GUI v1.9 released

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Opus GUI v1.9: This new release allows you to click on the opusenc and ffmpeg version labels to copy the text to your clipboard. This allows you to create folders by pasting the version string from the clipboard to better organize your content if you want to maintain the encodes organized by encoder version. This could be also useful if you want to store the files in folders named with the encoder version to…

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The Hidizs Sonata HD USB-C to 3.5mm DAC Cable

The Hidizs Sonata HD USB-C to 3.5mm DAC Cable

Hi everyone, Today, I received the Hidizs Sonata HD USB-C to 3.5mm DAC Cable. This is a cable (or dongle) that allows you to connect your 3.5mm headphones to your devices that have a USB-C connector, or to a USB-A connector by using a USB-C to USB-A adapter. It features a sample rate of up to 24-bit and 192khz, but you’ll need to update the firmware to be able to use it. We’ll see more about the firmware update process…

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