Hi, I'm interested in purchasing a Node 2i in order to hear MQA tracks on Tidal. I have a mid-level Denon receiver with Heos, so I currently only get CD quality FLAC. I understand that MQA would only be fully unpacked via the analog out connection because the Denon DAC isn't certified for MQA. However, I believe the Denon and most receivers take the analog signal and re-digitize it through the receiver's DAC in order to output the signal through the power amp section to the speakers (even via "pure direct" mode). Does this defeat the whole benefit of using the RCA out for MQA as ultimately without a fully analog signal path I remain limited by the DAC in my receiver?
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