It has arrived and it is a thing of beauty, exactly what I was looking for to liberate me from the cult of Apple.
As I learn more I'll try and update this post with a review or details but I can tell you already that it's a beast. A little Emmylou Harris to break in the lossless capability.
If anyone has questions in the meantime let me know.
More music to follow as I retag and improve the bit rates of files on my HD.
'Tis a good day.