Overall, appears to be a lot for the money. Naim Uniti Atom sits pretty. Solo piano rings out true, string instruments sound fitfully plucky, and human voices are portrayed lovingly really. Add to that it’s friendliness with such linux servers as the Auraliti PK90USB and you have a plug-n-play system that performs ridiculously well. Favorite Sound Munich High End In other words, it guesses at, and they’re very well educated guesses from the sound of it, and puts musical data back in providing a much gentler rolloff above 22kHz as compared to a brick wall. But I am really reaching well into the listening experience to pull out these very minor points and I want to stress that they did not detract from my enjoyment in the least.
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In terms of better, its a win win, imo. With PCM-based music, there is a lovely wholeness to the sound lending each instrument a colorful and natural presentation.
By the mere mentioning of the DCS in this review, I am giving the newest boy round the block the biggest break possible, and the exD DAC, in the right system, can shine brightly.
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Jean-Michel Blais — Eviction Sessions. Naim Uniti Atom sits pretty. In other words, it guesses at, and they’re very well educated guesses from the sound sxd it, and puts musical data back in providing a much gentler rolloff above 22kHz as compared to a brick wall.
He said that Albert is a bit of a tweaker, and the exD DAC is screwed together using torque driver on all four sides for best sound quality.
Then I started thinking if I was listening to the spinning turntable, or music files from the lap top starring right in front? To audition in my own home, I’d have to order and pay for gear from each of the manufacturers of interest who will give me a trial period, and send back what I don’t keep. Log in or register to post comments. For rich videophiles November 23, The exD on the other hand is tube based and decodes all input signals in native sampling rates for best results.
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Another technical design feature of the exD DAC is the use of a custom wound C-Core transformer, for that richer mid range sound character. Allo DigiOne Ussb Review.
Cambridge Audio is doing it with their wudio curve fitting algorithm licensed from Anagram. Submitted by ednaz on September 28, – Now, you already know how much I cared for the sound quality of the exD.
It provides a rich, warm and thoroughly inviting soundscape for you to enter and spend as much time in as your life will allow. Even though you can’t hear the first order harmonic in this rage, we can hear the lower order harmonics and the resulting reproduction is closer to a live performance.
I did not find it bothersome but I certainly would prefer if it wasn’t there.
Sonore/exD DSD USB DAC
When sitting and relaxing and listening, I found myself being led from album to album in mood mode as opposed to sound mode which is a very good thing, imo. Add to that it’s friendliness with such linux servers as the Auraliti PK90USB and you have a plug-n-play system that performs ridiculously well.
So I shall retract the second point, as it is adio non-valid! The Winter Music Mix.
Soulution — a Swiss amp goes for a Highland fling. The Christmas Music Mix.
Introduction: exD DAC
I’ll also mention that there is a slight tick sound when switching between DSD tracks using Audirvana Plus. The DCS has multiple inputs while the exD has only the minimalist choice of 2 only.
I had the exD in my eexd Submitted by tbrads on September 28, – 2: Submitted by Michael Lavorgna on September 28, – 6: A comparison review of two DACs. I think DACs may be the component most fraught with subjectivity, at least in my experience.