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Sutherland 12dAX7 USB DAC and Preamp Reviewed

Sutherland 12dAX7 USB DAC and Preamp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Using 12 AX7 tubes this USB-only DAC has its own analog volume control so it can be used without a preamp. Using true dual-mono construction throughout, the 12dAX7 USB DAC brings PC audio up to a level that's competitive with stand-alone transports. Read More

 
Chord DAC 64 Digital To Analog Converter Reviewed

Chord DAC 64 Digital To Analog Converter Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

The DAC 64 from Chord looks unique with its retro-industrial styling. With a polished sound that Ken Kessler found "liquid...with plenty of slam..." the DAC 64 is ideal for audiophiles who are tired of big ugly black boxes and long for something more stylish for their music. Read More

 
Audio Research DAC2 Digital to Analog Converter Reviewed

Audio Research DAC2 Digital to Analog Converter Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

As loved as any audio brand in the industry, Audio Research keeps coming out with high-end audio gear that is better than the last. The DAC2 tries to tame the digital beast. It's not even as expensive as you'd expect, especially give its amazing performance Read More

 
Audio Research DAC1 Digital To Analog Converter Reviewed

Audio Research DAC1 Digital To Analog Converter Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Audio Research producing a digital converter? This company -- analogue stalwarts enamoured with valves -- has resisted involvement with Things Digital until the moemnt in the format's history when digital earned, in ARC's own words, 'a degree of technological maturity... Read More

 
Audio Alchemy Digital Decoding Engine v1.0 DAC Reviewed

Audio Alchemy Digital Decoding Engine v1.0 DAC Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Long before Audio Alchemy founder, Mark Schifter, got locked up in the pokey for charity fraud he was selling products like the DDE v.1.0. If you don't like the product he might offer you a "steak dinner and a ride in his Porsche". Good luck to those who say "yes". Read More