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Horizon 1982

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« on: May 25, 2014, 03:11:10 PM »
Hi,

I need some advice regarding DACs.

The main purpose is listening to FLACs on my working pc. I'm purchasing a pair of Adams A77X for this.

So my options so far are:

Dangerous Music Source

Benchmark DAC1

SPL Crimson

Grace 902

Let me know what you think.

Cheers



« Last Edit: May 25, 2014, 03:25:44 PM by Crossing_The_Threshold »

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Re: DACs
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2014, 05:14:38 AM »
That was the one I was inclined to. Thanks.

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Re: DACs
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2014, 02:32:04 PM »
Ordered!

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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2014, 02:20:24 PM »
I think it will be a big step forward compared with my jurassic audio setup...

It's not high end, but for the purpose it's ok.

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« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2014, 12:25:50 PM »
I finally got it, it has an amazing clarity!

For now I connected it to a pair of Van Damme XLR cables to the Neumann KH120. My girlfriend thought that I was using a 5.1 audio system, because the separation, stereo image and clarity revealed a load of layers, that was lost in my old system.

I'm still pondering if I buy the Adams A77x or something else, tho..

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2014, 02:57:01 PM »
I'm still not in that 1% of audio engineers that can spot the difference by hearing for ex your Eclipse or a Prism Sound Atlas. And I really doubt I could spot the difference between the Source and higher stuff.

That requires a lot of training or maybe natural talent? So yes, in this price tag the Source is really cool!
« Last Edit: June 21, 2014, 03:35:47 PM by Crossing_The_Threshold »