1. T

    Lampizator Golden Gate 3 Impressions

    Thanks to my buddy @Golum I think I'm one of the first(?) people to be enjoying the new iteration of Lampizator's Golden Gate DAC, the Golden Gate 3. First off, a bit of background. I've been a user of the Esoteric digital front-end for some time now. My current Esoteric Setup consists of the...
  2. ketcham

    Announcing the D-10,000 OTL/OCL DAC - an industry first!

    THE NEW D-10000 OTL/OCL DAC PROUDLY ANNOUNCING ALLNIC’S NEW FLAGSHIP DAC! Continuing to think about the theme of the last few blog entries here, it’s appropriate to pause from time to time and recognize again the incredible choices we are so lucky to have to enable the reproduction of music in...
  3. AMR / iFi audio

    iFi audio ZEN Air DAC - The Official Thread

    ZEN Air DAC A breath of fresh Air. USB DAC + headphone amp Winner of a host of awards since launching in 2019, the ZEN DAC and its V2 successor deliver a performance that competes with DAC/headphone amps at...
  4. dCS Rossini DAC

    dCS Rossini DAC

    I'm selling out my entire stereo system as I'm moving to TX and building a new home with dedicated listening room. Won't be ready for at least a year or so and won't want to keep things in storage as my housing is up in the air. Here's the ad for my Rossini DAC (a year old now). All original...
  5. AMR / iFi audio

    iFi audio Go Blue Case - The Official Thread

    It is finally here. The Go blu case. Specifically designed to fit your GO blu. The GO blu case is an essential accessory for the everyday commuter, jetsetter, or fitness fanatic. This snug fitting case is unique to iFi with an embossed logo detail. It is a bespoke partner for...
  6. AMR / iFi audio

    iFi audio Go Blue - The Official Thread

    Today is the day! The GO blu is here! HD Bluetooth DAC. Our new GO blu, pocket-rocket portable HD DAC/amp, is diminutive enough to take with you wherever you go! It gives you best sound from wired but the convenience of wireless as you no longer need to have a cable connection to your...
  7. Emerald

    C1+T1+X1 or C1 Mono or something else?

    Hello, I am a new CH convert (from Naim, Devialet and Vitus). I am planning to purchase a full CH frontend comprising of C1 + T1(GPS) + X1 + M1.1. Speakers are not yet decided but I am looking at Focal Scala Utopia, B&W 802D3, Magico A5 or a used Tidal Sunray G2. When calculating, I found...
  8. C

    DAC Denafrips Pontus 2 or AUDIO GD R8 2021

    Bonjour à tous Je possède depuis 2 mois un DAC audio GD R8 2021 en remplacement d'un Network Player Lumin D1 et le choix vers l'écoute d'un DAC R2R est à la hauteur de mes attentes. Cependant un autre acteur du marché du DAC sans parler de Denafrips produit des DACS de qualité et le Pontus 2...
  9. AMR / iFi audio

    iFi audio GND Defender - The Official Thread

    Today we're releasing the first two products in our SilentPower range - the DC Blocker and the GND Defender. https://ifi-audio.com/products/dc-blocker/ https://ifi-audio.com/products/gnd-defender/
  10. AMR / iFi audio

    iFi audio iTraveller - The Official Thread

    How does our iTraveller keep your gear sorted AND usable while you're out and about? Learn more: https://ifi-audio.com/products/itraveller/ Buy now: https://ifi-audio.com/buy/itraveller/
  11. rubinken

    WTB: DCS Rossini DAC or Vivaldi DAC

    I'm trying to buy a gently used DCS Rossini DAC or Vivaldi DAC in good shape for use in Olympia, WA USA. Ready to buy now! Please let me know if you have one available. Thanks, Musically, Ken * Note If this should be posted elsewhere, please let me know.
  12. AMR / iFi audio

    iFi audio ZEN CAN Signature 6XX / ZEN DAC Signature !!!

    iFi audio ZEN CAN Signature 6XX As you may all know, iFi audio ZEN CAN Signature 6XX was originally to be Drop-branded, as described here: (Please see 38:16 - 39:09) It's now iFi branded but will still launch as a Drop exclusive. SEE IT ON DROP HERE! iFi audio ZEN CAN Signature 6XX...
  13. L

    Roon card for 1611F and N31

    At Kyomi Audio, we are among the very first users of the newly designed Roon card for MBL DACs by Jürgen Reis. All we can say is wow!! It took Jürgen a long time to develop and he made something truly spectacular. He personally told me that he galvanically isolated everything that he possible...
  14. dwb13

    Help with USB DAC and Moto G6

    Hello! I made an account solely for this post because there's no one I know who can help me with this. I have no idea what the rules for this website are, so I don't know if I'm allowed to post this here, but whatever. Just a foreword: I am not an audiophile, I'm a college sophomore with very...
  15. AMR / iFi audio

    Ifi Audio Zen Blue is behind the corner

    Get ready, this beauty is coming out soon. Enlightened audio at a down-to-earth price. Zen Blue is the first of a new range of audio components priced at just £129, US$129 and €149, iFi’s ZEN Blue delivers hi-res Bluetooth streaming to any audio system. iFi kicks off a new range of...
  16. J

    Ypsilon DAC

    Black in color mint 10/10 condition NOS DAC from Ypsilon for sale 230 V for Europe and Asian countries any interest please PM me Price 10000 euros.
  17. W

    Khadas Tone Board Looking for Reviewers!

    Thank you for What's Best Forums allow us to post a thread of Khadas Tone Board here and let more user know our Tone Board. And we take this chance to invite the forum members to ask for sample reviews. Please link to http://szwesion.com/free-sample/ to get more free sample reviewing details. if...
  18. Believe High Fidelity

    DCS Vivaldi System (DAC, Clock, Upsampler) in Black Austin, TX 35K

    Have a superb condition 3 box Vivaldi System for Sale taken in on trade Vivaldi DAC Inputs: AES/EBU x4 (each can be used independently or as dual pairs to accept DSD or DXD); SPDIF x3 (two RCA, one BNC); SDIF-2; USB Type B, word clock x3 Outputs: One stereo pair balanced on XLR jacks, one...
  19. Cableman

    FS EMM LABS CDSE SE + DAC6E. Great sounding transport/ dac combo

    THE PRICE IS THE LOWEST YOU WILL SEE Just £6300.00 + courier if youre looking you already know how good the digital combination is but here's some guff any way The CDSD Signature Edition transport is, quite clearly, a breakthrough product. After all, it’s the product of Ed Meitner’s...
  20. M

    Raspberry Pi as Digital server

    Hi all, I am new to the forum. I don't see a lot of activity around the Raspberry Pi as a serious component in an audiophile setup. Is there much interest in using the Pi as a digital transport? Add-ons like the HifiBerry Digi+, Allo Digione or Pi 2 Design 502DAC seem to be a very cost effective...
  21. J

    COS Engineering DAC 1

    Ever since I read the review by Srajan Ebaen of the D1 DAC from COS Engineering I am keen to learn more. He certainly waxed lyrical. Is this in the same league as say the TotalDAC or dCS Vivaldi? At $9000 MSRP it seems to want to be there. Hailing from Taiwan, according to Sranan it has many...
  22. B

    Wadia 12 Dac or Rega dac

    Good day, I would like your hear your experience with either the WADIA 12 DAC or REGA DAC. And what would be your choice? Thank you Buzz
  23. Believe High Fidelity

    Kassandra DAC Limited Edition Review - And so concludes the story of the One Ring...

    Hello Folks, If you have been following the Kassandra thread where I announced its capabilities to be the "One DAC to Rule them All..." I am proud to provide the following review by Mr. Dato' Danon Han of Mono and Stereo/Analogue Fellowship...
  24. Q

    Sell- NAD M51 Master Series Dac

    SOLD Up for sale is my one owner NAD M51 dac. Asking $999, at that price I pick up paypal fees, and ground shipping to conti. USA. Purchased new in December 13, it was my introduction to computer audio. This Dac combined with a AQ Jitterbug and uptone Regen created the most wonderful sound...
  25. Believe High Fidelity

    One DAC To Rule Them All.... - Introducing the Kassandra from Aries Cerat

    Greetings WBF Members! I am new to the WBF, but for more information about Believe High Fidelity we have made introductions here and if you plan to attend CES see our system here. I would like the introduce the 120lbs Kassandra MkII from Aries Cerat (also available in a 240lbs dual chassis...
  26. K

    FS Lumin A1

    For sale is a super mint condition 2014 TAS Product of the Year Lumin A1 network music player. Please PM for the WBF special pricing. Condition 10/10.
  27. jeremya

    Light Harmonic's latest: decent DSD/DXD on a budget?

    I'm loving this new age of crowd-sourced funding. It seems to be enabling companies like Light Harmonic to determine demand for a product before they build it and get funding for R&D in advance. Light Harmonic, the creators of the Da Vinci Dual DAC, have recently made a few spinoff projects...
  28. B

    Spectral Lover with a Bit of Tough Love

    Disclosure: I used to work for a former Spectral dealer (Progressive Audio in Columbus, OH, now out of business, sadly). I also apologize and warn the reader about the length of my loving rant. With that out of the way let me begin by being clear about my feelings about Spectral. I plan to...
  29. G

    Jeff Rowland Capri Series 2 Preamplifier

    This thread is to discuss the new Rowland Capri S2 preamplifier. During CES 2013, Jeff Rowland has announced and released the Capri S2 (Series 2) preamplifier, a replacement of the fabulous original Capri product. Capri S2, as well as its optional DAC card, was developed in an engineering...
  30. G

    Jeff Rowland Continuum Series 2 Integrated Amplifier

    Jeff Rowland Design released the Continuum S2 integrated during 3Q 2013. Continuum S2 operates its output stage in class D. The new product is designed around new Pascal power conversion modules. Power rating is 400W over 8 Ohms, and 800W over 4 Ohms. The preamplifier section is based on the new...

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