Agreed with @GoodEnoughGear. While the DAC2541 did not work well with my system, I found its USB to sound superb, and did not seem to lose much discernable performance when playing from my laptop vs Pi2AES via AES.
Can also list ifi pro idsd, dangerous music convert-2.
How about a Gungnir Multibit? The new Unison USB gets pretty good reviews around here.....
@Kernel Kurtz I have Gungnir MB A2. I like it, but USB is sorta meh...?
I have a Gungnir MB A2 as well, but pre Unison. I don't use the USB on it so I have not sent it in for the upgrade, but Unison is supposedly much better than the gen5 cards. My BF2 has Unison and I do use the USB on it. Sounds great to me, but I have no reference to compare with.
@Kernel Kurtz I should look into having my Gen5 upgraded. I use the USB often.
It is unfortunate that unlike Yggdrasil and BF1, you can't just swap USB cards yourself. Gungnir has to go back to the mothership for a firmware flash as well, but I hear the turnaround time is pretty quick.
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