Marvey's DAC Chart of Awesomeness

Discussion in 'Digital: DACs, USB converters, decrapifiers' started by The Alchemist, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. Decomo

    Decomo Almost "Made"

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    Thank you very much for those insights. Gungnir Multibit would be my end game DAC and worth saving it for. I would not need every last bit of details and accuracy that Yiggy provides and Gungnir Multibit would be more than enough for ordinary bloke like me....

    I might stay with Modi Multibit with better 3rd party PSU until I upgrade to Gungnir Multibit later (hopefully before end of this year..) :)
     
  2. winders

    winders Mentally ill. Do not engage.

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    Damn straight! I often marvel at the sound I get out of my Eitr->Modi Multibit->Vali 2 (new version with a WE396A tube) stack. I listen with nearfield speakers more often than headphones (HD 650) and, either way, it sounds just incredible for the price.
     
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  3. Kattefjaes

    Kattefjaes Mostly Harmless

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    The Modi Multibit PSU is very good, don't try and replace it with any third-party randomness, you're unlikely to improve it. It may be a cheap-looking wall wart, but it's no disposable switcher, it's a tiny LPS which seems to have decent filtering.

    Schiit know what they're doing.

    Also, don't forget that it's an AC PSU too- most audiophile foofoo builders make DC PSUs. Your choice may be limited.


    Stupidly cute, too. The form factor is excellent, fits on even tiny desks and doesn't really upset people sensitive to piles of ugly kit everywhere. (He said, guiltily, having gone back to a three amp desk again :oops:)
     
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  4. Grahad2

    Grahad2 Red eyes from too much anime

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    It's not a LPS, it's just a transfo. The LPS is on the Modi Multibit PCB itself.
     
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    Kattefjaes Mostly Harmless

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    Aye- the transformer is in the wart, to be clear. Schiit themselves say:

    The point remains, do not try to "upgrade" the PSU without noting that it's an AC supply. Don't be like the scattering of HFtards who blew up their Mimbies.
     

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