Topping D70 DAC Review and Measurements - Stream of Consciousness

Discussion in 'Digital: DACs, USB converters, decrapifiers' started by purr1n, May 17, 2020.

  1. purr1n

    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    To be fair, 5x the cost for 3.5/5 of the performance depending upon preferences.
     
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    I just realized something really bizarre in the manual for the D70 - it says that the frequency response is +-0.9dB. That has got to be a typo as it would be a pretty bad result. Your measurements do not support this at all. Unless they used the worst case scenario - filter number 5.
     
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    They probably factor in the worst filter, then.
     
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    Yes, and they probably measured it at 44kHz. Strange for company that seems to live by measurements to publish the worst-case scenario as the official spec. I guess they still have a thing or two to learn about marketing gamesmanship hehe.
     
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    TBH, at least they were honest in publishing worst case. Amir's been know to compare published specs to his measured specs, and release his ire if they were slightly off.
     

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