Do you already have an account? Audiolab’s new Q-DAC promises great performance at a wallet friendly price. The simplest way for me to describe it is that it has improved everything the HE’s can do from the my other sources. Share This Page Tweet. Sincerely Michael Krauss Sadly, the answer is “no”.

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For Useful range of features Sonic control and composure Nicely judged tonality. At the end I have decided to wait for yulong d to be released at usd which even supports dsd.

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Play a spot of Adele’s Rolling in The Deep and Audiolab’s impartial, innocuous tone is clearly there. Product details Product Dimensions: It deals fairly with all the inputs, though as usual we find ourselves preferring the sound q-fac the coaxial and USB connections to that of optical.

Can you give me a hint and advice where to buy these items? I also own a Xonar Essence One with Muse op-amps and this dac at half the price is just has good. Rega RP10, RB coming akdiolab Clarity, texture and detail are improved over audiolzb frequencies.

There are also 12V trigger sockets. Tonally, things are relatively neutral, but perhaps more importantly the ausiolab between the bass, midrange and treble is nicely judged, with no one part of the frequency spectrum gaining undue prominence.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. All the various elements are packaged and presented in a way that sounds completely inoffensive.

Dec 7, at 1: Our Verdict Sounds inoffensive — to such an extent that it becomes uninteresting. The main differences are the removal of the balanced XLR outputs and the halving of the optical and coax inputs.

I was, however, somewhat hard q-dax to identify significant shifts in performance when cycling through the seven digital filters; the effects were subtle rather than startling, in any way I used the unit.

Dec 18, at 6: Aug 21, at 2: For the price it’s astonishing and more listenable than my Naim CD5x. The Audiolab laps up Paloma’s striking vocal, but doesn’t detract from what’s going on elsewhere in the track.

Audiolab Q-DAC Digital to Analogue Convertor: : Electronics

With great interest I read some of your tests on CD players. If you want features, the same, and value for your money as well.

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We weren’t blown away by the Audiolab the first time round, and another look at it has confirmed it. There is a modern solution. Use Audacity to generate test signals and burn them to CD.

Hence I am assuming they price should be thereabouts. Get to Know Us. I also asked them whether it would be out as said in forum end of this year but apparently it will be released next year.

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Do you already have an account? Very good dac for the money very neutral sounding. Sincerely Michael Krauss Sadly, the answer is “no”.

Gone from the M-DAC is the rotary volume control replaced by a pair of buttons while the power supply arrangement has been simplified.

I am hesistant in buying one because as per whathifi the dac is not performing even at the price it is at. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.