Pros: Excellent separation and enunciation of each individual sound, its start and stop time, and location in space.
Cons: Slightly imperfect timbre, pitch and rhythm, and single instrument or vocal detail, compared with better DACs costing more than the Moon.
Why am I here? Am I seeking an endgame all-in-one audio device? Am I seeking an amplifier for every conceivable, non-electrostatic headphone? Am I seeking a sound that will draw me in, wisp me away on a magic carpet ride of sonic bliss, while enveloping my auditory senses in a cloud of ecstasy? The short answer to these questions is no. And please, just a moment of your... (read more)