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A Review On: JDS Labs ODAC

JDS Labs ODAC

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Xaborus
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Pros: Completely transparent

Cons: None

The ODAC was engineered with a mind for science. Using science the designer created a completely transparent source that has absolutely no effect on the music. Thus, you hear only your headphones/speakers/ect, not your source.

 

If you don't want to color your music, It simply can't get better than this. As long as you only need a RCA out or 3.5mm out, and want a transparent source, it cant get much better than this.

 

EDIT: Head-Fi's website will NOT update the "Detail" sliders and are fixed. Website is possibly broken

4 Comments:

It was really dry. I didn't enjoy it much
Which other transparent dacs have you compared it with ?
I'm not going to lie, I don't have the largest wallet on Head-fi.
With that said, I've been able to compare it to the Xonar Essence ST (which according to Asus is the "first precision clock tuning" DAC), and The Clip+, which has a great reputation on head-fi and has measured well by NwAvGuy.
To be honest I don't really ever plan to ever buy a DAC again to compare the ODAC too. The measurements of the ODAC speak for themselves.
+1 Here i really Enjoyed it too, and I really like the detail of the music with this Dac.
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