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M2 Tech Joplin Reviews

Schnarpf

Digitizing Vinyl and tapes made easy and it even works as a phono preamp

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Pros: sound quality, ease of use

Cons: display sucks

I have used the Joplin for about half a year now. Before that, I used Apogees Duet FW converter.Equipment used: Well Tempered Amadeus turntable and arm, Cartridgeman Music Maker cartridge, Nagra BPS phono preamp, iMac computer, Shindo Apetite and Stello Ai 700 integrated amps, Audio Note E speakers, Audeze LCD2 and Grado 325i headphones running from Eximus DP1 converter.The Joplin is an ADC to convert Vinyl, tapes or whatever source you may have into a digital file with 16 to 32 bit resolution at sample rates up to 384kHz. No DSD. I use 192/24 for my recordings. The front panel shows a display that is designed nicely, but is not very practical in use. The dot matrix makes it difficult...
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