Kinda hit my zone with the bifrost/lyr combo. The dac itself is insanely pure while the lyr adds some color and punch. Though the specs on the D2 are a significant upgrade and the price is right, even if the SNR specs don't match to some other dac chips out there(the chip itself which is cheap).
I would suggest foregoing the standard tube and finding a better one, I felt the nos tube that shipped with the D1 to not really add anything to the sound. And I mean the one that came with the more expensive model.
Edited by ninjikiran - 12/10/11 at 6:46am