The latest Astell & Kern DAP, the AK120, utilizes two DAC chips instead of one. And according to the manufacturer, it offers the following benefits.
The AK120 not only meets the standards of Hi-Fi audio, but also utilizes two DACs (digital to analog converters) maximizing the dual-mono set up to completely separate and isolate the left and right audio channels. As a result, the AK120 delivers broader a dynamic range and wider soundstage so that you can enjoy an even more realistic music experience.
I have been under the impression that proper implementation of the DAC chip, and not the number of DAC chips installed will directly effect the DACs measurements and in turn sonic quality.
Can an improvement in sound quality, dynamic range and sound stage be achieved by using more dac chips?
Edited by Greenleaf7 - 6/27/13 at 3:50am