Yes I too dream of the day where I will not have to use any converters anymore. I hope that we can settle on a standard for PC users that can surpass S/PDIF.
Did Kingwa actually tell you if his new USB implementation in his DACs are of better sound quality than his S/PDIF BNC coaxial?
Kingwa didn’t say that. In fact, he didn’t say anything at all as I was communicating with his customer service man, Edwin. My guess is that the “improved USB chip” means nothing more than it is better than the old USB chip - which probably isn’t saying much. I expect that I will prefer the S/PDIF BNC coax interface but I live to be surprised..
Speaking of BNC, I asked Edwin if I could have a BNC socket fitted to the DAC-19DSP instead of the stock RCA. He said “sure” but that it would be a “chinese cheapie”. I told him not to worry.. I will replace it myself with a 75ohm Vampire BNC as I did on my Musiland.
BTW. I got a mail from Marco of M2tech, in response to a query I had about the evo’s BNC. He assured me that the evo will in fact be fitted with a true 75ohm BNC. A pity Audio-GD does not do the same.
Edited by Audio Bling - 7/16/10 at 7:17pm