Hi there, I'm looking for overkill DAC (maybe with amp) for AK100 - what's the best one? RWAK-s mod is not the my way because I'm going to use DAC (amp) only in my office.
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The New iRiver AK100: A High-End DAP - Page 447post #6691 of 76727/19/13 at 8:47am
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The Pico amp/DAC is a good contender. They also sell a DAC only version. It would be nice if iRiver would enable DAC functionality on the AK100.
Edited by musicheaven - 7/19/13 at 9:11ampost #6693 of 76727/19/13 at 9:17ampost #6694 of 76727/19/13 at 9:27amQuote:
Pico DAC doesn't have any SPDIF inputs so it can't be connected to the AK100. http://www.headamp.com/pico/pico_dac_amp/index.htmpost #6695 of 76727/19/13 at 9:28amQuote:
It's very simple: I'm going to use it like transport only in my office. For sport and walking it will be w/o dac/amp.post #6696 of 76727/19/13 at 10:19amQuote:
Lol. Why do we buy iems?post #6697 of 76727/19/13 at 10:36amQuote:Originally Posted by IronLung
Pico DAC doesn't have any SPDIF inputs so it can't be connected to the AK100. http://www.headamp.com/pico/pico_dac_amp/index.htm
Good point somehow I was just thinking about connecting the dac to a USB port and not the AK100. Then what kind of DAC can you connect to the AK100?post #6698 of 76727/19/13 at 10:59ampost #6699 of 76727/19/13 at 11:08amQuote:Originally Posted by IronLung
Only with optical in.
Like this one http://mycroft.su/en/catalog/cifroanalogovye_preobrazovateli/myst_portadac_1866ocub
Thanks makes sense. Am I reading right, 1000$ for this unit?post #6700 of 76727/19/13 at 11:26ampost #6701 of 76727/20/13 at 4:40ampost #6702 of 76727/20/13 at 4:47ampost #6703 of 76727/20/13 at 5:10amQuote:
Keep an eye on the CEntrance HiFi-M8 LX. It'll use the AK100 as a transport. But its not quite out yet, as they are just starting to fill pre-orders currently.post #6704 of 76727/20/13 at 8:21pmpost #6705 of 76727/20/13 at 9:42pmQuote:
I am also waiting for the firmware "patiently"....when will it be released? No announcements, no news no nothing of it... Always keeping us in suspense
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