Originally Posted by tdockweiler
I'm shocked there doesn't seem to be more interest in this DAC. Not many impressions of it to be found anywhere..
Someone else go buy it and review it already!
I guess i'll go use that thing called "Search". I'm probably in the wrong thread.
no man, tdockweiler, if you are in the wrong thread, I think I am too! I seemed to have so much trouble prowling through the pages for detailed comparison between ODAC and Modi and I think I seemed to find some answers from your reviews!
Your comparisons in the mids are very crucial as I listen to many vocals.. however, there is also another part which you mentioned on that are crucial to my tough decision between these 2, depth and soundstage.. I listen to orchestral as well and these 2 qualities plus imaging are quite high on my list as indicators to my choice.. so are these qualities just edging Modi to be the winner over ODAC just by the smoothness you mentioned?
really torn between these 2 DACs as I wanna shorten my signal path to just one box instead of using a USB-SPDIF converter now to another DAC to do the D/A conversion.. right now I am powering my headphones using a speaker amp through an attenuator, so I am really looking into a DAC that is not bank-breaking and is really capable of delivering the most transparent sounds with good imaging to begin with the amplification.. ODAC seems really well developed but price of Modi and 88.2khz support is also hard to resist...