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AK Audio Super Dolphin 6BASticking a Dolphin in your ears! DisclaimerThe Super Dolphin 6BA is a loaner unit provided in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion. I have tried my best to...
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Matrix X-Sabre DAC review and impression thread - Page 25post #361 of 12203/20/13 at 4:39am
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Agreed. The only flaw in mine is from when I smacked it into the metal bar on my Salamander Archetype rack. And it made a tiny little dot, almost non-existent. A normal enclosure would have taken more damage.post #369 of 12203/26/13 at 2:53pmpost #370 of 12203/26/13 at 3:13pmpost #371 of 12203/26/13 at 7:33pmpost #372 of 12203/27/13 at 4:07ampost #373 of 12203/27/13 at 1:12pm
In regards to the "LOL", may I assume you may read a not too glowing review somewhere? Or perhaps you feel it sheared your ears off?
You do know of the comparative review involving these two DACs and two others floating around the Internet somewhere?post #374 of 12203/27/13 at 3:58pm
Hi purrin, I like my DAC [*], but now I'm curious to hear the X-SABRE.
I've read the "google doc". With Safari is very difficult move between cells in order to read and understand the differences. It is also difficult to copy and paste in google translate. Anyway it is very interesting. So, although English is hard for me, I joined here to learn more.
[*] mac mini->firewire->dac-> passive preamplifier->powered pro monitors.post #375 of 12203/27/13 at 8:19pm
There was someone else in that thread who also used firewire via mac. It's likely that this method may have resulted in less treble issues compared to USB2.
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