There has been some coverage here of Teac's $387 A-H01 Amp+DAC which seems like a very capable unit both for driving speakers and headphones. But for some reason, I've not seen any mention of the Teac NP-H750. It sells for $687, is a bit bigger, but has a wireless built in, so no need for the Airport Express I currently use to get sound from my computers/iphones/ipads to our kitchen sound system.
The NP-H750 specs are:
BurrBrown PCM1795 DAC
40w per side @ 6ohms
The A-H01 specs are:
30W per side @ 8 ohms / 60w per side @ 4ohms
The A-H01 has an ICE amp, not sure of the NP-H750...
For some reason the NP-H750 only has an 1/8" headphone jack, while the A-H01 has a 1/4" headphone jack. I have a pair of HD600's I like to use, but do have a separate headphone amp connected via USB when I'm doing more critical listening, so that is not such a big deal, but strange move on Teac's part to put a smaller jack on a more expensive bit of gear.
I'll mostly be using the amp with some 4ohm BlueRoom mini-pod speakers (from ex-B&W engineers) and a HSU ST-1 Sub. As mentioned this is our kitchen setup, so not looking for ultimate sound, just a good investment that will serve multi duty in the years to come.
Is the built in Airplay going to give me that much better sound? I can make use of my AirPort express in another room, so wouldn't be going to waste.
Of course the $300 difference is there, but if the quality is that much better….
Why no reviews of the NP-H750 on the net?
Any and all thoughts appreciated !