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Teac UDH01-S Digital to Analog Converter with USB Audio Interface

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Pros: Good looks and quality sound

Cons: Need to load PC software

I had considered many of the comments made by fellow members regarding what to buy for under a grand that would improve my listening station - all replies were good and appreciated, The first issue was the need to replace a HeadRoom Total BitHead and a HeadRoom Supreme upgraded to reference amp some years ago. This is when the Teac UDH01-S Digital to Analog Converter with USB Audio Interface became my solution. It allows 3 digital inputs USB, coaxial, and optical with a selector button to chose the source and has balance and unbalanced outputs The headphone volume control with 1/4 jack is placed on the front panel as well as syncs on any signal from 44 to 192 with LEDs indicating it has...
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Great Value for budget audiophile

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Pros: price with studio sound

Cons: cable 1/4 jack screws apart to 1/8

I was somewhat  leery of headphones that have been given such a high rating in the Head-Fi rankings as #3 (#2 last month) especially when they don't cost a king's ransom, surely something doesn't seem right. What the hell, I decided to take a chance as for spending $134 at Amazon I couldn't' t be too disappointed if I had to return them. When UPS dropped them at the front door around 7 PM, I immediately hooked them up to a Total BitHead running off a desktop in my back office. Activated a massive MP3  file totaling of several thousand songs and closed the door letting them run around the clock for two days before bring them to my listening station. Surprisly they really aren't...
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