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  1. Torq

    Review by 'Torq' on item 'SPL Phonitor x Balanced Headphone Amp/Preamp (Red)'

    SPL Phonitor x - Review Introduction This will be a summary or TL;DR; version of my full review. The “full” review includes more detailed impressions on how the unit sounds, it’s features and how they work (in particular the “Matrix” feature), coverage of the optional DAC module and some...
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    Reply to review by 'torq' on item 'iFi Audio micro iDSD'

    @JamieCole    It's fine - not too loud (below my normal listening levels) by the time it's all even ... and there's plenty of headroom still (in normal mode, it'll drive the TH-X00 far louder than I'd ever dare listen).   Note that the "switch on point" with my volume control is at 8:30, and in...
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    Reply to review by 'torq' on item 'iFi Audio micro iDSD'

    @Uberclocked    Just tried the iDSD BL into my SE846 (114 dB SPL/mw and 9 ohms) purely to listen for hiss.  No hiss at all if you put the IEMatch switch in either the "High" or "Ultra" sensitivity positions.  This remains true regardless of which power-mode I'm in.  If I turn IEMatch OFF then...
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    Reply to review by 'torq' on item 'iFi Audio micro iDSD'

    Nice write-up!   I have to say that Mojo definitely hisses with very sensitive, low-impedance, IEMs (e.g. SE846).  You personally may not be able to hear it, but it's there.  Enough to worry about?  No, definitely not, you have to listen for it even with no music playing, but even the designer...
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    Review by 'Torq' on item 'Holo Audio Spring DAC - Level 3 - "Kitsune Tuned Edition"'

    Holo Audio - Spring DAC – Level 3 – “Kitsune Tuned Edition”   Initial comments … First those of you that just want the highlights and don’t want to read a novel, there’s a TL;DR; summary of my thoughts here.   Then let’s hit the disclaimers …   The DAC I auditioned is the personal unit...
  6. Holo Audio Spring DAC - Level 3 - "Kitsune Tuned Edition"

    Holo Audio Spring DAC - Level 3 - "Kitsune Tuned Edition"

    Patented R2R technology. This is the first discrete DAC that has linear compensation and this allows for ultimate music reproduction accuracy. Dual R2R network for PCM, and Dual R2R network for DSD.
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