1. bareyb

    Most POWERFUL DAC/Amp all-in-one?

    Looking for the most powerful DAC/Amp "all-in-one". Any suggestions? So far it's looking like the Burson Conductor but that bad boy costs $1,850.00.... Hopefully something as powerful but not as expensive? Under $1200.00? 
  2. aphinity

    Alternatives to Audiolab M-DAC?

    Think I might just pull the trigger on the Audiolab M-DAC.  Looks like a winner......   Unless, someone has a better option sub-$1000 that drives headphones and monitors well?   Thanks.
  3. sonci

    Recommend me a CS4398 DAC, (coming from a EMU1212M)

    Hi I've always liked the sound signature of my EMU1212M, very detailed, a bit analytical and a punchy bass, I don't know if this sound is due to the CS4398 DAC chip in the card,  but I really want to try something external, with a similar sound but of course better..   Unfortunately it...
  4. Gary in MD

    December 2013 Mid-Level DAC Comparison

    Folks:   I intend to do a comparison of mid-level (~$500-2500) DACs in December 2013.  I will test multiple DACs and keep the one I like the best.  Period.  Everything else gets sent away.  If I end up liking my current $200 Emotiva XDA-1 best, that's the one I'll keep and everything new gets...
  5. rxs0

    Lynx Hilo: Any opinions on the Headphone amplifier of the Lynx Hilo?

    Any opinions on the Headphone amplifier of the Lynx Hilo?  Any other users of the Hilo on this forum?   The Lynx Hilo scored top of the list on Pro-Audio forum gearslutz when compared to other high end Pro-Audio A/D D/A converters.
  6. santacore

    Lynx Hilo - new offering from Pro Audio company.

    New AD/DA converter with headphone amp from the Pro Audio company Lynx. Marketed to the small commercial and home studios market. This is a full featured box that should compete nicely with Apogee, Antelope Audio, and Lavry products. Here are links to the most current software update and best...
  7. aphinity

    Dangerous Music Source DAC

    I was recently recommended to check out the Dangerous Music Source DAC in a thread I started regarding my search for great DAC w/ integrated headphone amp for sub-$2000:  ...
  8. Andrew_WOT

    Best under $2K DACs

    Has been a while since I was shopping for DACs. LOL, just got Vega, need something more budgetary for secondary system   What is the current best buy in this range: - Linx Hilo (has AD feature that I'll probably never use, looks very good otherwise) - Yulong DA8 (seems like the best...
  9. Lynx Hilo

    Lynx Hilo

    The Lynx Hilo Reference A/D D/A Converter System serves up pristine audio and massive I/O. Three high-performance components in one - an A/D converter, a D/A converter and a high-end headphone amp with its own dedicated D/A converter, Hilo serves up the pristine, transparent audio quality for...