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Has anyone purchased or heard the new Audio-GD DI-20? As one who has tried a number of “usb digital interfaces”
Mutec MC3+USB, Kitsune’ tuned Singxter SU1, and currently Gustard U-16...this Audio-GD looks like beast, especially the DI-20 HE with the upgraded PS.
check it out: http://www.audio-gd.com/R2R/DI20/DI20EN.htm
 
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Has anyone purchased or heard the new Audio-GD DI-20? As one who has tried a number of “usb digital interfaces”
Mutec MC3+USB, Kitsune’ tuned Singxter SU1, and currently Gustard U-16...this Audio-GD looks like beast, especially the DI-20 HE with the upgraded PS.
check it out: http://www.audio-gd.com/R2R/DI20/DI20EN.htm
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I have ordered the HE-version. it's a beast all right. I have the U16 (two of them) to compare to/run against. Sure look forward to this delivery. Report is coming.
/Jan
 
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Jan; Thanks for responding so quickly. I would definitely consider the HE as well, but considering the cost of a GOOD power supply, seems like the price is commensurate. Do you have an ETA for delivery yet? Congratulations! BTW, I am using the Gustard 10MHZ master clock with my U16, and I like the idea that a master clock can be used with the DI-20 as well. Keep us posted!
 
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No ETA yet. I also use a OCXO-masterclock with my U16's. It pushes the performance further. I hope the new interface is a home run. The competition is high and Kingwa knows it well. The 10MHz EXT XO input makes it even more attractive.
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Got the HE too. About delivery, there is a 15-day lead time on my quote, so i assume i am getting it in three weeks.
 
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Glad to be apart of the club. Non-HE version with the 90/98M clicks w/metal shield. Why not right?

15-day lead time also on my quote.
 
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Welcome to the club! I think there should be a lot of us eventually.:)
 
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Thanks Fred!

Hey, can anyone speculate as to what Kingwa meant from part of the DI-20 description?

TV?

"Built in the Amanero USB interface that is the most compatible and steady , support WIN, OSX, IOS and Linux , and had been test with some TV that is based on Android system. (Has not test with Android phone yet ).
 
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Perhaps that some tvs support usb audio now, can't see anything else.
 
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That'll be interesting to see about TV support.

I guess that last thing that isn't clear is 'Parallel' mode vs 'Serial' mode. Little help?
 
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Signals can be processed either using parallel processing,i.e. a word a time, or bit per bit (serial). This can change the sound a little, hence the choice being offered.
 
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Signals can be processed either using parallel processing,i.e. a word a time, or bit per bit (serial). This can change the sound a little, hence the choice being offered.
Got it. Do you have a preference Fred or is this more of a personal choice as to what sounds better?
 
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Haven't tried it yet of course with the di. With the dac fws, i would say the parallels probably have more res. but one of my favorite fw is tda_asy3, if not my favorite, not sure and it is a serial implementation. Matter of synergy and tastes...
 
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Haven't tried it yet of course with the di. With the dac fws, i would say the parallels probably have more res. but one of my favorite fw is tda_asy3, if not my favorite, not sure and it is a serial implementation. Matter of synergy and tastes...
Interesting that you say that about tda_asy3 FW.

I too flashed back to that after trying DOP FW for a day or two. I heard what a few others experienced; treble roll-off, boomier bass and slightly bloomed mid-range. Not terrible but just not my cup of tea.
 
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