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The Zishan dsd's corner

Discussion in 'Portable Source Gear' started by neog007, Nov 17, 2016.
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  1. AudioNewbi3
    How's the volume pot on yours?
    Thank-you
     
  2. akroy
    guys how does it sound as a usb dac compared to as a standalone one?, im mostly interested in that part.
     
  3. vapman
    Seconded. I have an AKM DAC that requires proprietary drivers to work and it really shows its age...

    weedophile walnut is 15v, dual mono DACs at $30, whats to lose? :)
     
  4. Brian Coffey
    I too would like to know about the usb dac feature on the Zishan.
     
  5. weedophile
    @vapman
     
    Damn man, it hurts the wallet! Please dont tempt me any further.....
     
  6. waynes world
     
    You crazy bastard! Congrats!
     
    Now I brace myself for the hype! [​IMG]
     
     
    I'm very interested in the X10 (since EQ is not an issue). I can't wait to read comparisons between the Zishan and the X10, especially pertaining to sound quality (without an external amp). Nick, you should get an X10 as well lol!
     
    Question: does the Zishan have a sleep timer and an auto-resume function?
     
  7. musicday
    AudioNewbi3- the volume knob seem like is good quality and it is a bit stiff,so it won't turn accidentally.I like it.I have to find a way to mark it as 0 volume and 10 volume,as the player can go really loud this is needed.

    WaynesWorld- the Zishan does have a sleep timer from 10 minutes to 180 minutes and no auto resume function,but the player can remember last folder you played.I need to play more with it and find out.
     
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  8. T.R.A.N.C.E.

    Walnut is +/-7.5v, not to be confused with +/-15v like the zishan upgrade.

    Btw there is no way the walnut is dual mono, it runs on a single integrated codec like chip/cpu. Sounds good though.

    Everyone should own a walnut, you will stop spending big money on daps once you hear what can be done with $25 when put to good use.
     
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  9. vapman
    I replied to you in the walnut thread, but is the 15v zishan comparable to the sound of the walnut?
     
  10. weedophile
    T.R.A.N.C.E.
    vapman
    U guys are giving me 2nd thoughts on my Zishan purchase... But anyhow, i made an order for the Walnut last night too lmao
     
  11. waynes world
    Why Lord, why can't the Walnut do FLAC? Why??? So sad.
     
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  12. vapman
    not enough processing power! :wink: but converting FLAC to WAV really isn't that bad either =) anyway, this really should be in Walnut thread instead of taking over Zishan's thread [​IMG]
     
    BTW, still interested to know if Zishan 15v sounds similar to Walnut in terms of dynamics?
     
  13. neog007
    When I get back from China my 15v upgrade zishan -soon I hope.... ????- I can compare it w my walnut. With the stock zishan I remember it to be a little bit more detailed than the walnut.
     
  14. musicday
    I have tried the USB DAC function and works perfectly.Quite enjoyable watching movies with Zishan DSD.
     
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  15. waynes world
     
    Sorry about that! (I thought I was in the walnut thread when I posted!).
     
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