October 27, 2020

The Optimal Transient mode is to counter the less salubrious effects of the Optimal Spectrum setting — it has inferior measurements but exhibits a purer and more natural presentation, according to the manual. Rega RP10, RB coming in Its M-DAC is one of the sweetest-sounding and most versatile digital-to-analogue converters around at the price. I immediately linked it to my iPod Classic via the Audiolab iQ dock, which outputs only the digital stream from the device and not analogue. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. If you want features, the same, and value for your money as well. The Audiolab insists on sounding so inoffensive to the point where it becomes just a touch dull.

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audiolag There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The power socket is fed by an outboard supply unit. We don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock. We will automatically apply an Amazon. The Audiolab laps up Paloma’s striking vocal, but doesn’t detract from what’s going on elsewhere in the track.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. One person found this helpful. Around the rear are a pair of analogue and two digital outputs coaxial and optical.


Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: Post 15 of I also asked them whether it would be out as said in forum end of this year but apparently it will be released next year. This kind of arrangement is almost always a good thing. The last choice is supposed to provide the most technically accurate response in the frequency domain.

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See questions and answers. Can also be found out with music of a grander scale, in terms of dynamics and drive.

If nothing else, the Q-DAC is at least well thought out. Against Lacks the fluidity and insight of the best at this price level Finish could be better Menu system could be easier to use.

Other features include a front-mounted headphone socket and a slim display window on the fascia. For the price it’s astonishing and more listenable than my Naim CD5x.

It’s easy to find other areas in which the company has saved the pennies. Our Verdict Sounds inoffensive audoolab to such an extent that it becomes uninteresting.

Audiolab Q-DAC Digital to Analogue Convertor: : Electronics

But the Q-DAC just doesn’t quite have the resolution of the very best, nor does it communicate dynamic shifts and the rhythm of a track as convincingly as some. A great improvement over my last Q-dxc. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. The unit is available in black or silver.


Aug 20, at 9: The simplest way for me to describe it is that q-fac has improved everything the HE’s can do from the my other sources.

It has a volume control, and us can be connected directly to a power amplifier or pair of active speakers to form the heart of a digital-based system. Please try again later. Aug 21, at 7: I findit really shocking as well that no one mentions much on the q dac.

I have purchased q-ac, now at a step down price considering its 3 yrs old ; Though DACs tend to have expensive or even cheap pricing.

Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. At the end I have decided to wait for yulong d to be released at usd which even supports dsd. While the Q-DAC can drive a power amp or a pair of active speakers directly with its variable output 2. You can read more about the way they work, and their sound HERE.