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23rd January 2013
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Jcf da8v

Just ordered one. Can't wait!!!


That is all.
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23rd January 2013
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Your not going to believe it
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23rd January 2013
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Your not going to believe it
Worth every penny? I hope so!
I've not read or heard a bad thing ever- i bought based solely on the recommendation of a colleague whom I respect...

Really looking forward...
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23rd January 2013
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i'm so bloody jealous,
that thing sounds ridiculously good

you outa listen to roc mixwell's comparison he did with it. mind blowing
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23rd January 2013
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i'm so bloody jealous,
that thing sounds ridiculously good

you outa listen to roc mixwell's comparison he did with it. mind blowing
Thanks for the tip, I will check out his comparison now. Grazi
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23rd January 2013
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More than worth every penny i think

It has no silly settings to annoy you

And for me personnally finally got me past tape.

I mean i would not feel the need to use clasp etc anymore

Its kinda a game changer

Xx
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23rd January 2013
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More than worth every penny i think

It has no silly settings to annoy you

And for me personnally finally got me past tape.

I mean i would not feel the need to use clasp etc anymore

Its kinda a game changer

Xx
That good ?
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24th January 2013
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That good ?
you know the irony in all this is that -the transformers and the tubes and it's a great converter no doubt....

but essentially they are selling a tube tranny color machine,

it's kind of funny to think using a D/A which is usually associated with degradation of audio.... is now used in and of itself to improve the sound of a signal, hahahaha
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24th January 2013
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Ye know what I'm thinking this approach is killer. Back in the golden days of sound, when circuits were built to sound great with little consideration for mass market. Top quality components, hand wired, high current and meticulous craft were maybe some of the ingredients that went into great equipment.
Not forgetting all multitrack machines had electronics for the audio path to interface the particles out of those machines into sound. The same priciple obviously applies to digital conversion.. now if that part of the process is so critical to good sound, why not stick that time honoured analogue design right there with the digi gadgets. If anything all but the best transistor designs are probably a compromise tonally in some way, even if they achieve their ruler flat "transparent" goals, adding to that that digital has had to come on leaps and bounds in itself due to presuppositions about our hearing mechanism based on lousy maths (I quote tim de P there)
So f#$k it if its got colour (maybe just a tad anyway), perhaps the most important thing is that critical stage of the process has been married with absolutely bloody high end components and discrete stages based on old ideas that just sounded bloody good. Im a believer
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24th January 2013
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The color is the whole point. I'm payin top $$$ for the color. It's so that I have a fixed, static sound quality that become integral in my work. It's an anchor and I'm planning on it becoming part of my signature. I hope.
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and MY point is mate, one is not paying top $ JUST for the colour, well YOU might be, but the unit will bring you far more than that whether you are aware of it or not, in terms of fluidity, purity, soundstage and microdetail. Enjoy!
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24th January 2013
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I'm so dam excited. Couldn't sleep last night!
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I'm so dam excited. Couldn't sleep last night!
Yeah
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I like you fezzle
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3rd November 2013
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Just ordered one. Can't wait!!!


That is all.

So? Any experience you could share?
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So? Any experience you could share?
Yeah really interested to hear your thoughts on this box. Thanks.




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8th November 2013
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this is a very special machine
lots of harmonic enhancing color, huge output headroom (+30..) it uses a cinemag transformer-output stage that appears to extend the bottom down another couple octaves....deep deep bass that is thick and weighted. Very punchy and will saturate at various amounts of level depending on how much you push it...Without trying to push it, it offers a blissfully subversive harmonic enhancement in tone and "size" of the source. The amplifiers are paying homage to the ampex 351 circuit. It sounds like that...or perhaps using 8-matched pultec's in your mix, or something groovy of that ilk...Stacked up to 8 channels, the DA8V is a Digital Slave to an Analog world. Tubez all the way from the PSU to the Amplifiers. Yea baby!
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