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Apollo 16 shootout :: X16 vs Mk1 Silverface
Old 20th April 2019
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Apollo 16 shootout :: X16 vs Mk1 Silverface

I recently upgraded my Apollo 16 Mk1s to the X16s, and while I had both sets of converters I thought I'd test how much of a difference there was between them.

The raw audio files are available to download here:SOLON Apollo Shootout - X16 vs Mk 1 – Google Drive

A video comparison can be found in the youtube links below.

This first video compares both the D>A and A>D conversion on a full mix in a summing mixer scenario:

In this second video I compared the A>D conversion of the two units on individual tracks (a monosynth, a polysynth and a drum machine):

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