For headphones the level decreases down to 1Vrms for 32ohm headphones. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. Pros – Small, easy to use, great sound. Digital media form an increasingly popular source of entertainment, with superb ease of access Excellent little DAC, very pleased with the sound quality and also the device compactness very convenient when traveling. Basshead Paul , May 26, I made for a friend with his old laptop a daphile-hifimediy U2 configuration.
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They both have different sound signature to suit different musical preferences and recordings.
Excellent little DAC, very pleased with the sound quality and also the device compactness very convenient when traveling. Some cons on the UAE23, mainly is the lack of support for This is a high quality yet inexpensive solution for “whole house” audio.
Economy Shipping from outside US. Sep 1, at 9: Click here to see laughingbuddha’s full review I heard BA drivers impedance over the frequency spectrum usually not hufimediy, and high output impedance on amp might cause severe unbalanced frequency spectrum.
OK, Raspberry Pi got relegated to dust collection duties and I repurposed an ancient Dual Core Celeron laptop as mpd server it’s silent and has a battery so will shut down gracefully in case of power outage doing all the tasks mentioned above.
Also available as 0. With the U2, it snapped into better focus and sounded more hifimddiy. It can also b used as an USB to Coaxial adapter. Some improvements i noticed over my laptop’s soundcard: Thanks for this useful information CoiL Im not sure i know anyone in person who has soldering skills, i do know some fellow head-fiers who are really good at it, but they live on the other side of the world so shipping my unit to them will be hella expensive.
Aurender N10 preview and a lack of subtlety.
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Your username or email address: For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. The new Uae Tiny is almost as good at a lower price.
Can be useful for connecting your computer to another DAC without usb input. Normally amplifier inputs are from 10K to K ohm. I already have nice headphones Sennheiser Momentum and live somewhere rather noisy and so wasn’t looking for high end, just something that works easily, consumes minimal power and can work on embedded ARM systems as well as PC.
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ASIO drivers can provide lower latency, and is to optional to use. Back to xabre page Return to top. UAE23 sound signature, as mentioned in the review, is very smooth almost no grain at all, and also rather laid back, and a bit dark on the upper mid, that makes vocal rather laid back. Notify me when this product is in stock.
For a asynchronous alternative, look here. Description Reviews 20 Related Products 9 Comments. The server makes my lossless music collection and some internet radio streams available wherever I am – at home typically via mpd clients on PC and Android, and away from home via mpd client and streaming using SSH tunnels on laptop and Android.
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Aug udb, at Favorite Music Lists of Pros – Tiny size, tiny price, easy compatibility, fabulous natural sound. This is a great achievement.
Once our initial getting to know you period was over, after a few weeks of on and off listening, I noted that bass response is a tad recessed, tone colors a bit muted, but there was nice sparkle, resolution, and dynamic snap to the presentation that makes music exciting if not as emotionally engaging as I’ve experienced with other DACs.
I’m don’t consider myself an audiophile, so I won’t comment on this part, although I like good sounding music and high quality sound. It was fine for me, YMMV.
Not that anyone in their right mind would doubt such a proposition.