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There is a term we throw around called musicality. Hard to define but those who have this dac use that description a lot. Musical. It sounds in many ways like really good vinyl. Plenty of detail and resolution but it presents a very strong resemblance to a live performance. I also run the dac in non over sampling which adds to the vinyl like sound. It is incredibly dynamic with thunderous bass and beautiful extended highs. Once in a visit to my friend in Florida who has the same dac we brought it to a guys house who had the complete DCS stack. Listened for 4 hours.
He didn't say very much but my friend called me a month later to tell me the guy sold his DCS Dac and bought the master 7. By the way this dac is called a ladder dac or also a multi-bit dac. Most ladder dacs I have heard have similer sound to the Master 7. The master 7 will not do DSD if that is important to you. Also I don't know if Audio-GD is still making it because they are running out of the 1704 chip which is no longer made. I hope this helps. If you are ever in San Antonio Texas come on over. Also my friend in Sarasota Florida would be happy to give you a demo

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