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RE: I have gotten into computer audio just a bit

See if you can find a used Berkeley Audio Designs Alpha-DAC2. You will
want to have their USB link for computer audio excellence (USB connections, just by themselves, pick up a lot of distortions).

This unit will also accept SPDIF inputs, etc., so will act as a great DAC
for all those Blu-Ray players, and other digital sources that you may have, but want a huge sonic improvement over....... The digital cable for the USB Link is critical-- I suggest Audioquest's best-- their dual-wire cable.

What this DAC does that I find different from most other decoders
is that it does what good Analog does-- it connects you with the rhythm, pace, dynamics, and timing of real music.. and it gets venue spaces just right.

There's been a lot of improvement in "Also-Ran" competing equipment since this thing was designed-- BAD itself has its new Reference Series, but the lineage speaks volumes: these guys are the old Pacific Microsonics people-- they always did "GET IT".

The thing is that the old Alpha-DAC2 (Berkeley Audio Design) still gets
the job done in stunning reality. You really can't ask for much more....


Edits: 02/05/17

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