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FuckHead-Fi
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Nov 13, 2018
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This amplifier has a SINAD of 117 dB, so nothing is ever going to sound better than this.
Nov 13, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 14, 2018
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Bait more please
Nov 14, 2018
GiantHeadphoneSquid
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Nov 14, 2018
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He has a fair point. That exceeds most (all?) DAC SINADs (https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/master-sinad-distortion-comparison-graph-for-dacs.4814/), so you will likely be source limited for quite some time. It puts you in the dithered region of redbook (CD audio) for reference. I would be very impressed if your audible noise floor is anything close to -100 dB. when listening to music. Ethan Winer of AES has a great demo clip in his first 'Damn lies' panel video from 2010: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYTlN6wjcvQ - the whole thing is worth watching, but the audible artifact test file is shown at around 32:15 mark, he has a link for the relevant wave file so you are not constrained by the codec. He pans only down to -80 dB, so there's still a 37 dB buffer. . . Just some context for these VERY impressive amp specs :)
Nov 14, 2018
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