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bravomail
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Nov 21, 2018
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modi3/atom combo will beat it but at 25 more greens. Anyway. Good device. Just weaker amp section. And I need all the amp I can get. audioscience has the same conclusion.
Nov 21, 2018
verifonix
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Nov 21, 2018
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JDS labs Atom being as powerful as the THX AAA in single-ended (non-balanced) is ridiculous competition indeed :D
Nov 21, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 21, 2018
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I don't think the Modi 3 beats the DAC section in this unit. The Atom though, is nice. Still, for an AIO with the insane input options this has it stands on its own. Also, the Atom does not match the 789 in SE power output. It is in a completely different class.
Nov 21, 2018
verifonix
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Nov 21, 2018
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I thought it was very close in SE, with the THX being much more powerful in balanced output.
Nov 21, 2018
Voxata
75
Nov 21, 2018
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Check the specs, it's well short.
Nov 21, 2018
ashnig
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Nov 21, 2018
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The atom outdoes the AAA 789 in SE past 300 ohms.
Nov 21, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 21, 2018
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I see, very impressive for $99!
Nov 21, 2018
bravomail
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Nov 21, 2018
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they use the same DAC chip - modi3 and dx3-pro. the same dac chip. let that sink in.
Nov 21, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 21, 2018
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I believe the Modi 3 uses 4490 and the DX3 uses 4493 - two of them even.
Nov 21, 2018
Vexs
98
Nov 22, 2018
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In addition to what @Voxata said- the modi3 has zero usb filtering. You have to run it off spdif
Nov 22, 2018
verifonix
712
Nov 22, 2018
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The dx3pro uses two 4493 versus one 4490 on the modi3, implementation matters most of course but well, there's two next-gen AKM chips in there... let that sink in.
Nov 22, 2018
Voxata
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Nov 22, 2018
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I don't know why you are so adamant about letting it sink in... We already know Schiit is overpriced at this point in the game. With the introduction of the JDS Atom, 789, etc. They've got some ground to make up.
Nov 22, 2018
verifonix
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Nov 22, 2018
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It was just a play on his own words, "let that sink in" is what that user said. I don't mean anything by it man.
Nov 22, 2018
bravomail
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Nov 24, 2018
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ok I was wrong. I thought they use the same DAC :)
Nov 24, 2018
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