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Wilson Audio Sasha DAW with dCS Bartók DAC | First Listen

By | November 11th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Brian Berdan, owner of Audio Element in Pasadena California grew up in a household filled with music, his late father was a well known hi-fi  dealer, so I can suspect that he had some killer vintage gear to play around with.  Brian’s first pair of Wilson Audio Speakers were a pair of Wilson Watt 2/Puppy 1 loudspeakers that began his Wilson journey and which he still owns today.  As Brian and his wife Jennifer geared up to celebrate Audio Element’s 5th anniversary this month, it couldn’t have been better timing with a debut of the Wilson Audio Sasha DAW speakers.… Read the full article

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CEDIA 2018: dCS Bartok first listen

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

dCS Bartok

Different from most of the industry, dCS products seem to blossom after release, as they receive a stream of hardware, software, and firmware updates over the years. This concept didn’t crystallize in my mind until I spent some quality time with dCS Debussy DAC while I was reviewing the dCS Network Bridge. The dCS Debussy has been around for nearly a decade, but continues to get updates including support for higher sample rates of 384kHz and 2xDSD.

In 2018, dCS will finally replace the very fine dCS Debussy with the new dCS Bartok DAC, which draws a clear heritage from its big brothers dCS Rossini and dCS Vivaldi DACs.… Read the full article

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The Bartók network/headphone DAC is a new low for dCS

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , |

Low? At £9,999, the all-new Bartók from dCS is the UK manufacturer’s most affordable D/A converter to date, inheriting the Ring DAC™ circuit and digital processing platform from the Rossini DAC to add network streaming and a suite of traditional digital inputs: AES/EBU, S/PDIF and asynchronous USB.

From its Ethernet port, the Bartók will offer support for Apple AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Tidal and UPnP. It will also be Roon Ready.

Sayeth the press release: “Bartók supports all major codecs including high-resolution PCM and DSD, with user-selectable upsampling.Read the full article

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