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Picture Sunday – Mytek Brooklyn DAC+

By | July 21st, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Disclaimer: The Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ is part of our Picture Sunday series.

Mytek. A name that’s not thrown around in our parts of audio a lot. They are more known in a different segment, studio electronics. They however also make great two-channel hifi gear, and their designs are very well respected. In portable, they only offer the Clef. A small mobile dac/amp. Future proof with high resolution support and MQA. We’re not looking at that though, no, we’re taking a peek at their desktop sized DAC, pre-amp, phono stage and headphone amplifier – the Brooklyn DAC+.… Read the full article

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Mytek’s Brooklyn DAC+: host with most offers more

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

Let’s cut to the chase: listening to both models side by side over a number of weeks, the Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ (US$2195, preview here) sounds slightly better than the standard Brooklyn DAC (US$1995, review here): slightly better image focus, slightly better stage depth, a little more punch (especially from its headphone output/s). The new model comfortably earns the US$200 price jump on the original.

This video details the new model’s improvements, all of which are internal:

For those still deciding, go for the Plus but existing Brooklyn DAC owners are advised to stick with what they have.… Read the full article

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RMAF 2017: Mytek Digital – I’ll take Manhattan II

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Mytek Digital had prime real estate near the tower elevators at this year’s RMAF. I wound up stopping by for a more lengthy time finally on Sunday when things were a little less crazy and owner Michal Jurewicz and Chabon had more time. There were a lot of new products to discuss and Stereophile’s Michael Lavorgna of Audiostream fame was gracious enough to let me sit in on a discussion with Michal talking about all the recent developments from new products to MQA work for Bob Stuart. … Read the full article

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