Jitter take down: Empirical Audio’s improved Synchro-Mesh

By | July 31st, 2019|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , |

Seven years and 6moons ago, I reviewed the Synchro-Mesh from Empirical Audio. It was one of this reviewer’s first tastes of how a Logitech SqueezeBox Touch’s S/PDIF output (into an outboard DAC) could be made to sound better by lowering its jitter — by improving the arrival timing of ones and zeroes at the decoder chip. Back in 2012, the Synchro-Mesh would play catch on the SqueezeBox Touch’s S/PDIF output, re-clock the incoming data stream and then send it out to the downstream DAC via a second S/PDIF cable to lend music greater avidity and ease.… Read the full article