Audio Update: Testrun

After testing with multiple devices we have some more answers.

With my Mac I use the included tool Audio MIDI Setup to set the output format to an appropriate value (eg. 32bit, 384 kHz). Interestingly the Audinst device had the most sophisticated settings:

Headphones: beyerdynamic DT 1770 PRO

DACs:

  • Grace m9XX: still sounds awesome, current drop: massdrop: Grace m9XX
  • Aune X1s: right behind the Grace m9XX for half the price
  • Audinst HUD-DX1: a bit behind Aune X1s

In general the Grace m9XX just has the bass to keep you pushed and a magic clarity with which every song sounds different than before without it. Also the dynamic range is just more present and larger.

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