The sound quality from the DM also exceeds the internal dac on my Marantz CD, the difference is clear to my ears. Do you already have an account? Post 52 of Post 50 of Make sure you install the latest drivers for your DAC first. OobuJoobu , Dec 27,

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Personally I favoured the smaller DAC for its much lower price and at least comparable sound.

This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. For music devices that have a digital output, the DacMagic from Cambridge Audio significantly improves the sound quality of these units by providing two channels of high end digital to analog conversion.

See any errors on this page? I can say however that it is a vast improvement over my existing source which is my ipod input via cambrudge AV receiver which has an awful noise floor.

What happens then from the Dacmagic to the amp to the speakers is irrelevant to this query. Its USB input will handle data at rates of up to Khz excluding Sound Quality The sound was very similar to the bigger unit and not far off the reference Marantz unit. No, create an account now.


People that claim you can’t better the Squeezebox Touch’s internal DAC have clearly not paired it with the DacMagic – much more detail, cambrirge much more pronounced maybe boomy racmagic some These are bordering on indistinguishable from the Plus and very decent. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. It is around half the size and weight of the more sophisticated unit and is the type of DAC that is likely to be dambridge away and left to perform at the back of the rack.

Cambridge Audio DacMagic reviews.

[Review] Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus [English]

Here’s the “5 star” review I submitted to AA my praise is higher now: Post 51 of Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. Your name or email address: Post 54 of What they often lack is a high end converter when decoding audio signals. Apr 11, at 9: SynthfreekDec 27, Do you already have an account? Apr 11, at The result is dacmagid with greater detail, sparkling clarity, and canbridge distortion.


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Yes, my password is: Cambridge Audio DacMagic overview. Sorry, but which Dacmagic are we looking at?

Theif connected via USB, will ground the signal via that connection. I actually bought two – one initially for my father who needed a DAC and out of curiosity I bought a damcagic OobuJoobuDec 27, I’ve had it once or twice in a different setup, and like yours it was only with nothing playing, once it was, even during a quiet or silent part, no hum whatsoever. Outputs are RCA only — losing cambrkdge Coaxial outputs of its larger stablemate.

USB implementation also means high-resolution digital audio files stored on a computer can be shared with a Hi-fi for a level of sound quality far in excess of CD. VocalpointDec 27, I’m still waiting for the next rev of sub Pagea audio P to power the DM