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Astell&Kern AK USB-C Dual DAC Cable with 2x CS43198

Matias

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New dongle with dual Cirrus Logic CS43198 DACs like Topping D30Pro (uses 4x) for 150 usd (3.5 mm plug).
https://www.astellnkern.com/eng/con...scg=CG210330&spos=2&tcg=&tpos=0&gcode=SC36370

Specs says THD+N is 0.0004% (SINAD 108), which should put it still behind Hidizs S8 / Tempotec Sonata HD Pro (SINAD 114).


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The Luxury & Precision W1/W2 looks better though.

I am against non-replaceable cables. What if my cat chews through it?

For the $149 this..uh..."unique" looking thing is going to cost you could have bought 16 Apple USB dongles. Your cat will have given up destroying them before you run out.
 

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The Luxury & Precision W1/W2 looks better though.

I am against non-replaceable cables. What if my cat chews through it?

New furry slippers for Christmas?
 

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I'm pretty shocked at the expected $ too. Eager to see the eventual review here of it.
 

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I'm pretty shocked at the expected $ too. Eager to see the eventual review here of it.

Of the A&K? Its actually not that bad. If it performs well (like Hidizs S8/ Meizu Pro well) . If it is middling performance , its a rip off.
 
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