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EL DAC vs SMSL SU-8 vs Topping D50

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Looking for a DAC in the $200-$300 dollar range. If it could be balanced that would be great. So far i'm deciding between these 3 DAC's (EL DAC vs SMSL SU-8 vs Topping D50). I'm going to be pairing it with either my Schiit Jotunheim or my Massdrop THX 789. Between these 3 DAC's which is best? Feel free to recommend any others within the given price range.
 

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I had that query once, they seem to measure marginally different to a negligible point.

Therefore, it's best to go with the one you're comfortable with: ergonomically, features wise, support wise, etc...

I just know I'm going for the EL DAC if I had the choice but D50 if that device had as good customer support as JDS since it has more features (filters etc...).
 

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