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Review and Measurements of SMSL VMV D1 DAC

nikkon

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Is this dual dac setup running in sync or async mode? or both?
 

Oleg_Powerstroke

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Hello, guys!
Tell me, please, which of them would be better choice: smsl D1 or gustard x26?
Price about the same ~900$.
Thanks in advance.
 

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AK4499? Interesting choice of a DAC chip. Given the M400 was in production all this time as far as I can tell, SMSL stocked up nicely before or shortly after the plant fire.
 

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D2 is out
Surprised they can even improve on this really... I guess 112 SINAD has been blown away now just by the reviews I come to see on the front page...
Recently something hit 120 SINAD (I think it was a Topping product), just wondering what could be next now haha
 

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AK4499? Interesting choice of a DAC chip. Given the M400 was in production all this time as far as I can tell, SMSL stocked up nicely before or shortly after the plant fire.
I guess they scrapped plans for the originally intended 'multibit' platform SMSL VNV D2:


 

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AK4499? Interesting choice of a DAC chip. Given the M400 was in production all this time as far as I can tell, SMSL stocked up nicely before or shortly after the plant fire.
One does have to wonder if the D2 is just an M400 in a pretty frock for $1000 more. Cue the hype train I reckon
 

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One does have to wonder if the D2 is just an M400 in a pretty frock for $1000 more. Cue the hype train I reckon

Yeah, I can’t imagine what else they could have stuffed in there to command such a premium over the m400 which was already overpriced to begin with.
 
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