Update: The new GUSTARD DAC-X20 has released on 25 Sep 2015 and ready to order. For more information, please click here .
The release of the GUSTARD DAC-X20 has been delay due to the supply of the metal casing. But it should release soon by end of
The new GUSTARD X-20 has upgraded using 2 pieces of ESS Continue reading Coming Soon! GUSTARD X-20 Dual ES9018 XMOS 32bit 384kHz DAC
Yulong Audio has scheduled to release SABRE DA8 II DAC Headphone Amp in mid of May. It is the 2nd generation of the signature product DA8. It is now using the Crystek CCHD-950-25-100 Low phase noise clock and whole lot of sound improvement which make the sound more powerful and detailed as stated in the official website.
The retail price for Yulong SABRE DA8II is $1350 and available here
Gustard is the first few developer using the ESS Technology ES9018 chipset in China. In 2012, Gustard has produce the well know DAC-X10 which had achieve good comments from audiophiles. And after 2 years, the new DAC-X12 was built based on DAC-X10 but had been restructured.
The new X12 is using ES9018 Sabre Reference 32bit , compile with XMOS 32bit/500MIPS high performance digital signal processing unit. The X12 is also have IIS digital input and Coaxial & AES/EBU input support DOP64.
Gustard DAC-X12 is available in Kidult Online, price: US$529.9
From the photos we can see, Gustard x10 is clearly out of the backyard production. It clearly now is a factory made and design. First from the double power transformer, digital circuitry, analog circuitry separately. It is a good consolidation for good sound. Continue reading Review: GUSTARD DAC-x10 ES9018 DSD DAC
MATRIX just release the new model of Mini-i Pro and Mini-i on March this year. And many ppl may wonder what is the exact different for the “old” Mini-i to the New Mini-i & Pro version. Here’s I have write a brief article Continue reading Comparison between MATRIX New Mini-i, Mini-i Pro and Old Mini-i
Yulong Audio has released Yulong D200 headphone amp DAC at beginning of this year. It is a entry level Class A Headphone Amp/ DAC using Continue reading Yulong D200 32bit 384kHz DSD Headphone Amp DAC
The Yulong Sabre DA8 is a flagship and signature audio product from Yulong Audio. It is not only been popularly discuss in China HiFi forum, but also widely discuss in Head-Fi . Continue reading Yulong Sabre DA8 Headphone Amp DAC
New update: MATRIX just released the new body color, Black Pearl, a fully black body color. Personally, I think it is very cool look!! And MATRIX will not produce the Silver color body anymore Continue reading MATRIX Mini-i Pro 24bit 384kHz DSD DAC Headphone Amp