Squeeze it in next to your Slim Devices Squeezebox. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Set-up is totally intuitive, allowing you to begin enjoying better quality audio in minutes. It is a nice looking unit, but there was one thing that bothered me just a bit…. Operation of the DacMagic is as intuitive and straightforward as can be.

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And there’s a USB input for use with a computer or a networked music source. Other Sellers on Amazon.

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So, while other manufacturers force you to choose whether you want standard digital coaxial or optical or USB connections, Cambridge offers all of them.

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It gives no phase shift at all within the audio band and rolls off very sharply around half the sampling frequency. I preferred the linear phase filter setting with the PSB as it enhanced the midrange dynamics a tiny bit. Already your eyes have glazed over, and you don’t even own the thing. Still, you don’t listen to a user manual. Page 1 Specifications Measurements Manufacturer’s Comments.

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How the Future Would Be. I also have a bluetooth receiver plugged into it’s single toslink port which also sounds very nice with music I stream from my phone like Pandora or Amazon music for convenience rather than critical listening.


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We’re not just talking about the inputs, either: How to purchase an open reel tape deck and what to do with it once you have one. The Best Jazz Albums of Actually, selecting the filters is simple: It’s probably worth getting a word or three in at this point about the filters, because they do indeed have an important effect on the sound — nothing gross, but the way the sound registers on the ear over the course adcmagic a prolonged track varies between dac,agic.

Well, you might ask for an even wider, deeper soundstage and more gut-wrenching bass.

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This simple addition made this system sound like one costing thousands of dollars, not hundreds! You may want to stick with Linear Phase as your default.

In fairness, this is because the manual is in three languages but why not Russian? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Today, Cambridge Audio is based in London, and their stuff is made in China at factories owned or controlled by Cambridge Audio, which in turn is part of The Audio Partnership, controlled by Julian Richer, who got richer than Croesus with Richer Sounds, said to be the UK’s single most successful audio retailer in terms of revenue per square foot.


At the time, there were almost no high-end CD players.

Tonality is exceptionally neutral, with clean extension at both extremes and very well-balanced midrange. Steep attenuated the highs in comparison, taming the top end of some more aggressive recordings, but bass definition and overall clarity suffered. There’s also plenty of weight czmbridge definition in the bass, and the complex set of sounds and instruments remains organised and well-defined throughout.

Technical Specification User Manual [pdf ]. Indeed, it was with such pieces that we were aware of the DacMagic’s clear precision in presenting the timing of each instrumental part. See questions and answers.

Technical Specification

With three different digital connectivity options and the ability to connect four devices concurrently, DacMagic is a true digital music enhancement hub. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Two per channel operate in dual-differential mode for maximum noise reduction.

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