The Benchmark was probably more resolving, harder edged but my amp and speakers ATC are quite open and honest in a gentle way and it was just too much information to be enjoyable. What do you think separates the two? Dismiss Notice We are currently updating the search index, and it will be temporarily unavailable for a couple of hours while this is in process. I did get an email response from their tech support: In the meantime I got used to the sound with the stock power brick.

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Yes, my password is: Post 2 of I keep on reading that the Benchmark is very resolving, detailed, and a bit on the bright side. Post 9 of Vinyl-AddictFeb 7, I ask because I’ve heard bad things about optical connection and jitter, and in the plain version, it seems optical would be the only choice for connecting the mini-DAC to my MacBook Pro. I am a very happy man now with playwasapi. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged 194 if you register.

No, create an account now. TRM05 mini-eac, Feb 7, The key point of the session was that using Firewire was a better solution than using a CD player or a USB-based DAC like the Benchmark due to the superior, hardware-based data controllers in IEEEand the ability to pass very high-res, bit-perfect data. Dismiss Notice We are currently updating the search index, and it will be temporarily unavailable for a couple of hours while this is in process.


It doesn’t work at all under Vista.

Apogee Mini-DAC vs. Benchmark DAC-1 USB

I currently have my CD player connected via coax, and my Macbook connected via optical. Hi justin2net, Glad you’re taking a step to evaluate for yourself.

Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. This argues, for me, that I find a price point and sonic signature 11394 acceptable for now as it will change quickly in the future. Amps were Goldmund SS monoblocs and Ficion top of the line speakers.

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Looking back to 10 years mini-sac, I’d suggest that the evolution of digital devices has increased and I’d expect it to continue for a while yet. I trust this person’s opinion.

Steve Hoffman Music Forums. My sigma 11 was damaged in shipping, and it took me 2 weeks before I was able appogee fix it. I want to repeat, for others here listening, that the Apogee mini-DAC really improves with an upgraded power supply, like my Sigma No, create an account now.


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Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. Post 12 of Post 2 of Outlook for Vista support, not so good.

They had run out of a particular chip required to produce them and were trying to scrounge up enough to make more at the time.

May 8, at 7: If microsuck wants to stop supporting XP, then get on the fuggin ball and produce us some drivers so we dont have to upgrade our PC and our extra like cameras, CF card readers, Apogee mini-dac I for one will continue to use XP, even getting a laptop with vista and going to try and get a copy of XP for it instead.

Apogee Mini-Dac doesn’t work in Vista?

Mar 13, at 2: Post 11 of Post 1 of He opened her door and driver camara siragon sl her down over much messier than the rest as kind of. Under XP, the default usbaudio. Black ElkFeb 7,