I don't know why, but there is not much information about Audinst's new DAC/amp combo on Head-Fi. So, I've decided to correct this, and write my impressions about this really worthy device.
All-in-one DAC/Amp for 500? Correction – make it 398. Well, what is the HUD-DX1? Made by Korean audio company Audinst, the HUD-DX1 currently represents the pinnacle of the Audinst DAC/Amp development tree. It’s just about packed everything possible into its rather small 104 x 120 mm industrial metal enclosure –including the latest (and depending on who you ask, the greatest) means of playback. Yes,...
Распаковка и краткий обзор ЦАП Audinst HUD-MX2
Не так давно, но уже исторически сложилось, что китайские высокотехнологичные товары занимают лидирующие позиции на рынке, по крайней мере в бюджетных и средне ценовых сегментах, применимо это и к Hi-Fi аппаратуре, как к портативной, так и стационарной, что, впрочем, не удивительно с учетом того, что именно китайские кони ниву потребительского хайфая и вспахали.
Hey guys, been messing around with this nice little toy for a few weeks now and I figured it would deserve a modding discussion thread here together with my own observations and subjective impressions as
sclaimer: We were sent the new Audinst HUD-DX1 free of charge, Audinst is also a site advertiser but that doesn’t mean we can’t be critical. Keep reading.
There simply can't be too many affordable devices on the market. It's not possible. More choice is always a good thing. This assumes, of course, that at least some of these options will be solid performers. But if we think about it, the odds are in our favor when more and more devices hit the street. If we assume an arbitrary number of products - say 50% - will be terrible, with perhaps 30% being d...