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Audio-GD R-28 - All in one pre/head-amplifier including R-2R balanced DAC
The R-2R products are well received in the market and todayAudio-GD released the R-28 pre- and headphone amplifier to its R-2R product family! Available beginning of July
Audio-GD NFB11.38 SABRE ES9038 Pro Headphone/preamp DAC Release
The NFB11.38 with Sabre ES9038 Pro chip is the superlative of the beloved NFB11.28 based on the ES9028 dac chip. The NFB11.38 will be limited available; only 100 units will be produced. Take a look! Audio-GD - NFB 11.38 TCXO 2018 (Headphone Amp ES9038 Amanero USB DAC) - LIMITED EDITION
Audio-GD D77 Dual ES9038 Pro & FPGA D/A Converter Release
After the great success the NFB7.77 and NFB27.77 Audio-GD now has a mid-range product DAC with the best chip available on the market and FPGA for digital signal processing! Find out more Audio-GD - D77.38 (Balanced DUAL ES9038Pro+FPGA Amanero USB DAC)
Audio-GD R2R7 and R2R7HE firmware update
The update concerns the removal of the "pop" sound while switching between samle rates. Only when switching between PCM and DSD a soft click is noticable still. Switching between PCM and different sample rates is completey silent.
The firmware update is not based on a traditional mute design; no degrade of sound quality; sound quality is not impacted at all. The update improves the user experience.
All Audio-GD R2R7 & R2R7HE units shipped after 28th of March 2018 have this update inlcuded .
Audio-GD R2R11 updated release
The update concerns the removal of the "pop" sound while switching between samle rates via USB input. Only when switching between PCM and DSD a soft click is noticable still. Switching between PCM and different sample rates is completey silent.
The firmware update is not based on a traditional mute design; no degrade of sound quality; sound quality is not impacted at all. The update is only to improve the user experience.
All Audio-GD R2R11 units shipped since 28th of March 2018 have a updated firmware .
New! Singxer - DAC SDA1 - AKM AK4118 - XMOS USB - DSD512
New from Singxer a AKM based DAC. The SDA-1 is an high-performance DAC that has been developed by Singxer and took more than two years. It uses XMOS latest xCORE-200 series chip for USB Audio, the AKM AK4118 third-generation flagship DAC as the main chip to conver digital to analog. Competitive new product!
Audio-GD USB upgrade for R2R7, NFB7.77 & NFB27.77
New separate pure class A PSU power supply for Amanero & Singxer F1 USB modules. While isolated USB interfaces usually take the power supply from its (noisy) source. This also allows users to us any source (e.g. smartphone) and not only sources providng the 5V power. .The new PSU pure class-A board will boost the USB sound qualiyt even with less good (powered) sources.
Mano ULTRA Music Streamer - NEW!
Mano ULTRA version has further optimized re-clocking circuit; improved clock stability and further tuned power supply. Furutech and S3 Supreme power upgrades are standard with this version. The sound quality of the Mano ULTRA compared to the "standard" Mano is more refined sound and high frequencies have softer edges; giving it a even more natural touch. Mano ULTRA gives you an Ultra nice music experience!
Holo Audio Cyan - REVIEW (Hifi Advice)
The Cyan promises discrete multibit NOS sound at a very friendly price in a great looking package. While not all discrete multibit DACs are equal, the Cyan delivers all the pure, unfiltered sound that is expected from NOS DACs while managing to not impose any character on top, outside of an occasionally forward upper midrange. Cyan is a spritely and dynamic performer that relays all the excitement that is in the recordings. Full Story
USB Singxer F1 Option For Audio-GD
MAGNA HIFI is offering a significant upgrade of the internal USB interface by replacing the Amanero USB interface for a more sophisticated Singxer F-1 XU208 board using the Crystek CCHD-575 ultra low phase noise clocks. Besides the sound quality improvements it enables native DSD512 support! We'll make sure the Singxer F-1 is properly installed and using internal ultra clean power source from the internal DAC to ensure best sound quality! (Available for R2R7; R2R7HE; NFB7.77; others on request)
Audio-GD USB Amanero isolator update
Audio-GD DAC models now features galvanic USB isolation. The following products have this option by default:
R2R 7, Master 7, Master 11, NFB-7.77, NFB-27.77. The following products will be optional available: R2R 1, R2R 2, NFB-1, NFB-28 and NFB-29. Existing products have the ability to upgrade tthe Amanero interface.
New: Singxer SU-1 MagnaFied Edition
Singxer SU-1 MagnaFied Edition w/ upgraded Low ESR 4400uF Nichicon Gold series caps, Wima Film caps and ultra high performance low noise discrete (Tentlabs) Shunt regulators for 3.3V and for 5V a new board with Ultralow Noise, Ultrahigh PSRR RF Linear LT3042 regulator. Noise: 0.8µVRMS (10Hz to 100kHz).Each unit is upgraded by Magna Hifi and tested 24 hours before returning to the customer.
New: Holo Audio Cyan
The newest Holo Audio offering is the Cyan Dac/Amp. Holo and Magna Hifi are offering you the best performance and price ratio of any product on the market. We are pleased with the Cyan and its performance. The Cyan is offered in 2 different model options: PCM or DSD. Both can play DSD and PCM without any problem. The PCM version will convert DSD to PCM while the native DSD version will convert PCM to pure DSD. The PCM version offering includes both balanced preamp and balanced headphone amp It’s a true balanced discrete resistor ladder dac.
Audio-GD R2R-7 Review - Blue Moon Awarded!
Then new flagship of Audio-GD R2R7 with R-2R conversion modules s constructed with high precision resistors and more important unique ultra fast correction technology. Audio-GD and in particular Kingwa (owner) proved again they are capable building exceptional good products! The flagship R2R 7 won itself a Blue Moon Award by 6moons.com. Read the 6Moons review