I would argue that these would be great overkill for such things as cassette field recordings,
almost any spoken word, private recordings, old non-hifi media, etc. For music masters, yes, no
doubt. Also for a reference listening system in a top-flight highest-fidelity recording facility.
One man's opinion, etc.
-- Tom Fine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Hodge" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Shopping for AD/DA
> Benchmark DAC-1 $975.00
> Benchmark ADC-1 $1,775.00
> And worth every penny of it! I realise it is over what you planned to
> spend, but you won't regret it if you can swing it .
> Bob Hodge
> Robert Hodge,
> Senior Engineer
> Belfer Audio Archive
> Syracuse University
> 222 Waverly Ave .
> Syracuse N.Y. 13244-2010
> 315-443- 7971
>>>> [log in to unmask] 7/10/2007 11:30 AM >>>
> Does anyone care to recommend a 24/96K AD/DA (external to the computer)
> that only costs $1000?
> Kevin Irelan