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Old 02-23-2013, 07:13 PM - Thread Starter
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Any recommendation which DAC I would be better off using? The Zdac is using Analog Devices chip and DAC Magic uses Wolfson chip.

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I have the Zdac and use the optical with an airport express and also the USB connection with my laptop. IMHO it sounds great for the money. On the other hand, the Cambridge can be used as a digital preamp and features more connectivity. I guess your choice would depend on what features you require.

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I'll only be using it as a DAC for my CD transport and nothing else so in terms of functionality, for my usage, they will be both identical.

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In that case I would probably go with the Zdac. Great SQ for the price.

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