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Centrance DACPort

I posted a long while ago how much I liked the Centrance DACPort with my AKG 701 headphones.

After reading the follow up review in the latest Stereophile issue, I went to Radioshack and picked up a 1/4" headphone jack to RCA adapter (the gold plated one that is a pure adapter (no audio wire).

The DACPort has a volume control, so I'm going straight into my amplifier from the adapter, as mentioned in the follwup.

I really wasn't expecting much, but wow am I surprised by how good it is. I'm listening to 24/96 version of "The Raven" and it sounds glorious. I have had some DAC/preamp combinations in the past that would be put to shame.

If you have a Centrance, pick up an adapter and have some fun.

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Re: Centrance DACPort

Glad you also liked the setup, Rigger.

I thought that, for the dough, the DACport was an amazing buy. Though not as good as my Benchmark DAC 1 when used as a DAC/Pre, it provides so much music in such a generous way that I really took a shine to it. Stay tuned, I write about the DACport again in the upcoming November issue. Apparently, I could not get enough of this pocket rocket.

Also, I have learned that the DACport can now be used with the iPad. This makes the already sweet DACport even sweeter!

DACport meets the iPad

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Re: Centrance DACPort

That is so flippin' cool. I'm posting this from my iPad right now, and I have the camera connection kit.

Going to try it tomorrow, when I get home....I just watched Univ of Illinois' girls volleyball team kick Penn State's rump.

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Please let me know how this works, Rigger. Enjoy!

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