Bryston BDA-1 D/A converter Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Digital Sources: Bryston BCD-1 CD player, Sony SCD-C555ES SACD/CD player, Bel Canto USB Link 24/96 USB-to-S/PDIF converter, Lenovo X61 laptop for media storage.
Preamplifier: Bryston BP26.
Power Amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.334 (stereo) & ML2 (monoblocks).
Loudspeakers: Quad ESL-989, JL Audio Fathom f212 subwoofers (2) with Bryston 10B SUB external crossover.
Cables: Digital: Wireworld Starlight Coaxial. Interconnect: Mark Levinson Silver, Red Rose Silver One, Totem Acoustic Sinew single-ended, Pure Silver Cable, Bryston balanced. Speaker: QED X-Tube 400, Pure Silver Cable R50, Ultralink Excelsior, Coincident Speaker Technology CST 1.
Accessories: Bryston Universal Silver remote control, Torus RM-20 power conditioner, ATI SLM-100 analog sound-level meter. Listening Room: 26' L by 13' W by 12' high with semi-cathedral ceiling, moderately furnished with sound-absorbing furniture. Left wall has large bay window covered by Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb fabric shades. Rear of room opens through 8' by 4' doorway into 25' by 15' kitchen.—Larry Greenhill

Bryston Ltd.
PO Box 2170, 677 Neal Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6X7
(800) 632-8217

Metalingus's picture

What is it like with oversampling off? Does it have a perfect response like a NOS DAC? If so this has the best of both worlds, inaudible distortion and good impulse.