Luxman DA-06 D/A processor Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Analog Sources: Garrard 301 turntable; EMT 997 tonearm; EMT OFD 25 & TSD 15 70th Anniversary pickup heads.
Digital Sources: Halide Designs DAC HD USB D/A converter; Apple iMac G5 computer running Decibel v.1.2.11 and Audirvana Plus v.1.5.12 playback software; Sony SCD-777ES SACD/CD player.
Preamplification: Auditorium 23 Homage T2 step-up transformer, Shindo Masseto preamplifier.
Power Amplifiers: Shindo Corton-Charlemagne & Cortese.
Loudspeakers: Altec Valencia, DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/96.
Cables: USB: AudioQuest Carbon, WireWorld Revision. Interconnect (single-ended): Audio Note AN-Vx, Shindo Silver. Speaker: Auditorium 23.
Accessories: Box Furniture Company D3S rack under source & amplification components; Keith Monks record-cleaning machine.—Art Dudley

Luxman Corporation
US distributor: On a Higher Note
PO Box 698
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92765
(949) 544-1990

maheshkc's picture

Great review as always
just one question, you say xlr has (pin2+) but manuel says normal(pin2 -)
which one is correct?

Thank you
Mahesh kc

John Atkinson's picture
maheshkc wrote:
Great review as always

Thank you.

maheshkc wrote:
just one question, you say xlr has (pin2+) but manuel says normal(pin2-) which one is correct?

My measurements clearly indicated that the XLR jacks on our sample were wired with pin 2 hot, the DAC being non-inverting when connected to the Audio Precision, which has pin 2 hot.

John Atkinson
Editor, Stereophile

maheshkc's picture

Hi Thank you for your kind reply.
i tried to contact Luxman but no answer.....
Mahesh kc