In this week's Audio Premium content, Mike Elliott continues his series on calibrating your system. This time we explore converters – how they work, and what to look for.
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While engineers will talk all day about how this speaker sounds compared to that one because this one is ported, or how this tube amp is cleaner than that solid state amp because they are using higher voltages, you often do not hear engineers talking about converters in overly technical terms. You will always hear, “Well this one just sounded better!” And while that is arguably the most important aspect, most engineers often cannot explain why it sounds better or let alone what is going on inside the converter.
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