Avalon Acoustics Speakers, Wadia Dock Reviewed by Stereophile

Friday, October 10, 2008

Stereophile published two new reviews yesterday (both by :

The Wadia is special because it gets the bits before they are touched by the iPod’s DAC. If you’re interested in it, you may want to pay attention to the review’s second footnote. Specifically, this part:

The files were bit-for-bit identical, meaning that the 170 iTransport is indeed transparent via its digital output. However, the datastream appears to have fairly high jitter, which will make the Wadia’s sound quality dependent on the D/A processor used.