Audio Research DSPre in the Test

On the basis of the successful D/A converter DAC 8, audio research introduces the converter precursor DSPre. Whether she can inspire sound also reveals our test?

It is no wonder that Audio Research is introducing a preamp with digital inputs after the successful DAC 8 USB DAC. After all, pre-amplifiers are the specialty of the brand – and such combined devices are very popular. Thus, less than a year after the DAC 8 the DSPre is available for 8400 euros. Why was this so relatively fast? Well, already the analog circuit of the DAC 8 was outstanding – and was taken over for the DSPre. The new one also has a full-balanced circuit consisting of FET single transistors, which are used by audio research for tube-like characteristics (the OP chips are only responsible for setting the working points). In addition, there are still relay switches for the analog inputs and four volume control ICs in the DSPre.

Taking over the circuitry of digital parts in Minnesota by the DAC 8. Therefore, all digital inputs of the DSPre are decoupled with small print transformers, so that no ground loops can occur. And the precursor has research specifically audio driver programs written thanks to which she accepted 24/192 data via USB. New are two filter marked with “soft” and “sharp”, which differ mainly in the transient response. This accomplishes is “sharp”-more pre-and post-echoes than “soft”-filter. The upsampling, depending on the input rate (based on 44.1 or 48 kHz) either extrapolate to 176.4 or 192 kHz, can be to switch to – from the owners not the USB input, what seems quite reasonable. Because this input completely asynchronously to the computer clock, it is here probably best to use the native data. Other digital inputs for however, it may be may be advised with less Jitter-free sources, Upsampled devoted the first attempts in the listening test Stereoplay the behavior of the Upsamplings. This, the editorial used the FireWire-S/P-DIF – interface white INT 202. Showed up here at music, the both existed in the 96erals in the 192er format, that the lower data rate despite upsampling was inferior to the higher. The latter offered a larger soundstage and could give more details.

Even with pure CD data upsampling versus native mode was a matter of taste. The extrapolated version there to admire a panorama of something another. But the sound seemed untreated direct and packender and something finer in the dynamics.

Via USB, the tester realized the Sonic virtues that inspired them when the DAC 8. So also the DSPre powerful marched forward and painted with a rich Sound palette. Interesting, how the two filter represented. Its name which was “sharp” clear contours in the bass. This “soft”, however, was not as soft, but offered the more elegant high-frequency, without concealing details. And although it remained a touch imprecise in the bass, the testers preferred the ‘soft’-Filter.So turned the DSPre her brother DAC 8. This gave even a tad bit more details, but the testers decided to tie, because the distance to the DAC 8 was slightly lower than to the Ayre QB chocolate side showed the DSPre even with the analog portion of pre-amplifier 9 24/192.Ihre. Here she could retrieve reference 5 not quite spacious appearance, and the magical colors of pure precursor, but the DSPre access is hearty and impressed with enthusiasm foaming over. So there was no big discussion at the end. The new DSPre is a shiny highlight for stereoplay.

 

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