The manufacturer’s comments Submitted by labjr on March 14, – 4: The remote-switchable filters of the Concero provided more contrast than switching in-and-out the ASRC on the Emotiva. To bad you can not complete turn off those annoying blue light.. But lets not quibble over looks since we all know beauty is in the ears of the beholder. Conclusion As at home in an office as it would be in a two-channel listening room, the Emotiva XDA-2 has just about everything you’d want out of a digital preamp. All default to 44khz with no option to go higher.

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If you’re using a Mac, just go to Audio Midi Setup. Display dimming controls Submitted by emotiiva on March 7, – 1: When using headphones, the volume control automatically switches control to the headphone output. I got the DC-1, and it actually sounded great – with one exception.

Yeah, Emotiva is especially bad about this. Your username or email address: This happened 3 or 4 times, and I was never called back. I got the xda-2 solely for the dual XLR outs. Submitted by warpdrive on February 21, – 3: I spoke to a somewhat e,otiva gentlemen who suggested that I hook up the CD player, and see if I got audio through that.


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Emotiva offers a 30 day in home trial, and a FIVE year warranty, which in my opinion is pretty good. I have no idea why this worked, but it did. Create new account Request new password. For the past few dda I was listening to these headphones on the Emotiva and then the Burson primarily the Burson.

Illustration Submitted by Philomathean on March 19, – 1: Jan 20, at And I can’t dmotiva argue that point and my guess is the Emotiva’s full-size chassis is meant to convey just that. The Emotiva XDA-2 offers a lot of musical goodness for the money ekotiva up a full-bodied and nicely balanced-sounding DAC, preamp, and headphone amp in a package you’ll be proud to show off.

Post 1 of The entire unit feels very sturdy.

Emotiva also throws in free shipping for the XDA-2, a day money back guarantee, and a five year transferable warranty. Should be a very simple firmware update to add those two additional settings.

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My computer showed that it was hooked up properly, and I could see in the “Playback Devices” window that audio was flowing through to the XDA-2, but I was getting nothing. If you enjoy it more because you like the way it looks, who cares.

As someone who owns one, Emotivq can confirm that sadly no you cannot dim the display’s brightness all the way off. The manufacturer’s comments Submitted by labjr on March 14, – 4: Leave this field blank. Nearly every time I called, everyone was busy and I had to leave a message.


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Submitted by Michael Lavorgna on March 13, – 4: Watching YouTube videos with a pair of Koss Porta Pros on my noggin was a blast, those cheap and cheerful on-ears never sounded better.

Emohiva Bifrost is definitely better Hello fellow Head-Fiers, I am pretty new to the forum, but have been enjoying it immensely. InnerFidelity Holiday Gift Guide.

I’m wondering if you had a chance to listen to the MyDAC, and what you’re thoughts are on its sound. It sounds better than you might think.

Overall fit and finish seems OK I haven’t tried to rip out an RCA jack or anythingbut not quite up to the standard of my XPA basic connectors vs the bits of audio jewelry on the amplifier.