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AKVQ AKM Semiconductor Inc. | ND DigiKey Electronics AKVN; AKM Semiconductor Inc. IC DAC 32BIT KHZ 8CH 48QFN; Unit. A question to covertor-knowledgeable folks – anyone know why this chip sounds more sterile and dryer than comparable convertors? I read a. Prodigy X-Fi NRG is a powerful channel, bit / 96kHz capable PCIe based soundcard featuring the AKM AK D/A Converter for playback signals with.

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ESI [email protected] – Professional Sound Card

ESI was one of the first companies to introduce kHz and 7. As more and more professionals are producing music and media content for higher bit and sample rates, the actual demand for consumer products that support these features is also growing.

Aside from standard features, E-WDM offers functions required for professional sound processing: When the linear input is tested in the balanced mode using LynxTwo, the frequency response gets worse in this test as well as in all the other ones.

There was certainly improvement on specification over the outdated AC Duties and Customs Declarations: We really liked the quality of AKM so it was our conclusion to use it also for Juli despite the number of channels.

Our main goal of developing Juli was making a reference model card in terms of audio quality. Does it threaten high-quality soundcards supporting high sampling formats, or on the contrary will it draw attention to the high quality sound and promote high-quality sound devices?

Ultra-low latency, less than 1.

The card is shipped in a nice box made as a book with a transparent inner side. One way or another, it’s impossible to hear the difference between the original and the received sound — the differences are below the thermal noise threshold in semiconductors, and any digital-analog conversion will guarantee much more audible inaccuracies — the native level of noise in modern DAC is hardly over dB A. How is ESI getting on? Our shipping Method and Expect to Arrival date: Though this can be heard only when you instantly switch between the cards playing the same music fragment.


The reason is most likely not in the lack of bit-to-bit transfer precision, but in the PLL influence 43558 the transceivers or in dithering reformation.

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How you do evaluate DSP features and the quality of converters in these sound cards taking into account their prices? New formats such as DVD audio or video or SACD am require higher sample-rates in the production process; so many professionals are working with 96kHz or even kHz already. Buyer response for all customs duty and import tax involved. Sound Quality Juli vs. But Juli produces crisper and more detailed sounds, and thus it’s more suitable for a professional.

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Solutions like VST plugins or DirectX effects are providing excellent results for professional and even ultra high end professional effects, based on native CPU processing. Handling Fee is included in the Shipping.

Different items with multiple quantities: Normal air mail, weeks, No tracking. The unique feature of this card is the opportunity to transform it to user’s needs: Feel The Sunshine, Pulp Friction and some other test compositions with clear compressed mastering aom timbre-catchy high frequency range.


The difference is not so large but it still makes itself felt. Modern PCs are easily fast enough to provide better sounding effects and software synthesizer sounds compared to current DSP solutions. Now, professionals are slowly starting to work with higher sample-rates in the production process, not only with the higher bit-rate.


Engineers made the most of the existing converters. In case of Julifunctionality and audio quality wkm been the highest priority. The noise level measured is close to the claimed figures in the converter specifications.

Prodigy X-Fi NRG

The only difference from Lynx is in a tad lesser detail, which will hardly influence its professional capability, except for the mastering. We hasten to say, LynxTwo sounds better. Registered mail, weeks, with tracking. Item ajm be tested before ship, it will be in good condition, if there are any issues, please feel free to contact us for the defects. Should we expect new interesting products, such as Juliin future from A,m engineers?

ESI plans to release new multi-channel solutions in the near future. We are confident that optional soundcards will be available in the future, probably mostly for audio enthusiast and of course 4385 professionals. So that we can avoid make mistake. It is especially important for professional equipment, so we tested the card in three modes: In today’s native processing environment, it is obvious that the value of a powerful driver providing aakm CPU load and low latency is considered much more valuable by professionals, compared to onboard DSP hardware.

Besides, we carried out the following interesting experiment: The box for ESI Juli is nice and functional.

The main DSP chip: As for the ADC, we always try to use the best available components, as recording is more important than playback for most professional users.

We did research the market and the already available products.