How do you discuss the sound of a DAC when, in theory, there are 192 different ways it can sound? Perhaps “flexible” would be the best one-word description.
The Absolute Sound
The PH-10 phono stage and the IS-1000 streaming integrated amp have been chosen by TAS for the 2021 Buyer’s Guide.
Visually, the IS-1000 is elegant with a formidable aluminum faceplate and an array of vents overflowing the top and down the side panels like a waterfall. The “tank” design of the chassis increases mass and rigidity to enhance mechanical stability and damping.