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Old 08-02-2020, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by DaveM View Post
I found the following objective review.

https://audiosciencereview.com/forum...2-se-dac.6507/

Not good. Maybe this is a different DAC than the absolute sound reviewed?

The above site does a lot of objective measurements for audio equipment especially DAC’s.


At the risk of opening up the whole “subjective vs objective” can of worms, I don’t dispute the measurements in this “review,” but if the reviewer never listened to it, it’s hardly objective. There’s an inherent bias already present in the fact that he’s dismissed the idea of listening to it, and his assumption that the particular measurements he performed are predictive of the sound. A balanced and objective review should include both listening and measuring, preferably done separately so that the listener is not influenced by the measurements and vice versa. Otherwise it’s like reviewing a car based on a certain set of performance specs and never driving it.
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