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Default bLINK....why better? Please explain

So what makes the bLINK better than other Bluetooth receivers on the market? Compared to a unit from Audioengine or Outlaw Audio at under 1/2 the price....
Input please... I'm thinking hard about adding a bLINK to my system.
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So what makes the bLINK better than other Bluetooth receivers on the market? Compared to a unit from Audioengine or Outlaw Audio at under 1/2 the price....
Input please... I'm thinking hard about adding a bLINK to my system.
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The bLINK is the only Bluetooth streamer on the market that has superior clocking functionality (ala the Remedy) built in. If you compared units side by side, we're confident the SQ improvement would be appreciable.
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The bLINK is the only Bluetooth streamer on the market that has superior clocking functionality (ala the Remedy) built in. If you compared units side by side, we're confident the SQ improvement would be appreciable.
Well....I will compare! ordering one tomorrow. Thx!

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I am very impressed with W4S, both their products and their company! I am getting one of the brand new USB Recovery units! Hopefully I will be able to pick one up at the company next week ...
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Just ordered a new bLink from Ivan... Thank you Ivan!
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Nice! I hope it works out great for you!

With W4S I purchase straight from the company. I drive by their office several times a week and I am joining a audio club with some of their people.... so will definitely get from them...

I get other things from Ivan though....
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If one purchases W4S DAC-2 DSDse which to my understanding has the Femto clock upgrade, does it still make sense to get the W4S bLINK or would the AudioEngine B1 or similar device be just as good.
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The Blink is for Blue Tooth, right... while the Remedy is for digital inputs other than USB. The Recovery is for USB. They all do similar things as the Femto but with the signal before it gets to the DAC.

The Femto clock and the Recovery, for example, work hand in hand with the signal out of my computer.

Here is from W4S website about the Recovery:
"I already own a Wyred 4 Sound DAC with Femto clock. Will the Recovery still benefit me?
Absolutely! The two devices do separate things. The clocking in the DAC has no control over when or how it receives its signal from the sources.The Recovery works to greatly improve the incoming signal before the DAC receives it, so perfecting that allows the DAC to shine even more. The internal clock accuracy and jitter elimination of the DAC can mitigate some of the input jitter, but is no replacement for correcting it beforehand."
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Thank you Randy for explanation and taking the time.
I understand what you quoted but have a hard time understanding the technical side.
I would think garbage in garbage out, so if signal is already cleaned/corrected by 80% coming in, it would normally equal what the DAC2 DSDse work needs to do once it receives "cleaner" already corrected signal from bLINK... OR is the signal already corrected by bLINK by 80% being corrected another 80% with the DSDse, making signal coming in more than 80% cleaner than advertises with just one or the other device alone ?
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When you put it that way, I am thinking my hearing might never be able to detect an 80% improvement of an 80% improvement...

They are not super expensive items, buy them both, test and decide. Sell what you don't want
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