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Cocktail Audio X45 Pro Music Player/DAC

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I'm currently on the look out for a new DAC with DSD 512, Streaming etc.
I had never heard of this DAC before but there's a very impressive review here:
https://parttimeaudiophile.com/2019/06/14/cocktail-audio-x45-pro-music-player-dac-review/

I had my eyes set on the latest Denafrips Terminator DSD 1024 but the reviewer thinks Coctail is better!
And the price is the same as Terminator with loads of extras like CD Play/Ripping and phono stage too (not that I need it).

This looks like another great DAC alternative.
Anyone with any thoughts/experiences with Coctail DACs especially with the latest 45Pro?
Thanks. 


Audirvana+3.0 / TIDAL HiFi / Mac Mini (256GB SSD - 16GB RAM)

Lindemann Musicbook: 20 DSD, ATC EL 150ASL

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I can't help but be skeptical of the subjective sound when the manufacturer feels the need to feature the opamp (OPA627BP) in its check list of features. Opamps are very sensitive to the power supply quality - I'd mention that I'd given the opamp a particularly conducive environment to work in if I were writing the ad copy.

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Given the reviewer's stated preferences as well as his history of audio components/systems (evident in the review as well as his bio, etc.) I'm unsure of how much value I would put in his findings (and comparisons) of a modern 'all-in-one' digital component.  My comfort level (for example) would be much higher had this been a vintage SET amp review for an analog based system.

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If you haven't already, take a look at the review by Aron Garrecht of SoundStageUltra. Might help with your choice. 

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