Star Quality - Channa Vithana
Italian company North Star Design manufactures a stylish transport and DAC combination that uses a specially implemented 24/192 12S cable connection between them.
They have almost all the redoubtable ability of the £6,190 Chord Electronics BLU/DAC64 combination but at approximately only half the cost and therefore, in a high-end context, represent superb value.
1. elegant styling, build quality
2. lack of digital glare
3. organic engaging sound
0. northing at the price
Superbly finessed and loquacious sound allied to excellent build and finish make for a brilliant value high end buy.