The exaSound/Magnepan room was not a surprise…rather, a comfortable good friend. George Klissarov has this setup tuned quite well, and knows how to get the best out of the Magnepan 1.7 speakers with the exaSound DSD DACs. He certainly did so again at AXPONA ...
PFO Audio Oasis Award for the exaSound room at AXPONA 2016
The sound in the exaSound Audio Design room was solid in a way I found surprising and remarkably relaxing in its naturalness ...
One of the best sounding rooms period
delivered an abundance of sonic riches, and a welcome surprise to boot.
I'm talking about the exaSound room ...
Exasound makes some exciting, high value DACs,
including one of the first DSD DACs commercially available ...
The ExaSound PlayPoint network player
($1999) is MQA-ready as well as ROON- and speakers-ready. It is an UPnP
renderer that is AirPlay compatible and can handle native DSD256 as well
as DXD352.8 and 192/32-bit PCM files. The PlayPoint uses asynchronous
bit-perfect streaming and can also support eight separate channels for
multichannel listening. According to ExaSound, the PlayPoint requires
zero configuration, and upgrades will be delivered remote upgrades ...
ExaSound presented a five-channel
system, using its multichannel Femto-clocked e28 Mk II DAC feeding a
Parasound Halo P7 7.1-channel preamplifier ($2000), a Parasound Halo A51
five-channel amplifier ($4500), and five Magnepan 1.7i loudspeakers.
Even at a much lower price than last year’s Pass Labs/Maggie 3.7s
multichannel exhibit, the exaSound system retained the lion’s share of
relaxed naturalness and convincing vibrancy, with an overall neutral
balance, and, of course, space you could get up and walk through ...