AMI MUSIK DDH-1 received the recommended award from AUDIO Magazine (Germany)

We are pleased to receive the “recommended” award from the AUDIO magazine (Feb 2014 issue, Germany).

They did a group test of a very wide range of headphone amps (not all with DAC).

“The very special of DDH-1: the USB input not only work with computers, but also with high resolution portables with digital outputs…Apple iOS-portables can play high resolution music on DDH-1 (AIFF and WAV files) … With Miles Davis’ interpretation of the Monk classic Round Midnight AMI supplied a precise details with a spectacular soundstage of all the instruments. Davis’ trumpet solo sounded dynamic with very natural timbre.

  •  Verdict: totally neutral, very precise reproduction of finest details. Price/performance: outstanding -> AUDIO recommendation: price/performance”

 Das ganz Besondere des DDH-1: Der USB-Eingang kommt nicht nur mit Computern, sondern auch mit HiRes-Portis zurecht, die Musik digital ausgeben können … Apples iOS-Portis … diese schicken sogar HiRes-Musik in den ami DDH-1 (AIFF- und WAV-Dateien) … Bei Miles Davis’ Interpretation des Monk-Klassikers Round Midnight lieferte der ami eine präzise Detailzeichnung mit einer spektakulären Staffelung der Instrumente. Davis’ Trompetensolo tönte dynamisch und mit sehr natürlichem Timbre.

  • Fazit: Vollkommen neutral, sehr präzise Abbildung feinster Details. Preis/Leistung: überragend -> AUDIO-Empfehlung: Preis/Leistung

The measurements:

  • Very even and wide frequency range – also with analog in.
  • Very low jitter of 148ps (173ps via S/PDIF).
  • Textbook signal to nois ratio of 120dB (analog in 103dB).
  • Very low distortion (with fixed line out).
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