Still it may be worth to add some $$$ and go with the Vivaldi DAC + dCS newest Network Bridge (connected through Dual AES EBU). It will have all functionality of Rossini DAC and even better performance. This may be the best value combo in current dCS line.
Unfortunately classical music is not my first or even second choice. Sorry for that. I'm rather rock & jazz guy :)
But I preferred Vitus mainly because of more lifelike presentation. SS-101 has unique magic in midrange like good SET. Black background, fluidity and smoothness. But it's...
I hope this won’t sound too biased.
I recently had an opportunity to compare in friend’s system SIA-025 with Momentum Integrated on Wilson Audio Sabrina.
While D’agostino may have a touch better bass slam and more open top end it can’t compete with Vitus midrange quality and overall...