New Wadax Atlantis Reference Dac

CKKeung

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Wadax Reference DAC paired up with Kharma speaker and Lars amps at Munich Hi-end 2019.

TLi who visited the room said that the sound was very good.

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Tango

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gian60

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In Munich last years,never liked Kharma,always little dark and slow
Listen yesterday very good,could be Wadax?
 

bonzo75

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In Munich last years,never liked Kharma,always little dark and slow
Listen yesterday very good,could be Wadax?
I think the Engstrom is playing a role because the Gobbel with Engstrom is also sounding excellent
 
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morricab

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Wadax Reference DAC paired up with Kharma speaker and Lars amps at Munich Hi-end 2019.

TLi who visited the room said that the sound was very good.

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Have to disagree, it was struggling as soon as the music got complex. It got congested and hard sounding. Seems maybe the amps were not up to driving this speaker. Hard to judge the Dac in that situation.
 

gian60

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This set up sound very well,first time i listen Kharma well,but music was not loud and complex,when i was there.
Sure Kharma are difficult speaker and Engstrom are not the right partner.
 

bonzo75

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Goebel speaker is a much easier speaker for the Engstrom amps and sounded good the Kharma with Engstrom did not.
It probably had less drive and resolution due to Engstrom but this is the first time I have heard the speaker sound remotely natural at Munich. Goebbel sounded better
 

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It probably had less drive and resolution due to Engstrom but this is the first time I have heard the speaker sound remotely natural at Munich. Goebbel sounded better
I much prefer these Divin series Goebbel speakers to the bending wave models.
 
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