Ciamara’s engineering team works closely with Bricasti’s engineers in a variety of capacities, and is highly respected in the professional studio world for their outstanding M7 Reverb. We at Ciamara have been watching the development and launch of the M1 DAC with great excitement, and at long last the wait is over!
The M1 digital to analogue converter (DAC) is a dual mono design. There are two completely isolated channels, a left and right, each with its own dedicated linear power supply, D/A converter, DDS clocking, and analog circuitry. This design insures that analog cross talk is virtually non existent, that the necessary power requirements for each channel are well met and isolated from each other and the digital processing is isolated, having its own power supply. With a twin DAC design, the dynamic range for each channel is optimized by using the stereo ADI 1955 DAC in a mono configuration, plus clocking is for each channel done directly at each DAC with a technique called DDS (direct digital synthesis) which takes clock induced jitter to immeasurable levels.
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