If you are a music lover and own an iPod / iPhone / Computer, then you should give this fantastic Dock a try.
It is not only a comfortable audiophile Source, but convinces also with versatility.
Unfortunately the analog-output of iPods/iPhones is not comparable with the audiophile soundquality, which is possible if the data are precisely acquired in digital format from a high-quality
Dock. Because if this audiostream is converted from a good DAC into the analog format and auditioned with a good hifi set, then some audiophile magic-moments can be experienced.
This is the best sounding ipod Dock available, with true audiophile digital readout and transfer.
This dockingstation is technically excellent crafted, works superb and is a real opportunity.
The iPods/iPhones audiofiles are read out and transmitted digitally from the Docking
differences between the AQVOX and the stock version:
AQVOX Low-Noise Powersupply (~140-260V 50/60 Hz) (also available separately, please ask)
et. al. improved tos light Output
A clearly audible improvement compared to the stock-powersupply will be achieved with the instead provided
The TOSlink-Output should be preferred to the analog-Output,
and the use of a quality COAX Digitalcable ist required.
Aqvox provides audiophile but excellent in price/quality ratio TOSlink Digitalcables.
The sound quality of most downloadable songs is wors compared to self ripped CD´s at low speeds.
For optimum sound quality the files should be safed in Apple Lossless, AIFF or WAV.
!! Lossy formats like MP3, FLAC and the like should be avoided.
Ideal, for supplying DAC´and other devices with TOSlink input with audio-files from Computer via USB. This is called streaming and works up to 48kHz 16bit ( CD is 44.1kHz 16bit ).
iTunes via remote: the provided remote lets control also the Computer, very comfortable !
iTunes per Fernbedienung: die mitgelieferte Fernbedienung steuert den Computer - sehr komfortabel !
Here the fact sheet
Here the manual
ATTENTION: in any case an firmware Update is recommended for the Apple device.
- iPod nano (2. bis 6. Generation)
- iPod touch (1. bis 4. Generation)
- iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S
- Pad, iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G), iPad 2 (Wi-Fi), iPad 2 (Wi-Fi + 3G)
- das neue iPad ( 2013)
If in doubt, simply make a test or request.