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8.7 out of 10

Arcam rPAC

Great Deal: $249.99

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8.0

Review: Arcam rPAC is a quality headphone amp and USB DAC at a nice price

Macworld
8 February 2013
  • Conclusion: For many listeners, $249 is expensive, but the rPAC is reasonably priced within the hi-fi world, and it performs incredibly well for the price: If you plug some nice headphones into the rPAC and put on a favorite album, you probably won’t want to stop listening; if you have headphones that cost as much as the rPAC or more, the rPAC will reward your investment.
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Overall 8
8.0

Arcam rPAC

What Hi-Fi?
8 December 2012
  • Summary: More desirable alternatives exist but the rPac is still a small, inexpensive upgrade for computer-based music collectionst
  • Pros: Simple design, headphone amp as well as DAC, sounds spacious, detailed and refined
  • Cons: Presentation is a touch too smooth, Newer options offer greater subtlety and depth
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AVHub
14 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Britain’s Arcam is a bold company. Its origins and its bread-and-butter were in midrange stereo hi-fi components, and in particular a long line of award-winning amplifiers. Then, as the digital revolution took hold, the company showed a remarkable drive to stay ahead of the game. At a time when no British company could hope to compete with the vast R&D budgets of Japanese majors, Arcam developed its own CD players from the ground up, then repeated the trick at a whole...
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Overall 9
9.0

Arcam rPAC

Trusted Reviews
28 April 2012
  • Summary: A superb DAC and headphone amp for your computer, with asynchronous USB.
  • Pros: Exceptional computer audio enhancement, Outputs to both heaphones & AV systems, Independent, powerful 138mW headphone amplification, Asynchronous USB removes virtually all jitter, RF Supression eliminates background noise
  • Cons: Cannot be used on the move
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Arcam rPAC -DAC-kuulokevahvistin testissä

audiovideo.fi
7 February 2014
  • Summary: Härpäke on sanana hieman hämäävä. Itse käsitän, että se on jokin pieni esine tai asia, joka ei ole hirveän tärkeä tai kiinnostava. Maahantuojakin oli ristinyt näitä pienempiä tuotteita samalla nimellä. Arcam rPAC antaa härpäke-termille kyllä ihan uuden merkityksen.
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Hi-Fi i Muzyka
9 November 2012
  • Summary: Dwa udane produkty, choć bardziej spodobał mi się rPac. Dobrze się sprawuje w roli wzmacniacza słuchawkowego. Oferuje wyższą jakość brzmienia, a na dodatek jest ciut tańszy. drDock jest dla tych, którzy już od dawna słuchają muzyki z iPhone’a lub iPada i chcą wydobyć z niego brzmienie, które choć trochę pachnie audiofilskim sprzętem. Kciuk w górę.
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i-fidelity.net
9 September 2012
  • Conclusion: Was lernen wir aus der Vergangenheit? Die highendigste Lösung besteht aus einer räumlich getrennten Laufwerk-Wandler-Kombination. Genau da knüpft Arcam an und bietet für sage und schreibe nur 200 Euro mit dem rPAC einen Wandler an, der dank asynchroner Kopplung Störgeräusche und Rauschen vom PC deutlich minimiert. Die Folge ist ein kristallklarer Klang mit räumlicher Tiefe und sauber strukturiertem Bassbereich. Besonders empfehlenswert ist er am Laptop.
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