Testing a DAC is not the same as testing an amplifier. There are more subtle differences out there, and if you do not have the room and equipment in order, it makes the job difficult. Mola Mola Tambaqui sounds very good even on semi-expensive equipment in a normal living room, but it is not until you get everything in place that it really flourishes – and really differs from other good DACs.
When we finally got to a mastering studio with cream equipment and properly conducted acoustics, the differences were revealed easily as a stain. Tambaqui leaves, with a deeper, wider and tidier soundscape. You get closer to the music. And between all the zeros and ones, that’s what it’s all about