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Comparing DDRC-22D with SHD Studio 2 months 4 weeks ago #54654

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Thinking about adding Dirac to my system and am wondering which of these 2 units would serve me best. It appears that the SHD Studio is also a streaming device, a feature I don't need.. Also noticed that the SHD has USB audio input (I think)whereas the DDRC-22D doesn't. Both appear to top out at 96khz output, but what else is different? Do they have similar specs? I am just wanting a digital in, digital out solution and it would appear either of these would work for me..

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Comparing DDRC-22D with SHD Studio 2 months 3 weeks ago #54713

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Everything you mentioned regarding USB audio (SHD Studio has it, DDRC does not) and 96 kHz sample rate is true.

I would also add that the SHD Studio has 4 channels of output while the DDRC only has 2 channels. At a hardware level the SHD Studio is based on a new generation, faster SHARC chip than the DDRC (450 MHz 21489 vs 333 MHz 21369). SHD Studio has a display but the DDRC does not.

IMO the display on the SHD Studio alone is worth the $200 premium but YMMV.

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