I was looking for a natural sounding presentation, so I'm very satisfied.
Here are some photos of my Music Room systems (2&3).
The Ares2 is currently driving a Musical Fidelity X-150v3 amp and Magnepan LRS/REL Q150e powered subs Source: Bluesound Node2i with DSPeaker Antimode 2.0 room correction.
Musical Fidelity X-DAC X-PSU X-10v3 for comparison with Ares2. I'm very much enjoying the natural transparency of the Ares2.
Depth, focus & timbre are wonderful. I fully understand and appreciate all the glowing reviews of this DAC.
I was looking for a natural sounding presentation, so I'm very satisfied. I wish you success in getting this splendid device into more homes!
Credit: Carlos @ USA