TENTO Engineering loaned Headfonia the TENTO Porta DAC 1866 for the purposes of this review.
Two years ago, Dimitri, the multinational behind Musica Acoustics, asked me to test a prototype Russian DAC. It just so happens that the multinational happened to have roots in Russia. I assumed partisanship. I was an ass. Instead I got an awesome DAC that had me wishing for the final product. Part of what made 1866 rock was its R2R multi-bit DAC. The other part was that it was 100% dedicated DAC work. (read more)