Mixing Stellar with Direct Stream

Hello all,

Following the death of my previous CD player (an Audiolab 8300) I decided to join the PS Audio family by adding the DMP and SGC DAC to my system and I’m very pleased with the improved imaging, sound stage depth/width and resolution. My question: Is there a downside to running the DMP into the SGC vs. into the DS DAC or DSJ especially with regard to handling a DSD signal from SACD discs? I’m using the HDMI I2S interconnect between the two.

Thanks in advance for any ideas on this issue.


Well I am not sure “downside” is the term I would use but clearly the DS DAC series is better sounding than the one in the GCD.

Better sounding overall or particularly with a DSD signal?