"Price informs the majority of critical context. My listening experiences with the Wadia 151PowerDAC all roll up into one tidy phrase: truly exceptional value for money. And that’s at the RRP of US$1299.Some online stores have been seen discounting it to $799 – here we move toward a definitive slice of must have hifi. It’s almost everything that great budget hecklers holler for: simple setup, unobtrusive form-factor – making it easy to sneak into the house – and utterly transparent and engaging in its reproduction of music. That it runs bucks no-go expectations with tougher loads like Magnepan’s MMG means we have a DAR-KO award winner on our hands." Read the full review here.
Hate to gush and put this onto the blog, but I always felt the Wadia 151 deserved more attention than it received...nice to hear the same from a pair of experience ears. Thanks to John Darko and Digital Audio Review for such a complete and professional look at the 151.