"...The more time and energy you spend matching the SIRIUS G2.1 to its bedfellows, the better. Simply inserting it between digital devices and hoping for the best will likely give you a reasonably good performance, but drilling deeper into
matching the SIRIUS G2.1 to the DAC, setting the right filters and even some gentle EQ all benefit the listener..."
"...Whichever of the Altair G2.1’s digital inputs you use – the analogue ones are excellent, too –it delivers a sound that majors on detail and impact, from the shaping of the notes of an instrument or voice to the dimensions and focus of the soundstage image..."
"...The Auralic breaks down the sometimes quite complex events in a fine, detailed and well audible way. Meanwhile, it also delivers the necessary pressure in the lower registers to give the music the appropriate push and seize the listener. The network player also collects plenty of bonus points with its convincing dynamics..."