The Japanese audiophile magazines Phileweb and Audio Accessory have recently reviewed the high-end clocking combination of MUTEC’s MC‑3+ Smart Clock USB and REF 10 master clock. Find out how the duo performed now.
In the review the editors tested the clocking and re-clocking capabilities of both devices and assessed their contributions on the sound quality in different setup scenarios with three different DACs. In each case, the MC‑3+USB would re-clock the digital source. Meanwhile, the REF 10 would either serve as a direct 10 MHz reference for the DAC or as an external clock source for the re-clocking in the MC‑3+USB.
Here are the results for each DAC setup:
Read the full review (Japanese only)