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Why the Mytek Brooklyn DAC is an Audiophile Must-Buy

Brooklyn is the latest Digital/Analogue converter from Michal Juriewicz’s Mytek. Designed in Mytek’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York City and manufactured in Poland, Brooklyn is a must-buy for audiophiles searching for a DAC that holds its own with converters at a much higher price point.

Here we talk you through just a few reasons why the Mytek Brooklyn DAC should be part of your HiFi system.

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Accurate D/A converter

The Mytek Brooklyn unit provides a clean, direct and accurate sound with an overall roundness and slightly forward bass presence. The Brooklyn is a D/A converter that certainly stands on an equal level with other converters of a higher price point.

2

Digital and analogue

Digital and analogue

Brooklyn is not only a DAC, but also a pre-amplifier for both digital and analogue sources. When playing vinyl through its phono pre-amp, playback is warm and tight, without too much bite, combined with excellent balance, low noise and audible detail. For the audiophile looking for digital and analogue in a single box, the Mytek Brooklyn provides the golden ticket.

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Minimalistic front panel

Minimalistic front panel

The front panel of the Mytek Brooklyn is kept as simple as possible, making for excellent ease of use when compared with other converters. Flanking the central LCD screen are two buttons and a pair of ¼” headphone sockets on one side and two more buttons and knob that doubles as a volume and selector control.

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Headphone outputs

Headphone outputs

Much more than simply a standalone D/A converter, Brooklyn is a headphone amplifier, supporting single-ended and balanced cans. There are many ways that Brooklyn’s two headphone outputs can be used. For example, one pair of single-ended headphones can be connected to either output, or two pairs of headphones can be connected at any one time. For a truly balanced headphone output, you can also use a Mytek cable adaptor (available separately).

5

Compatibility with Windows and Mac

If you’re planning to use a computer for music playback, Brooklyn is suitable for both Windows and Mac devices. For playback on a Windows computer, users can simply install a dedicated driver that’s available on Mytek’s website. For Mac computers, full functionality is immediately available – just plug in and play.

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Mytek control panel

Mytek control panel

The Mytek Brooklyn DAC comes with its own control app that allows you to operate all the unit’s functions from a computer or mobile device, making life even easier. The Brooklyn can even be linked with an Apple remote.

To learn more about the detailed specifications of the Mytek Brooklyn DAC and add it to your home audio set-up, you can visit https://mcru.co.uk/product/mytek-brooklyn-dac-pre-amp-headphone-amplifier/.