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Channel Islands Audio
567 W. Channel Islands Blvd. # 300
At Channel Islands Audio, we're dedicated to bringing the sound of live music into your home. Our products were developed for Audiophile enthusiasts demanding musicality, simplicity, quality craftsmanship and reliability. Innovative design and constant ad...
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CIAudio's Dusty Vawter ...
CIAudio's Dusty Vawter emphasized to me in an e-mail that they wanted the Transient to be completely portable, which meant that it had to be able to be run from the 5V supply available from a laptop's USB port.
"There are very few DAC [integrated circuits] with this capability," Vawter said.
Dusty Vawter, President of ...
Dusty Vawter, President of Channel Islands Audio, has a refreshingly different slant on audio design.
Like any serious high-end manufacturer, he is passionate about sound quality, but more than many he believes components should offer ...
When I asked Dusty Vawter, ...
When I asked Dusty Vawter, chief designer at Channel Islands, whether the new Transient Mark II was principally a USB converter or a DAC, he told me, "I see it as a USB audio multi-tool.
According to Vawter
, "a side benefit to the Wolfson DAC IC is that it has a 24-bit digital volume, which can be accessed in software mode.
According to Dusty Vawter
, whether the VDC-5 Mk II makes a sonic difference will depend on a number of factors, such as the noise generated by your computer's video card and the noise on the USB connection.
Channel Islands Audio D/A Converter and Vac-1 Power Supply
I met Dusty Vawter, the designer of the VDA-1 DAC and VAC-1 high current power supply, during a visit to Las Vegas' Consumer Electronics Show, around 1993.At the time he was working for Audio Alchemy.Dusty's interest in audio began at age 14 when he started to build speakers and speaker cabinets.Shortly thereafter, he went to work at a car stereo shop as a technician, repairing car stereos.He was hired by Audio Alchemy to manage the service department.While working at Audio Alchemy, he acquired some techniques of audio design working with Peter Madnick.After leaving Audio Alchemy in November of 1996, he established Channel Islands Audio, supporting and modifying Audio Alchemy products.
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- [http://www.ciaudio.com/ Channel Islands Audio, the company Dusty Vawter founded after leaving Audio Alchemy]