Accuphase describe the DP-570 in typically understated terms which I’ve religiously copied and pasted below.
In reality, as a DAC with a Melco connected via USB, this thing is utterly marvellous. Well worth it’s price as a high end DAC. It just happens to have full CD and SACD disc replay facilities built in. Subjective build quality is impressive. Beautifully finished, weighs a ton, sounds utterly stellar!
“Equipped with quiet and smooth disc loading, the high rigidity and low center of gravity of the SA-CD/CDdrive vastly improves readability, while the MDS+ type D/A converter with four parallel circuits accuratelyreads disc information and converts analog signals. It also supports a digital connection with a voicingequalizer and provides a programmable playlist feature that lets you enjoy listening in the order you prefer.Enjoy listening to the DP-570, the next step in the pursuit of the ideal disc playback experience.
- High-grade SA-CD/CD drive
- MDS+ type D/A converter with four parallel circuits
- Direct Balanced Filter with separate line and balanced signal paths
- Programmable playlist
- Sampling frequency and quantization bit display
- Data disc playback
- Numerous transport outputs and digital inputs
- Digital connection with voicing equalizers
- Phase selector for balanced outputs”