I purchased the SPL Phonitor 3 DAC for my home studio as the main headphone monitoring solution for in-the-box production, mixing, and mastering. The device is solidly and beautifully constructed, plug-and-play compatible with my Mac and Logic, and overall Just Works. Read more
Most of the time I use it with the Matrix crossfeed engaged with modest settings (as that sounds the best to me) and occasionally disengage or switch to mono for double-checking a mix. The VU meters are very handy as another point of feedback for level. This is a great piece of gear to work with.