I have the Jadis JS-1 MKII DAC. I currently have the Jadis JD-1 Transport. This is a very good match. I have tried several other units as transport but none was as good. I have use the Sony 9000ES DVD, Sony 555ES, Pioneer Elite PD65, Theta Pearl, Audio Research CD-1 & CDT-1, Marantz (? on model) Adcom GCD-700 and a Rotel (? on model).
The Jadis JS-1 is a very good DAC and needs a good transport. It seems that it truely does have the ability to responed to the source.
I totally disagree with CARAVAN123a. Some people seem to be bent on only the new. I am sure he finds the CD which is dated use less as well. The truth is the Jadis JS-1 with a good transport will reproduce a CD to a sound level that is so good that I have still not been able to find anything to best it, in my system and for my taste. This includes any of the NEW SACD units.
I know some that tried the Levinson, Krell, Accuphase and complete Theta sets that found the Jadis better.
Of course all of this depends on the total system and the persons taste exc. But people that make foolish statement like CARAVAN123a should be looked at for what they are words that have no meaning from a very narrow mind.