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poler 13th May 2010 08:29 AM

DAC gallery
I wanted to start a thread so members can show off their DAC creations. :)

stokessd 13th May 2010 08:08 PM

OK, I'll bite. These two are almost old enough to vote:

I'm working on a new one these days. I'll post schematics and such later.


poler 13th May 2010 08:11 PM

Awesome! what chips are you using on the tube dac?. I'm working on one as well but still waiting on parts to arrive so it will take a while.

stokessd 13th May 2010 08:15 PM

I'm using a Crystal CS8412 receiver, and an NPC5843 digital filter, and a pair of PCM63's on the output. Passive I/V and a pair of 6DJ8's in SRPP configuration. Even to this day, it's a good sounding unit.


leo 14th May 2010 07:09 AM

TP Buffalo32 with upgraded Paul Hynes regulation

Monica3 with upgraded Paul Hynes regulation

Ezdac with Burson regs and PFM flea

Some pics of dacs before being cased

Pedja Rogic AYA

Lesha based dac with 6C45pi output stage

TDA1543 with optional asynchronous reclocker

poler 14th May 2010 07:43 AM

Nice collection Leo.

Joris 14th May 2010 10:30 AM

OK, here's my DAC, it's my first build ever...
2x TDA1541A and CS8414, also 6C45 tube output

At my dad's desk

Completed DAC

I was only 16 when I built that :happy2:

Hurtig 15th May 2010 11:18 AM

Homebrew DAC:

Based on: CS8416 - SRC4192 - CS4398.
The analog stage is a 100% non-NFBand fully discrete.
All power supply voltages is made with 2 step regulation. Analog stage use true shunt regulators.

ide2003 16th May 2010 05:39 PM

My mod on friend's DAC, the old mini gigaworks CS4397 & DIY casing - to be tubed out :)

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poler 18th May 2010 10:30 PM

cool stuff guys, ill post mine when i'm done (probably will be a while)

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