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Old 29th February 2012, 01:30 PM   #151
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Yes, this is the Cap that i use. 4,7 uF . It sounds different than the Copper ones. They fit my system very well, so ... I played them for one week now, they sound very well and stable, so i do think that the first " break in " period is done . Give them a try if you do not spend to much on postage for them . One thing : They are very big, theoretically not optimal in this position, but the sound is brilliant. I do not think that the sound will get " better " ( tubes are a different thing, but... ) with the BCF, but maybe youŽll do a comparison ...
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Old 29th February 2012, 03:20 PM   #152
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Yes, this is the Cap that i use. 4,7 uF . It sounds different than the Copper ones. They fit my system very well, so ... I played them for one week now, they sound very well and stable, so i do think that the first " break in " period is done . Give them a try if you do not spend to much on postage for them . One thing : They are very big, theoretically not optimal in this position, but the sound is brilliant. I do not think that the sound will get " better " ( tubes are a different thing, but... ) with the BCF, but maybe youŽll do a comparison ...
Agreed & thanks for sharing.

I fully understand that there's always risk that tube won't sound any better than kondensatoren direct or transformer out but I use this opportunity as my learning process toward tubes world. In fact I never though that in my system this DAC sounds better via USB than via Coax, but that's what happen and the difference is significant.

So just expect the unexpected (as in your case where cheaper oil sounds better than more expensive copper).

BTW, I still expect that hifimediy will release other DAC chip module for this DAC. WM8741 will be very nice !!!
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Old 10th March 2012, 02:03 PM   #153
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I'm not sure WM8741 will work good or not on this board. So I decide to have a try...
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Old 11th March 2012, 10:18 AM   #154
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something with i2s inputs would be awesome for this dac board
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Old 16th March 2012, 03:00 AM   #155
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Hi hifimediy,

I am looking at the picture of the DAC board and I notice there is a smaller daughter board at the side on what appears to be a volume control.

Does the DAC come with an in built volume control?

I bought the 1853 DAC from you and in the process of casing it up.

Contemplating buying this one too. How would you compare the sound of this one compared to the 1853?

Thanks.

Oon
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Old 16th March 2012, 05:12 AM   #156
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Hi hifimediy,

I am looking at the picture of the DAC board and I notice there is a smaller daughter board at the side on what appears to be a volume control.

Does the DAC come with an in built volume control?

I bought the 1853 DAC from you and in the process of casing it up.

Contemplating buying this one too. How would you compare the sound of this one compared to the 1853?

Thanks.

Oon
The smaller board is input selector switch. It doesn't have any vol control.
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Old 16th March 2012, 10:45 AM   #157
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How is the sound like compared to the 1853...

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Old 20th March 2012, 07:02 AM   #158
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Hello, guys !

I'mfollowing your thread for few cause I want to upgrade my lem-dac v3.
Actually I change the aop by lme49720 but the direct output stage like me so much.

Just a question for symetric output, just put 2 caps by way (+ and-) ? that's it ?

otherwise in asymetric, the caps are on the +, and the - is useless ?

Just a very simple question.
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Old 20th March 2012, 03:58 PM   #159
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Hi Poirson,

You need just one cap per channel on the + out to your RCA's from the DAC, so two caps total per dac.

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Old 20th March 2012, 06:19 PM   #160
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OK but I found that about the negative output of the dac.
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