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Old 29th October 2001, 09:49 AM   #1
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Hello,

I am wanting to build the TNT Convertus DAC. But I can't find where to buy the TDA1543 16bit stereo D/A converter. It appears to be an old component. Anyone knows where I can get this D/A component? (preferably around australia or New Zealand)

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Old 30th October 2001, 09:59 AM   #2
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why not use a different part? There are some excellent DAC chips which should be more available than the one you mention, and probably sound a whole lot better... A quick look at the TDA1543 datasheet shows this part has really terrible specs. In any case, I'm sure you can find a DAC usable in this configuration which will give better performance. PCM63 comes to mind...
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Old 30th October 2001, 10:42 PM   #3
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You can try http://www.rs-components.com .
They sell them cheaply, at least here in Austria.

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Klaus

ps: Hey, this is a more than ten years old component, probably very outdated. It was used in cheap Players at that time and had a "destinctive" sound. Time to create a new variation for the Convertus (and the Minimo) with other components. I personally think that 47Labs - they still seem to use it - is a very "esoteric" company.
Did you already listen to the Convertus somewhere ?
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Old 31st October 2001, 04:39 AM   #4
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RS-Components in Australia have the TDA1543 and a number of other dacs.
The whole point of the Convertus was to do away with the oversampling digital filter. If you go for a higher performance dac,like the PCM63, PCM1702/4 or AD1862, things get a bit more difficult. Stepping up to a more modern dac would be easier with a dual dac like one of the Analog Devices units, though for some unfathomable reason the TDA1541 has rather fanatical following.

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Old 2nd November 2001, 05:29 AM   #5
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Thanks for your replies,

Yes, I've looked at the Phillips website and it seems that the TDA 1543 is no longer being made. This being said, I was thinking of building sheldon stoke's DAC (http://www.quadesl.com/dac.shtml). The DAC uses the Crystal CS4329 DAC chip. It comes out to be around the same price as the Convertus DAC. Has anyone built this DAC and listened to it?
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oh, don't bother with the 4329. I'd go for a CS4396 or the CS43122 instead. These two are much more recent versions of Crystal's simga-delta dac technology, and they've gotten much better at it. Both should be simple replacements for the 4329.
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Old 20th March 2004, 11:55 PM   #7
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Hi,

If U like to buy TDA1541A, 1989 data~1991. This parts still made in Europe. Not the Date code from 1996~( some was remark). All the TDA1541A had Philips logo on the left side. Not the end product produce from Taiwan. If U had CD880. U will know the Europe made TDa1541A had less digital sound than taiwan made.
Pls email to me. I prepare to make a kit for Parallel TDA1541a non-oversampling lits with CS8412/8414. So I directly buy lot stock ( remain) from Philips. If U had interest. pls email to me.
The price was good. AD1865 N or N~K
Pls see my tda 1541a parallel kits PCB.
Can run with I2S.

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Old 21st March 2004, 12:10 AM   #8
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Hi,

I was testing the test print of the PCB. This is my private made.
Anyone who had experience pls help me to give me some advise.
I can correct or improve Now.

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Old 21st March 2004, 03:56 PM   #9
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This PCB seems to me a pcb for a tda1541?? 2 in parallel ??

Further more: the man asks for where to buy, not to hear every ones opinions on dac chips....

www.reichelt.de is also selling these devices. Though high cost to sell outside Germany. Just check...

have you checked my 1543 dac design? many people are very happy with this easy to built dac. May be it helps you on a few ideas on your own project. And... there is nothing wrong with the tda1543, but you have to implemet it right !

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Old 21st March 2004, 04:33 PM   #10
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Hi dddac,


U right, this is my design PCB which I use parallel TDA1541A X 2
chips.

I also reference several germany website & test them.
TDA1543 I also made to test already. But looks the TDA1541A parallel schematic was better.

this is all the website I reference.


http://users.podolsk.ru/boga/DAC.html

http://hjem.get2net.dk/torbenk/dualdactube.htm

http://www.ndh.net/home/kboehm/T-DAC-P2.htm


I only want to design a good PCB/DAC to more diyers to play.

Photos show was I compare the test one 8 X TDA1543 & TDA1541A X 2.


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