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Old 11th February 2009, 09:00 AM   #1
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Default DAC Nakamichi Dragon clone

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After lots of research and ridings I decide to clone the Nakamichi Dragon DAC. I found the service manual, most of the components but I would like to use the original PCB design. In the service manual I have only the arrangement of the components on the PCB.
Has anyone the design of the PCB?
Any suggestion?

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Old 11th February 2009, 09:30 AM   #2
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signetics ne5534 , pre 1988 datecode
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I would like to hear suggestion about my project if it is a waste of time to clone the Nak`s DAC or some project already tested with PCM1704.

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Fwiw it's a fairly conventional dac with a probably unobtanium receiver and seriously under-designed PS. 5534 as I/V may also be questioned. Lots of other receivers to choose from so this won't stop you.
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Hi
Yesterday I bought a DAC from eBay whit a DF CS8416 and a CS4398 converter. I read that it is very easy to modify with a good result. Very good sound with a tube output stage.
I will wait for it and who knows maybe in the future I will made one with PCM1704.
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