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Old 7th February 2004, 02:44 PM   #1
Lyra is offline Lyra  Norway
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Question The ultimate best I/V-stage.....

I am fiddling with a little project regarding a Marantz CD40, I2S connection and a newer DAC, and I really would like to know what is the BEST !!!! I/V-stage available....

Have anybody of You had the chance to listen to several of the "most accepted" sollutions at the same time/ in short period of time ?

As far as I can see one of the following may be my best bet:
-Jocko's I/V stage (or a version of this...)
-D1 I/V stage
-OP-Amp based on OPA627BU or similar.... ( something like the one on this page: )
-LCAudios ZAPFilter MKII (I have one of this, and it sound's just marvelous !!!, but this one is already occopied in the player I use now , and I am kind of courious on trying something new...maybe even better !?)

The DAC in mind (PCM1730/PCM1794) don't like (I think!) passive I/V-stage approach....and tubes are out of the question......anyway for now !!

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Old 7th February 2004, 03:01 PM   #2
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This one is worth trying too:
"Super-Pair" I/V for TDA1543
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Old 8th February 2004, 05:08 AM   #3
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Hi lyra,
Why not dou you put in contact whit Erno Borbely?
Erno has one of the best I/V in the world, sure we made one in D/A
converter for me that I listened it is brutal.

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Hello ,Could you give the Schematic or manual?
Thank you ...
Good luck everyday...
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Old 10th February 2004, 03:22 PM   #6
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Here are some more, and got good results!
He has discrete also. (Look for SACD-enhancer)

Remco Blankesteijn.
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Old 10th February 2004, 04:06 PM   #7
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