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Old 7th February 2007, 03:35 AM   #1
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Default Best single-chip USB DAC?

I'd like to build a very simple DAC to be used as an improvement to my cruddy onboard audio. I'm not a world-class SMD soldering expert, but I think I could manager a single IC.


This will be in a "flash drive" form factor - in other words, I'm putting it in the enclosure of a dead flash drive, with a USB connector on one end and a headphone jack on the other.
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Old 7th February 2007, 03:38 AM   #2
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Texas Instruments PCM2700 or PCM2900, whichever you prefer.
Can be found in any low cost USB DAC.

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Old 7th February 2007, 06:33 AM   #3
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I can't actually make out the numbers on the DAC chip -- the red spotch doesn't help...

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I have DAC using a PCM2702E and it's decent I think.
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