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Old 1st March 2005, 11:10 PM   #1
Christof is offline Christof  United States
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I'm building a small Full range system using an iBook wireless to Airport base and I need to throw a DAC (w/toslink) before my pre.

Anyone help me out?
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Old 1st March 2005, 11:55 PM   #2
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I would heartily recommend looking for an ART D/IO or M-Audio Superdac. Both of these go for $100-175 used, and are considered the best "budget" DACs out there. Both of them are also very modification-friendly.

Another option is to pick up a used Audio Alchemy DAC. My usual spots for looking for this stuff are Ebay and Audiogon.

The third option might be to build one of the Non-OS DACs that the guys on here rave so much about (I haven't gotten around to building one yet, so I can't really comment). However, Peter Daniels is selling a DIY DAC here:

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...0&pagenumber=1

I think there are some other folks offering them, too, but you may want to poke around a bit.
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Old 2nd March 2005, 01:01 AM   #3
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Old 2nd March 2005, 10:27 PM   #4
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About $150. The DAC quality will not be the weakest link in this system so going much over that would be pointless...this is after all a wireless system.

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Old 3rd March 2005, 03:03 AM   #5
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I'm not associated with any of these folks, but this is what a quick search on Ebay/Audiogon showed up:


ART D/IO - $99 (Buy it now)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=7304709789

ART D/IO - $159 (Buy it now)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=3781466506

Audio Alchemy DDE 3.0 w/mods, $150
http://cls.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls....onv&1114074339
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