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DAC-END R (ES9018) full assembled board

UPDATE September 2013
This group buy has been closed, about 50 item has been produced.
If you are interested to this project follow and add your name to the list in the group buy num. 2 on:
http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/quan...-es9018-full-assembled-board-version-2-a.html
If you have problems or need upgrade for this version contact directly me or Quanhao by email.
I can support you also in video chat in the evening but we would like all happy for this project.
I do not take money from the production of these DAC.
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This DAC ES9018 module have these features:

- top performance linear pre-regulator LT1963
- separated fast shunt for any digital section
- separated fast shunt for any analog channel
- remote volume control
- remote mute control
- remote input control
- microcontroller to remap DAC to share I2S connection with DSD
- Amanero module integrated to have USB input and support 44,88,96,192,384KHz PCM and DSD
- On board reference 100MHz Crystek oscillator with a jitter of 0.5psec
- 3 spdif input: coax RCA, Toslink optical and AES/EBU
- passive I/V with Vishay


This kit include:

- DAC module assembled and tested with all components
ES9018, Crystek 100MHz top performances oscillator (CCHD-950-25-100), five shunt regulator
- DAC controller assembled and tested
16x2 LCD and infrared remote command for volume, input selection and mute

This kit does not include:

- Chassie
- Transformer 2 x 6-0V 2A + 4 x 18V 1A
- Amanero USB-I2S module to buy directly from Amanero Technologies
- Output stage, only passive I/V
- Input and output connectors

Many information available on web page:

ES9018 USB DAC - Hi-Resolution System*
 

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Can you give me the dimensions of case (chassie), please?
What are the pcbs that's appearing left and right of the dac pcb (into the chassie)? Opamp final stages?

Hi!
The case of DAC
Width: 320mm, height: 70mm, depth: 305 mm
Inside dimensions: width 300 H 62 D 293
Material thickness: front: 8mm, around: 3 mm
Weight: 2.75 kg

please see image

Yes, this is I/V stage Opamp

thanks
 

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Base module
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The cost of this modules is 450$ + shipping cost (only Fedex or DHL will be used)


Option opamp
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60$ for 2 x IV Opam assembled modules but it does not include the OP627 (dual socket) and OPA2134



This is a group buy so add your name to this list, we can start to produce this if we will arrive to 20 order.

1 x audiodesign
1 x quanghao

If you want also opamp kit add this info
 
Base module
-------------------
The cost of this modules is 450$ + shipping cost (only Fedex or DHL will be used)


Option opamp
-------------------
60$ for 2 x IV Opam assembled modules but it does not include the OP627 (dual socket) and OPA2134



This is a group buy so add your name to this list, we can start to produce this if we will arrive to 20 order.

1 x audiodesign
1 x quanghao

If you want also opamp kit add this info

Two simple questions:
1. Shipment is going to be from Italy or Vietnam?
2. Can you elaborate a little more on your control unit - does it have options for changing parameters of sabre e.g. filters etc? Does it have abilty to learn rc5 code from my remote?
 
Two simple questions:
1. Shipment is going to be from Italy or Vietnam?

From Viet Nam

2. Can you elaborate a little more on your control unit - does it have options for changing parameters of sabre e.g. filters etc? Does it have abilty to learn rc5 code from my remote?

Ok, may be ,Andrea can change the code for setup other remote.

thanks
 

lemon

Member
2009-04-02 4:45 pm
Can you give me the dimensions of case (chassie), please?
What are the pcbs that's appearing left and right of the dac pcb (into the chassie)? Opamp final stages?

Hi!
The case of DAC
Width: 320mm, height: 70mm, depth: 305 mm
Inside dimensions: width 300 H 62 D 293
Material thickness: front: 8mm, around: 3 mm
Weight: 2.75 kg

please see image

Yes, this is I/V stage Opamp

thanks

Many thx for the quickly reply.
One more question, please. Can we changed the input bwt s/pdif-aes-usb by remote control or microswitches on facia?
Thanks.