• These commercial threads are for private transactions. diyAudio.com provides these forums for the convenience of our members, but makes no warranty nor assumes any responsibility. We do not vet any members, use of this facility is at your own risk. Customers can post any issues in those threads as long as it is done in a civil manner. All diyAudio rules about conduct apply and will be enforced.

FS: DAC L.K.S Dual ES9018 , PCM up to 384KHz and DSD512 + Femto Clock

Status
This old topic is closed. If you want to reopen this topic, contact a moderator using the "Report Post" button.
For sale DAC on ES9018 dual chips.
IMG_3014.jpg
In excellent visual condition + two mods: 1) crystal oscillator changed on Crystek 100-575-50 + low noise PSU for it (similar to Ultra Low jitter Femto Clock, 82fS jitter @100MHz); 2) capacitors on analog lines changed on Elna Silmic II.
About sound, you could read these review: L.K.S ESS9018 X2 ?? - ???????? - Hiendy.com ????? - Powered by Discuz! (site about this DAC and its modifications)
On ebay it costs ~1299. This one with mods sells much lower.

Techs:
Dual ES9018 chip Hi-End Stereo DAC, based on the world highest performance DAC chip from ESStech.
Dual ES9018 chips work in MONO Mode in purpose of reaching pure nature sound.
Class A discrete power supply for I/V & LPF.
Amanero Combo384 USB module integrated. Support DSD64,DSD128,( DSD256,DSD512 in Microsoft OS) .
USB I2S supports up to 384K/32bit.
AES/EBU,COAX,BNC,2 OPT input, support 44.1K, 48k,88.2k,96k,176.4k,192k sample rate.
XLR balanced (5Vrms)and RCA unblanced(2Vrms) output.
Digital volume control range from 0dB~-127dB.
ALPS EC11 rotater for function and volume setting.
256*64 dot OLED displyer.
THD< 0.0003% ,DNR> 120dB, SNR>120dB
It has descrete ioutput in class A. This DAC sounds natural, with ocean details, well-drawn space and volume. It has wide, deep and open stage. Excellent for live concerts and sounds of nature.

Price 825$
 

Attachments

  • 232227b4l2rdavf2rqivor.jpg
    232227b4l2rdavf2rqivor.jpg
    212.5 KB · Views: 813
Last edited:
Status
This old topic is closed. If you want to reopen this topic, contact a moderator using the "Report Post" button.