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rajapruk
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Oct 8, 2018
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Like this comment if you REALLY REALLY would like to see an "Massdrop x Grace Design Standard DAC Balanced PLUS", with the following specs: - A little bit lower distortion (i.e probably use a top-shelf AKM chip). SOTA distortion would be nice! - A bit higher SNR. SOTA SNR would be nice! - No pops at startup, shutdown, sample-rate-changes, etc, at all - Price: < $350 - Matching design to the Massdrop THX 798 headphone amp. - USB and AES3 / SPDIF input
Basically, the perfect dac to match the Massdrop THX 789 headphone amp.
Oct 8, 2018
rajapruk
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Oct 18, 2018
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Oct 18, 2018
AndyMok
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Oct 18, 2018
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lol just up a few minuets ago,
i guess he's so busy right now https://youtu.be/skS-Cvi891w
Oct 18, 2018
rajapruk
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Oct 19, 2018
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@Michael_Grace It can also be named "Massdrop x Grace Design Overkill DAC Balanced" :)
Oct 19, 2018
rajapruk
196
Oct 25, 2018
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@Michael_Grace I have a dream.... ....and it contains dual AKM AK4497:s!
Oct 25, 2018
pospos
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Oct 26, 2018
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I vote for « SSDAC » : Super Standard DAC
Oct 26, 2018
Jedi_IT
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Nov 6, 2018
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AK4497EQ! DO IT!
Nov 6, 2018
rajapruk
196
Nov 7, 2018
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@Michael_Grace It should change the game (like the THX 789 headphone amp did), and set a new standard for affordable quality DACs! So: << NSDAC >> New Standard DAC
Nov 7, 2018
BucketInABucket
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Nov 14, 2018
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Hell yeah! Please no ES DACs please. AK or something would be preferable!
Nov 14, 2018
rajapruk
196
Nov 14, 2018
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@Michael_Grace 21 likes on this obscure little comment hidden deep down in the internet backyards, encounting... :)
Nov 14, 2018
rajapruk
196
Dec 9, 2018
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Dec 9, 2018
ScreamerR
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Dec 30, 2018
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100%with you on that. I got Massdrop THX 789 headphone amp. and now i need a DAC to match it.Massdrop x Airist Audio R-2R DAC is looking good but it's unbalnced :(
Dec 30, 2018
rajapruk
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Dec 30, 2018
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Stay away from R-2R dacs if you want state-of-the-art measured performance, I would say.
Dec 30, 2018
rajapruk
196
Jan 30, 2019
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50 likes here now, and Massdrop is supposed to be sensitive to the wishes of the community, right?!
Jan 30, 2019
CEE_TEE
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Feb 12, 2019
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Feb 12, 2019
pospos
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Feb 12, 2019
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WHEN?
Feb 12, 2019
caguilar91
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Feb 12, 2019
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Most importantly than the DAC chip itself, the implementation, so an AKM or ESS without faults like the IMD Hump seen on the ESS9038 (non Pro version) or relatively low SINAD (High THD+N) on some AKM implementations. Hopefully >110 SINAD, descending IMD, 20 bit or better linearity, no problems in ultrasonics, low jitter, nice 32 tone test graph, and so on. :)
Feb 12, 2019
rajapruk
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Feb 13, 2019
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For sure! Minimal functionality and maximal measured performance (that is possible to do within the price-bracket) is what I want to mate to my THX789:s.
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Feb 13, 2019
caguilar91
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Feb 13, 2019
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We're on the same league! :D
Feb 13, 2019
rajapruk
196
Feb 15, 2019
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YES!! (please tell us more)
Feb 15, 2019
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