Yulong DAART Aquila Balanced DAC/Amp
Yulong DAART Aquila Balanced DAC/Amp
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Product Description
Yulong has a reputation for producing highly regarded all-in-one units, like the DA9 and the DA8. Now, the company aims to deliver the highest sound quality from a more compact all-in-one package Read More

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Hora_Mundi
23
May 14, 2018
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Although this is a great DAC/Amp combo, the community certainly wouldn't expect this piece to sell for 700 USD. I thought this would be on massdrop for less than 549.99$, but for 700? You better go buy topping dx7s for 350, and have 20 buckets of chicken instead. I have DA9 and I would expect DA9 to be on massdrop for 900 or 980 at max, which would be a much better deal than this.
May 14, 2018
Mehdikh423
5
Oct 12, 2018
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Im going to buy aquila You have da9 I wanna ask is it really as good as its specs? Really amazing dynamic range and thd
Oct 12, 2018
GunsOfBrixton
824
May 13, 2018
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This amp just isn't getting any love here, so I guess it's up to me. Yes, that's right ...it's...wait for it...Me Love Yulong Time!
I really shouldn't stay up this late.
May 13, 2018
RF95349
36
May 11, 2018
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This was clearly designed for a linear power supply with a toroidal transformer (see the curved cutout on the PCB). Cutting this out and replacing it with a switched power supply makes no sense for the price they're asking.
May 11, 2018
Kyo9999
64
May 11, 2018
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Ok But where is written it's a switched power supply?
May 11, 2018
RF95349
36
May 11, 2018
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I don't see it written anywhere, but you can clearly see it in the picture. Plus, it has a universal 110-220v input.
May 11, 2018
Kyo9999
64
May 11, 2018
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I'm interested in a vs DA9!
May 11, 2018
Hora_Mundi
23
Apr 11, 2018
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regardless of what others say, I know for a fact that this product is of finest quality. I will join for sure , so please massdrop, make this available.
Apr 11, 2018
BlueSkies
70
Mar 16, 2018
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I don't understand the price. One can purchase 2 of the THX AAA™ 789's for one of these, and this is an inferior product by every possible measure. Doesn't make any sense..
Mar 16, 2018
BlueSkies
70
Apr 6, 2018
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I don't think they sold even one single unit. Why is that? Could it be that it was priced too high? Or is there more to it than that?
The reason is that people don't buy this kind for thing for the specifications alone. They also want excellent build quality, an engineering source that is known and has a good reputation, and also a pleasing cosmetic design. This unit has none of those things, and therefore the perceived value, ie, what it is "worth", was less than the asking price.
Apr 6, 2018
Kyo9999
64
May 11, 2018
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You're saying nonsense!
May 11, 2018
RRM1
105
Mar 16, 2018
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And I thought the gold face plate on the DA9 was as bad as it gets..........red.....ok. I stand corrected.
Mar 16, 2018
TheRequiem
71
Mar 15, 2018
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I would love to see an AKM 4497 preamp for less than $300.
Mar 15, 2018
RayF
11263
Mar 15, 2018
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If you're willing to spend $150 over the price of a Jotonheim, with the DAK upgrade (which does offer balanced output, but isn't available in Red), I recommend a set of these to fully appreciate the the wisdom of your decision: https://www.dedicatedaudio.com/collections/isolation/products/cardas-golden-myrtle-blocks-large-6
Mar 15, 2018
BlueSkies
70
Mar 15, 2018
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I agree. I wonder if a person could commission a special set of these wooden blocks painted red, for an extra charge, of course?
Mar 15, 2018
RayF
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Mar 15, 2018
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Mmm...metal flake red!
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Mar 15, 2018
TheOmegaCarrot
107
Mar 15, 2018
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Anyone else think the red looks s tacky? Silver and black look pretty sweet, but the red...?
Mar 15, 2018
TheHun
93
Mar 17, 2018
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it's MKBHD's desk...
Mar 17, 2018
Despoiler
41
May 11, 2018
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Rose Gold is the Nickelback of colors.
May 11, 2018