Yulong Sabre D18 Reference DAC
Yulong Sabre D18 Reference DAC
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Product Description
Even though you like your music at the highest possible quality, you’ve strayed away from reference quality DACs due to their daunting price and overly neutral approach. Arriving at an alarmingly reasonable price point and featuring a musicality absent in most of its peers, the Yulong Sabre D18 DAC lets you enjoy perfectly processed audio without draining your wallet of funds or your music of life Read More

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Spbach
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Sep 5, 2014
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Was thinking about going with this, until I scored a sweet deal on a V200 and V800 for $1000 ;)
Sep 5, 2014
Hagene
3
Sep 3, 2014
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I have a Emotiva Stealth DC-1, how does it compare to this in sound quality?
Sep 3, 2014
money4me247
222
Sep 5, 2014
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To my ears, the emotiva stealth dc-1 sounds about $400 cheaper than the yulong d18. The money graph confirms my ear test. :P
Sep 5, 2014
zplat
0
Sep 2, 2014
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Another async USB bus interface option is the Peachtree X1.
Sep 2, 2014
eardog
0
Sep 1, 2014
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There is really no reason to buy a DAC without a USB in this day and age
Sep 1, 2014
Jackula
1618
Sep 1, 2014
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Actually, there is no reason to buy a high-end DAC without a USB to SPDIF processor in this day and age. So a DAC without USB is OK as long as it has coax input. Then go get yourself an Audiophilleo, Off-Ramp or HiFace.
Sep 1, 2014
Bogart
68
Sep 3, 2014
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Yulong's DA8 has a proprietary USB interface and DSD capability, but it lists for $1,200. There is a less expensive, stripped down version of the DA8, which I probably shouldn't mention here, that uses the XMOS USB interface that is a common solution for newer DACs.
Sep 3, 2014
CharlesDuffy
8
Sep 1, 2014
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A "reference" DAC that isn't purely neutral? What does the word even mean, then?
Sep 1, 2014
tRuE008
34
Sep 1, 2014
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No USB input is a deal breaker for me. Good DAC though.
Sep 1, 2014
sng80
0
Aug 31, 2014
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good price for usa with free shipping. you can find it cheaper
Aug 31, 2014
atdc
278
Aug 31, 2014
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Great price at 559. Too bad I'm broke.
Aug 31, 2014
TuTu
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Aug 31, 2014
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The dac chip is EDD9018??? Are you sure?
Aug 31, 2014
Will
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Aug 31, 2014
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Thanks for your post! The product description correctly stated an ESS9018 as per the manufacturer's page
http://www.yulongaudio.com/en/product_detail.asp?pid=19
The specs section typo has been corrected.
Aug 31, 2014