Orangecrush

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  1. R2R NOS DAC and DDC Mini-Bakeoff

    Thanks Mr Underhill. I love your comparisons. I am using an Allo Digione to power my current DAC. Absolute the best source I have used (Much more expensive gear). Better for me going Ethernet to spdif rather then USB. But, I am looking at either a Border Patrol DAC or an Audionote Kit 2.1. I would only use the Spdif as the Digione is amazing, and I have very nice cable from Triode Wire Labs. Both would be similar price. I live in Canada and get free shipping with the AN. The AN kit is not going to be as good at the original AN 2.1 due to lower quality parts in some key places. But apparently it is pretty close. The Border Patrol with passive I/V conversion is IMO the best way to use the TDA1543 chip as per Ryohei Kusunoki’s legendary designs. Audio Note has their transformer coupled I/V conversion which is also famed and key to their house DAC sound. The AD 1865 chip is more detailed. The AN has more tubes to maintain which I am not excited about It’s a hard decision for me, as I can’t audition either one. When you listen to the 2.1 is it hard go back to the BP? Or is it really a small difference? I do like transparency and resolution but not with harsh treble. I am tired of “digital filters” and up-sampling. I would appreciate any any more comparisons. Thanks so much!
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