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Sonica DAC Cancelled (Unofficial)

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18 hours ago, JohnL said:

 

So it appears that Pete D and his source were completely correct about this.

 

Here are the latest replies from Interdyn......

 

Hi John,

 

 

It is with sadness that we let you know the Sonica range will not be released in Australia.

While we thought the range performed impressively and were excited to bring it to you, OPPO Digital has determined that the worldwide market potential in the category will not be at a level to warrant ongoing investment.

Any pre-orders for the Sonica range will be unfulfilled. Please make contact with your local dealer to finalise any pre-orders that need to be cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

For the limited customers that have previously purchased Sonica products, Interdyn and OPPO will provide full warranty, product support, and firmware updates.

Moving forward, OPPO will be focussing on the soon-to-be-released UDP-205, and providing further functionality upgrades for the UDP series! Be sure to follow OPPO Digital AU and NZ on Facebook, and continue to check in at oppodigital.com.au and oppodigital.co.nz to stay up-to-date on these exciting developments.

 

 

 

Kind regards,

Joel Turner

Interdyn

 

 

 And OPPO in the U.S.......

 

John,


OPPO Australia has decided to not carry the Sonica DAC because it would require a lot of engineering to rework the product for that region. In particular, they need to remove the current Tidal and Spotify integration and try to work on having services available in that region added to the application. So they have decided that the product, at this time, does not suit the needs of their market so they are not looking to sell the Sonica DAC.

 

Best Regards,

Customer Service
OPPO Digital, Inc.

162 Constitution Dr.

Menlo Park, CA 94025

[email protected]
Tel: 650-961-1118
Fax: 650-961-1119

 

 

 

Funny thing is that I......... and potentially many others........don't give a hoot about "Tidal" or "Spotify"!!!!!

 

My advice to anyone wishing to acquire this DAC would be to attempt purchase via the U.S. Website.

 

Should they be unaccommodating........

There is a U.S. based SNA Member who has helped with U.S. only Shipping in the past.

A really great guy called Glenn ( User name Stanley) that I and others have used in the past.

 

 

Special note to PeteD et al..........Congrats on the scoop......:):thumb:

 


 

 

 

Dont you love love it when you get a response from either side blaming each other.....

 

Now all you have to do is send the he said she said to either party and see what type of response you get...:D

 

 

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If the Sonica DAC is only unavailable in Australia and is available everywhere else in the world, I think I know who I will blame.

If the Sonica DAC is unavailable in a number of countries, then I might blame someone else.

 

Although, if this were politics, I'm sure it would be the government's fault.

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You know they could be both right - two different views of the same issue.

 

For Oppo - they are are happy to send the units to the Oz distributer, its up to the distributer to make sure there is local compliance

 

For the Oz distributer - its not a product thats compatible with the local market, they are not in a position to modify the units or the cost is prohibitivie, and Oppo doesn't think the investment is worthwhile

 

They are both business' who are only going to enter a market with a product if a buck can be made

 

 

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Really as a distributor, why would you sell a product where the software is crippled from day 1? Just asking for trouble IMO. If they don't have the expertise to mod them then better not to touch them. People read overseas Internet sites and they want all the features as advertised not some half baked solution. Without all the streaming working then it's just another DAC and I think the distributor would struggle to sell them once they put up all the warnings and disclaimers.

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"In particular, they need to remove the current Tidal and Spotify integration and try to work on having services available in that region added to the application."

 

Let me guess, Tidal (which I'm listening to right now) and Spotify aren't available in Australia, right? And won't most people in Australia use this DAC with a computer or server for other Australian services?

 

I don't know which one is more accurate, but I think I know which of those two answers comes with the most BS, at least.

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23 hours ago, JohnL said:

 And OPPO in the U.S.......

 

John,


OPPO Australia has decided to not carry the Sonica DAC because it would require a lot of engineering to rework the product for that region. In particular, they need to remove the current Tidal and Spotify integration and try to work on having services available in that region added to the application. So they have decided that the product, at this time, does not suit the needs of their market so they are not looking to sell the Sonica DAC.

 

Best Regards,

Customer Service
OPPO Digital, Inc.

162 Constitution Dr.

Menlo Park, CA 94025

[email protected]
Tel: 650-961-1118
Fax: 650-961-1119

 

 

I have never heard of a Distributor having to modify someone elses product in this way described to be able to sell here.

This should fall on the manufacturer of the product if they want to sell it in other countries.

Unless Oppo want to change it and charge the distributor for this change.

Or are they asking an Australian distributor to rewrite their own code?

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The distributors are not programmers.  There is no way in the world that they can make modifications to someone-else's firmware/software to remove US services and replace it with Aus stuff.

 

The distributor cannot deliberately contravene the presumed commercial agreements, so leaving the US firmware/software operating in the unit is not an option either.

 

"Forget it" is the only available, legal and viable option.  Besides, there will be another DAC of the month next month.  Oh, I see there is one in the pipeline already; problem solved.

 

 

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2 hours ago, aechmea said:

 

"Forget it" is the only available, legal and viable option.  Besides, there will be another DAC of the month next month.  Oh, I see there is one in the pipeline already; problem solved.

 

 

 

 

http://www.stereo.net.au/news/nad-embraces-digital-and-hi-res-multi-room-audio

 

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All is not often as it appears. This OPPO situation will be clarified shortly.

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45 minutes ago, Marc said:

All is not often as it appears. This OPPO situation will be clarified shortly.

 

Nooooo we don't want facts and clarity. How can we go on speculating and pointing fingers for another 5 pages now that you have said that.

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2 hours ago, Marc said:

All is not often as it appears. This OPPO situation will be clarified shortly.

 

What's left to clarify?  The distributor has decided not to carry the Sonica range - end of story. Sure, the situation lacks clarity but that would evidently be totally unrelated the actual outcome.

 

Do you know something the rest of us don't already know as a result of direct communication with the distributor?

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Where's Donald Trump when you need him...:P

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Interested in this beast but would not buy now. Firstly it is new and so powerful that it must have some bugs. Let your guys be the lab rat. Secondly I current have a decent DAC which can be connected to my PC via USB so it is not urgent for me.

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17 hours ago, Addicted to music said:
 
 
 

 

Yeah, I had to have a squiz at the NAD M50.2 because of my long association with the brand but, seriously, $3,999??!!  Delete the stuff I don't need like the CD Ripper and 2TB HDD and sell it to me for $1,499 for cripes sake!

 

And that AES Out port (Instead of XLR) is most likely there to discourage people from committing the mortal sin of connecting the M50.2 to another brand of amp - LOL.

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Yeah, I had to have a squiz at the NAD M50.2 because of my long association with the brand but, seriously, $3,999 ??!!  Delete the stuff I don't need like the CD Ripper and 2TB HDD and sell it to me for $1,500 for cripes sake!
 
And that AES Out port (Instead of XLR) is most likely there to discourage people from committing the mortal sin of connecting the M50.2 to another brand of amp - LOL.



The AES is there because it is a digital transport only, and doesn't have a DAC.

NAD have a product that is essentially a scaled down M50.2 without a CD drive and 2TB HDD, the Bluesound Node 2 and it's $999.


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15 hours ago, PeteD said:

 

Do you know something the rest of us don't already know as a result of direct communication with the distributor?

 

yes.

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35 minutes ago, Marc said:

 

yes.

 

 

Care to share ?

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42 minutes ago, thathifiguy said:

 

 


The AES is there because it is a digital transport only, and doesn't have a DAC.

NAD have a product that is essentially a scaled down M50.2 without a CD drive and 2TB HDD, the Bluesound Node 2 and it's $999.


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Sorry, I must be missing something obvious.

 

The M50.2 is described as a Digital Music Player that supports File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG Vorbis, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, MQA, HRA.

 

Is that not a DAC ??

 

https://pdf.crutchfieldonline.com/ImageBank/v20170306171300/Manuals/745/745M502.PDF

 

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Sorry, I must be missing something obvious.

 

The M50.2 is described as a Digital Music Player that supports File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG Vorbis, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, MQA, HRA.

 

Is that not a DAC ??

 

https://pdf.crutchfieldonline.com/ImageBank/v20170306171300/Manuals/745/745M502.PDF

 

 

And so it will play, but it doesn't have any analog outputs, so it can't serve as a DAC. It provides digital output only.

 

 

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1 minute ago, PeteD said:

 

Sorry, I must be missing something obvious.

 

The M50.2 is described as a Digital Music Player that supports File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG Vorbis, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, MQA, HRA.

 

Is that not a DAC ??

 

https://pdf.crutchfieldonline.com/ImageBank/v20170306171300/Manuals/745/745M502.PDF

 

 

dont see any analog outputs ... so no dac...

 

its a ripper, storer and media player/server by looks of it.

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16 minutes ago, PeteD said:

 

Care to share ?

 

Really Pete D?  Really?

You think Marc would betray what is probably a commercial-in-confidence disclosure because you asked?

Really?

 

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31 minutes ago, :) al said:

 

dont see any analog outputs ... so no dac...

 

its a ripper, storer and media player/server by looks of it.

 

 

Of course - silly me, thanks. Though at the end of the day IMHO,  I suppose it's a moot point because aren't most people connecting their DACs to a pre or integrated amp anyway? Where the digital to analogue conversion process occurs is possibly not that important. Or maybe it is - please forgive me for being so uninformed compared to most of you gurus.

 

So NAD, with the M50.2 and M32 combination, is setting out to keep everything totally digital until the point of exit to the speakers. Am I Right?

 

I had a look at the Bluesound Node 2 but now can't remember why I eventually went with the Cambridge CXN. No doubt something I read in a Review article.

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6 minutes ago, PeteD said:

Of course - silly me, thanks. Though at the end of the day IMHO,  I suppose it's a moot point because aren't most people connecting their DACs to a pre or integrated amp anyway? Where the digital to analogue conversion process occurs is possibly not that important. Or maybe it is - please forgive me for being so uninformed compared to most of you gurus.

 

So NAD, with the M50.2 and M32 combination, is setting out to keep everything totally digital until the point of exit to the speakers. Am I Right?

 

not sure about guru bit :Djust going by whats on the website, people tend to use all sorts some with dac built in the streamer, some with separate dac, some with dac in pre/integrated. anything goes... and to varying end result no doubt :) and not sure re the nad, to be honest when I was looking at the nad m3 something i owned for some years I preferred it to the direct digital approach of the m2 that followed. the m50.2 is quite an investment as well. where is the previous model now just replaced...oblivion...thats what worries me in over investing in these things ....

 

11 minutes ago, PeteD said:

I had a look at the Bluesound Node 2 but now can't remember why I eventually went with the Cambridge CXN. No doubt something I read in a Review article.

 

I got the node 2 in the end. just really on user interface and simple enough compact unit that did the lot. I have owned a few cambridge pieces....and was tempted in the more standard component sized thing but wasnt 100% sold on interface and capabilities ...going long term. quite possibly the cxn is a better all in one unit audio wise. the node 2 has a dac but I prefer the separate dac I run with it either stand alone dac or the one in my luxman player.

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      The iTransport was extremely simple to set up and use. I unpacked it, popped in my iPod Classic, and was listening to music within two minutes of opening the box. 
      As expected, the iTransport sounded like the DAC to which it was connected. I store music on my iPod using Apple Lossless, which provides perfect bit-for-bit accuracy to the original with about a 40% reduction in storage requirements compared with uncompressed WAV files. In listening comparisons between the iTransport and the CDs from which the music was ripped, I thought the iTransport had a slight advantage. The iTransport had just a bit more space, bloom, and ambience than the CD. The recorded acoustic was slightly bigger, the spatial perspective was a bit more distant, and the sense of air surrounding instrumental images was somewhat more tangible and defined. The differences were slight, but noticeable. This impression is consistent with what I’ve heard when comparing music on CD with the same music read from a hard-disk drive (see my reviews of the Qsonix and Sooloos music servers in Issue 177).
       
      The iTransport’s slightly-better-than-CD sound quality is a bonus; the real reason to buy the iTransport is that it turns your iPod (which you probably already own) into a music server worthy of feeding a high-end system. Anyone who’s used the iPod knows how much easier it is to access music using the click-wheel than finding the CD and inserting it in a player. It equates to more time listening and less time looking through racks of jewel boxes. 
      The Wadia iTransport is the coolest product I’ve encountered in some time. If you own an iPod, an outboard DAC, and a high-end system, the iTransport is, essential.
       
       
      Cambridge Audio Stereophile
       
      Cambridge Audio Azur DacMagic D/A converter
      Sam Tellig  |  May 29, 2009   |  First Published: Mar 1, 2009
      In 1989, Cambridge Audio, then run by Stan Curtis—who is still active in hi-fi— introduced their DAC 1. At about the same time, within a few weeks of each other, Arcam introduced their Delta Black Box and Musical Fidelity their Digilog. I forget who was first among the three. Arcam, I think. But the DAC race was on, led by the British. (There was even a DAC called the Dacula.) US companies got into the DAC race, too—at higher prices, of course.
      At the time, there were almost no high-end CD players. Many audiophiles chose Philips/Magnavox models that had been modified by boutique kludgemeisters. It turned out that lavishing four or five hours of labor on a $149 frog to turn it into a $499 prince was not a sustainable business model. Once outboard DACs and upmarket CD players became available, modified players largely disappeared.
      Today, Cambridge Audio is based in London, and their stuff is made in China at factories owned or controlled by Cambridge Audio, which in turn is part of The Audio Partnership, controlled by Julian Richer, who got richer than Croesus with Richer Sounds, said to be the UK's single most successful audio retailer in terms of revenue per square foot. And—my goodness—he did it by offering value. I visited the design headquarters of Cambridge Audio in London several years ago and met their technical director, Matthew Bramble, who used to work for another well-known British hi-fi manufacturer; now Bramble is a thorn in their side.
      That Bramble likes to ramble is proven by the 105-page instruction manual for the Cambridge Audio DacMagic. In fairness, this is because the manual is in three languages (but why not Russian?). It's filled with things you don't need to know and that probably interest only John Atkinson. I bet the manual scares away some customers; it shouldn't. Operation of the DacMagic is as intuitive and straightforward as can be.
      Ergonomically, this little bugger is brilliant: 8.6" (215mm) high by 2" (52mm) wide by 7.6" (191mm) deep when you place it on end on its rubbery bed. It weighs just 2.65 lbs (1.2kg). Squeeze it in next to your Slim Devices Squeezebox. Or your Sony PlayStation 3. One reason it takes up so little space is that it comes with a humongous wall-wart power supply so big it could conceivably fall out of a loose socket.
      IKEA carries some nice, small power strips, and there are other accessories for dealing with awkward wall warts. I'd beware of power strips and conditioners, however, which, in my experience, are as likely to screw up as enhance the sound. I can imagine some British entrepreneurs offering alternative power supplies for the DacMagic. There's an On/Off switch, but the DacMagic sounds much better when left powered up most of the time. (Do turn it and the rest of your hi-fi off when you leave for a weekend or a vacation, and when electrical storms are forecast.)
      The DacMagic has a suggested selling price of $449. That allows Audio Advisor to sell it for $399 and "save" you $50. When you consider that, 20 years ago, one of the first DACs, the Musical Fidelity Digilog, sold for $995, this is a fantastic bargain. (I calculated that I could save more than $16,500 by buying every product in a recent Audio Advisor catalog. Hallelujah! I'm rich!)
      The DacMagic features the Adaptive Time Filtering (ATF) process, which Cambridge licenses from Anagram Technologies of Switzerland. ATF is built around a 32-bit Texas Instruments digital signal processor that "upsamples" the signal fed to it. Upsampling creates additional digital data points out of thin air. They're not real, of course—except that they are. (I love to razz JA about this upsampling business.) The DacMagic upsamples to 24 bits/192kHz any incoming sample rate at 16 or 24 bits of resolution and from 32 to 96kHz.
      The D/A chips are the same Wolfson WMB8740 24-bit DACs used in Cambridge Audio's Azur 740C and 840C CD players. Two per channel operate in dual-differential mode for maximum noise reduction. You can run the DacMagic from its balanced XLR analog outputs into a balanced preamp and power amp for maximum noise cancellation. There's also a pair of RCA outs, for unbalanced types like me.
      The DacMagic also features a phase-inversion button. It would be great to have this accessible from the remote control. But wait—there is no remote. Oh, well. A child might be trained and pressed into service. Two digital inputs allow a choice of connection via S/PDIF coaxial or TosLink optical. And there's a USB input for use with a computer or a networked music source.
      The rear panel of the DacMagic is almost as crowded as my shaving shelf. It also includes S/PDIF coaxial and TosLink optical digital outputs for connecting to a digital recording device; these do nothing to the incoming digital signal, but simply pass it through.
      If you keep reading the instruction manual, your eyes, if they don't glaze over, will come to a long discussion of the three different analog filter modes: Linear Phase, Minimum Phase, and Steep. I wonder how many potential users will be scared away by Bramblearia. Actually, selecting the filters is simple: just tap the Phase button quickly (if you hold it down, the DacMagic reverses phase). Front-panel LEDs indicate the filter type selected.
      You may want to stick with Linear Phase as your default. The technical advantage here is no phase shift within the audioband, and a sharp rolloff at about half the sampling frequency. Minimum Phase does almost the same thing and sounds, to me, virtually identical.
      An interesting alternative is the Steep filter, which is like Linear Phase but with a steeper rolloff above 20kHz. Steep is said to attenuate aliasing at 22kHz by 80dB. But there's no free lunch; Steep adds a small amount of passband ripple. So pick your poison: aliasing or passband ripple. Already your eyes have glazed over, and you don't even own the thing.
      I tried switching between Linear Phase and Steep, playing one movement of a symphony straight through using each. (I had no child handy to act as remote control, and Marina was off watching one of her Russian prime-time serials.) Linear Phase gave a lighter, airier, more transparent sound, with extended highs and better-defined bass. Steep attenuated the highs in comparison, taming the top end of some more aggressive recordings, but bass definition and overall clarity suffered. The sound was more blended, slightly congested—something I noticed more with symphonic recordings than with string quartets. As for Minimum Phase, I didn't hear it do anything that Linear Phase didn't do.
      Other than that, I've so far avoided the subject of how the DacMagic sounded. In a word, it sounded glorious—far better than you have any right to expect for 400 bucks. Especially in Linear Phase, I heard well-defined bass, exquisitely extended highs, and a natural midrange. The soundstage was admirably wide, and soloists and their instruments were precisely positioned. What more do you want?
      Well, you might ask for an even wider, deeper soundstage and more gut-wrenching bass. It's possible that power-supply limitations kick in here, but for $400, who's complaining? And you might wish that if Cambridge (or someone) does offer an optional kick-ass power supply, it doesn't have to hang from a wall socket. And a remote control would be nice.
      If you're looking for the romance of tubes, that's not on offer here. Try the DacMagic with a tubed line stage. I thought that Musical Fidelity's X-10DV3tube buffer might work wonders. After all, Bramble used to ramble at MF. I have one of these. I put the X-10DV3 between the DacMagic and the LFD NCSE integrated amplifier. I got tube warmth in spades, but with more than a slight loss of transparency, which shows how resolving the DacMagic is.
      You probably own an older, sturdier CD player that will do jim-dandy as a transport with the DacMagic. I used a Marantz CD63 SE that's almost 15 years old. Digital cable was Analysis Plus Oval (which I recommended last October).
      If you have a really great CD player—such as Cambridge Audio's own 740C or 840C or Cary Audio's CDP 1—you're probably looking at a sideways change in sound, at best. Enjoy what you have. Meanwhile, I'm keeping the Cambridge Audio DacMagic.
      Sidebar 1: Specifications
      Description: Two-channel, oversampling D/A processor with Wolfson WM8740 24-bit DACs and Texas Instruments TMS 320VC5501 digital filter. Digital inputs: S/PDIF coaxial or TosLink optical, USB. Digital input sampling frequencies supported 44.1kHz, 48kHz (32kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, S/PDIF only). Digital outputs: S/PDIF coaxial and TosLink optical. Analog outputs: balanced (XLR), single-ended (RCA). Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz ±0.1dB. THD (1kHz, 0dBFS, 24-bit data): <0.001%. S/N Ratio: 112dB. Total correlated jitter: <130ps. Channel separation: >100dB at 1kHz, >90dB at 20kHz. Output impedance: <50ohms. Maximum output level: 2.1V RMS (unbalanced), 4.2V RMS (balanced).
      Dimensions: 2" (52mm) H by 8.6" (215mm) W by 7.6" (191mm) D. Weight: 2.6lbs (1.2kg).

      Read more at https://www.stereophile.com/content/cambridge-audio-azur-dacmagic-da-converter-specifications#EuU8jGKZu0xDutGJ.99
       
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    • By BATMAQN
      Item: Gieseler Klein DAC
      Location: ACT
      Price: $550 posted or $520 local pickup
      Item Condition: Excellent
      Reason for selling: The worst reason, having another DAC that's just a little bit better.
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only
      Extra Info: I love this thing it's made in Australia and Clay really does make a quality product sound and build wise I put this up against my Ref 7.1 which probably wasn't a fair thing to do but it was close the main reason it lost my little comparison exercise were the inputs the Ref has a few more options, if I had the space for a second system I'd keep it.
      Plenty of info on this site about these (if you haven't come across it yet)
      Will come with the standard power pack supplied by Clay and be assured it will be packed safely for postage.
       
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    • By adamg
      Item: Wyred 4 Sound DAC-1 with femto clock upgrade
      Location: Sth Gold Coast
      Price: $600 Firm (incl. delivery within metropolitan Australia - would also help out if you are further afield). 
      Item Condition: Excellent. Not a mark on it.
      Reason for selling: Going to have a change.
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal (+ any fees), COD Only
      Extra Info:  DAC was purchased new from Deep Hz Audio about 18 months old with Femto clock upgrade which cost an additional $300. I decided on the DAC-1 with upgrade over the DAC-2 as I didn't need the pre-amp or other features and by all accounts SQ is pretty close between the two. The USB on this unit is limited to 24/96 but goes higher over coaxial (and toslink I assume). Non-DSD version too.
      I've really enjoyed this DAC but thought I would have a change. I think there is some transferable warranty.
      Here is an old review of the DAC-1. There is more info out there on the DAC-2 which will give you a good idea of performance.
      Here is the W4S link including features and specification. This is for the current V2 model although the features list seems identical other than higher resolution over USB.
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    • By thesnodger
      Item: Antelope Zen Tour USB/Thunderbolt audio interface DAC/ADC with on-board FX
      Location: LNS Sydney
      Price: $2000
      Item Condition: almost BNIB! - been trying it out last 3 days
      Reason for selling: Total overkill for what I need
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only
      Extra Info: This is an almost brand new unit, I only got it this week, but after playing with it for a few days I realise it's WAY too much for what I need. Therefore I am going to get an Audient id22 instead which now (in hindsight) looks more simpler and suitable for my needs!
      This unit get universally excellent reviews, if I thought I would use all the extra features I would keep it but I know I won't. The price offered here is way under Aussie retail.
      http://en.antelopeaudio.com/products/zen-tour/
       
      Antelope Audio Zen Tour Features:
      Pro Guitar Interface A clean front end with zero-latency monitoring and Overloud amp modeling give guitar and bass players access to great recorded tones without the amp and the mic. Most Mic/Line Channels Multiple mic preamps and line/DI inputs equip Antelope Audio consoles for real-world recording applications: drums, full bands/orchestras, etc. Lowest Latency Thunderbolt's unmatched round-trip speed reduces latency to imperceptible amounts. The result is a near-analog recording experience for both the producer and the artist. Advanced Remote Apps Apps for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android control Antelope Audio interfaces remotely from any device on your network. World-class Clocking Any product worthy of the Antelope Audio name must have exceptional clocking. Extremely low jitter gives this unit Antelope's vivid depth and three-dimensionality. Realistic Vintage Effects Hardware-based Pultec-style EQ and AuraVerb reverb are just some of the effects that come standard in Antelope's included FPGA suite.  
      FPGA latency-free engine powers modeled vintage guitar gear, EQs, compressors, and reverb Cutting-edge mastering-quality output DACs with 129dB dynamic range 4 hi-Z/line inputs 4 mic preamps/line inputs 2 stereo monitor outputs with A/B switching 1 talkback mic 2 ADAT ins/outs 1 S/PDIF I/O 2 headphone outputs 2 Reamp outputs Thunderbolt/USB connectivity Remote apps for Mac/PC and iOS/Android
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