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  1. Item: cambridge audio upsampling dacplus Location: 2213 Price: 115 Item Condition: very good Reason for selling: not required Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only. Or post Extra Info: bought on sna but ended up not using it. Have no original box but can package if shipping is needed Pictures:
  2. Item: Schiit Gungnir Multibit DAC (Gumby) Location: Melbourne Price: $1400 (+$50 for insured shipping) Item Condition: Excellent, except for a small dent on one corner as in the photo Reason for selling: NLR Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal (+3% if invoice is required), Bank transfer Extra Info: I have the manual but not the original box. No power cable is included. Pictures:
  3. Item: Musical Fidelity M1 DAC (Silver) Location: Melbourne Inner Nth Price: $300 Firm, plus $30 for cable Item Condition: 8/10 Reason for selling: Rationalising 2nd system Payment Method: Pickup - Cash Only Extra Info: Bought this Dac in February from an esteemd SNA'er who looks after his gear. Note this is the later updated version that accepts up to 24/96 via usb. I have seen the earlier version (only up to 48khz via usb) go for more $$ here. This is a great sounding DAC, everything upsampled to 192khz, and was a huge step up from my earlier unit. I used as a dac for hi-res PC files via SPDIF which accepted up to 192khz files, as well as with a Primare DP via AES. I have set condition at 8/10 on account of a small mark on the front which I only noticed after I checked the pics. This will probably wipe off with the right cleaning solution. I will also throw in a Aurealis 110 Ohm AES/EBU Digital Cable with Vampire XLRs purchased new ($RRP around $70 shipped) from Aurealis Audio for $30. No box for dac. Inputs 1x XLR AES balanced digital input 1x RCA coaxial connector SPDIF 32-192 kbps (16-24 bit stereo PCM) 1x TOSLINK optical connector 32-96 kbps (16-24 bit stereo PCM) 1x USB type ‘B’ connector for computer/PDA - 16-24 bits, 32-96 kbps (Determined by source file/computer settings) Pictures:
  4. Item: Primare I22 integrated Amp with optional DAC board Location: Sydney CBD, NSW Price: $850 Item Condition: Presents as in new condition - not a scratch. Has never had anything stacked on top of it. The remote control has only minor signs of wear. Smoke and pet free home. Reason for selling: No longer used. Payment Method: PayPal, Cash - Pickup, or Australia Post COD. Extra Info: Bought brand new directly from Australian dealer in 2014. I am the first owner. Comes with original box, cables and user guide. Official specs rate the output at 2 x 80/160W but these figures are highly conservative. Stereo Prestige & Image magazine revealed that actual output at 8Ω is 2 x 105W (both peak and sustained). I found it to be surprisingly capable driving my B&W CM9 S2 speakers with ease. For more details and reviews see http://www.primare.net/product.asp?ProductID=50 Can send Australia-wide at buyer's expense. Pictures:
  5. Item: Soution 560 DAC Location:2650 Price: 17'000 orbyoffer Item Condition:Excellent Reason for selling:Because I can Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, Extra Info:Factory packaging, manual & remote supplied. RRP...... google Pictures:
  6. Item: Schiit Bifrost Multibit - DAC Location: Melbourne Price: $700 Item Condition: Used - Excellent condition Reason for selling: Rarely used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: For sale is my Schiit Bifrost Multibit DAC which I bought from Addicted to Audio in March 2016 The unit is in fantastic condition and has been basically unused in the last 6 months which is why it's up for sale I am also selling my Mjolnir 2 and Edition X headphones which I paid with the DAC Pictures:
  7. Evening all, I am about to find myself the owner of a Redgum RGDAC8 and have a whole lot of questions to put to you knowledgeable bunch! I don't listen to much music on my main system (5.1 HT setup) but listen to a bit on my second system, sometimes just radio, sometimes streaming from a phone (iPhone) or laptop (MacBook Pro), or sometimes cd. My main question is whether it will make a difference to either system. The RGDAC8 uses Burr-Brown DAC's which are supposed to be very good, but so does my Yamaha DSP-A1 and Yamaha RX-V2300. My HT system has the analogue outs from my Panasonic Blu Ray connected to analogue inputs on the amp, which I believe bypasses the DAC and the lounge system is connected in the same way. So then listening to cd's via blu ray player I don't think it will be useful? I also have an AppleTV in the HT system connected via optical/toslink to the amp, so would using the external DAC improve things? I also have music (cd's put onto iTunes) on an iMac and MacBook Pro and my iPhone which can be streamed via the AppleTV, or I have an optical cable I can connect the MacBook Pro to either system and play music via computer if this will sound better than direct from cd. I can also connect my iPhone to either system and I suspect the RGDAC8 would improve listening, but given I have other methods of playing the same music why would I bother (i.e. will it be better than other methods)? Sorry if this is all basic stuff but I haven't used either system much for music and don't understand entirely how I can use a DAC to improve either system.
  8. Really intrigued by what a Chord DAVE could do for my system. Would be v. grateful for an opportunity to borrow a DAVE over a weekend, so that I can do A/B with my existing Pavane/Prautes set up. Please don't hesitate to reach out! I'm in Sydney Inner West.
  9. Item: Chord 2Qute with Jay's LPS-25VA Location: Perth WS Price: $1500 + shipping Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Helping a friend Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: One of the best DACs regardless of cost. Here's an actual user review from Sime of SNA "One word, wow, going from a Hugo to a 2Qute, the 2Qute on my system is so much more open and cleaner, bigger soundstage. But it should be the same shouldn't it? But it ain't, and apart from anything, the 2Qute looks and build quality, out bloody standing....Anyway, that's my first hours impression." "2nd impressions, just wooooow, wow, wow, wow. If you are planning on buying a Hugo for a home DAC only, don't bother, the 2Qute smokes it. I'm listening to the stuff I listen to at night and know so well, and it's the best it's ever been by far. Best $2200 you'll ever spend. I think the lack of a headphone amp, preamp etc that the Hugo has, has made the 2Qute more simp,e and cleaner. Wow." Retails for $2300. https://www.apollohifi.com.au/chord-2qute-dac.html 2Qute is ssentially a Hugo in a Chordette chassis, it brings the latest FPGA DAC technology into an affordable home-system-orientated unit. 2Qute contains the same high-performance Spartan 6 FPGA that has enabled Hugo to redefine the DAC genre in 2014. The 2Qute also boasts astonishingly low distortion levels of 0.0003%. The 2Qute offers support for up to 32-bit/384kHz audio via coax and USB, and 24-bit/192kHz over optical. DSD64 is supported on all inputs and DSD128 is supported via coax or USB (all via DoP). The new DAC also gains a handy switch to easily move between coax, optical and USB digital inputs. Also incuded in the sale is Jay's LPS-25A. Highlight of the JAY'S AUDIO Ultra-Low Noise LPS25VA:- AC Incoming: Schurter IEC, Japan Made EDK Switch- AC Noise Filter: UK RIFA RFI Suppression Caps & Noise Filter - AC Transformer: Nuvotem Talema Encapsulated 25VA w/ Fast Acting Fuse Protection- High Speed Rectifier with RIFA 0.1uf Bypass Caps- Phillips BC 2200uf/25v x 4 Reservoir Caps, total of 8800uf !- Phillips 1% Precision Resistors- Panasonic FC 120uf, 390uf Decoupling Caps - Mexico Made Inductors- Analog Device OP177 for Voltage Error Feedback Compensation- Toshiba Pass Power Transistor- Two Simultaneously Driven Voltage Output Jacks - Mexico Made Multi-turns Variable Resistor for Fine Voltage Output Adjustment - Voltage Rating: 5VDC/3.5A, 9VDC/2.5A, 12VDC/2A , 19VDC/1.5A, 24VDC/1A, Custom- Integrated Aluminium Heat-sink chassis, with 5mm thick (very) well designed front panel with Laser Marked texts Note: unit is originally bought in Singapore and comes with Singapore plug. Jay's LPS did not come with a power cable but it comes with DC5.5 - 2.1 mm cable to connect to the 2Qute. Pictures:
  10. Hi there, I am setting my system up to include an OPPO 105D to fulfil the role of disc player and DAC. I have seen some nice USB cable advertised in the Classifieds section and was wondering if I need a "powered" USB cable to the OPPO 105D or not. Most of the USB cables advertised (specifically for audio use) are NOT powered, so I assume they would be ok, but just wanted to check. Many thanks!
  11. Item: CENTRANCE DACmini CXLocation: Preston, VICPrice: $350 (includes $5 donation)Item Condition: UsedReason for selling: Not being usedPayment Method: Pickup - CashExtra Info: I purchased this new around 4 years ago. Haven't used my headphone set up for a while so thought it's time to sell up. Sounded amazing with my Hifiman He-500. Pictures:
  12. Item: Astell & Kern AK70 and case Location: Clifton Hill 3068 Price: $600 (includes donation) plus shipping Item Condition: Excellent, I can't find any marks Reason for selling: Not using as much and fundraising for next purchase Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank deposit, Paypal (buyer pays fees) Extra Info: For sale is an Astell & Kern AK70 in great condition and a genuine Astell & Kern case. I purchased this new from Addicted to Audio here in Melbourne and it has provided great service. To me the sound is superb and as a portable one-unit tiny go anywhere sound source you would be hard pressed to find something so compact that delivers so much "sound for pound". It has not been getting much use lately and I am considering the next expansion so have decided to list it. Questions welcome, Nick Note the SD card in the photos (just visible) is not included and Paypal is not available for pickup Pictures:
  13. Hi All, Over the last couple of years I've bought a few USB DACs (the bare circuit board kind) from eBay, and this is the head-to-head review. These DACs are all ready to be used, so apart from a case, they're fully functioning units. Here's the lineup: DAC 1: XMOS PCM5102 TDA1308 DAC 2: PCM 2704 (showing converter cable also used on DAC 5) DAC 3: PCM 2706 (X-DA4) DAC 4: PCM 5102A / BRAVO SA9227 (X-DA3) DAC 5: PCM 2704 (Modified) Test system The test system comprised of: 2012 Mac Air laptop running iTunes playing various media. It was running on battery power throughout the test. Cheap USB cables Test USB DAC boards TKD stepped attenuator volume control DIY interconnects (perhaps equivalent to $500+ commercial pair) 3-chassis 300B SET amp DIY copper stranded speaker cables Speakers comprising: RAAL ribbon super-tweeters (6dB crossover somewhere above 10kHz - tuned by ear) with teflon caps Coral Beta 8s in ported box run full-range Coral Beta 10s in sealed box to augment low end of 8's (6dB low-pass crossover somewhere in the upper bass) All the equipment in the system is very well run in, and I ran in all of the DAC boards (attached to my laptop / office system for weeks at a time, so they should be run in too. Test music 11:59 by Blondie, Down on the Corner by Credence Clearwater Revival and Elanor Rigby by The Beatles These songs test the speed of the system and also test how forgiving the system is of old and not-great recordings. The first two are both recordings that aren't great, either in the modern sense with beautiful recording the way Sting might record something, and they're not great in the purist sense like the high-end analog recordings from Nashville using those ridiculously expensive high-speed tape machines they used to use. If a piece of audio equipment makes two-thirds of recorded musical history unlistenable because of the recording equipment used then it has no place in my home. Dos Gardenias by Buena Vista Social Club This is a great test of imaging depth - the trumpet can sound like it's coming from 8-10m behind the system, despite there being a wall there. I've heard systems do this, so I know it's on the recording. Brothers in Arms by Dire Straights This takes the imaging depth test from Dos Gardenias and expands it to see how good the depth is on the left and right, and also what resolution there is. The best recreation of this recording I've heard on a system made the thunder sound real, revealed that there were multiple strikes occurring at once from different directions, and rendered the texture of them to be both deep and powerful and also crackling and brittle. If something passes the Dos Gardenias test then it gets tested on this track. Sultans of Swing by Dire Straights This song has very good pace, and is very neutral in terms of tonal balance. I've used this track for almost 20 years to design crossovers and have listened to it on high-end headphones as a reference during extended crossover fine-tuning sessions and it's burnt into my head. If you are aware of time passing during this song then your system is slow. Come Away From It by Ani Difranco This track is all about tenderness and delicacy. The track opens with very sparse instrumentation and Ani soulfully trying to sing her lover back from his drug addiction. If the system isn't able to communicate subtlety and nuance then this song is dull and boring, but if it is then it is deeply engaging. A system can have speed and imaging and still fall flat on its face with this one. High Roller by The Crystal Method This track has synth lines that have been overdriven and processed with real subtlety, processed with expensive reverbs and spatial positioning plugins, layered up and then had huge breakbeats and deep sudden bass notes put over the top. If a system has problems with how it manages its power supply then it can take simple folk songs and sound wonderful, but this song will make it sound like mush. Being able to hear delicate textures located in one place in the stereo image while there are monstrous things happening elsewhere makes it obvious if something can't cope with complex music. I used to write electronic music so I'm particularly attune to hearing problems with this kind of music. Slam by Pendulum This track is an excellent test of both speed and complexity because it has all kinds of things in it that just stop. In the physical world when something gets hit it will continue to make noise for a time afterwards, even if the musician puts their hand on it to stop it making sound, the sound continues for a time. In electronic music this rule does not apply and the system should show that sounds are full on one millisecond and then the next they should be gone like they never existed. Systems that are good enough to pass the Crystal Method test can be shown to be weak on a song like this. In short, I want equipment that can do absolutely everything, because I want to be able to listen to whatever music I choose to, and appreciate the music for all of its attributes, not just some of them. Round one of listening I listened to the DACs in the order below for the first round. DAC 1: As this was the first DAC I'd tested and one I'd also spent over a year listening to, I pretty much just acclimatised myself with it. My impressions were that it wasn't very refined in terms of imaging, but did a good job overall. It wasn't stunning in speed, but not painfully slow either. I thought it was relatively good at subtlety and delicacy. Its tonal presentation was detailed but not etched, the information is there, but isn't unpleasant. This was a good DAC to compare the others with. DAC 3: This DAC was immediately disappointing playing Blondie, and my mind wandered off almost immediately. So to with Sultans of Swing. It had quite good imaging, and was relatively forgiving of the older recordings, but I couldn't live with this DAC and music sounding like it was trying to run knee-deep in goo. DAC 4: This DAC was quite significantly louder than the other two, so I had to adjust the volume quite significantly. This was quite a lot faster than the other two, and also bettered them in imaging, being forgiving of old recordings, and subtlety and delicacy. At this point I knew that this one had made it through to round two, that the others hadn't, and that perhaps nothing else might which would mean this was the winner. DAC 5: Slow. Painfully slow. Dire Straits have never been so resentful to play the next note, and the next, and the next. Like they know playing music is dragging them one step at a time on a slow march to their deaths. I'm perhaps being a bit dramatic, and my notes suggest that #5 was as slow as #3, but #3 didn't give me this sense of it, and I didn't bother directly comparing, who cares if this comes last or second last? Unfortunately, it had better imaging than the others, and was as good or better at everything else. What a pity, it's not you it's me, goodbye now. DAC 2: I left this one to last because I had to change USB cables as it had the different connector and I don't have a converter. I was completely prejudiced about this DAC because of its size, lack of filtering capacitors and other such things, so I was quite surprised when it turned out to be just as fast as #4. It was just as forgiving, and potentially had better imaging. In terms of tonal balance it seemed to be slightly more laid back than #4, but I could have been wrong. It proved me wrong and was the only other one to make it through to round two. Round two of listening I swapped straight back to DAC 4 after DAC 2 and struggled to really pin point huge differences. I contemplated going back and forwards to get a winner, but I think I'm going to go a different direction with this review and call them both winners, but for different reasons. Some technical discussion In order to tell the difference between DAC 4 and DAC 2, we need to understand what we're looking at here. DAC 2 is a single chip and a timing crystal. It has almost no other circuitry on the board - nothing to filter the USB power coming from the laptop (which is probably filthy with all kinds of digital noise on it), nothing to 'protect' it from the outside world in a way. This chip has to talk to the computer over USB and deal with all the transfer of audio from the laptop to the chip, then it has to take that audio and turn it from digital to analog, and then it has to amplify that audio so it can go through my volume control, down my interconnect cables, and into my power amp. It has to do all that with the same power source, so when one of those devices does something the others will all suffer because the power supply will inevitably be contaminated slightly. DAC 4 is quite different. It has the BRAVO SA9227 chip that handles the USB connection to the computer, but then the Digital to Analog conversion and amplification of the output is handled by the PCM5102A chip. To add further complexity, there is another chip there that is a small data buffer, which handles the duties of receiving the audio data in bursts, but supplying them to the DAC chip in a steady stream. Separating these functions to specialist chips can mean that each chip is less stressed, and also less impacted by other things. Think of trying to pat the dog with one hand while the other hand repeatedly throws up and catches a bowling ball. You might be good at both activities separately, but doing both at the same time means you're not going to do a good job at either one. This also has other chips and components on the circuit board to filter the power coming in from the USB, which will also provide a level of protection between the different chips as well. In this sense, this is why these two DACs are both winners, but perhaps for different purposes. If I was looking for a USB DAC to plug in my headphones into my laptop, the tiny DAC 2 has many advantages over the larger DAC 4, but if you were looking for something to drive an amp (especially a valve amp) or if you were looking for something to use inside a chassis with some other circuitry (for example if you wanted to add a valve output stage) then the larger circuit board would be useful for mounting and soldering things onto etc. Round three of listening As the power supply filtering is such a different between the two DACs, I decided to connect DAC 4 with the USB external power supply module from AQVOX. It improved the sound slightly, which made me wonder what it would do for the smaller DAC 2, but unfortunately the USB socket types are different and I don't have the required adapters, so I couldn't try it. Enter DAC 6 At this point I wanted to return to a baseline, and plugged back in my current (second-best) DAC. It's the circuitboard from a SoundBlaster Live 24bit External mounted in a chassis with a custom valve output stage. I've been using this setup forever, and only replaced it when I got serious and built my current best DAC, which was assembled with electrical tape (literally) and got taken apart when I moved house once and hasn't been put back together again. My impressions on the DAC 6 were that it rendered textures much better than the other DACs. The strings in Elanor Rigby were much more real, other instrumentation was similar. The imaging was much worse with this DAC, it passed Dos Gardenias, but the thunder in Brothers In Arms was distant but all mushed together. Overall it felt like it was less harsh - it still had high end detail but you felt that it could be turned up a lot more than the other DACs. More technical discussion The DAC 6 effortlessness and rendering of texture could be that the DAC chip on the SoundBlaster circuit board is driving the input to my valve output stage directly - not having to drive a volume control like I made all the other DAC boards do. It may seem trivial to drive a volume control, and electrically they're not a particularly difficult load, but if you're a 1cm x 0.5cm chip that has to decode USB, convert Digital to Analog, and amplify that signal then you might not still be meeting your 93dB signal-to-noise spec, or 112dB dynamic range specifications. In hifi, everything matters at least a little bit, and the better your system the more audible the little things are. Hope you enjoyed this article! Kye.
  14. Item: HiFiBerry DAC+ Pro board and official HiFiBerry steel case - network audio streamer Location: Melbourne Price: $80 pickup for DAC+ Pro board and $25 pickup for official steel case. Can ship for $10 with tracking. Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Used in a previous multi-room setup. I've recently moved into a small apartment and no longer do multi-room audio. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: See here: https://www.pakronics.com.au/products/hifiberry-dac-pro And here: https://www.pakronics.com.au/products/steel-case-for-hifiberry-dac-black-cover Note, this is the Pro version of the DAC+ and has gold plated RCA connectors and dual oscillators (see photos). 5V power supply and microSD card and Pi3 board are NOT included. Pictures:
  15. Item: Weiss Minerva DAC Location: Melbourne Price: $250 Item Condition: Very Good Reason for selling: Have bought another DAC Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: I bought this in 2010, and still sounds great. Please note limitations: It does NOT have USB connection, it is FIREWIRE. It will NOT play DSD. You can connect to PC and play PCM encoded files up to 24bit 192 kHz. Or you can connect a CD player or PC and use Bitstream coax, or Optical connection. Please note that pure unprocessed untouched bistream can be sent to DAC via firewire using ASIO driver. Comes with connection interface drivers. Has balanced input and output connections as well. Please note this is now called a DAC2 due to some naming rights issue. I have included a copy of the manual as well attached. I can send interstate if need be. Please message me for any further information. Thank you. Pictures: DAC2-Manual-v4.pdf
  16. Item: Pioneer N-50-k Location:Perth Price: 370 Item Condition: Mint, used few times Reason for selling:Upgraded to Cambridge CXN Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, postage for Australia metro areas $30 (more for country depending on postcode) Extra Info: What HIFI review: https://www.whathifi.com/pioneer/n-50/review Great sounding streamer...used more as DAC than streamer. Happy to demo for local buyers. Pictures: More photos of actual item coming soon. It was sold on other audio site,but "buyer" never paid ...it was packed for courier to pickup.
  17. Item: little dot dac 1 Location: Canberra Price: $300 Item Condition: excellent Reason for selling:have upgraded Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: I can post for $20 this offers USB, toslink, BNC, mono rca, and withstereo or balanced outputs ( xlr) Review: http://www.theaudiophileworld.net/2012/02/little-dot-daci-review.html Pictures:
  18. Multichannel DAC

    This might just be a wild goose chase but there are many 2 channel DAC options but hardly any 8 channel DAC options. I personally would love to see an 8 channel external DAC that can drive a power amp directly so that I can finally get rid of the horrible quality Pre Amps that are AV Pre Processors. By now we are used to using computers for music playback via external DAC, but for movie playback we still need to use an AVR or Pre-Pro or we have to use a Pro Audio DA Converter which comes with a lot of options not needed for the average consumer. Anyone else with me?????
  19. Item: Marantz HD-DAC1 Location: Perth (Willagee) Price: 850 Item Condition: Mint, comes with original box, manual etc. HIFI shops are selling for $1450... Reason for selling: Not needed, used briefly as DAC for streaming from PC, new Cambridge streamer has built in DAC. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Could be advertised as brand new...lots of reviews on Net. Happy to demo for local buyers. Shipping for Australia via StarTrack couriers (with tracking) $30. Donation to SN if sold: $10. Pictures:
  20. FS: AMR DP777 SE DAC

    Item: AMR DP777SE with Gemini cable Location: Brisbane Price: 4250 ONO Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Not used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank Transfer Extra Info: Ive now got a pair of avantgarde zeros so the amr is redundant. I was going to keep it for a second system but I doubt I'll ever get around to it so it time to let it go Ive had a couple of questions about which version this is so just to clarify, this is the "signature" edition. Some people seem to think the version with the quad board upgrade or USB board upgrade is the SE "signature" edition, it isnt. The signature is a complete overhaul of the previous version which was the base model with a quad board upgrade. Pictures:
  21. Item: Schiit Modi Multibit Location: Canberra Price: $320 Delivered Australia Wide Item Condition: 8/10 due to tiny speck on face of the dac Reason for selling: Car repairs Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Had this DAC for 2 years and currently need to fix my car but I prefer my MHDT Paradisea NOS Dac. I unfortunately had to choose between which one to keep and having the ability to tube roll and tweak won out. These units are the cheapest modern multibit dac implementation I know of, and are exceptional. I will be revisting Schiit dacs but only when I can afford the Gungir or Yggdrasil. A quick google will reveal how sort after these are. I would love to give an explanation of the sound but I wouldn't do it justice, I am happy to have people come and audition the unit it that is what they prefer. One thing of note and something I haven't heard of before is how horrible the AC adaptors are. I have had two fail due to the plastic cracking as pictured but because I've had issues, I will be including a brand new one I bought because of my previous issues and the one picture which still works. I will cover postage on this sale but will also happy drive it to any interest party in Canberra if anyone here buys it. Please feel free to inbox me with any questions. Pictures:
  22. SOLD: FS: Meridian Explorer2 DAC

    Item: Meridian Explorer2 DAC Location:Perth Price: $240.00 Item Condition: As new Reason for selling: Upgrade Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: For sale is a Meridian Explorer2 DAC in pristine condition, 6 months old. The Meridian Explorer2 DAC is an excellent DAC with headphone amplifier and the cheapest ticket in town to try out MQA. I am upgrading to a higher end DAC so need some cash to fund a purchase. I have original packaging for the DAC and am the original owner. The DAC was brought from the USA for $299 USD. I have another advert on the forum for a bundle package with this DAC that includes the matched Curious USB cable and AudioQuest Tower 3.5mm jack to RCA Y cable. Pictures:
  23. Item: Audioquest Dragonfly Red USB DAC Location: Revesby or North Sydney NSW Price: $220 posted Item Condition: As new used 2-3 times in original box with manual etc Reason for selling: Not being used as went bluetooth headphones route Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, PayPal, Bank Transfer Extra Info: Pickup available or happy to post, happy to share my ebay ID or list on eBay if buyer happy to pay ebay and paypal fees. Pictures:
  24. Item: Meridian Explorer2 DAC + Curious USB cable + AudioQuest Tower cable 3.5mm to 2 x RCA Location: Perth Price: $430.00 Item Condition: As new Reason for selling: Upgrading NLR Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: For sale is a Meridian Explorer2 DAC + Curious USB cable + AudioQuest Tower cable 3.5mm to 2 x RCA to match. The USB cable is 200m long with a standard male USB at one end and an A- Mini at the other end. The AudioQuest RCA cable is 500mm long. DAC & RCA cable are approx 6 months old and Curious Cable is approx 2 months old. All items are in pristine condition. The ME2 DAC is an excellent DAC with headphone amplifier and the cheapest ticket in town to try out MQA. The Curious USB cables should need no introduction and this cable was custom made for the Meridian Explorer DAC. I am upgrading to a higher end DAC so need some cash to fund a purchase. I would prefer to sell all items together but will split if necessary. I have original packaging for the DAC and Curious USB cable. I am the original owner and the DAC was brought from the USA for $299 USD, the Curious cable is Australian made and cost $176.00. The AudioQuest cable cost $21 USD, all of course with shipping costs when I originally purchased them. Curious USB Cable $150 Meridian Explorer2 DAC $250. AudioQuest Tower cable $30 Pictures:
  25. Item: CENTRANCE DACmini CX Location: Preston, VIC Price: $380 (includes $5 donation) Item Condition: Used Reason for selling: Not being used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash Extra Info: I purchased this new around 4 years ago. Haven't used my headphone set up for a while so thought it's time to sell up. Sounds amazing with my hifiman He-500 which will be up here shortly. I cannot currently find the box so it will need to be pick up (or if you are keen I get wrap it up safely to post) Pictures: