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Price: $1390 Item Condition: Excellent Shipping Options: Pickup is available,Audition is not available, but in-person pickup can be arranged with limited personal contact,I can ship this item Suburb or Town: South Yarra, Melbourne State: Victoria Payment Method: PayPal, Bank Transfer, Cash on Pickup Reason for selling: Bought (the TOTL) Gieseler Fein II DAC A while ago ago I impulse purchased Clay's new TOTL DAC, leaving my Groß DAC is available for sale. There has been a lot written by owners here of Gieseler's DAC's (the full list being here: https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/126626-gieseler-dac-reviews-impressions/). But just to give you a sample of what people have said about the Groß DAC:
From Max Headroom: https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/246058-ps-audio-vs-devialet/page/3/?tab=comments#comment-3899124
"At the other extreme is the Geiseler GroB DAC. I don't think I can find the words to explain how insanely good it is. @scumbag what system did you listen to the DS Jr and Geiseler GroB in? Did you say you couldn't tell a difference between the DirectStream and the Geiseler? Because the difference was so obvious to me and so dramatic its unbelievable. The Gieseler created more lifelike images of instruments and musicians, almost as if they're standing infront of you, better separation between instruments, better clarity with complex music. It's just a bargain at the asking price."
From Rosco8: https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/232237-gieseler-groß-dac-official-release/page/19/?tab=comments#comment-3872685
"A new Grob owner. It replaced a Cayin DAC (Valve/SS), and I also have an ARCAM-II DAC II, both quite good DACS, at least to my listening. Very pleased with the Grob .. been running a couple of weeks now, great detail and I can hear little nuances in recordings I haven't heard before. I listen to quite a range of material, from Tidal and FLACs I have rendered from my CD's. Beautiful rendering of vocals, good separation and detail."
From bhobba: https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/234066-groß-dac-owners-thread/?tab=comments#comment-3805282
"I will get right to it - my USB only GROB simply blows away the Direct Stream. That's right - a 2.3k or so DAC takes out, and make no mistake about it, the difference is not subtle, the much much more expensive Direct Stream with the latest software etc (I think its about $8k or so here in Aus)."
From Conch: https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/232237-gieseler-groß-dac-official-release/page/20/?tab=comments#comment-3886445
"I have compared the Groß to the Klein II, Chord 2qute and Accuphase Dac50 and the Groß has the edge over all of them imo. Better bass control, improved clarity, extremely musical and a natural tone that is engaging and enjoyable to listen to for hours on end with all genres of music."
Adding my own 2 cents to the commentary, when I upgraded to the Groß from an iFi iDSD Micro, my immediate impression was how much 'more natural' or less digital the sound was from the Groß while detail retrieval was more extended at both ends.
Needless to say that the Groß DAC is a truly excellent DAC and amongst the best Australian designed and made DACs made. The unit I am selling has been 'babied' since it was purchased and had it's firmware chip and software updated to the latest appropriate for a Windows based system. I'm sure Clay would be happy to provide you with the firmware for Linux or other based systems. The internal are set for XLR output but can be configured for RCA output (to resolve ground loop/hum issues). Included are the main DAC body, standard power supply, remote control (which never left it's packaging), and I can provide the user manual given to me and invoice of the purchase (PDF).
Pickup is available in South Yarra, Melbourne and I am able to post Australia wide at your expense. Please don't hesitate to ask me any questions you may have.
Price: $200 Item Condition: Great - 9/10 Shipping Options: Pickup is available,Audition is not available, but in-person pickup can be arranged with limited personal contact Suburb or Town: Clovelly State: New South Wales Payment Method: Cash, Paypal Reason for selling: NLR Further information:
Hi there, I'm regrettably letting go of my OBJECTIVE2+ODAC dac/amp combo from JDS Labs.
This is a ripping little unit with 600+mW, and 2 x gain stages. Unlike other O2/ODAC models, this one had the power connection on the rear, and is also to accept an analogue line-in from another source so can work as a standalone headphone amp. The ODAC section can work as a standalone DAC, and is USB powered meaning it doesn't need to be plugged in.
This has performed flawlessly for me, and I'm only letting it go as I'm working from home these days and my Questyle is performing desktop duties.
Unit will be come with the wall-wart power supply and usb data cable.
Pick-up from Clovelly, Sydney.
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Price: $150 Item Condition: Used Shipping Options: Pickup is available Suburb or Town: St George Area State: New South Wales Payment Method: Cash on Pickup Reason for selling: NLR Further information: The DAC was purchased from Pymble HiFi. The owner of Pymble HiFi made some improvement mods, better caps etc (I have no idea of the details). Also, the power supply was upgraded to a higher current version (10V 2.4A).
I hope everyone is safe and following the isolation and stay safe rules during this tough times. Take care.
Question about a DAC.
listening to my recently acquired Monitor Audio speaker with Rotel 971 MKll amplifier.
Today , I just added my old Fiio E17 DAC and headphone amp, vow immediately the sound signature become very impressive. Now the music is very clear and high are smooth.
But the DAC supports only 16bit/48khz , if I play music from tidal master or Spotify or youtube irrespective of the source quality.
So all the music is streamed in 16/48khz by Fiio? If the quality is low the DAC upgrade the sound?
Please excuse me for the dumb question, This is my first DAC for stereo music.
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