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Item: DAC: Forsell air reference

Location: QLD: Sunshine coast - can deliver to SEQ as I have meetings in Brisbane and gold coast coming up.

Price: $2100 ono PLUS FREIGHT
Item Condition: EXCELLENT
Reason for selling: TOO MUCH STUFF
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, bank trasfer etc

 

 

THIS IS THE LEGENDARY FORSELL AIR REFERENCE DAC, $7500usd on release

WHICH WAS DOUBLE THE PRICE OF EVEN THE MARK LEVINSON DAC,AT THE TIME

A STUNNING PIECE OF GEAR,

AN ANALOGUE SOUNDING DAC ,AT ITS BEST,

HAS RCA AND BALANCED OUTPUT 

COMES WITH ORIGINAL BOOK 

AND TRANSPORT CRATE!

 

Very, very nice DAC. I preferred this to the ps audio DS dac, yggy, sfd-1, pavane, dave and many others double or triple the price.

UNIT IS MASSIVE, wider than most rack width, amazing condition, only problem is the feet on it are a bit sticky?

I have mine sitting on isolation pods.

 

Peter Forsell (the mad dentist) created the forsell air transport which is regarded by many as the best transport ever made - albeit it required a hydraulic air pump and was prone to expensive repair bills due to its sensitive and sophisticated mechanism.

It was designed to be paired with this DAC for a top of the line digital system to compete with 30k analogue systems. The transport and DA are highly sort after in asia due to their wonderful tonality (slight warmth and bloom bust still maintaining bite and detail).

The story goes that he wanted to create a dac and transport because he was not happy with the high end available at the time. He used his vast wealth and resources as the owner of a near billion dollar medical tech company to build this gear, then promptly stopped manufacturing for the public.

 

This dac is very similar in design and sound the the Bremen no1. Which is Donald Norths favourite DA: http://www.dnaudio.com/Bremen big pic.htm

 

 

Bonus:

I fell in love with this dac when I heard it with this incredible system in Singapore in the Adelphi. sft-1>forsell>kagura pre and power amp > pro ac d100

 

Feel free to ask any questions!

 

 

 
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