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A wishlist of gear to be reviewed by Amir

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THanks for the offer. It is not worth the shipping cost to send it back and forth. I do have a dongle that looks like that. I will find it and see who made it.
Understandable. For what it cost, I would be willing to send it on a one way trip. If it turns out it's a piece of schiit, I wouldn't want it back anyway. ;)
If it is that great, then I don't mind shelling out for another one. No worries either way.
 

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Understandable. For what it cost, I would be willing to send it on a one way trip. If it turns out it's a piece of schiit, I wouldn't want it back anyway. ;)
If it is that great, then I don't mind shelling out for another one. No worries either way.
That would work. :) Start a conversation with me and we can organize it.
 

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Those ARE some specifications on the DAC8 Stereo. .... o_O


Specifications
Analog performance
0.000032% / -130dB full-scale THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)
0.0001% / -120dB full-scale THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise)
132dBA dynamic range
0.00022% / -113dB THD+N @ 100mW into 32 Ohms headphone output


Inputs
USB, AES/EBU, SPDIF, Optical


Outputs
8x XLR balanced, 3.4V RMS differential (or per request)
Headphones (routed from channel 1 and 2)


Additional features
Choice between 7 Sabre's internal FIR filters
Trigger output (pulse / continuous)
Configurable auto on / auto off
Full control with either pushable knob or remote
Remote control learning
32-bit Sabre's internal volume
2x 2.42" OLED displays


Dimensions
450 mm x 240 mm x 55 mm
Weight: 4.5kg (10 lbs)


Power
120VAC / 60Hz (American version) or 230VAC / 50Hz (European version)
Power rating: 15W


Warranty
2 years


Price
€1 089 excl shipping
 

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^ Indeed!

EDIT: What would be the best way to test these USB interface reclockers? Feed the reclocked signal to a DAC via for example SPDIF and then compare results with and without the reclocker I guess. But then we have DACs that have their own reclockers etc (like RME ADI-2 SteadyClock) and this is where it gets blurry to me...
 
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@amirm, sir, please tell me when to wait for AHB2 review?
It will be a while. I have not asked for it. Even though I keep saying No to new gear, the pile to review is still quite large.
 

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