Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
craigtone  
#1 Posted : Saturday, October 6, 2018 1:54:10 PM(UTC)
craigtone

Rank: Member

Groups: Member
Joined: 10/5/2018(UTC)
Posts: 1
United States
Location: Holland, MI

Hello! I am looking to get into DSD and my current Neko Audio D100 Mk2 does not support that. I love the analog warmth of the Neko so I am fearful of going down this path with the Sabre chip but the reviews seem to speak for themselves. Curious if anyone else has gone from a traditional analog DAC to the Sabre and their impressions?

My requirements are USB input for DSD and S/PDIF for my CD transport.

If I have it figured correctly, I need:
- BIIISEPro38 w/Full Regulator Set
- Centaur PS (to supply DAC & USB stack)
- 30VA 9+9 Tx
- Mercury I/V w/Placid HD BP
- 50VA 15+15 Tx
- Amanero-Hermes-Cronus Combo w/45/49 Clocks

Planning to keep the chassis simple with just digital volume, input switch (S/PDIF BNC to SPDIF u.FL or USB with DCK/D1/D2 u.FL to Cronus) and then Power, Lock & Mute LED's

I saw some BNC to u.FL cables on eBay but they are 50-ohm. Since u.FL is 50-ohm, I am assuming it doesn't matter since there will be an impedance discontinuity somewhere in order to feed the u.FL anyway. I can minimize the cable length or use a 75-ohm BNC and solder the coax to it. Suggestions on which works best?

Just looking for a sanity check that I am on the right path and ordering the right parts!

Thanks in advance ...
Rss Feed  Atom Feed
Users browsing this topic
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.