*Updated 2/12/13 to remove erroneous NOS labeling/product info. MDHT revised the product page to reflect the changes.
It looks like MHDT has a new tube buffered DAC out called the Steeplechase. There aren't any reviews out, and it's being sold for $843. Thoughts? Anyone own it and want to weigh in?
I'm wondering if it's slotted to sit somewhere between the Havana and the Stockholm V2 sound-wise?
Details from MHDT:
Steeplechase DAC is capable of up to 24bits/192kHz digital signal inputs. .
The USB input section is in asynchronous operation.
Total four independent digital inputs; BNC, USB, RCA and Toslink.
The 4 digital inputs are independent to each other, only one among them will be active and is controlled by the tact switches located in front panel.
Digital Receiver CS8416
D/A converter AK4396
Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (± 2dB)
Output impedance: 32 ohms
Output level: 2.8 Vrms
All inputs support 16/24 bits/ 32 kHz up to 192 kHz
Dimensions clear (W x D X H) 276 x 150 x 60 mm
Dimensions w/ socket (W x D X H) 295 x 170 x 60 mm
Weight 2 kg
Edited by BombayTheIndian - 2/12/13 at 10:15am