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For Sale: ***Twisted Pair Buffalo III DAC*** Price Drop Again

post #1 of 12
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For Sale:
***Twisted Pair Buffalo III DAC*** Price Drop Again

Will Ship To: Anywhere

*****New Price*****  $1K gets you all this:  Less than half of what I paid.

 

I selling my fully functional Buffalo III for less than the price of the parts.  These is one of the best builds I've seen.  The craftsmanship and attention to detail are outstanding on this DAC. 

 

This DAC competes directly and is in the same league with the PWD mk2 and the Master 7.  

 

I'm selling this DAC only to upgrade to a more expensive DAC.  

 

*****Please note:  This DAC only has balanced (XLR) outputs.*****  The DAC also comes with "both" firmware chips.

 

Inputs: = Coax BNC, Coax S/PDIF, AS/EBU

 

I will provide a free USB V-Link converter with the sell.

 

Buyer pays the shipping and the pay pal fees. 

 

http://pbandjaudio.blogspot.com/

 

*****Twisted Pair Buffalo III BOM*****

Name Qty. Price
Buffalo 3 DAC board w/ Trident regulators 1 $379.00
4-inout S/PDIF module kit 1 $40.00
Input selector switch kit 1 $16.00
Sidecar S/PDIF to I2S input switch 1 $35.00
Placid Power Supply kit for DAC board (Level 3 Upgrade) 1 $200.00
Transformer for Placid (Plitron) 1 $100.00
Legato I/V Stage kit (Level 3 upgrade) 1 $555.00
Placid Bi-Polar Power Supply kit for I/V stage (Level 3 upgrade) 1 $370.00
Tansformer for Placid BP (Plitron) 1 $120.00
Enclosure 1 $117.00
Knob for selector switch 1 $15.00
Input and output connectors   $150.00
Front Panel Express   $200.00
Consumables (wire, solder, heatshrink, LEDs, etc)   $50.00
Total parts   $2,347.00
Labor   $1,391.50
Total Cost   $3,738.50

Edited by preproman - 10/11/13 at 8:12am
post #2 of 12

Wow... can't believe no one has snatched this up. I also can't believe you are willing to sell this for this price! UGH, should have waited to buy mine...

post #3 of 12

ok im interested now!

post #4 of 12

how would this compare to the wyred dac2 or mytek 192?

post #5 of 12

ah crap its balanced!! :( 

post #6 of 12
Thread Starter 

Never heard the W4S but it's a more smoother DAC compared to the Mytek,  Extracts very good detail as well.

post #7 of 12

I couldn't take it anyway cus of the volatge - pity

post #8 of 12
Thread Starter 

It's DIY - The voltage can be changed

post #9 of 12

I use woo audio WA2 - not balanced

post #10 of 12

Adapters are easy to make and or buy... Buy it now :veryevil::smile:

post #11 of 12

:biggrin:


Edited by snapple10 - 10/11/13 at 3:01pm
post #12 of 12
Thread Starter 

Sold..

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