CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE
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Just wondering if anyone has any info on the specs of this DAC? Or. if there will be a DAC only version. 
 
 

 
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Think I'd have to take out a housing loan to afford something like this.....Way over my budget also.
 
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I have a family to feed and just bought a Hugo. It's not like that was cheap either.
 
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Come on guys dig deep !!! 
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Almost looks like a trophy. Yep, trophy DAC, cheaper than trophy wives.

 
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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RdRAnRyf1Pg
 
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The specs i know for now:

Chord Electronics DAVE =
Digital to Analogue Veritas in Extremis

-Price: 7995£

-Digital integrated Pre-Amp

-Digital Head AMP: 6V / 0,5A = 1200mW @ 33Ohms 0,000015% distortion

-Remote controlled

-WTA filtering with a new world record at 164.000 taps with 166 separate DSP cores
(Hugo got a rating on 26000 taps)

-DSD 768

-Balanced XLR

-Two Toslink

- Four Coax S-Pdif

- Two high speed COAX outputs for future use.

- Worlds best DAC and are capable of outpreforme the best analog according to Chord.

- Isolated USB and can not be powerd trough a Iphone/Ipad , because it need power.
Maybe someone can create a battery powered USB cable?

- Delivery in october

Specification:

Inputs:
USB B-style 44 kHz to 768 kHz
DXD and Quad DSD
2x optical 44kHz to 192kHz
1 x AES 44kHz to 192kHz
4 x Coax 44kHz to 384kHz
Dual-data mode available
Outputs digital:
2x ultra-high-speed coax 768kHz dual-data mode (for use with future-unannounced
Chord Electronics products)
Maximum output voltage: 6 volts RMS
THD and noise at 2.5 volts: RMS 0.000015 %
THD and noise at 2.5 volts: 127dBA Awt (124dBA into 33 ohms)
Dynamic range at -60 dBFS 1kHz -127 dBA A wt
(No measurable noise floor modulation, no a harmonic distortion)
(Analogue distortion characteristic: no distortion for small signals)
Power requirements: mains power 80 volts to 260 volts; AC 20 watts
 
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The specs i know for now:

Chord Electronics DAVE:

-Price: 80000£

-Digital integrated Pre-Amp

-Digital Head AMP

-Remote controlled ( i hope )

-WTA filtering with a new world record at 164.000 taps
(Hugo got a rating on 26000 taps)

-DSD 768

-Balanced XLR

-Two Toslink

- Four Coax S-Pdif

- Two high speed COAX outputs for future use.

- Worlds best DAC and are capable of outpreforme the best analog according to Chord.

they will say this to get your money but be careful. Outperform the best analog?
 
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