DIY suggestions amp DAC
Sep 9, 2009 at 12:36 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 5

slbowing

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I need an amp and DAC. My budget is about $300 and building it should not be an issue. I have seen some kits by amb, L'espressivo, and Bijou.

Twisted Pear has some kits for DAC also.

What are some recommendations/what have other people built and enjoyed.
 
Sep 9, 2009 at 2:17 AM Post #2 of 5

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I doubt there are kits for L'espressivo
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DAC : at $300, fly right by the TwistedPearAudio stuff, Gamma1 is one of the only good choices. There are some kits off eBay, some look nice.

Amp : Well, there are too many to list, good luck.
 
Sep 9, 2009 at 2:54 AM Post #3 of 5

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Originally Posted by FallenAngel /img/forum/go_quote.gif

Amp : Well, there are too many to list, good luck.



Any suggestions for a solid state amp kit rather than a tube because it seems like most kits are all tube.
 
Sep 10, 2009 at 4:36 AM Post #5 of 5

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ya it seems that there is a lot that can go wrong with buying all the parts up and assembling. I have mulled over the headwize forum and it seems very time consuming and worrisome building amps and DACs. Plus I am going to be a full time student and I think I will go for a combo Amp/DAC for now and then after I am more familiarized with all of the stuff that goes into building up a rig.

Lol my avatar from Aphex Twin on his album Windowlicker. Try watching the video and then get back to me on your level of mind scarring.
 

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