Introducing ApplePi DAC -- Highest Performance Raspberry Pi DAC

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #140 on: 5 Dec 2018, 11:48 pm »
Whose DAC does gala use?

It uses dual Burr Brown (TI) PCM1794As in monaural mode.

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #141 on: 6 Dec 2018, 12:23 am »
The superiority of the GALA's internal PCM1794A DACs is a valid consideration and is better than the DAC used in the Node. Whether that relative sonic gain for the GALA outperforms the benefit of MQA rendering that the Node's DAC has would be interesting to determine. Regardless of all of this MQA discussion, it still appears to me that the GALA DAC has great potential to provide an exceptional value product in the marketplace.

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #142 on: 6 Dec 2018, 12:27 am »
I agree, but I’m seduced by the mqa propaganda.

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #143 on: 6 Dec 2018, 12:35 am »

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #144 on: 6 Dec 2018, 01:00 am »
Yes, I read that months ago, and he is entitled to his opinions, and we, ours. How much weight should we give it?

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #145 on: 6 Dec 2018, 01:13 am »
Regardless of all of this MQA discussion, it still appears to me that the GALA DAC has great potential to provide an exceptional value product in the marketplace.

Thank you.

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #146 on: 7 Dec 2018, 01:16 pm »
After receiving feedback I have made changes to the campaign video, let me know what you think.
https://youtu.be/vWaHOhPxuGM

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #147 on: 7 Dec 2018, 01:23 pm »
Almost the full range....?

This seems to imply the negative.

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #148 on: 7 Dec 2018, 02:35 pm »
Nice video. The music is like a Jack Ryan movie!

Yes, I'd like to hear it on a tour.

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #149 on: 7 Dec 2018, 02:42 pm »
Place holder for list of tour participants...

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Place holder for list of tour participants...

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Re: GALA DAC
« Reply #150 on: 7 Dec 2018, 05:07 pm »

Place holder for list of tour participants...

1. Richidoo - Raleigh, NC
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Re: Introducing ApplePi DAC -- Highest Performance Raspberry Pi DAC
« Reply #151 on: 24 Jan 2019, 12:31 am »
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Re: Introducing ApplePi DAC -- Highest Performance Raspberry Pi DAC
« Reply #152 on: 24 Jan 2019, 01:00 am »
Leo,

Nice!

Are you coming out with improved versions or do you have some excess inventory?

Thanks,
Anand.

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Re: Introducing ApplePi DAC -- Highest Performance Raspberry Pi DAC
« Reply #153 on: 24 Jan 2019, 03:09 pm »
Leo,

Nice!

Are you coming out with improved versions or do you have some excess inventory?

Thanks,
Anand.

Stay Tuned.

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Re: Introducing ApplePi DAC -- Highest Performance Raspberry Pi DAC
« Reply #154 on: 25 Jan 2019, 02:28 am »
For those who may be interested here is a great write up by a very happy customer.
It goes though the process of building a system from scratch with the official 7" touch screen.
http://www.cfuttrup.com/touch_upgrade.html

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PecanPi -- Next Generation Raspberry Pi DAC and Streamer
« Reply #155 on: 2 Mar 2019, 12:08 pm »
Meet the PecanPi DAC and Streamer











Improvements over previous generation DAC include:
  • Fully linear ultra low noise power supplies
  • Re-clocking with Crystek femtosecond jitter oscillator
  • Built in HW volume control (no Volume-Clocker needed)
  • Built in high performance headphone amplifier
  • Full size XLR connectors
  • Ability to back-power the Raspberry Pi
  • Improved thermal design
  • Aluminum case available

The PecanPi Streamer is a ready to go plug and play streamer, that uses the PecanPi DAC, and will be available with the following software options:

Discounted preorder will be available shortly through Orchard Audio's website
« Last Edit: 2 Mar 2019, 07:19 pm by orchardaudio »

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Full test data for the PecanPi DAC available here:
https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/pecanpi-next-generation-raspberry-pi-dac-and-streamer.6952/post-155559

Summary:
Specifications for XLR Output:
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR): 130dB (A-weighted)
Dynamic Range (DNR): 125dB
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N): -110dB or 0.0003%
Output Voltage: 5Vrms

Specifications for RCA Output:
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR): 127dB (A-weighted)
Dynamic Range (DNR): 121dB
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N): -110dB or 0.0003%
Output Voltage: 2.5Vrms

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Will you be offering an AC tour of your new product?

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Will you be offering an AC tour of your new product?

NB

I have a unit that I can send on tour. Please post if you would be interested.

Tour Participants:
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