[Editor’s Note: “In Brooklyn” is just like “In Barn”, a post featuring gear that’s in for review with pricing, features, and specs, when available, only the person doing the reviewing in Brooklyn is Alex Halberstadt] The totaldac d1-direct DAC (17,450euros excl VAT out of Europe).
LITE PHILIPS TDA1543 X8 in parallel Hi-end Audio DAC ($125 + shipping from Singapore). This will be an unusual review seeing as the DAC in question was purchased new from eBay (www.china-hifi-audio.com). Why? As the bank robber said in Dirty Harry: “I gots to know.”
totaldac USB GIGAFILTER (1,600euros excl VAT out of Europe/ 0.6m or 1m or 1.5m).
Sonore ultraRendu Ethernet to USB source ($895 w/o power supply) + ultraDigital USB to SPDIF and LVDS i2s converter ($325.00 w/o power supply) + Small Green Computer Linear Power Supply x2 ($160.00/ea.).
ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 speakers ($249.98 /pair).
Quad VA-One Integrated Amplifier/DAC ($1,595.00).
NAD D 3020 V2 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier ($399.00).
Micromega M-150 All-In-One Integrated Amplifier ($7,499 silver or black anodized; $8,499 lacquer finishes).
Chord Mojo ($579.00).
Audirvana Plus: The audiophile player for Mac and PC (Windows 10) ($74.00).