In Barn: LITE PHILIPS TDA1543 X8 in parallel Hi-End Audio DAC (eBay)

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 ( Why? As the bank robber said in Dirty Harry: “I gots to know.”


Non oversampling D/A Converter
Philips TDA1543 D/A convert chips x8 pcs
CS8414 digital receiver
AD847 OPAMP x2pcs
High quality R-Core Transformer
Sanyo capacitors
3 regulated isolated power supplies


Acceptable format: up to 44.1KHz /16Bit
Input: Coaxial x 1 , optical x 1
Output: Stereo RCA x 1 group
Weight: 2.2Kg
Dimension: 150(W) x 240(D) x 70(H)mm

Concept of design

DAC-AH is PHILIPS TDA 1543 Silver Crown this chip as the main body, after audition comparison, the original decision to eight in parallel, you can achieve high-frequency rich, and the best music to listen to the feeling. And the original selection of matching, the requirements of the output level difference must be within 0.01V, the matching is extremely difficult.

Warranty: 1 year carry in warranty

Philips TDA1543 datasheet