Marcin_gps

APL DSD-MR DAC

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Want to sell
Condition
Used Good Condition 6-7 / 10
Price
€9,900.00
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Selling my beloved APL DSD-MR DAC, because I'm upgrading to the newly released DSD-MR MKII which I heard is even better...

I'm the first and only owner of this DAC unit. I bought directly from the manufacturer originally as DSD-M model, but then it was upgraded by the manufacturer to DSD-MR. It was a massive upgrade consisting of new power transformers, new digital boards including USB input board which is clocked by crystek femto clocks and new tube output section. The IEC socket was upgraded to the latest Furutech NCF too.

It is the most natural sounding digital source I've heard regardless of price.

For full features please visit APL HIFI website. The differences between this DSD-MR unit and the latest DSD-MR MKII are:
- newer enclosure
- DSD conversion up to DSD512 (the DSD-MR MKI can go up to DSD256)

The DAC has the latest firmware for the USB input board. It supports PCM up to 24/384kHz and DSD Native up to DSD256 (or DoP via DSD128).

It works flawless and sounds excellent. I've compared it in my system against these DACs: dCS Rossini, Gryphon Kalliope, Lampizator Big 7 & TRP, Auralic Vega and others. It killed all these DACs in comparison..Original remote included. Please check reviews and customer feedback on the DSD-MR.

Original box and remote included.

Please check my feedback and buy with confidence.

This is a 230-240V unit.
The DAC can be modified for 110V-115V US AC voltage by APL! This is included in the price.

APL will inspect the uint and will provide 2 years warranty for it (less the tubes).
Specifications
Digital Inputs
  • Two RCA Coaxial digital inputs.
  • AES/EBU professional standard balanced digital input.
  • TOSLINK Optical digital input.
  • Note! RCA, AES/EBU and Optical inputs accepting up to 192kHz/24bit PCM.
  • USB input accepting PCM up to 384kHz/32bit, up to DSD128 in DoP and up to DSD256in NativeDSD format. Both 44.1kHz and 48kHz based DSD.
  • Note! All PCM rates from RCA, AES/EBU, Optical and USB digital inputs are converted to DSD128, DSD256
  • DTR input using balanced I2S transmission protocol for connecting to DTR-MR digital transport and DNP-SR network player.
Analog Outputs
  • Single Ended RCA outputs with top-line Furutech Rhodium plated RCA connectors.
  • Balanced XLR outputs with top-line Furutech Rhodium plated connectors.
  • Note! RCA and XLR outputs cannot be used simultaneously. Please select RCA or XLR from switch on the back.
  • Output level – 2.5V RMS at 0dBFS.
  • Output impedance – approximately 100 Ohms.
Power input and fuses
  • IEC power inlet made by Furutech NCF series.
  • 230V / 50-60Hz, factory pre-set.
  • Other power input voltages available on request.
  • 0.1A fuse for standby power supply.
  • 2A special ceramic fuse.
Accessories
  • Infrared Remote Control.

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