Up for sale ia a Black Audio Research DAC-8 D/A Converter.
This is one of the best sounding DACs that I have ever heard (and I heard a lot of them).
It is on the warm side of neutral, very easy to listen to, wide and deep soundstage and it makes the speakers disappear.
If I didn't have (and need) a DAC/Streamer combo, I would have kept it, without hesitation.
The DAC-8 with black front don't come up for sale often and personally, it looks better than the silver ones.
Unfortunately it is not perfect. The print under the power button has the leter 'e' and 'r' rubbed off a little. On top there are a few light scratches, that I bet you won't see from a foot or 2 away. The left top corner of the left handle on the front has a small scuff, which you wouldn't have noticed if I didn't mention it. It seems like a lot, but when you see it in person, it isn't all that bad.
The pictures added show the most obvious blemishes.
It ships in its original Double Box.
The remote is a Logitech universal remote, programmed to work with the DAC-8.
These usually sell for $2500 - $2700, but because of the small blemishes and not having the original remote I am selling this one for less.
MSRP $4,999, asking $1999.99.
Inputs: USB 2.0, S/PDIF RCA, S/PDIF BNC, AES/EBU and Optical.
Outputs: Stereo RCA and Balanced XLR
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Shipping weight is 20 lbs and the box measures 24x18x10.
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