Audio Note Kits 3.1 Signature non-oversampling DAC. Bought from an active forum member who occasionally reviews equipment. Happy to share his name privately if it matters. I have owned this for six years and it changed my enjoyment of digital, bringing me closer to vinyl than other DACs. It allowed me to listen to classical music again on digital, which I'd all but given up on. Something Audio Note does makes their DACs more musical than even many hi res sources. I think it is the non-oversampling architecture. I have to sell this to pay for new speakers, otherwise I would not.
This unit has many goodies like Mundorf Supreme and Black Gate caps, NOS Raytheon 5678 tubes, Audio Note copper caps, etc. It also has a BCN input and USB switch installed. A USB input could easily be installed.
It has operated perfectly since I have owned it, so it has been one of those bulletproof components thankfully. Cosmetically the top/sides are pretty much perfect, no scratches I can see. The faceplate and backplate look very good depending on the light, as is the way with black gloss finishes. In just the right reflected light you can see light scratches and marks here and there, so to avoid any buyer disappointment I rated the unit a 7. But functionally it is perfect and in most light it looks great.
Price is plus shipping and PayPal fee. Local pickup is fine too in St. Louis. I prefer shipping to CONUS only. I will overpack for safe travel.
Thanks for looking.