Aries CeratKassandra MkII Gen 1usedAries Cerat Kassandra MkII Gen 1 - The Ultimate DACBHF has for sale the ultimate unicorn DAC the Kassandra MKii Reference Gen 1 with manual bias. Only difference between this Mkii Vs the current version is the latest version has Bias meters and Imp...15000.00

Aries Cerat Kassandra MkII Gen 1 - The Ultimate DAC [Expired]


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BHF has for sale the ultimate unicorn DAC the Kassandra MKii Reference Gen 1 with manual bias. Only difference between this Mkii Vs the current version is the latest version has Bias meters and Improved PSU and Grounding post.
Rated 7/10 due to age only.  

This unit is a demo model with RCA outputs only and USB, Coax and Optical inputs no AES.  This is the same unit consitently used at the shows in the last 4 years and is the first unit for sale used so get it before you have to wait another 5 years for the next model.  Sold from the distributor directly. 
Wire Transfer or Cashiers Check.  Paypal is not an option.  

Comes with x2 e280f and another set as a spare

Specifications:
 

• 16 R2R converters per channel, complimentary current output using the top grade Analogue Devices AD1865N-K  with 8 converters per bank, 16 per channel.
• Eight discrete ultra-low-noise regulators for the 4 converter banks.
• Extensive local decoupling,using tuned LC filters.
• Over engineered power supplies, power input filters.
• Transformer I/V conversion with custom wideband transformers, balanced current to  single ended voltage conversion.
• Internal Super-Clock by-passable on the fly. ,  triple regulated supply.
• Transformer loaded super tube output stage using the E280F tube.    5:1/10:1 step down transformer & double choke filtered supply.

Output range: - 30Vpp output @ 0db 10Vrms (5Vrms on -6db setting)
User selectable output: 10v @50ohms or 5v @12ohms
Output: 2 x RCA . Floating RCA output switchable(ground loop resolver)
Output impedance: ~50ohms (balanced and SE output), 12ohm at -6db setting
USB input: up to 24/384KHz
Jitter attenuation: down to femtosec level
Dimensions: 540mm W x 520mm D x 165mm H
Weight: 60kg

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