Bel Canto Designdac3.5vbusedBel Canto DAC3.5VB D/A Converter and VBS1 Virtual Power Supply - Complete Package**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale** Combination package that sold together in the early 2010's for around $5000.Erick Lichte fro...2499.00

Bel Canto DAC3.5VB D/A Converter and VBS1 Virtual Power Supply - Complete Package

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Ships fromGlen Rock, NJ, 07452
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensionsunspecified
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping cost$59.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Box, Manual
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**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale**

Combination package that sold together in the early 2010's for around $5000.

Erick Lichte from Stereophile had this to say in his review:

"I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Bel Canto's e.One DAC3.5VB. It does everything you might ever need a DAC to do, and I'd put its sound as being among the best I've heard. In fact, the only other digital sound I've enjoyed significantly more (in an environment I was familiar with) was when I heard the Meridian 808i.2 CD player ($16,995) at John Atkinson's house. Yes, I do think the e.One DAC3.5VB is good enough to stand comparison with a front-end of the Meridian's caliber and price. The Bel Canto's styling, build quality, and performance make it an obvious contender for Class A of our "Recommended Components," and one of the best D/A converters I've heard. And though I've heaped an embarrassing amount of praise on the e.One DAC3.5VB, I'm sure the good Minnesotans at Bel Canto won't let this review go to their heads."

Click here for a PDF copy of the Bel Canto DAC3.5VB User's Guide

Click here for a PDF copy of the Bel Canto VBS1 User's Guide

DAC3.5VB D/A Converter Specifications:

Digital Section
16/32 to 24/192 Inputs:
AES 110ohm XLR, SPDIF 75ohm BNC and RCA, TOSLINK 

16/32 to 16/48 Input: 

All inputs are galvanically isolated from the internal circuit and chassis grounds.

Master Clock Jitter:
2 picoseconds RMS, 25 picoseconds Peak-Peak

Analog Section
Maximum Output:
4.5Vrms balanced XLR, 2.25Vrms RCA

Output Impedance:
200 ohms balanced XLR, 500 ohms RCA

Frequency Response:
20Hz-20kHz, +/- 0.5dB

0.0015%, 4.5Vrms balanced Out, 1KHz

0.0005%, 19:20KHz

Output Noise:
3uVrms A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz

Dynamic Range:
125 dB A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz

Idle Power Draw:
15 Watts

Power Requirements:
120 VAC 50-60 Hz or 220-240 VAC 50-60 Hz

8.5” W x 12.5” D x 3” H 
(216 mm x 318 mm x 75 mm)

(6.5 kg)

VBS1 Virtual Power Supply Specifications:

Maximum power dissipation: 
50 watts

Typical power dissipation: 
<20 watts driving 3 devices

Internally Set Operating Voltages: 
100-120 VAC 50/60 Hz or 200-240VAC 50/60 Hz

8.5” W x 12.5” D x 3” H 
(216 mm x 318 mm x 75 mm)

15 Pounds
(7 Kilograms)

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