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Old 01-28-2018, 10:14 PM
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Default Does boulder only have one dac?

Does boulder only have one dac? It's sounds and looks beautiful, and out of my budget for my office system.
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Old 01-28-2018, 10:18 PM
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This unit should trigger some conversation when people come by your office.
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Old 01-28-2018, 11:21 PM
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It's truly gorgeous.
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Sort of deceiving in appearance when looking at the rear -- it's a 4 chassis design (left and right analogue, user interface and power supply) which helps it reach $65K retail. Pretty though.



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Old 01-29-2018, 12:07 AM
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If you put that in your office I’d love to see how you top it in your home system.
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If you put that in your office I’d love to see how you top it in your home system.
Can't be done, not with my limited knowledge. I'd need the help of Dan and/or MasterLu.
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Can't be done, not with my limited knowledge. I'd need the help of Dan and/or MasterLu.
I have one for you. Get a Select DAC for your home system then. It starts at a very reasonable $89,950. It comes in either black or silver for no additional charge: http://www.msbtechnology.com/DACS/select-features/
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I have one for you. Get a Select DAC for your home system then. It starts at a very reasonable $89,950. It comes in either black or silver for no additional charge: http://www.msbtechnology.com/DACS/select-features/


Funny you should post this. Someone is trying to sell me one at the moment...
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Sort of deceiving in appearance when looking at the rear -- it's a 4 chassis design (left and right analogue, user interface and power supply) which helps it reach $65K retail. Pretty though.







Best Sirs,



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One of my design favourites. I’ve never heard one though.
Wonder how it would stack against the MSB Reference Dac or Select Dac. I’ve heard the Select at it remains the best I’ve ever heard so far.
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This unit should trigger some conversation when people come by your office.
Especially if it one of your hourly employees and you get around to discussing the cost.
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