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Old 1st June 2009, 17:58   #1
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Join Date: May 2009
Location: Belgium, Europe
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FS: Wadia 26 dac

For sale, my trusty Wadia 26 DAC. This is probably the piece of equipment that has been in my system the longuest. I have been using it with a Wadia 8 transport which I might be prepared to sell with the 26.
Basically the DAC section of the legendary Wadia 16 cd player. 32x oversampling. Outstanding stereo imaging, very transparent and detailed, deep and detailed bass, outstanding on voices. Still betters many modern dacs. Original European list price was approximately 3000 euros (I have been told 4000, although this is unverified).
Technically perfect, cosmetically has a few minute marks.
Wadia 26 Decoding Computer
Decoding Software - DigiMaster
Resampling Rate - 32 times
Resolution - 19 bits DC 20kHz
Passband Ripple - None - is Monotonic
Signal Inverting - Digital Domain
Output level (0 db ref) 12.5V
Output impedance - 100 ohms single ended and 200 ohms balanced
Channel Isolation at 1Khz > 110dB
Channel to channel phase error < 0.5 degree at 10kHz
Weight - 11 lbs.
Dimension - 3.125" High, 13.75" Wide and 13" Deep
Free shipping to European (UK included, obviously) addresses. I also have an original Wadia sourced ST-glass connection cable which gives the best results with this kind of equipment (and older Krell digital as well).
PM for pics, questions, etc.
Price: £730 or 850 euros.
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