PS Audio Digital Link III DAC; Cullen Stage IV Modification; DL-3 (240V)
Product: PS Audio Digital Link III DAC; Cullen Stage IV Modification; DL-3 (240V)
Product SKU: 13835
Serial Number: DL3-B1-8E056
Cosmetic Description: 7/10 Very good cosmetic condition with some minor visible cosmetic wear including a scuff on the left edge of the top surface, some extremely light scuffs on the faceplate, and some light scratching on the right side of the faceplate. Outstanding condition overall - the condition will please even the most discerning audiophile.
What is Included: DAC, AudioQuest NRG X European Schuko power cable
Functional Notes: Operational condition of this item is excellent, fully tested and no issues found.
# of Owners: Unknown
Tobacco Exposure: No
Service History: None
MSRP: $1740 (with mods)
Other Notes: This is a European 240V unit with an upgraded Cable.
Cullen Circuits Stage 4 modification:
• Replace 28 resistors in the audio signal path with Dale Rn55d copper leaded parts.
• Replace 11 electrolytic capacitors with audio grade Muse caps.
• Replace 8 FET's in the DAC’s output stage with hand matched low noise parts.
• Install ERS EMI/RFI Suppression cloth.
• Install WBT NexGen 210cu RCA jacks for analog out and Spdif in.
• Install clock modification board that replaces the 2 stock clocks with new Cullen designed clocks with ultra low jitter. This is done to both the clock and CODEC.
"Hopefully, the criteria for “better” is more emotional involvement with the musical performance, notwithstanding the particulars of better bass, a warmer midrange, more extended or crystalline highs, or a comparatively deeper stage. With this in mind, I would rather listen to music with the even handed musical performance of the DLIII than suffer through the various particular strengths, and attendant weaknesses, of many phonograph cartridges previously reviewed on 10 Audio. This is similar to the differences between tube and solid state amplifiers. The really good ones of either technology are not necessarily better than the other technology although differences are apparent. The PS Audio Digital Link III with Cullen Circuits Stage 4 modification allows the sound from CDs to be more enjoyable than I have ever experienced." - 10 Audio
Reviews: 10 Audio
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