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    I've been going back and forth with Norman on the new Atlantic DAC. I decided to order one this morning.

    I pimped it out with:

    Single Ended (because R2R is only available on SE, not balanced)
    R2R
    Tube Rectifier
    DSD512

    $5775 + shipping.

    I also ordered the Lampizator Power Cord and USB Cable to try out.

    The Atlantic DAC uses Direct Heated 4P1L pentode tubes running in triode mode.

    My Systems: http://www.audioshark.org/showthread...481#post158481

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    Re: Atlantic DAC - Incoming

    Is it model from Lampizator?
    I have vitus dac RD 100.
    Want to try lampizator or accuphase D 37


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    Tube rectifier? That's a surprise. I didn't think that was an option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post

    I've been going back and forth with Norman on the new Atlantic DAC. I decided to order one this morning.

    I pimped it out with:

    Single Ended (because R2R is only available on SE, not balanced)
    R2R
    Tube Rectifier
    DSD512

    $5775 + shipping.

    I also ordered the Lampizator Power Cord and USB Cable to try out.

    The Atlantic DAC uses Direct Heated 4P1L pentode tubes running in triode mode.
    Eager to hear your feedback.

    I am still waiting to hear one myself! Looks very promising.
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    M-Mini/ Modded Denon CD transport>Lampi Big 7 Dac> Rowen Swiss Power NAD c375BEE /vintage McIntosh 2225/Lampi Silk power cond.+ Phase flipper> Energy 8" sub> Heil AMT Syrinx+Aulos in series-parallel hookup. Swiss cables (Reference line) for PC/interconnects and speaker cables. Goldmund Sweetcord PC. Uptone Regen. 2nd system:Onkyo SACD>Rational Audio -Aura D7a passive Pre OR Aum Acoustics Pre with Hynes SR3-12>Vintage LeakStereo 20>Linn Index standmounts. Vincent BiWire speaker cables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceLet View Post
    Tube rectifier? That's a surprise. I didn't think that was an option.
    Lukasz said it will be an entirely parallel range to the DHT L7 type Dacs...so Bal/Preamp/tube or SS recti/and chipless DSD512 versions will all be available.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wisnon View Post
    Lukasz said it will be an entirely parallel range to the DHT L7 type Dacs...so Bal/Preamp/tube or SS recti/and chipless DSD512 versions will all be available.
    Did he share the reasons for creating a parallel range? Was it to offer a choice between DHP vs DHT? And, wouldn't this potentially cannibalise the 7 series sales? Initially, the Atlantic was intended to be offered with no options. Thanks.

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    Had I known the tube rectifier was an option I might have sprung for that myself. The ss version is still very good and is easily better than the L4 I had.

    The Atlantic runs so cool I can literally hold on to the tubes and its only warm to the touch. I've never heard a B7 or GG in my system so it will be interesting to see what Mike thinks of it compared to them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicoludio View Post
    Did he share the reasons for creating a parallel range? Was it to offer a choice between DHP vs DHT? And, wouldn't this potentially cannibalise the 7 series sales? Initially, the Atlantic was intended to be offered with no options. Thanks.
    No he didnt...but he seems excited by its value proposition and is a different diund to the dhts.
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    M-Mini/ Modded Denon CD transport>Lampi Big 7 Dac> Rowen Swiss Power NAD c375BEE /vintage McIntosh 2225/Lampi Silk power cond.+ Phase flipper> Energy 8" sub> Heil AMT Syrinx+Aulos in series-parallel hookup. Swiss cables (Reference line) for PC/interconnects and speaker cables. Goldmund Sweetcord PC. Uptone Regen. 2nd system:Onkyo SACD>Rational Audio -Aura D7a passive Pre OR Aum Acoustics Pre with Hynes SR3-12>Vintage LeakStereo 20>Linn Index standmounts. Vincent BiWire speaker cables.

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    Re: Atlantic DAC - Incoming

    Hey Mike, how much extra was the tube rectifier option?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomy2 View Post
    Hey Mike, how much extra was the tube rectifier option?
    $500 Euros.
    My Systems: http://www.audioshark.org/showthread...481#post158481

    "We can hear everything we measure, but we can't measure everything we hear. Let your ears be your guide."

    Dealer for: AAvik Electronics, Air Tight, Aurender, Ansuz Cables, AudioQuest Cables & Power Products, Avantgarde Acoustics, Ayre Acoustics, Berkeley Audio Design, Chord, Crystal Cable, Dali Loudspeakers, Entreq, Esoteric, FirstWatt, Focal Loudspeakers, Focal Headphones, ISO Acoustics, Kimber Kable, KLAudio, KR Audio, Kronos, Lampizator, Lumin, Magico Loudspeakers, Manley Labs, Melco Audio, MicroMega, M2Tech, Ortofon, Pass Labs, PlayBack Designs, PS Audio, Quadraspire, Raidho Loudspeakers, Rega Turntables, REL Acoustics, Shunyata Research, Siltech, Solid Tech Racks, SOtM, Soulution Audio, SRA, Straight Wire, Stillpoints, Tannoy Loudspeakers, Transfiguration Cartridges, Triode Corporation of Japan, VAC, Vandersteen Speakers, Vicoustics, Vitus Audio, Viva Audio, VPI Industries, ZYX Cartridges.

    www.suncoastaudio.com
    Phone: 941-932-0282

 

 
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