• C.A.S.H. List





    Digital to Analog Converters


    (In alphabetical order)

    Audio Alchemy DDP-1 DAC / Preamp & PS-5 Power Supply $1,995 & $595
    Review (02/12/2016) | Site

    AudioQuest DragonFly $250
    Review (11/08/2012) | Site

    Auralic Vega $3,500
    Review (07/09/2013) | Site

    Ayre Acoustics QB-9DSD DAC $3,250
    Review (01/29/2014) | Site

    Bel Canto DAC 1.5 e.One Processor $1,395
    Review (05/03/2011) | Site

    Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC $5,000 (Replaced by Alpha DAC Series 2 in 2011)
    Review (12/10/2008) | Site

    Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC Reference Series $16,000
    Review (09/09/2014) | Site

    Chord Electronics QBD76HD / QBD76HDSD $7,000 / $8,500
    Review (06/12/2012) | Site

    EMM Labs DAC2X $15,500
    Review (07/06/2012) | Site

    exaSound e12 $1,999
    Review (05/14/2015) | Site

    exaSound e28 (Multichannel) $3,299
    Review (08/28/2013) | Site

    Hegel Music Systems HD30 $4,800
    Review (01/29/2016) | Site

    Lumin Network Music Player $7,200
    Review (08/22/2013) | Site

    Luxman DA-06 $6,000
    Review (05/22/2013) | Site

    Meitner Audio MA-1 $7,000
    Review (09/16/2011) | Site

    Meridian Explorer $299
    Review (02/11/2013) | Site

    MOON by Simaudio Neo 380D DSD $5,500 with MiND, $6,100 with MiND and variable analog outputs
    Review (08/26/2015) | Site

    Norma Audio HS-DA1 (Pre) $5,400
    Review (07/28/2014) | Site

    Peachtree Audio DAC•iT $449
    Review (12/14/2011) | Site

    PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MKII $3,995
    Review (12/14/2011) | Site

    Schiit Audio Yggdrasil $2,299
    Review (11/03/2015) | Site

    T+A Elektroakustik Music Player Balanced $4,500 ($310 for optional preamp module)
    Review (02/20/2014) | Site

    Wavelength Audio Proton $900
    Review (06/22/2009) | Site

    Weiss Engineering DAC202 $7,737
    Review (06/17/2010) | Site

     


     


    USB to S/PDIF Converters




    Berkeley Audio Design Alpha USB $1,895
    Review (03/04/2012) | Site


    Bel Canto uLink $675
    Review (04/09/2013) | Site


    Musical Fidelity V-Link 192 $399
    Review (07/25/2012) | Site


    Wavelength Audio WaveLink $900
    Site (Listed 04/16/2011)


     


     


    Ethernet to S/PDIF Converters




    Auralic Aries $1,599
    Review (01/22/2015) | Site


    Simple Design Signature Series Rendu $2,899
    Review (01/04/2015) | Site

    Simple Design Rendu $1,369
    Review (04/30/2013) | Site

     



     


    Integrated




    Peachtree Audio Nova $1,199
    Review (01/18/2010)
    Part I | Part II | Site


    Peachtree Audio iNova $1,799
    Review (03/05/2011) | Site


    Linn Majik DS-I $4,200
    Review (4/20/2010) | Site


     


     


    Computers / Music Servers




    Computer Audiophile Pocket Server - C.A.P.S. ~$1,500
    Article (02/08/2010)


    Computer Audiophile Pocket Server Version 2.0 - C.A.P.S. v2.0 ~$1,400
    Article (06/23/2011)


    Computer Audiophile Pocket Server Version 3.0 - C.A.P.S. v3.0 ~$500+
    Article (06/23/2011)


    Aurender W20 $17,600 (12TB)
    Review (04/01/2014) | Site


    SOtM sMS-1000 $2,499+
    Review (11/29/2011) | Site




     


     


    Networking




    Apple Airport Extreme (Simultaneous Dual Band) $179
    Site (Listed 3/07/2010)


    Apple Airport Express $99
    Site (Listed 3/07/2010)


    Netgear GS108 PROSAFE® 8-PORT GIGABIT $80
    Site (Listed 3/07/2010)


    Cisco SG300-10 (SRW2008-K9-NA) 10-port Gigabit Managed Switch $250
    Site (Listed 12/17/2010)
     


     


    Wireless Audio




    Logitech Squeezebox Touch $299
    Review (05/25/2010) | Site


    NAD VISO 1 Wireless Digital Music System $599
    Site (Listed 06/20/2012)


    Dynaudio Xeo 3 Wireless Loudspeaker System $2,300
    Review (03/26/2013) | Site


    Bluesound Pulse and Bluesound Vault $699 - Pulse, $999 - Vault
    Review (04/10/2015) | Site




    Music Playback & Management




    Roon $120 per year, $499 lifetime
    Video (09/08/2015) | Site

    iTunes $Free
    Site (Listed 3/07/2010)


    Amarra $49 - $695
    Site (Listed 3/07/2010)


    JRiver Media Center 14/15/16/17/18/19/20/21 $50 (Full), $25 (Upgrade)
    Article (02/17/2012) | Site


    Max $0
    Site (Listed 3/07/2010)


    dBpoweramp Reference R13+ $36
    Article (10/29/2009) | Site


    Fidelia Base / Fidelia Advanced $20 / $50
    Site (Listed 04/16/2011)


    Audirvana $74 (full), $39 (upgrade)
    Site (Listed 04/16/2011)


    Decibel $33
    Site (Listed 04/16/2011)