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MHDT PAGODA DAC w/ extra tubes and...

Price:  $1,270.00
Original Price: $1,790.00
Days/Views:  80 / 167 (Posted 2022-09-18)
Condition: 9/10 Excellent/Like New
Seller:  MOONCRIKIT   (Contact Seller)
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Feedback:  5.0/5.0

PRICE LOWERED!!!...back on market again from my DAC "Merry-Go-Round", the fabulous MHDT PAGODA. Included with it are these tubes....JAN 5670 (Upgraded from stock "G.E."), a JW 2C51/ Western Electric WE396a and an Amperex Bugle Boy 6DJ8/ECC88 with a high quality, gold pinned 5670 to 6DJ8/6922 adapter (a better one than picture #3), along with the owners manual. Also included is the driver disc which one rarely finds included in secondary sales as well as an ultra-rare MHDT labeled USB cable, of which I cannot find any information on it but seeing as MHDT does not include a power cord with their DACs, I assume then they certainly do not include a USB cable currently as well. Unit is in excellent condition functionally and cosmetically and has been very limited in use. But make no mistake, the Pagoda is comparably an extremely serious contender (especially when rolling the 6DJ8/6922/7308 family of tubes...at least my observation) as my Merry-Go-Round accumulated five others before and after I acquired this one, namely a Timbre TT-1, T&A DAC 8 DSD (sold it), Lampi Amber 3SE, Line Magnetic LM-502C (sold it) and a MUSICAL PARADISE MP-D2 MK3 DELUXE. (Crazy, huh?...yea, but not as insane as my cable collection!) MSRP on all included totals at least $1790.00+, plus shipping the unit itself from Taiwan. And of course, no wait when ordering one from MHDT in taiwan. Offered for (was $1340.00) NOW just $1270.00 plus shipping with no wait due to pandemic...Please read seller remarks/ terms & conditions below...

The Pagoda DAC is capable of up to 24bits/192kHz digital signal inputs yet remains driving legendary PCM1704 R-2R digital to analog output. The USB input section is in asynchronous operation. Total four independent digital inputs; BNC, USB, RCA and Toslink. The 4 digital inputs are independent to each other, only one among them will be active and is controlled by the tact switches located in front panel. Tube buffered output; tube installed is a JAN5670 3 mica tube. Tubes that can be used (without an adapter): 5670, 2C51, 396A, 6385, 6CC42, 6854, 6N3, 6854, CV2575, CV4013, CV5894, CV8247, CV2381 115/230V power supply selectable from internal PCB jump pins setting Power cord not included. SPECIFICATIONS Digital Receiver: CS8416 D/A converter: PCM1704 Grade Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (± 1dB) Output impedance: 32 ohms Output level: 3 Vrms All inputs support 16/24 bits 32kHz up to 192kHz Dimensions clear (W x D X H) 276 x 150 x 60 mm Dimensions w/ socket (W x D X H) 295 x 170 x 60 mm Weight: 2kg

SELLER REMARKS: *I do not accept any form of PayPal since PayPal is now tracking seller sales. $0 fees if using Zelle. I also accept (must clear before shipping, if applicable) bank check, cashiers check, wire transfer and postal money orders. $23.00 Priority mail shipping (insurance after $50 not included) (CONUS ONLY) are on the lucky new owner. Only available to AUDIO ASYLUM "verified" members with numerous positive feedbacks and transaction histories. (Others must verbally contact by phone to be qualified) Will only ship to verified addresses. Non-CON US buyers are subject to a convenience surcharge and are responsible for additional shipping costs, any and all duties, import taxes, tariffs, brokerage fees etc. and are solely responsible if lost, stolen or damaged in transit and must pay by Zelle or wire transfer only. Nickel & dime price shoppers need not apply :)

RETURNS: There is no warranty on this device. Sold ‘AS IS’ with NO RETURNS!

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By purchasing this device I am advertising on AUDIO ASYLUM, you are indicating that you understand your responsibilities as a buyer for used electronics. Your offer also indicates that you have read the text in the listing, reviewed the images and understand the device is used, and is sold to you in "as is" condition. Your offer and purchase ultimately indicate that you agree with the terms and conditions set forth by US Audio Mart and herein this listing.

Your gov't's own import tax, duty, brokerage, and shipping fees are buyer's responsibility.

Includes: all as mentioned in the description field...no original box. But will be seriously wrapped & packed for safe delivery...

Additional Information:

Any "active" item that I list for sale is thoroughly tested to pass clear signal/music via each and every input and output. For "passive" items such as cables, are tested with an audible continuity tester as well as a V.O.M. for any shorts. This testing happens prior to disconnection (for active gear) and once again before packing up. Also, please keep in mind that this unit only accepts UP TO 192Khz maximum digital input. It will NOT process a DSD signal, period! So, for example, if you have an Aurender streamer, you must set its maximium output to 192Khz, no higher or you will hear a garbled output. (Obviously common sense to me but apparently there are some elementary audiophools amongst us that have no clue as I have sadly learned)

Payment and Shipping
Pay By: Personal Check after it clears, Money Order/Certified Check
Ships From: 33186 (Miami, FL)
Ships To: USA Only
Shippers/Payer: (none specified) / Paid by: Buyer
Shipping Notes: (none)

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Seller:  MOONCRIKIT   (Contact Seller)
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Membership:  Audiophile
Asylum Feedback:  5.0/5.0
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Location:  Miami Florida, United States
Registered on:  2003-07-19
Posts:  3


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