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    Quote Originally Posted by bikerboy View Post
    Good that you have the teleporters in mind.
    I need them now. I get dropouts using a 1 meter Cat5 cable. I'm sure the connections add up too. They are suppose to start shipping this week. Russ (White) had said to use them regardless if it worked without them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SCompRacer View Post
    I join CP's bikerboy and headrott's Twisted Pear Buffalo DAC builds along with joining the ESS Sabre DAC chip crowd. The B III uses the ESS Sabre32 Reference (ES9018) DAC chip. I decided to build their DAC as there are numerous configuration options you can choose to run with. (Tube out - fixed or switchable, dual mono, multichannel, discrete output, etc).

    Power supplies are shunt regulated; a TP (Twisted Pear) Placid HD and HD BP. (The Bi-Poplar gives you + and - output). Currently installed is the TP IVY III I/V output op amp based board. I have a Legato to try after populating the board with parts. The Legato I/V board is a fully discrete balanced active output.

    My test setup just has RCA out and coax in via BNC connectors (See Fred, I do listen to you). The SB Touch remains RCA out as the thing is too hard to disassemble and I?d like a drop in board mount BNC connector versus a dongle hanging out of it. The DAC board connects to a TP 4-Channel S/PDIF input board which has three inputs open.

    Initial listening impressions with the IVY III output are very good. While it doesn?t slay my existing modded MH 25.3, I do like what I am hearing with it. Next up is a proper case to get it off the temporary aluminum sheet I used to test it. Future additions will be the TP Sidecar board option. You tap into a CD/SACD players circuit board to output PCM (CD) and DSD (SACD) to the Sidecar which feeds it to the DAC. (Yes, the ESS Sabre32 does DSD). When TP finishes their hi-res USB, I?ll probably add one of them as an input. I'll also add a headphone out and install the supplied volume control (also part of the ESS Sabre DAC chip features).









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    Quote Originally Posted by FTGV View Post
    Bump,

    I'm drooling again.
    I can't wait for you to get one and see what you do with it and hear what you think of it. IIRC they start shipping the 15th.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SCompRacer View Post
    I can't wait for you to get one and see what you do with it ...
    It should fit nicely in this chassis in place of the CS4398 DAC board currently residing there.I won't even have to remount the Salas regs.
    IIRC they start shipping the 15th.
    I can't wait.
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    Fred, those Salas regulators are excellent! You will not be dissapointed with the Twisted Pear equipment. Their DAC is phenominal! You may be dissapointed in not using some tubes in the output though Fred.

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    Quote Originally Posted by headrott View Post
    Fred, those Salas regulators are excellent!
    Yes agreed using it to power the analog section of the DAC shown in the pic. certainly lifted it a few notches sonically.I expect it mate equally well with the IVY .
    You will not be dissapointed with the Twisted Pear equipment. Their DAC is phenominal!
    I'm expecting as much Greg having loosely followed the development of the Buffalo and reading the hype surrounding the ESS chip for some time.
    You may be dissapointed in not using some tubes in the output though Fred.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikerboy View Post
    Good that you have the teleporters in mind. I want to use them because I have regular dropouts when using the i2s output from the teradac x-2 module from my pc.
    Progress report, Teleporters installed and functioning! For those that don't know what that is...."The Teleporter is a four-channel LVDS transceiver module, designed to solve the problems associated with long-distance (up to 100ft/30m) transmission of I2S and DSD digital streams using standard CAT5/6 cabling." (A Teleporter module is at top right in second pic). They need 5v and up to 150mA with all four channels used.

    The PCM1796 DAC chip in the Denon shares some inputs for PCM and DSD so I only have three channels to transmit with no ground needed. Bit clock, Word clock and Data for PCM. DSD is Bit clock, word clock becomes data left and data becomes data right. No ground needed so we have galvanic ground isolation between source and destination components; thus no ground noise issues to worry about.

    At first they didn't work for me with DSD or PCM. The DAC wouldn't lock, signal cut in and out, lock LED flickering for both. While poking around, I grabbed the Denon chassis and grounded myself and it worked, solid lock, steady LED in the DAC. I learned the Denon 3910 isn't supplied with a grounding IEC from the factory. After installing one and grounding the chassis to it, I got lock and SACD played wonderfully. PCM played but with a crackling noise. Disconnecting and jumpering the plug on my relay board made the crackling stop. I grounded the modified Sidecar relay board to the back panel where the Teleporter is attached, and now CD's play without crackling through the relay. You'll have to excuse the quick and dirty white ground wire, but we be listening now. Enough bench time today.

    One could install a Teleporter in a 'putie. With the right sound card, export I2S to a DAC. One would need a Teleporter to transmit and one to receive (transmit/receive done by setting dipswitches).
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    Rich belts another out of the park! Man you are on the leading edge of DIY quality and ingenuity! Congrats on the teleporter success!!
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    Thanks Carl! How about for cutting edge a dual mono dac with digital display controlled by a micro controller. Gotta be able to modify/write code to make that all work. Maybe next, after the stealth PTP5 stainless top plate Lenco!

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    Great work Rich,
    I've had better luck with the dropout issue. I used the switch setup as per the diyaudio post to select between i2s and spdif adding the auto spdif detect switch. I need to look at grounding more from what you found with the denon. I have a juli@24/192 card in the pc so I need to get i2s off of it next. Looks like it will work. I'll see if it sounds better than the teradac. I2s is the way to go without question! Much cleaner and more open sounding. Not as much glare. Glad you got your teleporters beaming well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikerboy View Post
    I've had better luck with the dropout issue.
    Kewl! Glad to hear you are gaining ground too! I haven't got a DPST switch yet so I'm just tripping SW2 dipswitch 5 (spdif bypass) to on when I do I2S/DSD. Not having a ground on the Denon sure had a negative effect on the Teleporter. I was surprised to find it like that.

    You ever use front panel express software? I just started and don't like it much. I'm software challenged. I'm going to check with a self employed girl friend (really, just a friend) who has a CNC machine to see if she can cut a front and back panel for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SCompRacer View Post
    Progress report, Teleporters installed and functioning! For those that don't know what that is...."The Teleporter is a four-channel LVDS transceiver module, designed to solve the problems associated with long-distance (up to 100ft/30m) transmission of I2S and DSD digital streams using standard CAT5/6 cabling." (A Teleporter module is at top right in second pic). They need 5v and up to 150mA with all four channels used.

    The PCM1796 DAC chip in the Denon shares some inputs for PCM and DSD so I only have three channels to transmit with no ground needed. Bit clock, Word clock and Data for PCM. DSD is Bit clock, word clock becomes data left and data becomes data right. No ground needed so we have galvanic ground isolation between source and destination components; thus no ground noise issues to worry about.

    At first they didn't work for me with DSD or PCM. The DAC wouldn't lock, signal cut in and out, lock LED flickering for both. While poking around, I grabbed the Denon chassis and grounded myself and it worked, solid lock, steady LED in the DAC. I learned the Denon 3910 isn't supplied with a grounding IEC from the factory. After installing one and grounding the chassis to it, I got lock and SACD played wonderfully. PCM played but with a crackling noise. Disconnecting and jumpering the plug on my relay board made the crackling stop. I grounded the modified Sidecar relay board to the back panel where the Teleporter is attached, and now CD's play without crackling through the relay. You'll have to excuse the quick and dirty white ground wire, but we be listening now. Enough bench time today.

    One could install a Teleporter in a 'putie. With the right sound card, export I2S to a DAC. One would need a Teleporter to transmit and one to receive (transmit/receive done by setting dipswitches).
    Excellent Rich! I am wondering, I have not seen a remark about the length of I2S lines you can use between the teleporter and DAC? Is it still the same 10cm recommended? Thanks for the answer Rich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by headrott View Post
    Excellent Rich! I am wondering, I have not seen a remark about the length of I2S lines you can use between the teleporter and DAC? Is it still the same 10cm recommended? Thanks for the answer Rich.

    Greg
    Thanks Greg! Yes, 10cm or 4" max is still the rule to follow. I exceeded that in the my 3910, it is like 6-7 inches long. There isn't much room for a Teleporter above and at the rear of the audio board on the 3910. It is also 5" from the closest DAC chip. I suppose I could have mounted the Teleporter closer and ran the Cat5 into the player. Russ was even concerned with me using the Neutrik RJ45 panel connector like I did in the DAC mock up as it added extra connections. That allowed me to keep the I2S wires in the DAC at the 10cm minimum. Of course that was before I found the fix.

    He was also concerned about the extra length in the Bit Clock circuit due to the relay to switch between PCM and DSD. As you recall they tell us to keep the I2S wires at equal lengths. Perhaps I should have measured it out and increased the length of the data/word clock wires. I did wrap the small wires with foil that I salvaged from stripping them out of a long video cable.

    I?m thinking there are CDP designs with higher voltages than 1.6v to the DAC chip. IIRC the PCM1796 DAC chip has a range from .3v to 6.5v input voltage. Seems like some folks can get away with 1 meter I2S lines from their CDP to the DAC without using a Teleporter, like Mr Majestic with that Denon DVD-1920. As I recall the output from my old Denon 2910 was low, like 1.6v at the RCA out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikerboy View Post
    I2s is the way to go without question! Much cleaner and more open sounding.
    I was thinking about this and agree I2S would be the preferred way over spdif. One area the ESS Sabre DAC chips do to improve your sound experience is the way they handle spdif. An excerpt from the white paper:


    III. EXTRACTING THE DATA FROM THE TRANSPORT MEDIUM

    A. SPDIF Interface

    The SPDIF interface is more complex than the DSD and I2S since it must first derive the embedded clock in the bi-phase encoded data. In fact, experience with many forms of SPDIF decoder suggest that most fail in the presence of high jitter due to the lack of robustness in the clock recovery process. To avoid this potential problem the Sabre SPDIF interface avoids having to extract the clock at all: decoding is done using a method that does not require an explicit measure of the clock frequency.
    It goes on of course how they accomplish that. The link to the white paper.
    http://www.esstech.com/PDF/sabrewp.pdf

    The point being even using spdif with an ESS Sabre DAC chip, you can get better sound. I think this contributes to folks going to DAC?s using the ESS Sabre DAC chips and liking them. Of course, I'm thinking that it can't fix everything so a lower jitter source will still best the high jitter source.
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    Hello SCompRacer

    I have been studying the 3910 manual for a while to go I2S, but only with your help I have understood DSD/PCM connections.
    I have found points near IC203, where I2S and SPdiF is generated, but then the I2S cables will be longer, and now, what is better, shorter wires and longer board traces or the other way round. With a feedthrough Neutrik connector and a short R45 cable I could mount the teleporter very near IC203.
    There are still 2 points of interest:

    In the 3910 manual PCM Wordclock and DSD DATA right are the same trace and not DATA left as used on buffalo.
    Have you checked left and right with SACD?
    Then I have had the idea to tap IC202 pin 75 or CY211 pin 21(connector to display). The blue SACD is switched on this way with a npn transistor. If you use another one to switch your relay, I2S/DSD will be automatic!
    I thank you for your work.
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    Hi rolls! I am glad to have helped you and appreciate your kind words and input. I don't have any schematics for the 3910, but I was going off the PCM1796 DAC chip datasheet.

    From page 18 of the PDF datasheet:

    http://www.alldatasheet.com/datashee...N/PCM1796.html

    "Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Format Interface and Timing

    The PCM1796 supports the DSD format interface operation, which includes out-of-band noise filtering using an internal analog FIR filter. For DSD operation, SCK (pin 7) is redefined as BCK, DATA (pin 5) as DATAL (left channel audio data), and LRCK (pin 4) as DATAR (right channel audio data)."

    So on the PCM1796 DAC chip, PCM/I2S has pin 4 as WORD Clock, pin 5 is DATA (L and R channel) and pin 6 is BIT Clock. With DSD, pin 4 becomes DATA Right, pin 5 becomes DATA Left and pin 7 is BIT Clock. So all I did was use a relay to switch between pin 6 (PCM BIT Clock) and pin 7 (DSD BIT Clock). On the Buffalo III DAC, input connections remain the same to the Sidecar/BIII. I do have R and L channel SACD working along with PCM. I'll have to pop the cover on the 3910 to see the IC203 point you are referring to and try and understand the clever way of switching you described.

    I do use the Neutrik RJ45 connector on the DAC connected with a short Cat5 cable to the Teleporter. That way the Teleporter can be close to the BIII DAC Sidecar input and not exceed the recommended 10cm (4") I2S wires. I see no reason why that couldn't be done in the 3910 as well. IIRC Russ White (or Brian) expressed some concern about using Neutrik RJ45's with the Teleporters due to the extra connections. I figured since the Teleporters allow up to 100 feet of Cat5, a couple of extra connections might not be detrimental to the signal with a short patch cable. I suppose one could cut the plastic away and solder the wires to the Neutrik RJ45 instead of relying on just the push in wire clamp. Of course you would still have the extra RJ45 plug in connections (as in my image in post 43).

    One thing I learned about I2S is all the wires should be shielded, including the Cat5 used between the LVDS Teleporters to keep stray RFI from interfering wth the signal. You can get Cat patch cable with shielded connectors as well. If you pick up interference, the I2S could be no better or worse than a SPDIF connection where all the Data is combined.

    In regards to my configuration with the BIII used with SPDIF and I2S/DSD inputs; the ESS DAC chip has a SPDIF auto-detect feature. When using high sample rate PCM/DSD input on pin D2 or D4 inputs, auto-detect is prone to false positives and won't remain locked on the signal. Therefore SPDIF auto-detect should be disabled with I2S/DSD. Rather than flip the dipswitch, wire up B5 to a switch and ground. By flipping the switch and grounding B5, you turn SPDIF auto-detect off and I2S/DSD remain unmolested and locked.
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    Hi ScompRacer

    Thank you for your kind reply,
    If you like I could send you the manual. You can contact me directly, there are 230 pages.
    There is still the left/right problem I don't understand.
    May I quote you from post 37:

    "The PCM1796 DAC chip in the Denon shares some inputs for PCM and DSD so I only have three channels to transmit with no ground needed. Bit clock, Word clock and Data for PCM. DSD is Bit clock, word clock becomes data left and data becomes data right."

    Then you said in your latest post:
    "So on the PCM1796 DAC chip, PCM/I2S has pin 4 as WORD Clock, pin 5 is DATA (L and R channel) and pin 6 is BIT Clock. With DSD, pin 4 becomes DATA Right, pin 5 becomes DATA Left and pin 7 is BIT Clock."

    For the PCM1796 Dac, word clock becomes data right is correct, but I don't know what happens in the buffalo.
    In the manual and teleporter, word clock becomes data 1, which normally means left. Do I miss something?
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    rolls, duh, my apologies. It just hit me what you said, the BIII DSD R & L inputs are listed as different in the integration guide. I obviously missed that. That means if the guide is correct, my SACD R & L channels are reversed at the BIII inputs. I would need to add two more relays to flip the DSD channels in the 3910. Good catch, thanks!

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    With the help of the manual you could also look for the DSD right and left traces in the neighborhood of IC203,
    before they meet with I2S, then you could unsolder the resistors there and solder new ones, not SMD, left to right, and right to left.
    This way you don't need 2 more relay, but the original Stereo output would be reversed when you play SACD.
    But as buffalo owner you won't use the Denon DAC any more.

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    Currently I am pulling the I2S/DSD signal off the board before the SMD resistors that connect to the DAC chip inputs. I don't want to reverse the stereo signal, so relays appear the best way to accomplish the channel swap. I need to get an enclosure designed/made and then I will revisit the DSD issue.

    I don't have that many SACD's, but obviously need the option and want it right.
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    All problems solved at the moment,
    I think I can start I2S as soon as possible, with confidence.
    The Denon sounds fantastic right now, because it is Lampizator modyfied (SPdiF with pencil tube).
    Sadly my Teac P2-s with new clock has no chance any more.
    Thanks for your help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by headrott View Post
    .. Their DAC is phenominal!
    After now having several weeks of listening to my finished unit I have to agree.It has exceeded my expectations being highly resolving yet very musical sounding.There is none of the high frequency etch and glare that I sometimes hear with my little AKM based DAC on some violin recordings,instead they are sweet and buttery smooth sounding through the BIII without losing any of the micro detailing.Mine is configured a bit different than Rich,s using his old IVY III analog board,Salas reg's for the analog stage,and just a single SPDIF input.
    The use of multiple shunt regulators for the digital and analog section certainly has audible benifits but results in a lot of excess heat and my single rack height chassis can get very warm after long listening sessions.
    In fact it gets warmer than a couple of my high power Hypex (pure)Class D amplifiers.I may try to source a bigger or better ventilated chassis to give it more room to breath.

    I have been keeping an eye on(more like drooling over) TP's development process of this DAC over the last few years and appreciated how they were striving to optimize each performance area for maximum sound quality.(For instance the use of such high quality voltage regulation for the DAC chip itself is a rarity). I owe a big thanks to my bud Rich for a very generous gesture that steered me towards building one of these wonderful sounding devices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FTGV View Post
    After now having several weeks of listening to my finished unit I have to agree.It has exceeded my expectations being highly resolving yet very musical sounding.There is none of the high frequency etch and glare that I sometimes hear with my little AKM based DAC on some violin recordings,instead they are sweet and buttery smooth sounding through the BIII without losing any of the micro detailing.Mine is configured a bit different than Rich,s using his old IVY III analog board,Salas reg's for the analog stage,and just a single SPDIF input.
    The use of multiple shunt regulators for the digital and analog section certainly has audible benifits but results in a lot of excess heat and my single rack height chassis can get very warm after long listening sessions.
    In fact it gets warmer than a couple of my high power Hypex (pure)Class D amplifiers.I may try to source a bigger or better ventilated chassis to give it more room to breath.

    I have been keeping an eye on(more like drooling over) TP's development process of this DAC over the last few years and appreciated how they were striving to optimize each performance area for maximum sound quality.(For instance the use of such high quality voltage regulation for the DAC chip itself is a rarity). I owe a big thanks to my bud Rich for a very generous gesture that steered me towards building one of these wonderful sounding devices.
    Glad you are enjoying the DAC Fred. Your setup (including Salas regulators) I'm sure helps as you said.

    That was one of the first things I looked for when choosing a chassis for my DAC (second to size) was breathablility. There are vent holes all around the edges and top. It keeps it pretty cool.

    Post some pice when you have a chance Fred. Interested in seeing what your DAC is like.

    I have been searching for the perfect output tube como for my DAC recently. I know you shun the valves, but the tube output sounds great with the Buffalo DAC. I listened to my rig with having installed one RCA long black plate 12AX7 and one Valvo Hamburg 45 degree halo getter long plate tube per channel. The combination has a lot of detail and resolution, but still retains some of the warmth and midrange liquidity of the RCA black plate tube. Good combo!! I know this is getting crazy (somewhat) doing tube combinations, but you should hear the output!
    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:

    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion."

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    Hey Fred! Glad you are liking it. The Salas are great performers and those boards look awesome. Shunted power supplies are the way to go to get all the bang out of the BIII. The IVY III output board sounds really good. The Legato is a bit different flavor, some like it better.

    I need to get cracking on an enclosure myself. I started plans for one using FrontPanelExpress. I'd like to have the front and rear panel holes CNC'd with some nice silkscreen lettering. The DAC is worth it.
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    ScompRacer,

    I was wondering if you got my PM?

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    Hi Jeff. I've been busy with work and don't check in much, but I don't see one. IIRC new members can't send PM's here until they have 10? posts? I sent you one with some alternate contact info.
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    rolls, I haven't been using the Denon 3910 except to test stuff in the shop. While I wasn't working on a multiple relay board to correct the reversed SACD channel problem, Twisted Pear was and came up with an I2S/DSD switching solution. Meet OTTO2.

    http://www.twistedpearaudio.com/control/otto.aspx

    PCM is connected to B1; PCM Bit clock, Word clock, Data and GND. DSD is connected to B2; DSD Bit clock, Data left and Data right (which share the PCM Word and Data circuits) are reconfigured on the B2 side so the SACD channels are no longer reversed. OTTO has the grounds tied so no need to jump GND from B1 to B2. OTTO is controlled by the switch I had previously installed. It passes the selected signal to the Teleporter which sends it to the DAC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCompRacer View Post
    PCM is connected to B1; PCM Bit clock, Word clock, Data and GND. DSD is connected to B2; DSD Bit clock, Data left and Data right (which share the PCM Word and Data circuits) are reconfigured on the B2 side so the SACD channels are no longer reversed. OTTO has the grounds tied so no need to jump GND from B1 to B2. OTTO is controlled by the switch I had previously installed. It passes the selected signal to the Teleporter which sends it to the DAC.
    What the hell language are you speaking??? LOL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by schwarcw View Post
    What the hell language are you speaking??? LOL!
    It works so neither of us has to understand it!
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    Rich, your a sick puppy....and I mean that in a good way.

    Nice frickin' job bud, that baby looks bad ass. Wish I had the patience for this stuff. Good work !!!

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