GUSTARD R26

Discrete R2R + 1Bit DSD Desktop Digital to Analog Convertor

    Excellent Discrete R2R & 1Bit DSD DAC
    10M K2 Clock Synthetization
    Low Pass Filter
    Complex Programmable Logic Device
    XMOS XU216 USB Interface & Two High-Quality Toroidal Transformers
Color :
Black
Silver
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$1,649.99 USD
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$1,649.99 USD
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1 Year Warranty

We provide 1 year warranty for the all products except the cables*.

Excellent Discrete R2R & 1Bit DSD DAC

Different from A> DAC which has been popular in recent years, it provides a more natural sound. However, this architecture needs precision resistors and deep development to achieve fine performance. That’s why the GUSTARD R26 adopts a R-2R ladder DAC to convert the digital signal to analog signal by switching resistors' array. Besides, the R26 utilizes a native 1 Bit DSD DAC, supporting DSD 512 (via USB) and DSD1024 (via IIS). The DSD stream is decoded by the independent 1 Bit DSD DAC without DSD to PCM converting.

10M K2 Clock Synthetization

The GUATARD R26 replaces the input signal's clock with precision oscillators (local or external), which can avoid the interference from the input source's clock. This device will function off when using IIS, AES, COAX, OPT, BT, PCM NOS, and 1Bit; function on when using USB and LAN. It is worth mentioning that the ultra-low noise K2 clock synthesizer can provide precision clock from local oscillators or external clock in.

Low Pass Filter

LPF is specifically designed for the D/A converter using discrete devices. Final parameters of the circuit are adjusted with subjective listening. Different from ICs, discrete circuits provide the possibilities to control every detail in sound and performance. But the parasitic effects introduced huge challenges to development experience and device's quality.

Complex Programmable Logic Device

The R26 Convertor features a complex programmable logic chip to construct logic function of digital integrated circuit. In addition, the GUSTARD DAC features signal routing, the clock management, 2nd order PLL, DOP decoding, and depop for PCM/DSD, all of which lay a solid foundation for excellent sound quality.

XMOS XU216 USB Interface & Two High-Quality Toroidal Transformers

Equipped with XMOS XU216 USB audio solution, the GUSTARD R26 can support up to PCM768, DSD512, and MQA 44.1-384kHz. This device also comes with two specific toroidal transformers for audio application and isolated the digital & analog power supply.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Input :
•COAX/AES/OPT: PCM: 16-24bit/44.1-192kHz; DSD: DOP64; MQA: 44.1-384kHz
•USB: PCM: 16-32bit/44.1-768kHz
DSD: DOP64-DOP256
NATIVE DSD: DSD64-DSD512
MQA: MQA 44.1-384kHz
OS support: Windows 7~1132/64bit; macOS; Linux
•IIS: PCM 16-32bit/44.1-768kHz; DSD DOP64-DOP256
NATIVE DSD: DSD64-DSD1024
MQA: MQA 44.1-384kHz
•LAN: Multiple and upgradable protocols
•Bluetooth: LDAC, APTX-HD, APTX-LL AAC, SBC. Up to 24Bit/96Khz
•10M Clock in:
50 Ohm BNC,OdBm-20dBm,
square wave 0.2V-3.3V, sinewave 0.5-3.3V
Output:
•Frequency Response: 20-20kHz /+-0.2dB (Oversampling)
•Dynamic range: >115dB
•Signal-to-noise ratio: >122dB
•Crosstalk: -134dB @ 1kHz
•THD+N:<=0.003% @1kHz
•IMD: ~0.008%@ 0dbfs
•RCA: 2.5Vrms (VOLUME FIXED)100Ω
•XLR: 5.0Vrms (VOLUME FIXED)100Ω
•XLR pinout: 1-Ground 2-Hot 3-Cold
Power Supply:
AC 115V/230V 50/60Hz
Power Consumption:
<30W
Size:
330mm (Width) * 260mm (Length) * 65mm (Height) (protrusion not included)
Packing size:
420mm (Width)* 360mm (Length)* 175mm (Height)
Weight:
7Kg (with package)
Sandblasted aluminum alloy case:
Silver or Black version
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Which countries do you ship to?

We are generally able to ship to most countries via Express Shipping, and many countries via Standard Shipping. You may clarify this with our team to check whether Standard Shipping is available to your country.

We cannot ship to addresses that are "PO boxes or APO/FPO".

*Note: Generally, we can only do Selected Shipping to India and Russia. We can only do Express Shipping to Africa, Argentina, Hawaii, Kuwait, Mauritius, Montenegro and Sri Lanka, to name a few.
This may be subjected to changes due to unpredictable issues such as Covid, war, and etc.

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We have two shipping methods - Standard Shipping and Express Shipping.

Standard Shipping is free for most countries, while Express Shipping is 15-35USD depending on your country. If your order is over 270USD, Express Shipping is free*. 

*This applies for most countries. However, large items such as headphones and desktop DAC/AMPs (e.g. HarmonicDyne G200, MUSICIAN MDP-2, and etc.) are excluded.

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On normal non-sale days, once your parcel has been shipped out:

  • For Standard Shipping, it takes about 2-4 weeks for items to be delivered after shipping out. For some countries, it might take up to 2-3 months, depending on your country, its customs and other factors.* The duration for transit is something beyond our control. Linsoul will not be making refunds for such cases. Please consider an upgrade to Express Shipping or keep the waiting time in mind.
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*Note: Timings might be affected due to festive seasons or other unforeseen circumstances

What happens if the parcel has been shipped but not delivered?
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    If your parcel were to be in transit for at least 3 months, it may have been lost in transit.
    For orders below $50USD, you may either opt for a one-time reshipment of parcel OR a full refund of the amount paid in cash via PayPal/Credit/Debit card.
    For orders above $50USD, we will only process a 50% refund of your order paid in cash via PayPal/Credit/Debit card. Should there be any concern about Standard Shipping, you are encouraged to opt for DHL Express Shipping instead.
  2. Customers are to bear the consequences and fees incurred, if the parcel was undelivered due to any of the following situation:
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Customers have to bear any form of custom/import/processing fees that are applicable for your parcel.

Should you be unwilling to pay for the fees and reject the delivery of the parcel, you will still have to pay for the shipping cost. Linsoul will only refund the amount of your order after deducting the two-way shipping fees incurred.

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As our Support Team might not be available during non-working days and weekends, please place your order wisely.
Should you really need to cancel or/and modify your order after purchase, please contact us via our support email (Support@Linsoul.com) or website chat. We will help you with the changes if that could be done.

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For faulty/missing items, please send an email to support@Linsoul.com for after-sale services. The following details are required.
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If the photos/videos provided are insufficient to prove the stated issue, we will enquire more. Once the issue has been confirmed, we will arrange for a replacement, partial refund or a full refund (where applicable). For incorrect products, Linsoul reserves all rights in deciding whether you need to return the incorrect item or not. Please kindly contact us via email first. Our team aims to review your email within 3 working days.

For other queries, the fastest way to contact us is via our website or Discord

Linsoul Audio will not be responsible for parcels that have been damaged during the transit process.

Do I get tracking details for my order?

After placing an order, you will receive the order confirmation email. After your order has been shipped out, you will also receive a tracking email. You can track your order via the tracking number online. Should you not have received the emails or face any difficulties tracking your order, please kindly contact us for support.

For more than 1 orders placed under the same account and shipping address, Linsoul will automatically combine the orders and ship them out via one tracking number. Should you have special requests to have the orders shipped separately, please kindly contact us via Discord or our website's chat. We will do our best to help.

What shipping companies do you use?

We collaborate with these courier companies:
Standard Shipping: 4PX, UBI, NinjaVan, and Yun Express
Express Shipping: DHL Express, FedEx and SF Express

Last updated: 1 November 2022

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