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Playback Design Merlot DAC & Oppo Transporter For Sale

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Up for Sale my Playback Design Merlot DAC and Oppo Transporter which has been modified by Playback Design to be used as a Transporter for Blue Ray Audio or any Audio Files Oppo Can Read, Via using the Fibre optic Connection Please See Pictures Attached.



DAC Information is found here:  http://www.playbackdesigns.com/#inline_content_MerlotDac 


Oppo Audio board Upgrade is found here: http://www.playbackdesigns.com/#inline_content_OpBox



Unit is set for 220-240V but can be internally set up for 110-120v with jumper cables


Condition is 8/10 Used for 17 months


Both units work flawlessly. 


At the moment they are not being used and collecting Dust, I can pack this up and ship world wide Via Fedex.


For US buyers I would recommend the Following Step up Transformer as this seems to improve sound better then using Jumper Cables internally.  https://www.hammfg.com/electronics/transformers/line/178-240-89-98mg


Asking price is 4750.00 + Shipping. negotiable.



Paypal is accepted from Confirmed PP Address, All PP Fees are buyers responsibility.


Bank Wire is possible, 


Shipping from Asia.













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Does the Oppo support for playback on the Merlot: UHD, Blu-ray, 3D, DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD and CD?

Main listening (small home office):

Main setup: Surge protector +_iFi  AC iPurifiers >Isol-8 Mini sub Axis Power Conditioning+Isolation>QuietPC Low Noise Server>Roon (Audiolense DRC)>RPi4 (dietpi)>Kii Control>Kii Three >GIK Room Treatments.

Secondary Listening: Server>Matrix Element i Streamer/DAC (XLR)>Schiit Freya>Kii Three .

Bedroom: SBTouch to Cambridge Soundworks Desktop Setup. Living Room/Kitchen: RPi 3B+ running RoPieee to a pair of Morel Hogtalare. 

All absolute statements about audio are false :)

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It will play anything a Oppo can Read. 


The Modification Card cost me 1800 dollars to buy and get installed at the factory. The oppo was a few hundred dollars only but cant remember what i paid this one has Darbee

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I forgot to mention you can also use the in built File Streamer On Oppo to play music Directly into the DAC, It plays all sorts of files from NAS network.  so basically anything a oppo can play or do you can stream data directly into the DAC via the PL connector as seen in the pic. 

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