ES9038 DAC Overhaul: Sockets, Capacitors, Resistors (Video Included)

HL tears the ES9038 DAC down to the bones for a full hardware upgrade! In stage 1 of upgrades, I worked on the analog side of the board, replacing nearly all the stock parts, including: resistors, DIP-8 sockets, and capacitors. The results have been impressive, giving a much more reference leaning tone. (ELNA SILMIC Super Gold included)

Announcing the Hallman Labs Burson Play v1.6 DAC/Amp Giveaway!! (Last Day for Entries is Aug 31st) Winner Drawing on September 1st

In celebration of successfully launching the Vintage & Precision Electrical Components Store, I am giving away my review sample of the Burson Play v1.6 to 1 person from the Hallman Labs subscribers list! I only ask that you use this device instead of trying to profit from it. No purchase is necessary for one entry […]