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The only other DAC (Under 100 bananas) that I know of is the FiiO E7, but that only does 48hz/16bit. Can you link to me some suggestions?
Check out the Musiland Monitor 02. You can have it shipped for 120 bones.

If you can pump another 20 dollars from the Musiland you can also look at the Aune Mini.

You could also try finding a used Zero Dac at around that price point, but I think the above options are better.
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Check out the Musiland Monitor 02. You can have it shipped for 120 bones.

If you can pump another 20 dollars from the Musiland you can also look at the Aune Mini.

You could also try finding a used Zero Dac at around that price point, but I think the above options are better.
Wow, those are really nice. Thanks! Now I'm stuck between the two
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The only other DAC (Under 100 bananas) that I know of is the FiiO E7, but that only does 48hz/16bit. Can you link to me some suggestions?
Hot Audio: http://hotaudio.com/store/

He gets excellent reviews on Head-Fi, though I've never used his products myself. IMHO, the uDAC2 is nicer than the FiiO. I've used both and the NuForce product both feels and sounds better.
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I would stay away from the uDac, it performs fairly poorly compared to much cheaper DACs. The Musiland Simca mentioned is a good choice.
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