I like my D2 as do two of my friends, but, I think I'm going to sell mine to buy the tube dac (Tubador) that Vlad is now building. I have heard it and there is no comparison. In fact, for me, this is the dac to have right now. An amazing piece.
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I still own an original D1 that has been modified. I've always liked this DAC in stock and modified form. If you like the NOS sound and TDA-1543 chips then unless something else is wrong with the DAC you're probably going sideways with your move.
However, the Valab NOS DAC mentioned in the forums here looks very promising. I might just try one out for myself. For $200 it worth a shot.
They are not the same inside and the design is a bit different. The eBay ad shows pictures of the inside. See here: