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In the current issue of Stereophile, Jon Iverson reviews the YBA WD202, which is a DAC and headphone amp. It can also drive an amp and has a remote control. At $879, looks like a good deal ($750 street price). Jon Iverson compares it the Musical Fidelity V-DAC, Cambridge Audio DAC Magic, Benchmark DAC1 USB, and the Ayre QB-9 DACs. His verdict, the YBA unit outclassed the Musical Fidelity and Cambridge Audio DACs and it kept up with the $700 more expensive Benchmark DAC. May be worth your while to give a listen. Good luck.
Tube audio designs tadac (2009 version). I settled on one after owning an mhdt Havana, benchmark dac1, bel canto dac3 and redwine isabellina. The Chinese tubes should be switched out though, otherwise it sounds a bit rough with the cheap tubes. I have mine paired with an empirical audio offramp and i'm done looking.