I own a Kora Hermes with 24/192 but not the silver wiring upgrades. it is a great DAC - I upgraded the tubes from the Philips to the Telefunken Falcons and it brought things to a higher level. It actually has 3 inputs - 2 coaxial and one XLR that can also be a coax. I have an Electrocompaniet CD player (Used as a transport ) hooked via the XLR , a Sony 7700 DVD player and a Sony SACD 333 carousel via the coax routes - it is a great setup and very natural sounding. Of course the SACD only works through the analog outs but when I use it as a transport for 5 regular CD's the Kora ups its performance. The Hermes is a great way to go at a reasonable price.
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