ARCAM - Anyone tried the dealer-fit upgrades ?

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  1. meltonboy

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    I have an ARCAM diva CD73 CD player and see that Arcam offer upgraded compments.

    On the website there apears to be 2 possibles for this unit, although i'm not sure if they do the same thing ie could you have both or do you just choose one.

    Anyway, they are "24 bit dual differential DAC board" and "quadrouple 24-bit upsampling DAC board"

    Can anyone recommend either of these for this unit :confused: ??
     
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    Hi,

    This question is probably better over in the Arcam specific forum. I'll get one of the mods here to move it over to the Arcam forum

    Cheers

    Andy
     
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    I believe the "24 bit dual differential DAC board" is used to upgrade your player to Diva CD82. The "quadrouple 24-bit upsampling DAC board" is used to upgrade it to Diva CD192. I heard both CD73 and CD192 players, and CD192 has exelent detailed clean sound and greater sound stage. No experience with CD82.

    The local dealer price to upgrade from 73 to 192 is US$800 as I can remember.

    CD73 is an exelent CD player, anyway.
     
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    Good idea ! Would be much oblidged if you could transfer as you have kindly offered
     
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    Done....hope you get the help you're after....
     
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    Hi there.
    I upgraded from a CD82 to a CD192, my dealer just swapped the internal boards over in a couple of mins. :smashin:

    I still have the old DAC board from the '82 if anyone's interested?
     
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    Phil Adams: I might be interested in the CD82 DAC (I've got a CD73), if the price is right :cool:
    I presume you got the "upgrade instructions" and any other necessary parts also?

    PM me with details please.
     

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