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PecanPi DAC Rev 3.0


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The PecanPi DAC is a remarkably high-performance stereo DAC for the Raspberry Pi and Asus Tinker Board. It is based on dual flagship Burr-Brown (TI) PCM1794A DAC chips.

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The PecanPi® DAC Rev 3.0 is a remarkably high-performance stereo DAC for the Raspberry Pi and Asus Tinker Board. It can also work completely on its own using the S/PDIF input.

PecanPi DAC Rev 3.0:

The PecanPi DAC is based on dual flagship Burr-Brown (TI) PCM1794A DAC chips. These devices use TI’s advanced segment DAC architecture to achieve excellent dynamic performance. Turn your single-board computer (SBC) into the ultimate music player. No other Rpi DAC offers this level of dynamic range, dual DAC chips, and an amazing built-in headphone amp.

Great for tinkerers and DIYers.

Supported SBC Models:

  • Rpi: 2B, 3B, 3B+, 4B, Zero, ZeroW
  • ASUS: Tinkerboard & Tinkerboard S

Supported Rpi Software:

  • Volumio
  • moOde Audio
  • Ropieee
  • DietPi
  • piCorePlayer
  • OSMC
  • Raspian
  • Others

Supported Tinker Board Software:

  • TinkerOS (v2.1.11 and newer)
Reviews are at this link.
Specifications and test results are at this link.


In the box:
  • PecanPi® DAC
  • Stacking header
  • 4 x M2.5 20mm female standoffs
  • 4 x M2.5 screws
  • 4 x XLR Panel Screws
  • HW volume control disabled (SW volume control will work)
    • To get HW volume control order optional potentiometer (see picture)
  • Instructions
  • 9V 2.5A Power Supply
    • Universal power supply for DAC. The DAC will power the RaspberryPi/Tinker Board.
    • Connector: 2.1mm ID x 5.5mm OD, center positive.
  • Steel Case (Assembly required, very simple just pliers, 1/16” Allen key, and two screwdrivers needed Phillips and flat head)
    • Case and all required hardware to complete assembly
      • Includes volume control potentiometer and knob
      • Case Size: 195 x 120 x 100mm (7.7 x 4.75 x 4.25in) 
      • Includes S/PDIF connector
    • Optionally comes with pre-wired RCA or headphone connectors
    • *** Raspberry Pi not included
    • This case does not support RaspberryPi 4 models.
  • Acrylic Case (see pictures)
    • Supports Rpi 3 & 4 models
    • Can be purchased at this link.
  • Volume Pot with Knob
    • Potentiometer with wires pre-soldered
    • Billet aluminum black knob

A video showing step-by-step assembly instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78NWQz_Itzw

Customs Disclaimers (for non-U.S. customers):
  • Any customs fees are the responsibility of the customer. 
  • We won’t under-value merchandise or mark the item as a gift on customs forms.  Doing that is against U.S. and international laws.
Are you interested in purchasing the modules in bulk or for OEM applications? Please get in touch with me through this link.
Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 6 in
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