Let me start with a statement: I'm an analogue guy. Although i will never surrender to digital, i must be practical about it and embrace it's merits. Therefor i find myself looking for a good - analogue quality - D/A Converter that matches my tube amp and backloaded horns to set my first small steps in digital. I currently own an Ayon Spark integrated tube amp with 6C33 tubes and Fullrange Backloaded horns. I read a lot of reviews on different DAC's online, but i couldn't find anything about the matching qualities of a DAC with a tube amp. I am really allergic to harsh, bright sounding systems that spit out nothing but sibilance. Which DAC do you recommend? As these are my first babysteps into digital i can't see myself shelling out more than $500 on a (pre-owned) DAC. Very much appreciated.