Tag: DAC

Audioengine D1 USB DAC

How quickly do things change? Just a couple of years ago a headphone enthusiast could count the number of headphone DACs in a handful of seconds. Now, in the early months of 2012 the list is significantly larger and growing with each passing day. Specifications: DAC type: Dual Mode USB and Optical (SPDIF) Inputs: USB/Optical
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Musiland Monitor 01 US / USB DAC

Budget USB-powered outboard DAC’s seem to be coming all the rage. At a recent meeting with a client at a coffee shop in a rather bohemian-style section of Portland, Oregon I counted four people using such devices. Even before then I would spot one among all the customers using smart phones for personal music. The
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Grant Fidelity TubeDAC-11 Review

I admit it I like things that serve more than one purpose. The kitchen chair that serves as a step stool, my Swiss Army knife, 4-door pickups, and of course the smart phone. I even have a bit of a soft spot for vintage stereo receivers. With that declaration in place, I was honestly intrigued
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Matrix mini-i Balanced DAC

Specifications: Digital Input: Toslink: 32-192kHz BNC: 32-192kHz USB: 44.1-48kHz XLR: 32-192kHz (AES/EBU) Digital Output: RCA S/PDIF: 32-192kHz Support AC3, DTS Analog Output: Pair of unbalanced RCA and balanced XLR Frequency Response: 20-20kHz Signal to Noise Ratio: 120dB Dynamic Range: 118dB Distortion 0.0002% (1kHz) Stereo Separation: 110dB Power: 110v A/C via standard IEC power cable Weight:
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Beresford TC-7520 DAC/Preamp/Headamp

Specifications: 24-Bit/96-kHz DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) Inputs: USB 1.1/2.0 Port Digital Coaxial Ports (RCA x2-SPDIF) Digital Optical Port (TOSLINK) Outputs: Line (Fixed) Analog RCA Output Amp Analog RCA Output Headphone Jack Dimensions: 9.5” W x 4.5” D x 1.5” H Weight: 2.5 lbs Price: $249.00 (US delivery included) There is an audiophile rule being
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Neko Audio D100 Stereo Digital to Analog Converter

Specifications Inputs: optical and coaxial S/PDIF Outputs: balanced XLR to XLR, or unbalanced XLR to RCA Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz (+0 -0.10dB); 3Hz – 22kHz (-3dB) @ 44.1kHz (-3dB) @ 96kHz 20Hz – 20kHz (+0 -0.05dB); 3Hz – 31kHz THD+N: <0.020% @ 20Hz -0dBFS <0.005% typical -0dBFS 16-bit and 24-bit, 44.1kHz – 192kHz audio.
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Tec-on Model “55” Integrated Amp/USB DAC

Specifications RCA single-ended inputs USB DAC (accepts 16-bit 44.1/48kHz) EL84 x 2 output tubes [fitted with 6P14 “Beijing” in current production] 5755 Raytheon NOS driver tube Self-biasing Zero global negative feedback Choke input filter Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) @ 1kHz, 8 Ohm less than 1% at 4.5 Watts Frequency Response: 17Hz – 27kHz (-3 dB);
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