DAC1 Reference DAC

$3,300.00
MAP

With the ever-expanding market of digital audio, both files and online streaming services, more and more people are discovering the world of digital audio. Furthermore, in the past few years many of the most demanding music lovers and audiophiles have discovered the unique sound of non-oversampling DACs to make the most of their digital audio sources.


The biggest challenge for any DAC is the sound and not the ‘’numbers’’. Digital by default sounds very different when compared to analog and we at Lab12 have spent countless hours striving for the perfect voicing that resembles the very best qualities of analog. We couldn’t be more proud of our newest creation Dac1 reference.

Features

• Input Sampling Rate up to 24bit/192 kHz
• Non Oversampling mode
• 8x Multibit Philips DACs network
• 2x Dual Triodes tubes I/V analog output stage
• 6 Separate Regulated Power Supplies
• Analog retro Nissei VU meters
• 6mm Aluminum face panel
• Five Years Warranty

Specifications: 

• Power: 110-120VAC @ 60Hz
• Power consumption: 70 VA max
• Inputs: 2x Coax SPDIF (Coaxial RCA), 1x USB2, 1x Optical (Toslink)
• Outputs: RCA (Pr), 2x XLR (Pr) unbalanced (balanced version available)
• Frequency response: 20-20 KHz (+ 0dB/-1dB)
• THD: <0.15%
• Rated Output Level: 2.5Vrms
• Tube Complement: 2x 6922 (dual triode)
• Dimensions (WHD): 17x4.4x11.4"
• Weight: 16.5 Lbs

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