audiophile DAC

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audiophile DAC

A digital-to-analog converter that is geared to the fans of high-quality sound. Audiophile DACs support resolutions of 192 kHz and beyond with error correction. They may feature a Class A output stage and possibly a headphone amp with volume control to connect directly to the amplifier. See D/A converter, high-resolution audio and headphone amp.
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The integrated high-resolution DAC receives its nine digital inputs including USB asynchronous streaming and mass storage, Gigabit Ethernet, Balanced, Optical, Coaxial, as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless featuring aptX technology for maximum resolution.
In high-resolution DACs, code-related effects often stem from mis-matched current sources.
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