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  • Dual ESS ES9028Q2M DACs easily handles digital audio files up to 32bit/768kHz or DSD512
  • MQA support
  • Digital optical, digital coaxial and USB inputs for connect
  • CD players, games consoles, laptops or other digital audio sources
  • Built in Bluetooth aptX to send digital audio files from your smartphone or tablet wirelessly

Digital to analogue converters

4.8mV @ 5 CMV (45)

Digital Filter

10-55 KHz

Frequency Response

Average 30 db 10-30Khz

THD+N @ 1kHz 0DBFS

47K Ohms

Signal to noise ratio


Crosstalk @ 10kHz

600 Ohms non sensitive to capacitive load

Output Impedance

<50 Ohms (unbal), <100 Ohm (bal)

Max. Output Level (Unbalanced) 2.1V rms (fixed or variable – user selectable)
Max. Output Level (Balanced) 4.2V rms (fixed or variable – user selectable)
Digital input word widths supported 16bit (Bluetooth), 16-24bit (Optical, Coaxial), 16-32bit (USB)
Digital input sampling frequencies supported 44.1kHz to 96kHz PCM, DoP64 (Optical), 44.1kHz to 192kHz PCM, DoP64 (Coaxial), 44.1kHz to 768kHz PCM, Native DSD 64x to 512x, DoP 64x to 256x (USB)
MQA Compatibility Full decoding (Core + Renderer)
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP profile, SBC and AptX codecs
Headphone Output THD+N < 0.001% at 1kHz 0dBFS @ 100mW into 32ohm
Headphone Output S/N > 115dB (A-Weighted)
Max Output Power > 300mW @ 32ohm, >65mW @ 150ohm
Frequency Response 10Hz - 50kHz (±1dB)
Recommend Headphone Impedance 10 Ohm to 600 Ohm
Max Power Consumption 12W
Colour Lunar Grey
Dimensions (HxWxD) 52 x 215 x 191mm
Weight 1.2kg

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