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Music Hall dac25.3 USB DAC

B&H # MUDAC25.3 MFR # DAC25.3
Music Hall dac25.3 USB DAC

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  • USB Input
  • Four Digital Inputs
  • Tube Output

You Pay: $595.00


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The dac25.3 USB DAC from Music Hall is a high-grade DAC designed to improve the sound quality of computers, media servers, personal music players, and other portable devices. The dac25.3 has four digital inputs which can accept any coaxial (S/PDIF), optical, XLR (AES/EBU) or USB digital input and will output in two channel stereo analog. The DAC is equipped with a Texas Instruments PCM 1796 24bit/192kHz, advanced segment, stereo audio digital to analog converter.

The processor features 123 dB dynamic range and an 8x oversampling digital filter and an impressive 0.0005% THD. The DAC upsamples to either 96kHz or 192kHz, and this can be selected on the front panel. To achieve the best sound, Music Hall uses an advanced asynchronous reclocking and anti-jitter control system upstream of the PCM 1796. Additionally, the DAC employs the Philips 74HC574 and TI SRC4192 asynchronous sample rate converter whose master clock also features a larger R-core high current oversize power transformer. Plus, the dac25.3 has a headphone output for private listening.

USB input accepts 24-bit/96kHz signal
Electro-Harmonix 6922 tube single-ended (RCA) output
Solid-state differential balanced output
TI PCM 1796 24-bit/192kHz DAC
TI SRC 4192 asynchronous sample rate converter
High precision active crystal oscillator master clock
User selectable 96kHz ot 192kHz upsampling
Asynchronous reclocking and anti-jitter control system
8x oversampling digital filter
Four digital inputs: coax (S/PDIF), optical, XLR (AES/EBU), and USB
Two gold-plated outputs; single ended (RCA), balanced (XLR)
Headphone output with adjustable analog volume control
Large high current oversize r-core power transformer
Thick brushed aluminum fascia and solid chassis
110/220V voltage selectable transformer
Detachable power cord
Audio THD + Noise < 0.04% tube out (1 kHz)
< 0.0015% balanced out (1 kHz)
Output Level 2.0V
Frequency Response 2 Hz ~ 20 kHz +/- 0.2 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio > 110 dB
Power Dissipation < 30 W
Dynamic Range > 120 dB (24 bit)
> 96 dB (16 bit)
Crosstalk < -110 dB
USB Port Supports 24-bit audio at sample rates up to 96 kHz
Other Inputs/Outputs Accept 24-bit audio at sample rates up to 192 kHz
Headphone Output Level: 4V max
Resistance: 0.3 ohm
OS Compatibility Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 and Mac OS X
Operating Temperature 32 ~ 104° F (0 ~ 40° C)
Power Supply AC115V/60Hz - 230V/50Hz
Dimensions (WxDxH) 8.5 x 13.5 x 3.75" (21.6 x 34.3 x 9.5 cm)
Weight Not specified by manufacturer
Music Hall dac25.3 USB DAC
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