Audioengine D1 24-Bit DAC
Audioengine D1 Premium 24-bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter) allows you to bypass your computer's soundcard or headphone output and send audio through USB or optical. D1 is the perfect digital interface between your computer and music system and will improve the sound of ALL your music.
The D1 accepts inputs from both USB and optical and has outputs for any audio system or headphones. The D1 DAC is the perfect way to get great-sounding music not only from your computer but also from your TV, Apple TV, DVD/BluRay player or CD player. And since it's powered by USB, D1 is also a high-quality portable computer headphone amplifier.
Designed For The Computer Audiophile
D1 will process digital audio at any bit depth up to 24 bits and any sample rate to 192KHz. With it's high signal-to-noise ratio and low distortion the D1 delivers sound quality generally heard only in more expensive DACs. The high-performance headphone output was designed for a wide range of headphones and will satisfy even the most demanding headphone enthusiasts.
DAC type -- Dual Mode USB and Optical (SPDIF)
Inputs -- USB/Optical (SPDIF)
Outputs -- RCA stereo/3.5mm headphone
D/A converter -- AKM4396
Optical receiver -- CS8416
USB controller -- TI1020B
USB -- Type 1.1 or above
Full-scale output -- 2.0V RMS (RCA and Headphone)
Output impedance -- 47 ohms RCA, 10 ohms headphone
Power source -- USB 5V
Power requirements -- 200mA
USB power filtering -- 2-stage redundant regulation
SNR -- >110db
THD+N -- <0.002%
Crosstalk -- <-85db
Frequency response -- 10Hz - 25KHz +/- 0.5db
Input bit depth -- up to 24 bits
Input data rate -- up to 192KS/s (optical), 96KS/s (USB)
Product dimensions -- 3.5x4x1"
Shipping weight -- 1.0lbs (0.5kg)
See And Hear The Difference
Audioengine designers, with their attention to audio quality as well as visual aesthetics, have created a feast for both the eyes and ears. The rounded anodized aluminum case of the D1 reflects traditional Audioengine design and the audio fidelity is typical of Audioengine's commitment to great sound at an affordable price. The Audioengine D1 continues to close the gap between your computer music and home hi-fi and even if you're not an audio enthusiast we guarantee your music will sound better!
Setup is easy and no special software is needed, making D1 a true plug-and-play solution. The D1 outputs connect to any audio system or powered speakers, such as the Audioengine A5+ or A2. Power for the D1 is provided via the USB bus so there is no external power supply to connect.