The M-DAC is housed in a smart styling aluminium case with solid build and ample connectivity. Alongside the USB input with Asynchronous data processing, there are two each of coaxial and optical digital inputs, and one each of coaxial and optical digital outputs.
The audio signal is provided via RCA single-ended and XLR balanced audio outputs. A wand-like remote control handset allows you to switch inputs, select from preset digital filters and alter the display.
The large clear screen allows you to see what input is being used and the sample rate being received. High-res 24-bit/192kHz music files can be played on the M-DAC via the coaxial input, while optical and USB inputs support 24-bit/96kHz data.
|DAC||ESS Sabre32 9018 chip|
|Maximum Sampling Frequency||84.672MHz|
|Digital Inputs||2 x Coaxial (24-bit/192kHz)
2 x Toslink Optical (24bit/96kHz)
1 x USB Type-B (24bit/96kHz)
|Frequency Response||20Hz-20kHz (+/-0.2dB)|
|Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)||RCA <0.002% / XLR <0.0008%|
|Dynamic Range||RCA: >115dB / XLR: >122dB|
|Crosstalk||RCA: < -120dB / XLR: < -130dB|
|Analogue Output Connections||1 pair RCA Phono and 1 pair of balanced XLR|
|Digital Output Connections||1 x RCA Phono and 1 x Optical TOSlink|
|Included Accessories||Remote Control|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||59 x 250 x 252mm|
|Colour Choice||Black or Silver|