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Product information

Features
Remote control, Display, Volume control
Built-in D/A converter
Yes
Headphone output
Yes
USB
Yes
Available colours
Black, Silver

General

Built-in D/A converter
Yes
D/A audio
24 bit / 192 kHz
DAC (audio chip)
Cirrus Logic CS4398
Can be used as a preamplifier
Yes

Connectors

Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0 pair
Analogue RCA stereo outputs
2 pair
Balanced input (analogue) XLR
0 pair
Balanced input digital XLR (AES / EBU)
0 pc
Balanced output (analogue) XLR
0 pair
Balanced output digital XLR (AES / EBU)
0 pc
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
1 pc
Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
2 pc
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
Firewire
No
Headphone output
Yes
Headphone output (3.5 mm)
Headphone output (Jack plug 6.3 mm/1/4
1 pc
Output effect per channel
Pre output (full range)
Tele plug 6.3mm input
0 pc
USB
Yes
USB powered (only mha USB)
No

Design

Available colours
Black, Silver

Dimensions

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
270 mm
Height
90 mm
Width
250 mm
Weight
5 kg

Features

Features
Remote control, Display, Volume control

Communication

Wireless connection

Compatibility

High resolution audio formats
DSD

Audio features

Tone/balance controller

Power supply

Battery operated
Separate power connector (mains)
Large power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C13/C17)

Miscellaneous

Release year
2014

Links

Reviews

3.9 of 5 stars

Based on 5 reviews

C0LD
2015-11-10
The headphone amplifier of this is great! It's real fun to listen to music now with headphones. It looks absolutely stunning is wonderful. This is quality!
Bjorken2k
2015-10-16
headphone amplifier is gold! Where an edited upgrade with this as an amplifier!
Ortovox
2015-04-22
Can not give it more than 10 out of 10 for the incredible sound and functionality for the price. DAC, headphone amplifier and preamp that everyone plays in a really high league. Was bought primarily as a replacement for my Cambridge DacMagic http://www.prisjakt.nu/produkt.php?o=372708 and the result was bigger difference than I could believe. Dacmagicen cost the new 2700 - and right when it came praised the DAC for its price but only DAC part in HD-DAC1 is easily worth it 3 times higher price. Have only used it for 2 days now but it struck me directly right of the large difference in detail in the treble, midrange and control in the base. It still Marantz character in tone as little about it warmer and fuller way. So to me that is sensitive to light / cutting / crisp treble, this is as close as I can get high definition audio that is still pleasant to listen to (with the peripherals I have). The first I tested huh running Squeezebox to HD DAC1 and to my Mid surround amplifier Marantz SR5004. This gave a really big lift greater than switching to my amplifier NAD M3. The right to my Marantz SR5004 lifted from performing 50% of the NAD M3 sound quality to 90%. So if you buy a surround amplifier in the SR5004 class (7000 :-) + HD DAC1 (8000 :-) for a total of 15000: - you can get 90% of the sound quality to the if you buy a 2 channel amplifier in the NAD M3 class (around 20000 :-) + HD DAC1 (8000 :-) for a total of 28000: -. The biggest difference huh pressure and check the base of my floor-standing speaker but with stand why huh difference is even smaller. The following setup I have had time to test HD DAC1 with so far. Speaker: XTZ 99.26Mk2 B & W 703 Amplifier: Nad M3 (M3 running only as the final step and HD DAC1 as preamp + DAC) Marantz SR5004 (Run HD DAC1 to DAC only) Sound Sources: Squeezebox Touch SPDIF / Coax only slush for better sound quality Windows computer (USB DAC) Will test the following forward too. XTZ 93.23 / 21 Speaker XTZ sub W8.16 XTZ sub W12.16 XTZ CD-100 Newer Marantz amplifier PS Drive Marantz HD DAC1 with upgraded power cable then this will make a tangible difference and have not tested with the original.