Introducing PecanPi+ DAC and Streamer: Orchard Audio’s latest offerings revolutionizing your audio experience!

Discover the advanced features of the new PecanPi+ Streamer and DAC! Learn more about the latest products from Orchard Audio.

Orchard Audio, a manufacturer of DACs, Streamers, and Amplifiers has launched its new PecanPi+ DAC and PecanPi+ Streamer products. The PecanPi+ DAC is considered an upgrade to their well-received PecanPi DAC and Streamer. Instead of the Burr-Brown DAC chips used in the original PecanPi product, PecanPi+ uses Asahi Kasei Microdevices’ (AKM) latest flagship AK4499EXEQ digital-to-analog converter and AK9141EQ Delta-sigma modulator chips to produce pure, unaltered audio. The AKM chips are coupled with low noise power supplies, ultra-low jitter clock, and high-performance audio operational amplifiers from Burr-Brown.

PecanPi+ Streamer
PecanPi+ DAC

The PecanPi+ Streamer is a high-resolution music streamer that can be controlled wirelessly using a phone, tablet, or computer and can also be connected to any digital transport utilizing S/PDIF. It can also be configured with a built-in headphone amplifier. The PecanPi+ DAC Hat board is ideal for DIY enthusiasts looking for top-quality audio equipment.

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PecanPi+ Streamer and DAC Specifications: PecanPi vs. PecanPi+

Specification: PecanPi/PecanPi+
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: XLR output (A-wt) 130dB/133dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: RCA output (A-wt) 124dB/128dB
Dynamic Range: XLR output 125dB/129dB
Dynamic Range: RCA output 122dB/124dB
SINAD: XLR output 110dB/116dB
SINAD: RCA output 110dB/112dB
Bit/Sample Rates Up to 24-bit / 192Khz/Up to 32-bit / 384kHz

The PecanPi+ DAC is priced at $499.95, with preorder pricing at 399.95 until the end of March. Additionally, The PecanPi+ Streamer is priced at $799.95, with preorder pricing at 699.95 until the end of March. Both are scheduled to ship in mid to late May. Look for our streamer review coming soon.

Orchard Audio is a small boutique audio company that aims to provide an immersive listening experience by offering a variety of top-quality DACs, streamers, and amplifiers. Their products are meticulously crafted in the United States, considering the needs of music enthusiasts who prioritize high-quality sound in their home theaters, listening rooms, or recording studios.

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