Take your audio experience to the next level with Audioengine’s 2nd Gen Hi-Res D1 Portable Amplifier and DAC. Enjoy great sound on the go!
Audioengine is launching its latest product, the 2nd Generation Hi-Res 32-bit D1 Portable Headphone Amplifier and DAC. This upgraded device is designed to deliver superior audio performance via its new USB-C and optical (SPDIF) digital input, making it compatible with phones, tablets, laptops, and computers.
It is equipped with an ESS ES9018 DAC chip, which now handles PCM up to 32/394 (the original Gen 1 only did 24/96), and its headphone output offers full-scale output of 2.0V RMS with an output impedance of 4.7 ohms. The D1 also features USB Audio 2.0, RCA, and mini-jack outputs.
Additionally, the company says that its device boasts a truly exceptional feature – SG2019 USB power filtering that guarantees a clear power supply and an uninterrupted, noise-free listening experience. Additionally, they say it has an impressive SNR of over 105dB, THD+N lower than 0.0025% @ 1KHz, and crosstalk of -46dB, ensuring a high-quality audio output with minimal distortion.
Audioengine also declares that their new DAC is compact and lightweight, making it perfect for travel.
“We’re really excited about the launch of our new 2nd Generation D1,” said Audioengine CEO, Nate Rodriguez. “We’ve designed this product to offer an unparalleled audio experience for music lovers on the go. It’s a must-have for anyone who wants to listen to their music the way it was meant to be heard.”
Here’s a quick list of the D1’s features and benefits, taken from their website:
-High-performance headphone amp and preamp
-USB and S/PDIF optical inputs, analog output
-Direct volume control from your computer, phone, or tablet
-Accurate volume control without any imbalance at lower levels
-Separate outputs for headphones and powered speakers or AV receiver
-Powered by USB from your computer, phone or tablet
-Custom audiophile-grade RCA connectors and aluminum case
-Audiophile sound performance at a budget-friendly price
-Built ultra-small and perfectly sized for your desktop or on the go
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