AADac Digital to Analogue Converter
The new AAdac is the latest product of PureAA line. Just like the AAcento and AAphono, it is a product that perfectly fits in the Audio Analogue philosophy: its simple design, its remarkable sonic performance and its great care for the finish and for the materials and parts selection, make it a perfect partner for your digital sources. AAdac has a wide variety of functions and entering the set-up it is possible to regulate the led intensity, to change the channels balance, to select one of the 7 different digital filters and to set it to volume regulated mode to let it work as a preamplifier.
High performance D/A converter up to 32bit/768kHz using Sabre ES9038. Amanero USB converter up to 32bit/384KHz. Native DSD up to 512. 7 different digital filters. SPDIF, Toslink, AES/EBU digital inputs. Bluetooth aptX® high quality audio wireless input. Separate boards for each stage. Separate power supplies dedicated to digital and analogue sections. Fully balanced output stage and with discrete audio-grade components to perfectly support ultra-low noise and ultra-low distortion digital stage. High quality headphone output. Possibility to use in direct (DAC) or volume regulated mode (DAC + preamp). The drivers to use AAdac connected to computers with Windows operating system can be downloaded at the following link: http://amanero.com/drivers.htm - No drivers are required for MAC computers.
Output level: 2.9 µV (22 Hz ÷ 20 kHz )
Output level (A weighted): 2.1 µV
Output voltage - balanced (1kHz/0dB): 3.35 VRMS
Output voltage - unbalanced (1kHz/0dB): 3.35 VRMS
Dynamic range (A weighted): 124 dB
THD+N (1dB, 1kHz, FS = 48 kHz): -108 dB
Standby power consumption (230VAC): 0.7W
Dimensions (HxWxD): 100x220x390 mm
Weight: 5.5 Kg
Please note that this review also uses the matching AADrive