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Kronos AV 24bit Digital to Analogue Converter
£24.99 £99.00
Built-in Cirrus Logic IC (8416-GZZ)  Supports sampling rate at 32KHz, 44.1KHz, 48KHz, 96KHz and 192KHz, up to 24-bit resolution Inputs: 1 x Toslink, 1 x RCA (Coaxial)  Outputs: 2 x RCA (R/L), 1 x 3.5mm Jack Power input: AC 100-240V 50/60Hz Power Output: DC 5V (USB Powered)  Consumption: 0.5 watts (max)  Dimension: 73 x 55 x 22mm 
Built-in Cirrus Logic IC (8416-GZZ)  Supports sampling rate at 32KHz, 44.1KHz, 48KHz, 96KHz and 192KHz, up to 24-bit resolution Inputs: 1...
Pro-Ject Box Design DAC Box E - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£74.50
The DAC Box E by Pro-Ject is an entry level Digital/Analogue converter for your digital sound sources. Despite its bargain price, the DAC Box E uses high quality components to deliver an outstanding sound from such a small package and supports HD audio up to 24/192kHz. The internal circuitry design of the DAC Box E is perfectly linear with low output impedance to avoid any interference from cables or amplifiers. This compact DAC is a perfect sound upgrade for most home entertainment systems by adding better sound quality for the likes of your CD Player, BluRay or DVD player, Games console or set-top box. Key Features: 24bit / 192kHz D/A conversion Co-axial (RCA) & optical (Toslink) S/PDIF input SMD circuitry Special low noise components Internal metal shielding Small size allows installation close to source Gold plated RCA connection sockets Outboard power supply included Black or White casing
The DAC Box E by Pro-Ject is an entry level Digital/Analogue converter for your digital sound sources. Despite its bargain...
AudioQuest DragonFly USB Digital-Audio Converter DAC (v1.2) + Preamp + Headphone Amp - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£129.00
Among the improvements, the circuitry between the DAC chip and the analog output stage has been refined to create a more direct signal path, leading to even greater transparency and immediacy. Also, the DAC’s power supply has been fortified, which gives the sound more “grip,” and even greater dynamic contrast.  Beautiful Sound From Any Computer, Anywhere USB Stick-Size Digital-Audio Converter Plays All Music Files: MP3 to High-Res Drives Headphones Directly Variable Output Drives Powered Speakers or Power Amp Fixed Output Feeds Preamp or Receiver Asynchronous Transfer Ensures Digital Timing Integrity Dual Fixed-Frequency Master Clocks Enable Optimal ‘Clocking’ (Digital Timing) For All Sample Rates DragonFly is an affordable and easy-to-use device that delivers far superior sound by bypassing the poor quality sound card that is built into your computer. DragonFly is a sleek, flash drive sized Digital-Audio Converter that connects to a USB jack on a Mac® or Windows® PC, turning...
Among the improvements, the circuitry between the DAC chip and the analog output stage has been refined to create a...
AudioQuest Dragonfly Red DAC - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£169.00
USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices (requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adaptor) Drives headphones directly Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity High output (2.1 volts) drives almost all headphones, including power-hungry models 32-bit ESS 9016 DAC with minimum-phase filter Bit-perfect digital volume control
USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as...
Taga Harmony DA-300 v.2 Digital-Analog Converter - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£199.00
The powerful, slim and elegant piece of art delivering best music directly from your digital source! This miniature Digital-Analog Converter converts digital audio signal from your source to a high class analog signal with clearer, richer and more powerful sound.   Thanks to its small dimensions it can be easily added to any audio system, a computer (through the USB input) or a video game console – it can be almost “invisible” but still change your digital music to a thrilling music experience. 
The powerful, slim and elegant piece of art delivering best music directly from your digital source! This miniature Digital-Analog Converter...
Pro-ject DAC Box DS - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£248.50
The DAC Box DS is not only an excellent D/A converter for 'traditional' digital sound sources (such as CD players) because of its optical and coaxial inputs; but it also acts as a superior USB audio interface for the increasingly demanding world of computer audio. Moreover, the DAC Box DS is now one of the most affordable hi-fi DACs available to handle pure DSD playback. With a free update released in March 2014, the DAC Box DS can now play DSDx64 and DSDx128 DSF audio files. For advice on how to upgrade an existing DAC Box DS to DSD compatibility, click here. There are many ways to transmit data to and from your PC, but one of the biggest issues faced involves risking the data being overlapped by computer-based distortion and 'jitter' on the digital signal. These negative effects can negatively impact on the sound performance in the form of...
The DAC Box DS is not only an excellent D/A converter for 'traditional' digital sound sources (such as CD players)...
Tag McLaren DAC20 F3 Sereis DAC (USED)
£249.99
Tag McLaren DAC 20 F3 Series Beautifully built and sturdy DAC from Tag McLaren. 100% working order, and is in immaculate condition. One owner from new.  Condition: Immaculate Original Boxes: No No of owners: 1 Finish: Black Although the item does not have the original boxes, it can be shipped. The item will be reboxed and heavily packaged. 
Tag McLaren DAC 20 F3 Series Beautifully built and sturdy DAC from Tag McLaren. 100% working order, and is in...
Onkyo DAC-HA200 - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£250.00
D/A Converter and Headphone Amplifier Reference Hi-Fi Goes Portable The first practical and portable DAC/amp to provide a direct-digital connection to your iPod touch®, iPhone®, or iPad®, the DAC-HA200 brings high-resolution D/A conversion and premium Onkyo amplification to all the headphones in your collection. As well as connecting Lightning-equipped iOS devices, the USB-A input supports AOA 2.0-compliant Android devices for CD-quality sound, while a USB Micro-B input links to PC and Mac. When connected via USB, your DAC-HA200 offers free access to the Onkyo HD Player Pack app, allowing you to load your iOS device with 96/24 and 5.6 MHz DSD albums and to personalize the sound with a 16,384-band equalizer. The compact aluminum amp is loaded with proven technology, including a Burr-Brown PCM5102 D/A converter, MUSES 8920 op-amp, and a discrete Class AB push-pull output stage. As you would expect from a company that’s been handcrafting hi-fi equipment since...
D/A Converter and Headphone Amplifier Reference Hi-Fi Goes Portable The first practical and portable DAC/amp to provide a direct-digital connection...
Pro-Ject (Project) Box Design Pre Box S2 Digital DAC/Preamp (Roon Ready)
£299.00
S2-Line The Pre Box S2 Digital is an ultra-modern DAC, pre-amplifier and headphone amplifier, engineered inside a compact, beautifully made chassis; representing luxury high-end audio performance at an astonishing price. Entering the market as the first product of the S2 Line from Box Design by Pro-Ject Audio Systems, the Pre Box S2 Digital is designed to accomodate even the most demanding digital audio enthusiasts. Built around the high-end ESS Sabre ESS9038Pro DAC chip, the Pre Box S2 Digital is capable of converting Hi-Res Audio signals up-to 32-bit / 768kHz PCM or DSD512 (DoP) via its Type-B USB port. The DAC has also been configured to unfold the very latest MQA audio files and is certified Roon Ready. Via the additional Coaxial and Optical inputs, the DAC chip is configured to handle up-to 24-bit / 192kHz data from external digital transports. Where the Pre Box S2 Digital enters a league of...
S2-Line The Pre Box S2 Digital is an ultra-modern DAC, pre-amplifier and headphone amplifier, engineered inside a compact, beautifully made...
Teac UD301 USB Audio DAC - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£399.00
Dual Monaural Digital-to-Analog Converter A new standard in high-resolution audio, delivering high performance audio from a desktop component Main Feature  A compact (215mm width) digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with USB input Compatible with 2.8MHz/5.6MHz DSD native playback and 32bit/192kHz high-resolution sound sources Asynchronous transmission mode capability and 192kHz up-conversion option Dual monaural design eliminates interference between the left and right channels. Built around twin BurrBrown PCM1795 DAC chips Toroidal core power transformer XLR balanced output The USB DAC can be directly connected to a power amplifier or active speaker and the output level (XLR, RCA) can be set to fixed, adjustable or off.     By setting the XLR or RCA output level to “Off,” unnecessary circuits (other than those of the headphone amplifier) are isolated, enabling the sound quality of the headphone amplifier to be further enhanced. Full metal housing provides both excellent vibration control and a classy look, in a compact...
Dual Monaural Digital-to-Analog Converter A new standard in high-resolution audio, delivering high performance audio from a desktop component Main Feature ...
Onkyo DAC-HA300 - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£500.00
D/A Converter/Headphone Amplifier/SD Player Portability and Pure Musicality for Lovers of Hi-Res Music The DAC/headphone amplifier DAC-HA300 supports 192 kHz/24-bit Hi-Res PCM and 5.6 MHz DSD playback via iOS and Android devices using a Lightning or On-the-Go USB cables and our free HF Player app. Whether you love the extra detail and clarity of next-generation audio formats, or just want to make compressed files sound better, the DAC-HA300’s acclaimed MUSES8920 op-amp, fully discrete push-pull output stage, and high-end PCM1795 digital-to-analog converter bring music alive with breathtaking realism. This device also accepts microSD cards filled with music, and together with its compact size, makes it a versatile and highly portable all-in-one Hi-Fi player when you’re on the move. Thanks to a durable lithium-ion battery, you can expect up to seven hours of playtime between charges. For desktop use, there’s a Micro USB Type-B input to enable asynchronous D/A conversion and amplification...
D/A Converter/Headphone Amplifier/SD Player Portability and Pure Musicality for Lovers of Hi-Res Music The DAC/headphone amplifier DAC-HA300 supports 192 kHz/24-bit...
Rega DAC-R
£598.00

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The Rega DAC-R is a 16/20/24-bit at 32kHz to 192kHz digital to analogueconverter. Incorporating an enhanced version of the Rega designed circuit,the DAC-R offers the highest possible resolution over all inputs includingfully asynchronous USB with the addition of remote functionality. Product Details Developed to be simple to set up and use, the Rega DAC-R is designedto optimise performance from any two channel PCM digital audio source.With the PC now widely accepted as a credible medium for storing andstreaming music,the use of high quality lossless files such as WAV, FLACand ALAC offer performance through the DAC-R equal to, and in somecases better than, Red Book CD. Great care has been taken to removenoise generated by the PC and other input sources. (During developmentthis was identified as a major drawback with many DAC’s on the markettoday).The DAC-R is housed in a custom aluminium and steel case and boastsa pair of Wolfson DAC IC’s, three user selectable digital...
The Rega DAC-R is a 16/20/24-bit at 32kHz to 192kHz digital to analogueconverter. Incorporating an enhanced version of the Rega designed...
Pro-Ject DAC Box DS2 Ultra - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£599.00

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DS2 Line The DAC Box DS2 Ultra is a true high-end digital-analogue converter, with optimal fidelity and a wide feature set for use in almost any digital hi-fi system. Built around the premium Asahi Kasei Microdevices AK4490 DAC chip, the DAC Box DS2 Ultra works with digital signals up-to 32-bit / 768kHz and DSD256 (DoP). The additional AK4137EQ sample rate converter with Velvet Sound technology up-scales all signals to 768kHz for minimal signal loss and enables the built-in filters (5 to choose from) and sound modes (3 to choose from) to have a greater impact. With this chip set configuration, the DAC Box DS2 Ultra can deliver the same rich, musical sound-field, with accurate bass reproduction and minimal distortion, as the superior Pre Box DS2 Digital. The DAC Box DS2 boasts six digital input options. The two coaxial and three optical inputs are limited to 24-bit / 192kHz signals, where the...
DS2 Line The DAC Box DS2 Ultra is a true high-end digital-analogue converter, with optimal fidelity and a wide feature...
Advance Acoustic / Paris DX1 DAC
£690.00

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The DX1 is much more than an exceptional DAC capable of handling PCM signals up to 768 kHz and DSD 2.8, 5.6 and 11.2, thanks to its settings, it becomes a preamplifier / DAC and a powerful headphone amplifier. The Smart DX1 manages PCM signals up to 768 kHz and DSD 2.8, 5.6 and 11.2. The DX1 is one of the components of the Smart series, it is available in white or black finish and is simply beautiful, thanks to the methacrylate facade. A power button / standby and a rotary knob are enough to control everything! The first command, surrounded by a red ring in standby, goes blank when the DAC is operational. The rotary knob is surrounded by a white LED. This unique control acts on the selection of many digital inputs: six optical S / PDIF and three coaxial including BNC, AES XLR, two USB, A for connection with an Apple device like...
The DX1 is much more than an exceptional DAC capable of handling PCM signals up to 768 kHz and DSD 2.8,...
Parasound Zdac v.2 with headphone amplifier - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£729.00

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Analog volume control for RCA and XLR outputs Separate volume control for the headphone Jacks Digital audio connection to LightingTM jack-equipped Apple® devices (USB adapter required) Updated headphone amp with increased gain 1/4" and 1/8" 24k gold plated headphone jacks 12V input and output triggers Volume control lock out switch Premium Analog Devices AD1853 24-bit/192 kHz Digital to Analog Converter IC All inputs feature jitter reduction and are re-clocked and up-sampled to 422 kHz / 24 bit USB input for playing music from PC or Mac (driver-less for easy setup) Asynchronous sample rate conversion for all inputs including the USB input Works with any format file on your computer up to 96 kHz / 24 bit Optical and Coaxial digital inputs for use with any standard digital connection RCA unbalanced and XLR balanced analog outputs High current headphone output with volume control can drive any headphones from 32 to 600 ohms...
Analog volume control for RCA and XLR outputs Separate volume control for the headphone Jacks Digital audio connection to LightingTM jack-equipped...
Pro-Ject DAC Box RS Digital to Analogue Converter - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£798.50

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The advanced DAC Box RS is a reference-class D/A converter for all kinds of digital stereo sound sources. It superbly acts as a superior USB audio interface for demanding computer audio, also features AES/EBU input and I²S interface for use with CD Box RS. For the engaged audiophile we provide full DSD capability (up to DSD128) over PCM. All inputs fully support 24/192kHz HD music data (optical inputs 96/24) in fully asynchronous mode. Additionally DAC Box RS incorporates a pair of the best audio grade DAC chips, PCM 1792, which only can be found in expensive high-end designs. 2 different digital filter settings are selectable to meet your favourite sound preferences. Additionally we realized that its also depending on customers taste and type of music/recording, what technology for the output stage is preferable. More warm and relaxed sounding with Tubes or Solid State Class A with limitless details and dynamics....
The advanced DAC Box RS is a reference-class D/A converter for all kinds of digital stereo sound sources. It superbly...
PS Audio Network Bridge MKII - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£799.00

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Playing high-end audio just got a whole lot more fun The PerfectWave Network Bridge II brings network connectivity to your DirectStream or PerfectWave DAC. Based on UPnP formats, Bridge II can be controlled with any UPnP controller and is able to connect over your home’s Local Area Network via Ethernet (Cat 5). Connect a NAS, computer, JRiver, whatever you have to your PWD or DirectStream. And now ROON Ready!   The PerfectWave Network Bridge II allows PerfectWave DAC and DirectStream DAC owners to enter the world of connected audio and rediscover their music in a fun way that has few sonic compromises. Bridge II is the successor to the original Bridge network card. Bridge II has a number of advances to the original, including gapless play, stable connectivity, far better sound, lower jitter, higher speed architecture. The step from Bridge I to Bridge II is a significant one. With Bridge II you aren’t tied to a...
Playing high-end audio just got a whole lot more fun The PerfectWave Network Bridge II brings network connectivity to your...
Lehmann Linear USB Headphone Amplifier and DAC - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£849.00

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Turn your computer into a High End audio source! The Linear USB built-in DAC is meticulously built with an integrated Burr Brown DAC and separate voltage regulators of highest quality. The USB connector is only used to transport the signal and not as a power supply. The Linear USB is a high end headphone amplifier that will satisfy even the highest requirements for quality headphone music reproduction. The selectable gain (0 dB, 10 dB, 20 dB) of the Linear USB effectively optimizes the output level of the zero global feedback Class A output stage. Practically all high quality dynamic headphones available will show their best possible performance. Carefully selected top notch components and a highly sophisticated circuit design guarantee top performance listening pleasure. For stereo setups consiting of your computer and an additional analog source like a CD player or a turntable with a phono stage the Linear USB is...
Turn your computer into a High End audio source! The Linear USB built-in DAC is meticulously built with an integrated...
PS Audio NuWave DAC - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£949.00

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Sometimes good things come in small packages and that's certainly the case with the NuWave DAC. Our most affordable D to A Converter gives up little in the way of features from our larger and more expensive versions. Fully asynchronous on its inputs, the NWD can take just about any type of input, at sample rates and bit depths to match current high resolution standards and output pure analog through a fully discrete output stage. Used with any CD player or transport, the NWD produces a seamless three dimensional soundstage from your entire CD library. Connected to your computer, running music management software like iTunes, Bit Perfect, Amarra, or J River and an iPhone or Droid controller, the NWD becomes your center for streaming high resolution music at the touch of a finger. Performance as well as musicality are never compromised. Hand tuned and personally voiced by Paul McGowan, this fine...
Sometimes good things come in small packages and that's certainly the case with the NuWave DAC. Our most affordable D to...
Pro-Ject Box Design Pre RS Digital Preamp - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£998.00

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The Pre Box RS Digital combines all the features of the DAC Box RS with selectable solid-state or tube output stages. As in all of Pro-Ject’s top-class digital products, they use PCM1792 DAC chips from Texas Instruments, but a new feature in the Pre Box RS Digital is its dual chip mode to achieve ultimate fidelity. As a selectable feature a second DAC chip from Texas Instruments is on board, that can handle up to 32bit/384kHz. Included on the Pre Box Digital RS is a headphone output with selectable impedances for perfect matching with your headphones. The Pre Box Digital RS offers 3-dimensional sound-staging, perfect micro dynamics and ultimate resolution combined with flexibility to use a wide range of digital and 1 analogue sound sources. Combined with the Pro-Ject CD Box RS the Pre Box RS Digital will give outstanding sound experience, because of a I²S connection provided via RJ45...
The Pre Box RS Digital combines all the features of the DAC Box RS with selectable solid-state or tube output...
Advance Acoustic Stereo Preamplifier and DAC X-PREAMP - Kronos AV - Interest Free Credit 0% - FREE Shipping
£1,050.00

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New circuits, improved schematics, more music, more modern cosmetics. - The X-Preamp regroups all the classical functions and technology of a High-End preamplifier. The numerous connections allow to link to different sources, Balanced and unbalanced inputs and outputs, MM phono input. - The X-Preamp provides a high-end D/A converter Burr Brown PCM 1796, 24 bits x 192 kHz for Coax, Optical and AES/EBU inputs, as an USB – XMOS input ( asynchronous – XMOS 24 bits x 192 kHz ) in order to obtain from your MAC or PC the better musical performance. Plug your computer to listen audio files, the internet radios as streaming websites in High Fidelity. - The X-Preamp provides a Tone Control as a balance. These circuits can be disconnected via a « Bypass ». - A remote control device delivered with the X-Preamp will make it easier to use.. For better results, use ACS10 :...
New circuits, improved schematics, more music, more modern cosmetics. - The X-Preamp regroups all the classical functions and technology of...