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ESI Dr. DAC prime AD/DA Converter with USB Interface

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The ESI Dr. DAC Prime AD/DA Converter simply has everything you need in order to listen to digital music with p...  All product info

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ESI Dr. DAC prime

The ESI Dr. DAC Prime AD/DA Converter simply has everything you need in order to listen to digital music with pristine audio quality on the road or at your home.

Dr. DAC prime works with up to 24bit/192kHz and is not only equipped with both an optical (via the included miniplug-toslink adapter) and coaxial S/PDIF input but also with a full USB audio interface (up to 24bit/96kHz) for bit-perfect audio transfer. Optionally the incoming signal can be upsampled to 192kHz, using a TI SRC4382 high end sample rate converter.

The actual analog output signal is generated by a TI PCM1796 DAC with 123dB(a) dynamic range, featuring a full differental output with 3 LME49860NA opamps (8 pin) which are conveniently placed on sockets. The built-in headphone amplifier provides 1/8" and 1/4" connectors. The line output volume can be adjusted or fixed to send out the maximum dynamic range.

But Dr. DAC prime is much more: it provides line inputs (AKM AK5386 ADC with 110dB) as well as optical and coaxial S/PDIF inputs, allowing you to record your own signals with excellent audio quality.

Dr. DAC prime works under Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 as well as Mac OS X even without the installation of any driver software - that's Plug & Play in perfection, it could not be more simple. In addition, we offer an ASIO 2.0 compatible driver as option for Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8.

The main features of the ESI Dr. DAC Prime AD/DA Converter include:

  • Digital to analogue converter (and analogue to digital converter)
  • USB audio interface
  • Headphone amplifier
  • 2 Channel line output with RCA connector
  • Stereo headphone Output
  • DC 9V~12V wide range power input
  • 12V / 1.5A DC adapter included
  • dimensions: about 15.0cm x 10.4cm x 3.8cm
  • ASIO 2.0 driver support for Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8

Scope of Delivery:

  • USB Cable: Yes


  • Manufacturer: ESI
  • Number of Channels: 1
  • S/PDIF: Yes
  • Bit Resolution: 24 Bit
  • sampling rate (kHz): 192
  • Bus Powered: Yes
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