Benchmark DAC1

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The DAC1 is a reference-quality, 2-channel 192-kHz 24-bit audio digital-to-analog converter featuring Benchmark’s UltraLock™ technology. The DAC1 is designed for maximum transparency and is well suited for critical playback in studio control rooms and in mastering rooms. A compact and rugged enclosure makes the DAC1 an excellent choice for location recording, broadcast facilities, and mobile trucks. Designed and manufactured in the USA

  • Two Channel, 24-bit, 192-kHz, D-to-A Conversion
  • Plays 192-kHz with 52-kHz analog bandwidth
  • Direct connection to powered monitors
  • Total jitter immunity via UltraLockTM technology!
  • 116 dB signal-to-noise ratio @ 48-kHz, A weighted
  • THD+N = -107 dB (0.00045%) measured at-3 dBFS, any sample rate, any test frequency
  • AES, S/PDIF, and Toslink inputs
  • Digital input source-selection switch
  • Variable or preset output level controls
  • Balanced Low-Z XLR outputs
  • Unbalanced RCA outputs
  • Automatic de-emphasis for 44.1, 48, and 96-kHz when pre-emphasis bit is set
  • Headphone amp = 0.0003% THD into 60 Ω
  • Output-off switch position for headphone-only use
  • Front panel power and error indicating LEDs
  • Internal low-radiation toroidal power supply
  • International 120 - 240 input voltage range
  • 1/2 wide, 1RU high chassis
  • Machined aluminum front panel

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