Chord Electronics Dave DAC Pre-amp Headphone Amplifier

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$19,000.00

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The Chord Electronics Dave DAC Pre-amp Headphone Amplifier is the flagship DAC, a reference-level device containing the latest generation FPGA technology. It is the most advanced DAC in the world.

DAVE is the most advanced DAC that has ever been made. It features the very best conversion technology available, using proprietary techniques never seen before, making DAVE the most advanced DAC/preamp amplifier in the world. DAVE stands for ‘Digital to Analogue Veritas in Extremis’, a moniker that best reflects the product’s capability; a device so advanced and with so few compromises, that it is truthful in the extreme.

Main Features:

  • 164k tap FPGA DAC
  • 768kHz Type B USB Input
  • 4x 768kHz BNC Coax Inputs
  • 2x 96kHz AES/EBU Inputs
  • 2x 96kHz Optical Inputs
  • Expandable DXO Inputs
  • 1x Unbalanced RCA Outputs
  • 1x Balanced XLR Outputs
  • 1x ¼” Headphone Output
  • Supports 800Ω Headphones
  • Configurable Crossfeed
  • Standalone Preamp Function
  • Galvanically Isolated USB
  • Supports up to 768kHz
  • Native DSD Supported
  • DSD 512 (8x) Capable
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis
Ensembe Stand Complete 900x675

Specifications

Weight
5 kg
Dimensions
33.5 × 7.8 cm
availability

Store

headphone type

Headphone Amplifiers

colour

Black, Silver

Technical Specifications

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz +/- 0.1dB

THD +N: -127.5dB (AWT)

Channel Separation: >125dB @ 1kHz

Dynamic Range: 127.5dB (AWT)

Headphone Output:
1% THD 6.8v RMS with 300Ω (154mW)
1% THD 6.8v RMS with 33Ω (1.4w)

Output Impedance: 0.055Ω (short circuit protected)

Operating voltage: 90v AC – 250v AV auto switching 50Hz – 60Hz

Depth: 15.2cm

Other Specifications

Tap length filter: 164,000

THD + N: 127.5dB (AWT)

Channel separation: >125dB @ 1KHz

Dynamic range: 127.5dB (AWT)

Sample frequencies: 44.1Khz – 768Khz (16 – 32bit) and DSD64 to DSD512 native DSD + DoP (input dependant)

Digital Inputs

4x 75Ω S/PDIF BNC Coax – 44.1kHz to 384kHz

1x AES XLR – 44.1kHz to 96kHz

2x Fibre Optic TOSLINK – 44.1kHz to 96kHz

1x USB Type B – 44.1kHz to 768kHz (16 – 32bit) – PCM and DSD

Analogue outputs

1x Stereo Pair of Unbalanced RCA

1x Stereo Pair of Balanced XLR

1x ¼” TRS Jack Headphone Output

Included Accessories

DAVE Quickstart guide
Safety instructions
10A Mains IEC cable
IR Remote control
Type-A USB to Type-B USB cable
Optical cable
2x AAA batteries

Perfect with

Choral Ensemble Stand
Ultima Pre 2
Étude

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The Chord Electronics Dave DAC Pre-amp Headphone Amplifier is the flagship DAC, a reference-level device containing the latest generation FPGA technology. It is the most advanced DAC in the world.

DAVE is the most advanced DAC that has ever been made. It features the very best conversion technology available, using proprietary techniques never seen before, making DAVE the most advanced DAC/preamp amplifier in the world. DAVE stands for ‘Digital to Analogue Veritas in Extremis’, a moniker that best reflects the product’s capability; a device so advanced and with so few compromises, that it is truthful in the extreme.

Main Features:

  • 164k tap FPGA DAC
  • 768kHz Type B USB Input
  • 4x 768kHz BNC Coax Inputs
  • 2x 96kHz AES/EBU Inputs
  • 2x 96kHz Optical Inputs
  • Expandable DXO Inputs
  • 1x Unbalanced RCA Outputs
  • 1x Balanced XLR Outputs
  • 1x ¼” Headphone Output
  • Supports 800Ω Headphones
  • Configurable Crossfeed
  • Standalone Preamp Function
  • Galvanically Isolated USB
  • Supports up to 768kHz
  • Native DSD Supported
  • DSD 512 (8x) Capable
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis
Ensembe Stand Complete 900x675

Specifications

Weight
5 kg
Dimensions
33.5 × 7.8 cm
availability

Store

headphone type

Headphone Amplifiers

colour

Black, Silver

Technical Specifications

Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz +/- 0.1dB

THD +N: -127.5dB (AWT)

Channel Separation: >125dB @ 1kHz

Dynamic Range: 127.5dB (AWT)

Headphone Output:
1% THD 6.8v RMS with 300Ω (154mW)
1% THD 6.8v RMS with 33Ω (1.4w)

Output Impedance: 0.055Ω (short circuit protected)

Operating voltage: 90v AC – 250v AV auto switching 50Hz – 60Hz

Depth: 15.2cm

Other Specifications

Tap length filter: 164,000

THD + N: 127.5dB (AWT)

Channel separation: >125dB @ 1KHz

Dynamic range: 127.5dB (AWT)

Sample frequencies: 44.1Khz – 768Khz (16 – 32bit) and DSD64 to DSD512 native DSD + DoP (input dependant)

Digital Inputs

4x 75Ω S/PDIF BNC Coax – 44.1kHz to 384kHz

1x AES XLR – 44.1kHz to 96kHz

2x Fibre Optic TOSLINK – 44.1kHz to 96kHz

1x USB Type B – 44.1kHz to 768kHz (16 – 32bit) – PCM and DSD

Analogue outputs

1x Stereo Pair of Unbalanced RCA

1x Stereo Pair of Balanced XLR

1x ¼” TRS Jack Headphone Output

Included Accessories

DAVE Quickstart guide
Safety instructions
10A Mains IEC cable
IR Remote control
Type-A USB to Type-B USB cable
Optical cable
2x AAA batteries

Perfect with

Choral Ensemble Stand
Ultima Pre 2
Étude

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