DAART DAART CANARY ESS9018K2M Desktop DAC & Headphone Amplifier (YULONG)

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Design Inspired by the nature. Extremely detailed.
Precision volume knob with defined texture and turning feel.
Single button selection and display in a 18K gold plated panel
Plenty inputs and outputs- USB, Optical, Line in, line out, headphone out
Can use as a headphone amplifier or a pure DAC
High performance ESS9018K2M+XMOS U8 solution
CLC power filtering and high power conversion
V_ref regulated separately with ultra low noise LDOs
Fully discrete, DC coupled, JFET input class A headphone amplifier
Thisis the Canary - your ideal partner on the desktop, a stylish, sleek, andmusical all-in-one decoder crafted with details in mind, such as delicatesurface treatment, and even an 18K gold plated input indication panel.headphone amplifier is full discrete, FET input DC coupling class A。
It comes with plenty of I/Os such asUSB, Optical, Coaxial, line in, line out and headphone outputs. The USB inputsupports Apple or android phones.
(Apple ios is not supported now. A firmware that works for ios is under development and you can update it through USB once released)
The USB input features proven XMOS solution which supports DSD256and PCM384KHz. Our years of experience with XMOS plus a custom made low phasenoise ensures ultimate performance in music reproduction.
Theheart of DAC is based on ESS9018MK2. There are 5 groups of low noise LDOsfeeding its digital,analogue and V_ref power supplies for optimizedperformance. Output features ADA4705 and high current opamp OPA1688 for bufferbringing natural sound and effortless driving capability.
Theuniversal 100-240V external power supply is custom made from a Taiwan basedsupplier with excellent reputation. Internal power conversion is symmetricalultra high frequency conversion with special filter and decoupling designs.
The headphone amplifier is full discrete, FET input DC couplingclass A design. There is no capacitor in signal path from the decoder toheadphone output which might degrade the audio performance. The bias of eachstage was fine tuned to satisfy both measurement and listening performance. Ithas a very low distortion even under high output levels.
A refined knobgives you pleasure to control the volume, and the source selection is done by abutton and built in MCU.
A group ofauditors, including engineers from DAART, musicians, music producers andcritics collaborated their time and efforts making sure the Canary performs notonly in measurements, but also the enjoyment of listening experience.
Dear music enthusiasts, here comes DAART,a new brand line of Yulong Audio family, which was crafted by collaboration ofYulong and experienced musicians to bring you audio products in fashion andperformance, yet very affordable.
Canary,as the first product in this brand, was inspired from flying wings which echoesin its slick and streamlined design
USB inputsupports DoP64, DoP128, Native DSD64/128/256, PCM 16-32bit, 32-384KHz
Coaxial andToslink input supports PCM 16-24bit,44.1-384KHz
S/N ratio: -128dB
Dynamic range: 120dB
Distortion: 0.0004%
Frequency response: 20-30KHz -0.15dB
Headphone output: 100mW @ 600 Ohm, 200mW @ 300 Ohm, 400mW @ 150Ohm, 1000mW @ 32 Ohm
Dimension: 19cm*13cm*5cm
Weight: 0.7kg

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