Audiolab 8200DQ stereo pre-amplifier dac


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The Audiolab 8200DQ is a digital to analogue converter (DAC) of advanced specifications and impeccable performance, with the inclusion of high quality pre and headphone amplifiers. 8200 DQ exhibits a number of digital inputs including USB, coax, and optical - one of the most flexible integrated DACs on the market.
The designers at Audiolab have focused on compatibility with the USB capable of interfacing with a number of media players including WMP, iTunes, and iRiver. Additionally it is capable of playing full HD audio sources up to 24Bit 96kHz through the asynchronous USB design.
Designed around the advanced ESS Sabre32 9018 DAC, the Audiolab 8200CDQ delivers optimal sonic performance from digital sources. The ESS DAC in conjunction with Audiolab's proprietary discrete master clock circuit manages to achieve 100% jitter attenuation within the digital domain. This is expressed through music playback with unrivalled detail and timing.
Comprised of over 1700 components using precision SMT manufacturing on a 4 layer PCB, the Audiolab 8200DQ is the most advanced electronic design in Audiolab's long history.

Exceptional connectivity, including a USB port and XLR outputs
USB port can be used to enhance the quality of digital audio playback from a PC, Mac etc.
Any PC/Mac media player (iTunes etc.) can be controlled via the Audiolab?s remote handset
USB port also allows the player to be upgraded via firmware updates in the future
Four selectable digital filters enable the user to tailor the sound to his/her own taste
Four DACs per channel (ultra-high-quality 32-bit DACs from ESS Technology)
Proprietary, discrete master clock ensures ultra-low jitter
Balanced, discrete, Class A output stages maximise sound quality
Four Digital Inputs (2 optical, 2 coaxial)
Pre amplifier with 3 line-level inputs / source selection / volume control
Class A headphone amplifier included

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