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Quad Link D-1 USB DAC


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Warranty length 2 Years
Length 10.0 Metre
Colour Black
Brand Quad HiFi

Tech Specs

Design philosophy and core technology USB / SPDIF interface & DAC
DAC Crystal CS4398
Sampling Frequency 44.1kHz - 192kHz
Maximum Sampling Frequency 192kHz
Digital input 1 x USB (asynchronous mode)
Digital output 1 x coaxial, 1 x Toslink optical
Output voltage 4V (unbalanced)
Output impedance 100Ω (unbalanced)
Frequency response 20Hz - 20kHz (+/-0.2dB)
Dynamic range 110dB
Height 130mm
Width 108mm
Depth 42mm
Carton size 600 x 400 x 340mm
Net weight 0.7kg
Gross weight 1.39kg

Product Description

Quad Link D-1 is the first dedicated DAC from Quad with USB/SPDIF interface and support for sampling frequencies from 32kHz to 192kHz, the perfect partner for enjoying music from PC or Mac with your Quad hi-fi, amplifier or active speakers. With the increased popularity of computer audio as a source, a high quality DAC is essential to enjoy the very best from high quality or lossless WMA files and FLAC files.

This DAC is USB 1.1 and 2.0 compliant and no custom USB drivers or software programs are required. In addition to its own internal state-of-the-art DAC, it can also be used as a USB to SPDIF interface to use inbetween your computer and any other DAC that doesn't include a USB input.

The main purpose of the D-1 is to offer high quality decoding of your computer based music into an analogue signal you can use with traditional components, something which it does exceptionally. This DAC is optimized for use with USB and therefore Quad have fitted a USB input only. For the time time and effort it takes to collect and store high quality files on computer, such a high quality DAC makes this seem all the more worthwhile.

Power requirements

- (depending on region) 230V (50 ~ 60Hz), etc.
- Safety regulation conformity CE, UL, CB, CCC, PSE, etc.
- Standard accessories power cord, remote control handset, batteries, user manual, certificate, USB link (Type A, Type B), etc.

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