M2 Tech, the Italian hifi manufacturer that brought us the well received hiFace S/PDIF output interface and the Evo m2techDAC, have introduced the hiFace DAC, an async 2.0 USB 384/32 DAC.

Details

The hiFace DAC includes: asynchronous data transfer mode on USB 2.0, compliancy to USB 2.0 Audio Class (no drivers needed for MacOS, IOS, Linux and Android), very low phase noise oscillators and last-generation conversion IC capable of 384kHz and 23 bits.
Windows users will enjoy it in Direct Sound, Kernel Streaming, WASAPI and ASIO (depending on the OS version), while Mac users will be able to take advantage from Integer mode and Direct mode.
While the hiFace DAC output is purposely designed to give its best with amplifiers’ and preamplifiers’ line level inputs, it may also be used to drive medium- and high-impedance headphones.

Specifications

Input 1 x USB A type male
Output 1 x 3.5mm stereo jack socket
I/O
Standard:    Input USB 2.0 Audio Format,
Output stereo analogue
Sampling Frequency:    44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4khZ, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz
Resolution:    16 up to 32 bit
Output voltage:    2.0Vrms @10kOhms
Frequency response:    5-22kHz (fs=44.1kHz)    5-150kHz (fs=384kHz)
THD+N:    112dB (@ 1kHz, A-weighted)
Dimensions:    8.8(d) x 1.4(h) x 2(w)
Power Supply:    5V DC from USB bus
Weight: 20gr approx.

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