On special request of our customers, we are proud to offer the DAC I at its full glory with choke filtered and indirectly heated valve rectified power supply.
Also available with USB interface, valve based USB to SPDIF converter (I2S directly connected on request) and SPDIF input.
This is a high end entry level solution to a musical, organic & analogue sounding digital setup- just add an analogue sounding digital transport and re-experience your collection of music.
SW1X Audio Design™ DAC I Special Features:
a) Audio Note Copper foil, mylar in Oil signal output decoupling capacitors
b) Audio Note 2W copper, non- magnetic, tantalum film resistors on plates of the output tube
c) the STD version of DAC II can be ordered with either US made 5687/E182CC or Soviet 6N6P
Premium 6N6P from the 60s or
Premium vintage NOS black plate Tung Sol 5687/E182CC output tube
d) semi directly heated vintage GZ34 type of tube (from the 60s) in the PSU
e) output wiring is normally 1 x pair in fine silver and other is copper (by default),
This way one can fine tune the sound by using either output.
optional is all silver or all copper wiring
f) Tubed clock USB input, powered by an separate transformer
Note: Due to SW1X Audio Design’s ongoing research and development process, specifications are subject to change without notice.
Dimensions: Height (mm) 130 x Width (mm) 335x Depth (mm) 400
Weight (kg): 10.3
Max Power Consumption (W): 15
Output Noise, Unweighted (mVrms): < 0.5
Output Impedance (k Ohms): <1
Tube Compliment: 6N6P, 6X5GT
We do not recommend purchasing a key system component without first auditioning it carefully, which is why we have demonstration rooms and a flexible home loan policy.
However in certain situations it can be difficult for people to get to our showroom and for those instances we can offer our mail order service.