DAC V is our top of the line, super DAC. It is the signal output transformer de-coupled version of the DAC IV, powered by Directly Heated Triodes and Directly Heated Diodes. Components & materials inside the DAC V are the finest availble and are harmonically matched to the highest possible degree.
Signal output transformer de-coupling is the closest approximation to a truely “invisibly” sounding DAC.
The major benefits of having a signal output transformer (L- inductive coupling) over a resistor-capacitor (RC) signal de-coupling is as following:
Available in different versions: Special and the limited Signature version with different signal output transformer options (Permalloy or Super HiB) and wiring.
SW1X Audio Design™ DAC V Features:
Note: Due to SW1X Audio Design’s ongoing research and development process, specifications are subject to change without notice
Dimensions: Height (mm) 250 x Width (mm) 440 x Depth (mm) 400
Weight (kg): 23
Max Power Consumption (W): 80
Output Noise, Unweighted (mVrms): < 0.5
Output Impedance (Ohms): <10
Tube Compliment: 2 x 6SL9, 2 x 45 or 2 x (71A/45/AD1/300B) , 1 x 5Z3/80,1 x E180F, 1 x EAA91
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.