The HP-A8C is a 32bit DAC / Headphone Amplifier model and features finely designed Analog and Digital circuitries as well as the epoch-making DSD audio playback function.
Housed in a gorgeous enclosure featuring glass front panel and black side panel, the HP-A8C is set to spark the interest of both high-end headphone users as well as PC audio makers, professionals and enthusiasts.
Partner with the TH-900 premium headphones for excellent results.
High fidelity 32bit D/A converter (Asahi Kasei's AK4399) and all discrete analog circuitry headphone amplifier.Complies with USB Audio Class 2.0 up to 32bit / 192kHz (24bit on Windows)Asynchronous mode by highly precise TCXO (Temperature Compensated Cristal Oscillator) clock.Highly precise level adjustment by an electronic volume designed for audio equipment.Large capacity toroidal power transformer.Built-in SD (SDHC) card drive for epoch-making DSD file (DSF format) reproduction in addition to the firmware update.Selectable between the internal clock and the external clock (except for USB and SD card)Built-in up-sampling function of x 2 and x4Digital Filter selection between the conventional "sharp roll-off" and the "minimum delay" developed by Asahi Kasei to eliminate pre-echo.Direct Out mode bypassing the volume control circuit.Variable headphone amplifier's gain from 0dB to -12dB by 0.5dB step for perfect match with any type of headphones.Various inputs including USB, AES/EBU, Coaxial, Optical (x2) and analog RCA.A dedicated Remote Controller is supplied.Beautiful white Organic LED for the display
Connector: B typeQuantization: 16 / 24 / 32 bitSampling Frequency: PCM: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHzDSD: 2.8 / 5.6 / 11.2 MHzInterface: USB High Speed
DIGITAL - OPTICAL
Connector: Optical (Square type)Format: S/PDFQuantization: 16 / 24 bitSampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
DIGITAL - COAXIAL
Connector: RCA PinFormat: S/PDFQuantization: 16 / 24 bitSampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
DIGITAL - AES/EBU
Connector: XLR-3-31 type (2 pin hot)Format: AES/EBUQuantization: 16 / 24 bitSampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
Connector: RCA pin
Card: SDHCFile System: FAT32Format: DSF/ WAV / AIFFQuantization: 16 / 24 / 32 bit
PCM: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHzDSD: 2.8 MHz
Connector: Stereo 1/4"Maximum Output: 700 mW (32 ohm load)Load Impedance: 16 - 600 ohmT.H.D. less than 0.002% (at 1kHz, 32ohm, 1Vrms output)Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 80 kHz +-3dB
Connector: RCA pinLoad Impedance: less than 10k ohmT.H.D. less than 0.002%Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 80 kHz +-3dB (at S/F192kHz)
Connector: Optical (Square type)Format: S/PDIFQuantization: 16 / 24 bitSampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
Connector: RCA pinFormat: S/PDIFQuantization: 16 / 24 bitSampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
Accessories: Remote Controller, AAA battery x 2, Power cable, Owner's ManualMeasurements: 213(W) x 78(H) x 315(D) including protruded partsWeight: approx. 3.8kgPower: AC230VPower Consumption: 24W
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