UPC/EAN #636827302456     MPN #HP-A8C    

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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 x4
  • Digital 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
  • INPUT
    USB
  • Connector: B type
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 / 32 bit
  • Sampling Frequency: PCM: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
  • DSD: 2.8 / 5.6 / 11.2 MHz
  • Interface: USB High Speed

  • DIGITAL - OPTICAL
  • Connector: Optical (Square type)
  • Format: S/PDF
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 bit
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz

  • DIGITAL - COAXIAL
  • Connector: RCA Pin
  • Format: S/PDF
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 bit
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz

  • DIGITAL - AES/EBU
  • Connector: XLR-3-31 type (2 pin hot)
  • Format: AES/EBU
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 bit
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz

  • ANALOG
  • Connector: RCA pin

  • SD CARD
  • Card: SDHC
  • File System: FAT32
  • Format: DSF/ WAV / AIFF
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 / 32 bit

  • Sampling Frequency
  • PCM: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
  • DSD: 2.8 MHz

  • OUTPUT
    PHONES
  • Connector: Stereo 1/4"
  • Maximum Output: 700 mW (32 ohm load)
  • Load Impedance: 16 - 600 ohm
  • T.H.D. less than 0.002% (at 1kHz, 32ohm, 1Vrms output)
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 80 kHz +-3dB

  • ANALOG
  • Connector: RCA pin
  • Load Impedance: less than 10k ohm
  • T.H.D. less than 0.002%
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 80 kHz +-3dB (at S/F192kHz)

  • DIGITAL-OPTICAL
  • Connector: Optical (Square type)
  • Format: S/PDIF
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 bit
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz

  • DIGITAL-COAXIAL
  • Connector: RCA pin
  • Format: S/PDIF
  • Quantization: 16 / 24 bit
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz

  • GENERAL
  • Accessories: Remote Controller, AAA battery x 2, Power cable, Owner's Manual
  • Measurements: 213(W) x 78(H) x 315(D) including protruded parts
  • Weight: approx. 3.8kg
  • Power: AC230V
  • Power Consumption: 24W
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