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Cayin iDAC-6 MK2 Headphone DAC

Product SKU: IDAC-6 MK2


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Digital to Analogue Converter

  • The iDAC-6 MK2 deploys ES9028Pro, top-tier DAC chipset from ESS Technology. It is fully capable with highest digital decoding requirements, PCM or DSD.
  • iDAC-6 MK2 features 6 digital inputs cover all commonly available digital audio interfaces, including I²S, USB Audio, AES/EBU, Coaxial 1 (BNC), Coaxial 2 (RCA) and Optical.
  • iDAC-6 MK2 offers two choices of Timbre, Vacuum Tubes and Solid State, and they are available to both single-ended and balanced outputs.
  • iDAC-6 MK2 is applicable to both Line out and Pre-out.

Works with Everything.

6 digital inputs cover all commonly available digital audio interfaces, I²S, USB Audio, AES/EBU, Coaxial 1 (BNC), Coaxial 2 (RCA), Optical.

Compatible with Windows and MacOS operating systems.

  • I²S

*A device driver is required if you are using USB input of the DAC with Windows Operating System. Please visit for more information.

The Core.

Designed around the ES9028Pro

32-bit, 8-channel DAC developed for the most demanding audiophile/enthusiast.

Outstanding digital capability with stellar dynamic range at 129dB. Carefully selected and tuned premium components to achieve Cayin house sound.

Supports up to DSD512 and PCM 768kHz/32Bit.

For the sake of Decoding.

The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.

Three extremely low-noise High Precision Femotosecond Oscillators

Low Jitter High Precision digital audio transmission is the base of high quality digital/analogue conversion. It is how we deliver a natural and musical sound to the complete audio system.

Sound signature according to your preference.

Choice of Timber: Solid State and Vacuum Tubes.

  • Available to both Single-Ended and Balanced applications.
  • FOUR miniature 6h26B tubes in Vacuum tube buffer stage, two for Single-Ended amplification and two Balanced amplification
  • Applicable to both Line out and Pre-out

SEVEN FIR (Finite Impulse Response) filters for PCM source.
FOUR IIR (Infinite Impulse Response) filters for DSD source.

Dual Output for different applications.

Standard DAC Line out Dedicated Pre-Amp Output.

Line Out: fixed level for pre-amp, integrated amplifier or headphone amplifier. RCA singled-ended output (2.2V) and XLR balanced output (4.4V).

Pre Out: variable output for power amplifier or active speakers. RCA singled-ended output (up to 7V) and XLR balanced output (up to 13V).

99 steps precision volume control.

Premium Build Quality.

Packing amazing performance and impressive features in a handsome chassis.

Gorgeous yet reliable.
CNC machined aluminum alloy with the finest sandblast finishing, effectively reduces interference.

3.95-inch AMOLED Display
Newly designed graphical user interface.

A new member
to the i-Series Personal Audio stack.

69mm x 240mm x 252mm

IDAC-6 MK2 Specifications

  • DAC Chipset: ES9028PRO
  • Display: AMOLED / 3.95-inch / 640*360
  • Exterior Material: Aluminum Alloy Overall
  • Dimensions: 240*252*69mm
  • Weight: -3.6kg

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