Fostex HP-A8C 32-Bit premium DAC & Headphone Amplifier

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  • 32-Bit/192 kHz Sample Resolution
  • Dual 1/4? TRS Headphone Outputs
  • Built-In x2 or x4 Up-Sampling
  • Built-In SDHC Card Slot for DSD Playback
  • Headphone Gain from 0 to -12 dB
  • Asynchronous Mode with TCXO Clock
  • Dedicated Remote Controller
  • Digital Filter Selection

Fostex HP-A8C 32-Bit premium DAC & Headphone Amplifier

The Fostex HP-A8C 32-Bit premium DAC & Headphone Amplifier model and features finely designed Analog and Digital circuitries as well as the epoch-making DSD audio playback function.

With this DAC, you can listen to music on headphones or speakers from a computer over USB or from another audio source device.

A button on the front of the unit allows you to turn the power off/on, and two knobs allow you to select the input and output sources. An electronic volume knob allows you to adjust the headphone gain from 0 to -12 dB in 0.5 dB step increments. A direct-out mode can be engaged to bypass the volume control knob altogether. For added convenience, the DAC comes with a dedicated remote controller

It has a built in SDHC Card Slot for  DSF (Direct Stream Digital File format).


Fostex HP-A8C 32-Bit premium DAC & Headphone Amplifier Features:

• High fidelity 32bit D/A converter plus all discrete analog circuitry headphone amplifier

• Inputs include: USB, AES/EBU, Coaxial, Optical (x2) and analog RCA

• Up to 32bit / 192kHz playback as well as 1-bit 2.8 MHz DSF/DSD (SACD format)

• Built-in SDHC card slot for WAV, AIFF, and DSF format playback

• 2 headphone outputs, RCA outputs + included remote for HiFi integration

Sampling Resolution USB Port: up to 32 bit/192 kHz (24 bit on Windows) 192 kHz sample rate
32-bit for Mac
24-bit for Windows
Interface 1 x High Speed USB 2.0
Digital 2 x optical connector, square
2 x coaxial connector, RCA pin
Format Optical and Coaxial: S/PDIF
Resolution USB: 44.1 to 192 kHz
Optical: 44.1 to 192 kHz
Coaxial: 44.1 to 192 kHz
AES/EBU: 44.1 to 192 kHz
Analog Audio Connector RCA pin left and right
Headphone Outputs Connector: Stereo Phone
Max Output 700 mW (32 ? loaded)
Recommended Load Impedance 16 to 600 ?
THD Less than 0.002% at 1 kHz, 32 ? loaded, 100 mW
Frequency Response 10 to 80,000 Hz ±0.3 dB
Digital Audio Connectors Optical, square
Format: S/PDIF
Power Consumption 24 W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 8.39 x 3.07 x 12.36" (21.3 x 7.8 x 31.4 cm)
Weight 8.26 lb (3.75 kg)

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