AudioQuest DragonFly® DAC v1.2
NHT is proud to offer AudioQuest DragonFly® DAC v1.2. The AudioQuest DragonFly (v1.2) is a USB digital-to-analog converter that delivers far superior sound by bypassing the poor quality sound card that is built into most computers. DragonFly (v1.2) is a sleek, flash-drive sized DAC that connects to a USB (type-A) jack on a Mac computer or Windows PC, turning any computer into a true high-fidelity music source. Its 3.5mm port is designed specifically to connect to an external audio system such as headphones, powered desktop speakers, or your audio/video system.Note: DragonFly (v1.2) is compatible with Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion, & Snow Leopard. DragonFly (v1.2) is also compatible with Windows 8, 7, and XP. Currently, DragonFly (v1.2) is incompatible with Windows Vista and RT (as of 12/10/2013).Version 2.0 Improvements: Among the improvements to the DragonFly (v1.2), is the circuitry between the DAC chip and the analog output stage has been refined to create a more direct signal path, leading to even greater transparency and clarity. Also, the DAC's power supply has been fortified, which gives the sound greater dynamic contrast. Audioquest products are available to our US customers only and can only ship via UPS and FedEx. Sorry, no International sales are permitted on this product.
Capabilities:• Plays All Music Files: MP3 to 24-bit/192kHz• Drives headphones directly• Variable output drives powered speakers or power amp• Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiverFeatures:• 64-position (computer-controlled) analog volume control• Asynchronous Class 1 USB data transfer using the Streamlength™ protocol*• Direct-coupled circuitry from the ESS Sabre™ DAC chip through the analog volume control and analog output section• Isolated Dual Master Clocks enable all sample rates to be ideally processed without any conversion or rounding errorsSpecifications:Sample rates supported, LED indicator color codes:44.1kHz (Green), 48kHz (Blue), 88.2kHz (Amber),96kHz (Magenta)Output voltage: 2vrmsMinimum driven impedance(headphones, electronic input): 12 ohmsMaximum headphone driver output power: 125mW @ 32 ohmsAnalog Audio – Frequency Response:DC - 22 kHz (44.1kHz sample rate)DC - 24 kHz (48kHz sample rate)DC - 44 kHz (88.2kHz sample rate)DC - 48 kHz (96kHz sample rate)