• Intro

    DAC 2.7 Control Preamp

    Incredible audio performance, features, and flexibility, the DAC2.7 is musically open, detailed, and natural sounding.

    • Class Leading 124dB Dynamic Range
    • 24 Bit Volume Control
    • 24/192 Asynchronous USB2.0
    • Analog Input
    • 5 Asynchronous Digital Inputs
    • High Current Headphone Output Driver
    • Remote Control
    • Available in Black or Silver Faceplate
    • MAC USB 2.0 compatibility and custom Windows USB 2.0 driver
  • Features

    DAC 2.7 Preamp Features

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    Built In Headphone Output
    This low-impedance, high-output headphone amp circuit has been designed to drive any pair of high quality headphones with pristine clarity. You'll be amazed at the musical depth they bring to your headset.

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    Simple, Elegant Interface
    Designed to be functional and simple, the dual-functioning one knob interface is a joy to use. The programmable 8 character display works with it seamlessly to access all basic functions in a few clicks. The included 36 button infrared remote allows instant command functions and display editing.

    Asynchronous USB Input
    24/192 Asynchronous input works with the internal dual Ultra Low Noise Femtosecond clocks to provide unprecedented audio sound quality and impact from your computer audio sources.

  • Specs

    DAC 2.7 Preamp Specifications

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    Digital Section:

    Maximum Data Input Rate:
    24bit Data at 192KS/s: AES XLR, SPDIF BNC/RCA, TOSLINK, USB
    Master Clock jitter: 70 femtoseconds RMS, 100Hz-1MHz

    Analog 24/192 DAC Section:

    Maximum Output: 4.4Vrms balanced XLR, 2.2Vrms RCA
    Output Impedance: 200 ohms balanced XLR, 100 ohms RCA
    Frequency Response:20 Hz-20 KHz, +/- 0.5dB
    THD+N: <0.0015%, 4Vrms balanced out, 1KHz
    Output Noise: 3.3uVrms A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz
    Dynamic Range: 124dB A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz

    Analog 24/192 ADC Section:

    Maximum Input: 2.5 Vrms RCA
    Input Impedance: 12K ohms RCA
    THD+N: 0.003%, 2.5Vrms in, 1KHz
    Dynamic Range: 110dB, A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz

    Headphone Section:

    Headphone Output Current and Voltage Level: 300mA peak at 4Vrms
    Maximum Output: 138mW
    THD+N: 0.01% 35mW, 1KHz
    Output Noise: 17uVrms, A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz
     

    General:

    Power Usage On: 7W
    Power Usage Off: 0.0W
    Power Requirement: 100-120VAC, 220-240VAC 50/60 Hz
    Dimensions: 8.5" W x 12.5" D x 3.5" H (216 mm x 318 mm x 88 mm)
    Weight: 14lbs. (6.5 kg)

    Features and specifications are subject to improvements and changes without prior notice.

  • Reviews

    DAC 2.7 Reviews

    Hi-Fi+ Magazine, Eric Neff, Jan 2017

    “There was no aspect of the sonic presentation where I became focused on some flawed nuance. Instead it was simply the joy of a classic musical masterpiece. Immersive and musical, it was an experience we all seek as music lovers.”
    Australian Hi Fi, Greg Borrowman, Sept/Oct 2016

    “Bel Canto are all about…solid, no-nonsense electronic and mechanical engineering. It’s superbly engineered, inside and out…”