DAC

HD12

Introducing the next generation of Hegel D/A-Converters - The HD12, introduces a combination of great new functionality as well as greatly improved sound quality. First of all, a brand new USB interface allows you to use all common sampling frequencies up to 24 bit / 192 kHz. Also, this new interface allows playback of native DSD-files (PC only), without conversion to PCM. Furthermore, the HD12 has equal quality on the single coaxial and twin optical inputs.. Versatility - With an HD12 you can upgrade virtually any system to Hegel standards. There is a very high quality headphone output, regular RCA phono outputs as well as true balanced XLR outputs. This means you can connect to any receiver/amplifier and/or subwoofer. However, the built-in and remote-controlled volume attenuator also allows direct connection to a pair of active loudspeakers or to a power amplifer. High End to the people.

Specifications

Digital inputs: Coaxial / optical up to 24bit / 192kHz, USB up to 24bit / 192kHz
DSD capability: DSD64
Dac IC / digital filter: 32 bit
Output signal level: 2.5V RMS (at 0dBFS)
Digital inputs: Single coaxial, twin optical inputs and 1 USB-B (2.0)
Analogue outputs: XLR balanced and RCA / phono unbalanced/ headphone
Frequency response: 0Hz - 50kHz
Phase response: Linear phase analogue filter
Noise floor: -145dB
Distortion: Typically less than 0.0005%
Power supply: Internal toroidal transformer and 20,000uF capacitors
Dimensions/weight: 6cm x 21cm x 26cm (HxWxD) / 3.5kg

PRICE
D/A-Converter 32 bit / 192 kHz w/USB
£950

HD30

The HD30 is the ultimate digital control centre. It does everything you can dream of, and does so with world-class quality. There is an abundance of inputs, ranging from balanced AES/EBU and BNC connectors, to Network and USB connections - with the latter also accepting DSD signals. The built-in volume attenuator allows you to connect directly to a power amplifier or a pair of active loudspeakers. Highly advanced power supplies and careful lay-out brings the noise floor down towards a mindblowing -150dB. In short... Do you even dare to try it?

Specifications

DAC resolution: Dual mono 32 bit/192 kHz multilevel sigma-delta DAC
Line output: 2.6 VRMS
Digital inputs: 1 coaxial, 3 optical, 1 USB, 1 ethernet, 1 BNC, 1 AES/EBU
Analogue outputs: 1 fixed line level (RCA), 1 fixed line level (Balanced XLR)
Distortion: Typical 0.0005%
Frequency response: 0 Hz - 50 kHz
Noise floor: Typically -150 dB
Power supply: Separate torodial transformers for analogue/digital 54,000 uF capacitors
Output impedance: 22 ohms unbalanced and 44 ohms balanced
Control input: 1 IR-direct mini-jack
Dimensions/weight: 8cm (10cm w/feet) x 43cm x 31cm (HxWxD), 6.5Kg

PRICE
D/A-C. Airplay, DLNA, DSD, dual mono
£3,900

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