Benchmark DAC1 - Silver MFR# 500-14000-100
Benchmark DAC1 - Silver
Two-channel 24 bit/96 kHz D/A converter
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$995.00
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Description

The Benchmark DAC1 is a reference-quality, two-channel 96 kHz 24-bit audio digital-to-analog converter featuring Benchmark’s UltraLock™ technology. The DAC1 is designed for maximum transparency and is well suited for critical playback in studio control rooms and in mastering rooms. A compact and rugged enclosure makes the DAC1 an excellent choice for location recording, broadcast facilities, and mobile trucks. The internal power supply supports all international voltages and has generous margins for over and under voltage conditions. Two ¼” headphone jacks are driven with Benchmark’s new HPA2™ headphone amplifier. The HPA2™ is a high-current amplifier that is capable of driving a wide variety of headphone loads while achieving less than 0.0003% distortion under load. The gain control sets the output level of the headphone jacks. It can also be used to control the output level of the balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analog outputs. A rear-panel switch selects Variable or Calibrated output levels.

Features

  • Two-channel, 24-bit, 96 kHz, D-to-A conversion
  • Plays 96 kHz with 52-kHz analog bandwidth
  • Direct connection to powered monitors
  • Total jitter immunity via UltraLock™ technology!
  • 116 dB signal-to-noise ratio @ 48-kHz, A weighted
  • THD+N = -107 dB (0.00045%) measured at
  • -3 dBFS, any sample rate, any test frequency
  • AES, S/PDIF, and Toslink inputs
  • Digital input source-selection switch
  • Variable or preset output level controls
  • Balanced Low-Z XLR outputs
  • Unbalanced RCA outputs
  • Automatic de-emphasis for 44.1, 48, and
  • 96-kHz when pre-emphasis bit is set
  • Headphone amp = 0.0003% THD into 60 Ω
  • Output-off switch position for headphone-only use
  • Front panel power and error indicating LEDs
  • Internal low-radiation toroidal power supply
  • International 120 - 240 input voltage range
  • 1/2 wide, 1RU high chassis
  • Machined aluminum front panel
  • Rack mount kit available
Technical Specifications

Additional Information

Condition New
Unit Weight 3.5 lb
Channels Dual-Channel
Chassis Desktop
Input Connectors Digital RCA, AES/EBU XLR, Optical, Digital RCA
Output Connectors Analog XLR, RCA
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