Fostex HP-A8C Headphone Amp

High fidelity 32-bit D/A converter plus all discrete analog circuitry headphone amplifier
MFR# AMS-HP-A8C
Fostex HP-A8C Headphone Amp
$999.99
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Description

The Fostex HP-A8C is Fostex's flagship 32-bit DAC / Headphone Amplifier model and features finely designed Analog and Digital circuitries as well as the epoch-making DSD audio playback function.

Housed in a gorgeous enclosure featuring glass front panel and black side panel, the HP-A8C is set to spark the interest of both high-end headphone users as well as PC audio makers, professionals and enthusiasts.

Partner with the new TH-900, premium headphones for excellent results.

Dedicated USB driver software is necessary to install on PC for Windows. Mac OS (10.6.1 or later) works with its own USB driver. Please be sure to uninstall the old driver software before installing this software.

Features:

  • High fidelity 32-bit D/A converter (Asahi Kasei's AK4399) and all discrete analog circuitry headphone amplifier
  • Complies with USB Audio Class 2.0 up to 32-bit / 192 kHz (24-bit on Windows)
  • Asynchronous mode by highly precise TCXO (Temperature Compensated Cristal Oscillator) clock
  • Highly precise level adjustment by an electronic volume designed for audio equipment
  • Large capacity toroidal power transformer
  • Built-in SD (SDHC) card drive for epoch-making DSD file (DSF format) reproduction in addition to the firmware update
  • Selectable between the internal clock and the external clock (except for USB and SD card)
  • Built-in up-sampling function of x2 and x4
  • Digital Filter selection between the conventional "sharp roll-off" and the "minimum delay" developed by Asahi Kasei to eliminate pre-echo
  • Direct Out mode bypassing the volume control circuit
  • Variable headphone amplifier's gain from 0 dB to -12 dB by 0.5 dB step for perfect match with any type of headphones
  • Various inputs including USB, AES/EBU, Coaxial, Optical (x2) and analog RCA
  • A dedicated Remote Controller is supplied
  • Beautiful white Organic LED for the display
Specs

Additional Information

Condition New
Input Connectors RCA, AES/EBU XLR, Optical
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