Digital Sources

Wyred4Sound DAC-2

The award-winning Wyred4Sound DAC-2

After being awarded 6moons.com’s Blue Moon Award 2011, Wyred4Sound’s DAC-2 has now been awarded The Absolute Sound magazine’s 2011 Editor’s Choice!

The DAC2 features the state-of-the-art ESS Reference (ES9018) 32-bit DAC chip coupled with a masterful implementation of discrete FET output stage, powered by a ultra-low noise power supply. This combination gives the DAC great resolution and a fluid, natural flow of dynamics that is truly compelling.

Features include:

  • 1 x USB, 2 x Coax, 2 x Toslink, 1x AES/EBU, 1x I2S inputs
  • 24-bit 192kHz Asynchronous USB input with proprietary drivers for Windows and Mac computers.
  • Fully balanced design with balanced and unbalanced outputs
  • Oversized toroidal transformer for solid and noise-free power
  • 88,000uF of power supply filtering with Wyred4Sound low ESR “super-cap”
  • VFD display for input, sample rate, volume control, and configuration viewing
  • Remote control
  • Defeatable 32 bit volume control
  • ESS Time Domain Jitter Eliminator®
  • Automatic oversampling for precise output filtering
  • HT Bypass inputs (selectable via DC trigger)
  • Upgradable Digital, Output, and USB boards (designed for future improvements)

More information

Features and specifications on the manufacturer’s website.

Review on 6moons, where the DAC-2 is awarded a Blue Moon Award.