• Intro

    DAC 1.7 Control Preamp

    Designed with the core building blocks used in each Bel Canto DAC, the DAC1.7 is musical, clear and detailed in sound with excellent features.

    • Class Leading 122dB Dynamic Range
    • 24 bit Volume Control
    • 24/192 Asynchronous USB2.0
    • 5 Digital Inputs
    • High Current Headphone Output Driver
    • Remote Control
    • Available in Silver or Black Faceplate
    • MAC USB 2.0 compatibility and custom Windows USB 2.0 driver
  • Features

    DAC 1.7 Preamp Features

    hdrcorelogo1 HDR Core is the result of 20+ years of engineering to refine the digital to analog process, and is comprised of 3 major components: Low Noise and Ultra Low Noise Master Clocks, Advanced Asynchronous Interfaces, and Dual Mode Low-Noise High Efficiency Power Supplies. HDR Core technology is fundamental to every e.One DAC and Integrated product, creating the most realistic, open, and defined musical experience possible.

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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 single 4 digit 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 Low Noise clocks to provide unprecedented digital audio sound quality and impact from your computer audio sources.

  • Specs

    DAC 1.7 Preamp Specifications


    Digital Section:

    Maximum Data Input Rate:
    24bit Data at 192KS/s: AES XLR, SPDIF BNC/RCA, TOSLINK, USB
    Master Clock jitter: 250 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: 122dB 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


    Power Usage On: 5W
    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: 13lbs. (6.5 kg)

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

  • Reviews

    DAC1.7 Reviews