It's amazing what a quality DAC can achieve when added to a system, and the Arcam certainly delivers results. Arcam's airDAC is one of the highest sought after DACs available in Australia today, including features like Apple's Airplay® for not only incredible sound but great an extensive feature-set. The airDAC is the only audiophile quality Digital Audio Converter on the market that is Airplay enabled.
Like always, Arcam products are about delivering you the best sound from any digital device. This DAC allows you to transform your audio system at home, at work or even in studio applications, bringing the latest technology to your fingertips in a multitude of environments. Boasting a resolution of 24 bit / 192kHz, with high-end audio circuitry, SPDIF & Optical Digital Inputs and a SPDIF output as well as Airplay & UPnP, the Arcam airDac is one of the most cost-effective ways to get the best out of a new or old system.
It doesn't just provide high resolution and features, it's also super-stylish, with it's cast aluminium case and minimalistic design. This ensures the airDAC will fit into any decor.
Arcam has over 20 years of expertise in the use, design, engineering and manufacturing of some of the world's finest quality parts and devices. Famous for their dejiterring designs that have come from their FMJ models, Arcam has splashed out and included this feature in this DAC too. Using various technologies and engineering advances, Arcam has been able to further reduce interference between components and ensure the cleanest possible signal arrives at the audiophile Output Stage.
To utilise all of its features, you can easily connect the airDAC to your network / the Internet by using an Ethernet cable direct to the device, or by connecting it via WiFi. UPnP is now a reliable streaming option, and you can utilise Apps on your iPad/iPhone including Songbook. For Android users, there are numerous players including PlugPlayer and Bubble. The big benefit with UPnP, is that it allows playing lossless files up to an incredible 24bit / 96kHz resolution
The airDAC is one of the simplest ways to increase the quality of your system and music and to enjoy high-quality lossless music files.
- DAC: TI PCM5102
- Inputs: Airplay / UPnP, SPDIF (Coax), Toslink Optical
- Frequency response: 10Hz — 20kHz, ±0.1dB
- Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: 0.002%
- Signal-to-noise ratio (A –Weighted): 106dB (24-bit)
- Line output level: 2.15Vrms
- Supported sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz
- Bit depth: 16-bit, 24-bit
- Power requirements: 7W max
- Dimensions (wxdxh, mm): 190 x 120 x 44
- Weight: 1.1kg
- AirPlay, iPad, iPhone and iPod are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.