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EarMen Tradutto digital to analogue converter,

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EarMen Tradutto DAC with remote control,

Made from a solid billet of aluminium, the EarMen Tradutto DAC is a compact, fully balanced digital to analogue convertor covering a multitude of digital sound formats including PCM, DSD, DXD, MQA and MQA Studio.

The EarMen Tradutto can act as a DAC in a high-quality audio system, or as a DAC in a headphone based audio system.

rear panel of the EarMen Tradutto DAC,

The Tradutto DAC accepts digital signals via an optical digital input, a coaxial digital input, and a USB digital input. Analogue output is via a pair of unbalanced RCA phono sockets or a fully balanced jack output.

An aerial at the rear accepts wireless aptX HD bluetooth transmissions from phones and tablets, as well as other Bluetooth equipped products.

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The EarMen Tradutto DAC uses the same ESS Sabre DAC found in Auralic's £2000 Altair G1 streamer, and has been designed for high performance hi-fi components to include MQA decoding. This chip allows the decoding of PCM/FLAC and DXD up to 768kHz, as well as native DSD512.

The Tradutto is as much at home as part of a compact headphone based listening system as it is in a full-scale hi-fi system, providing low-distortion, hi-resolution decoding of digital source components.

The external 12v power supply can be upgraded to improve sound quality.

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EarMen Tradutto fully balanced DAC,
  • hi-resolution fully balanced DAC

  • Sabre ESS ES9038Q2M DAC

  • 1x pair unbalanced RCA outputs

  • 1x 6.3mm balanced HP output

  • 1x optical digital output

  • 1x coaxial digital output

  • 1 Type A USB input

  • PCM up to 768kHz

  • DSD up to DSD512

  • DXD up to 768kHz

  • MQA and MQA Studio compatible

  • aptX HD Bluetooth

  • H 30mm x W 150mm x D 150mm

  • 2 year warranty

  • £599

  •  £475 ex-demo 

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