Cary Audio – Xciter DAC

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$ 1200 – Cary Audio – USA – Xciter DACreview (2010)

summary :  DAC – USB – coaxial – optical

The heart of the Xciter DAC is the AKM model AK4399 32-bit chip running at a 192kHz sampling rate. The soul of the Xciter D/A is the National Semi metal-can TO-99 current feedback model LME49710NA, direct-coupled to the model LME49713NA TO-99 final-output devices , There are four selectable digital inputs on the rear panel consisting of a coaxial RCA, coaxial BNC, Toslink and a digital USB computer input , AKM model AK4115 & CM108 digital receiver devices

  • DAC – USB – coaxial – optical
    • 32 bit / 192 kHz – DAC Chip : Asahi Kasei AK4399
      • input frequencies : 44.1/48/96/192 kHz
    • 4 digital inputs
      • USB audio class 1 (24 bit / 96 kHz)
      • Coaxial – RCA (24 bit / 192 kHz)
      • Coaxial – BNC (24 bit / 192 kHz)
      • Optical TosLink  (24 bit / 96 kHz)
    • 2 analog outputs
      • left & right RCA (unbalanced)
    • PSU
      • built in power supply
    • Specials
      • all inputs upsampled to 32 bit / 192 kHz
  • manual