B.M.C. Pure DAC/Headphone Amp
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The PureDAC delivers a digital to analog converter of the highest quality. It combines its DAC with a balanced preamplifier, a reference-level balanced headphone amplifier, and B.M.C.'s exclusive Digital Intelligent Gain Management (DIGM), a volume and amplification control system that calibrates gain without dividing or downgrading the input signal. RETAIL $1800
$1499 Floor Sample
The PureDAC's balanced preamp is integrated with the DAC's current-to-voltage converter, which converts and filters the DAC's current, eliminating the need for an extra stage. The Preamp and headphone amp both employ B.M.C.'s exclusive Load Effect Free (LEF) technology that handles current demand separately from the voltage demand, and naturally avoids distortions increasing the preamp and amp's quality of its audio reproduction.
The PureDAC also boasts separate volume controls for the preamp and the headphone, a high-resolution asynchronous USB interface, digital AES/EBU, Toslink and coaxial inputs, balanced analog outputs, RCA output jacks, and a special B.M.C. link for connecting directly to a B.M.C. amplifier. Its balanced output is ideally compatible with amplifiers featuring B.M.C.'s exclusive Current Injection (CI) technology, which enhances signal purity and the musical presence of the PureDAC's audio reproduction.
Top-grade Digital/Analog Converter with Current Injection current-to-voltage (I/V) conversion
High-resolution asynchronous USB interface up to 24bit/384kHz
USB PCM: 16...32bit; 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8, 384kHz.
USB DSD: DSD64, DSD128.
ASIO driver for Windows; Linux and Mac compatible
AES/EBU, coaxial and Toslink digital inputs
Balanced, reference-class headphone amplifier with digital/analog power convertion (DAPC), load-effect free (LEF) technology, a lateral MOSFET, a super-low impedance LEF output stage, and lossless Digital Intelligent Gain Management (DIGM) volume control
Balanced LEF, CI-compatible preamp that optionally operates in B.M.C. Mode, with DIGM and a vertically diffused metal oxide semiconductor (DMOS) and LEF-balanced output stage.
Separate volume controls for the line and headphone sections
Second-generation DIGM with optimized gain distribution between power amps and internal and DIGM volume levels
Optical B.M.C. Link for connecting with B.M.C. amps like the PureMono
Massive and stylish extruded aluminum chassis
Dimensions: 14.37 x 4.06 x 12.91 inches, W/H/D (365 x 103 x 328 mm)
Weight: 11.9 lbs (5.4 kg)