Benchmark Media DAC2DX Digital Analogue Converter

Benchmark Media DAC2DX Digital Analogue Converter
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  • UltraLock2™ Jitter Attenuation System
  • Dual analogue output buses
  • Native DSD Conversion
  • Asynchronous USB 2.0
  • Home Theatre Bypass
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Benchmark Media DAC2DX Digital to Analogue Converter

The reference standard, two channel digital to analogue converter

Building on the success of the Benchmark DAC1 family was no mean feat, being the best selling digital to analogue converter on the market for audiophiles and studios engineers alike. The DAC2 family of digital audio converters manages to raise the bar further by offering lower noise, lower distortion and more accuracy.

Benchmark's DAC1 family of D/A converters have been the reference to which other converters have been compared. It is rare to find a converter review that does not draw comparisons to the DAC1. The DAC1 has been the best-selling 2-channel reference-quality converter and is in daily use at many of the finest recording studios and mastering rooms. DAC1 converters are also enjoyed by thousands of audiophiles.

But, Benchmark has just raised the bar ...

The DAC2 DX has the same performance of the DAC2 HGC but includes extra features making it compatible with professional studio use. The DX is well suited to the needs of professional users and includes an XLR AES digital input. The DAC2 DX is the only DAC2 model that includes dual stereo output buses. The analog output buses can be independently set to fixed or variable gain. The DAC2 DX is also the only DAC2 available with in a rack-mount version.

The DAC2 DX replaces the DAC2 D

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The DAC2 DX replaces the DAC2 D while adding several important features:

  • Dual analog output buses
  • XLR AES digital input
  • 12V trigger I/O
  • Improved DIM and MUTE functions

Keeping the specs inline with DAC2 D, it has lower noise, lower distortion, improved accuracy, outstanding musical detail, precise stereo imaging, an advanced digital filter design, and a new high-sample-rate Asynchronous USB Audio interface. All inputs are fully isolated from interface jitter by Benchmark's new UltraLock2™ jitter attenuation system.

Internal digital processing and conversion is 32-bits, and includes 3.5 dB of headroom above 0 dBFS. Four balanced 32-bit D/A converters are summed together for each balanced output. The performance of the DAC2 DX exceeds the measurement limits of today's state-of-the art test equipment.

Discover the analog sound of the DAC2 DX.

The main features of the Benchmark DAC2DX D/A Converter include:

  • Dual analog output buses
  • XLR AES digital input
  • 12V trigger I/O
  • Sample Rate Display
  • Word Length Display
  • More Digital Inputs (5 total)
  • More Analog Outputs (3 total)
  • Digital Pass Through
  • Native DSD Conversion
  • Polarity Switch
  • Asynchronous USB 2.0
  • Driverless Asynchronous USB 1.1
  • Home Theatre Bypass
  • Power Switch
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Hybrid Gain Control
  • High-Headroom DSP
  • UltraLock2™ Jitter Attenuation System
  • Quad 32-bit balanced D/A Conversion System
  • Multi-Mode Asynchronous USB Audio System
  • Distributed Power Regulation

Supplied without remote control - available separately.

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  • Full manufacturer's warranty on all new purchases. Standard warranty is typically 2 years with some goods coming with 6 years manufacturer's warranty.
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