Naim DAC-V1


Reg. price £1,499.00

Price includes VAT

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The DAC-V1 is an asynchronous USB digital to analogue converter with multiple digital S/PDIF inputs, precision volume control and a high-quality headphone amplifier. It will produce stunning sound quality from your computer and transform it into a high-quality, high-resolution music hub.
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Simply by connecting the DAC-V1 to your PC, Mac or Laptop via a standard A to B USB cable, the quality of your music will be defined not by the limitations of the computer hardware, but by the quality of the data itself. And with DAC-V1 that can be incredibly high, up to 24bit/384kHz resolution.
While the DAC-V1 is perfectly suited to being positioned on a desk near a computer it is also highly versatile. It can integrate seamlessly into a traditional hi-fi system or be used with any two-channel digital audio source such as a games console, satellite box or any other device with a digital output via one of its five S/PDIF digital inputs. The DAC-V1 can also be combined with the Naim UnitiServe hard disk music server and its matching power amplifier, the NAP 100, to create a compact high-end music system.

The DAC-V1 has all the standard virtues of a Naim Audio piece of kit. It has the energy to be hard rocking and dramatic yet at the drop of a hat display the subtlety required for delicate pieces of music. The whole time everything is beautifully woven together and nothing sounds disjointed or detached.

Asynchronous USB (High Speed) Type B
Digital Inputs 5 S/PDIF (1 coaxial BNC, 2 coaxial RCA, 2 optical TOSLINK)

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Windows Windows 7 and 8 (up to 24bit/348kHz)
Custom driver available Mac OSX OSX 10.7 and above (up to 24bit/384kHz)

Frequency Response 10Hz to 20kHz +0.1dB/-0.5dB
THD <0.002%
Analogue Outputs 2 (RCA and DIN)
Variable Pre-amp Output
Line Output Fixed: 2.1V RMS
Headphone Outputs 1⁄4 inch (6.35mm) TRS Socket
Output Impedance <10ohms

USB 44.1kHz to 384kHz
S/PDIF 32kHz to 192kHz, 24bit


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