"With the reclocker, music sounded more refined, more nuanced, and simply more natural.
I also noticed that instruments had a greater sense of tonal richness and density. It also offers real and easy to hear improvements." Michael Lavorgna, AUDIOSTREAM (Stereophile)
"The d1-server and its reclocker are absolute key points to get something quite magic at the end." Thierry Nkaoua, Audiophile-Magazine
"I must say, this is great !. It is more detailed and everything is natural.
The room's acoustics are much more here, you just get more the feeling of sitting in a concert hall. This thing is a hit!" Jürgen Saile, HIFIstatement
It is connected to the output of the drive (Chromecast Audio, Sonos, CD player, computer with USB, music server).
The d1-digital uses the same technologies as the d1-dual DAC, especially the asynchronous fifo memory
but the analog outputs have been replaced by digital outputs.
So it has multiple digital inputs, a 69bit volume control which can be used or not used and more interesting, it also has an internal clock which strongly attenuates the jitter of any digital source.
So the d1-digital reclocker can be associated to all available drives.
It can also be used as a USB to AES-EBU (or spdif) converter with very high sound quality.
DSD files (DoP standard) are accepted on the USB, spdif and AES-EBU inputs and then resent in DSD DoP format or transformed to pcm 176/24 to the spdif and AES-EBU outputs.
It can de-jitter any digital source to get an unexpected better drive from a computer, a music server
or a CD transport.
A USB cable length is limited by the USB official specification, so the distance between a computer and a USB DAC is limited. When a d1-digital reclocker is inserted between the computer and the DAC the AES-EBU cable length is almost non limited, so the computer can be placed far from the DAC.
-192KHz asynchronous Xmos USB, optical, RCA and AES-EBU digital inputs, selectable from a remote control.
-44.1KHz, 48KHz, 88.2KHz, 96KHz, 176.4KHz and 192KHz, 16 to 24 bit formats supported on all inputs except 96KHz max for optical input.
-DSD (DoP standard) supported on the USB, AES-EBU and spdif inputs.
-an custom DSD to 176.4KHz/24 pcm can be activated or disactivated from the remote control.
-USB input compatible with Jplay in 24 bit "extreme hibernate" mode.
-embedded custom clock with anti-jitter FIFO memory.
-AES-EBU and spdif (RCA or BNC) digital outputs, only one of these outputs must be used at the same time.
-69bit digital volume control, adjusted by a remote control and an OLED display. The remote control receiver can be disabled by a switch to dedicate the remote control.
-bit perfect signal path when the volume is set to maximum (0dB).
-phase polarity selected by remote control.
-display switched off by remote control or automatic.
-external power supply to minimize the noise.
-aluminium and PMMA enclosure.
-power consumption 12W.
-dimensions: height 110mm, width 360mm, depth 290mm.
-power supply dimensions: height 65mm, width 122mm, depth 180mm.
-silver massive aluminium front panel.
-115V power option.
-BNC coaxial digital input and output instead of RCA.
-USB cable with high performance filter for a noticable sound quality improvement, length on demand, 1m by default.
The list of embedded options is on the serial number sticker on the rear panel of the DAC.
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