Furutech Esprit DAC + Linear PSU Package
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Mains Cables R Us have a special package consisting of the new Furutech Esprit DAC and a matching Linear Power Supply based on our HiFi Choice 5 star awarded PSU. The power supply has been awarded 5 stars in two seperate reviews and transforms the Esprit from a fabulous DAC to one of extraordinary detail and performance, it has to be heard. Bundled with the DAC and PSU will be a MCRU No. 14 audiophile mains lead worth £35.00 and the PSU will have the new Oyaide gold plated audio grade DC plug pictured in the illustration.
Here is the first 5 star review from Hi-Fi Choice for the Furutech Esprit DAC.
As the great jazz composer Sun Ra says, “Space is the place,” and audio enthusiasts all over the globe know that to be true. Most of us live in tight quarters and there’s little room for large, energy-inefficient components. Plus a growing number are using their computers to store and play music. But audiophiles and music lovers still want what they want, better sound and more convenience.
That’s why Furutech introduced the well-reviewed GT40 USB DAC/Analogue Recorder last year. The GT40 was the stripped-down sports racer of the group and the Esprit is a faster, more luxurious GT model. It’s a compact DAC/Preamplifier that can also record and playback from hard disk in both analogue and with the Esprit, digital. It even offers a toggle switch to choose Recording Attenuation: dB: 0dB, 6 dB, or 12dB.
The Esprit is designed around a high-performance 24-bit/192kHz Wolfson WM8716 DAC. ADC duties are covered by the CIRRUS LOGIC CS5361 24-bit/192kHz converter with Multi-bit architecture at 114dB dynamic range. It also features optical, coaxial and a pair of line-level inputs for whatever home entertainment devices you’re using. The Esprit also carries both analogue and optical outputs (Optical output for USB source only: Optical S/PDIF output signal via USB playback only. The S/PDIF signal output will support digital surround multi-channel formats such as AC3/DTS Decoder). Completely control an analogue, digital or computer-based system with superior sound while recording vinyl or any other analogue or digital source to hard disk! The exceptional headphone amplifier drives 16 to 600 ohm ‘phones with aplomb.
The sound is vivid, captivating, palpable and unheard of in this price category. The ADL Esprit brings Furutech’s signature smooth, detailed clarity to high-resolution 24-bit/96kHz files and 16-bit/44.1kHz files sound better and more satisfying!
Esprit USB DAC Specifications:-
( THD;1% ) 156mW(16 ohm),224mW(32 ohm), 241mW (56 ohm), 130mW (300 ohm), 76mW (600 ohm)
Full details are to be found on the Furutech ADL Site.
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