Ayre Acoustics Codex DAC

$1,995.00

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Description

Equally at home as a stand-alone DAC, headphone amp, or digital preamp, the Codex can unlock the potential of any system. A fully-balanced signal path throughout the analog circuitry provides an inherently clean and quiet backdrop for your music. The zero-feedback design maintains all of the pace and rhythm of your favorite artist, rendering your digital music as effortlessly as if it were live.

To get the best possible sound from the USB input of your Codex please refer to our computer audio setup page.

Features

USB and Optical (Toslink) inputs
Headphone outputs
Two 3.5mm mini-phone jacks
One ¼” phone jack
3.5mm mini-phone jacks configurable to balanced mode
Asynchronous transfer mode for USB input
DSD or PCM input over USB
Minimum phase digital filter
Single-pass 16x oversampling
Ayre’s exclusive Diamond output circuit
Linear analog AyreLock power supply
zero-feedback and fully-balanced discrete circuitry
Equilock circuitry for active gain devices

Specifications

Output Level
Headphone or Preamp Mode : 7.0 volts balanced, 3.5 volts single-ended
DAC Mode : 4.0 volts balanced, 2.0 volts single-ended

Input
USB : PCM 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz, 352.8 kHz, 384 kHz (up to 24 bits), DSD64, DSD128
Optical input (Toslink)

Dimensions
2.25″W x 9″D x 5.25″H (5.5 cm x 23 cm x 13.7 cm)

Weight
3 pounds (1.4 kg)