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Lead Audio LA-100 DAC

  • Lesser-known Danish manufacturer Lead Audio‘s one and only DAC product – the LA-100 – is set to arrive in Australia within the next month or so.

    It will fall into a similar price bracket as the Cambridge DacMagic, but promises superior components: Β Burr Brown’s PCM 1796 DA Converter, German Wima Condenser for the power source area DC coupled circuits.

    The LA-100 can be purchased directly from I-Enjoy.

    Specifications:

    • USB 2.0 compatible to PC
    • S/PDIF RCA 75ohm input (Coax) to CDP/DVD
    • S/PDIF Toslink input (Optical) to CDP/DVD
    • Line to amplifiers
    • Phones to headphones
    • Burr Brown 24bit/192KHz DA Converter
    • USB: 44.1KHz to 48KHz
    • Digital Input: 20KHz to 216 KHz
    • Frequency Response: dc to 20KHz
    • THD at 1KH:
    • S/N Ratio: >120dB by design (A weighting)
    • Jitter:
    • Line Output Level: 1V RMS max. 600R Load
    • Headphone Output Level:
    • max. 3.6V RMS in 600ohm
    • max. 0.5V RMS in 32ohm
    • (zout = 25ohm)
    • Power Consumption: <5w

    Written by John

    John currently lives in Berlin where he creates videos and podcasts for Darko.Audio. He has previously contributed to 6moons, TONEAudio, AudioStream and Stereophile.

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