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CYP AU-D150 DAC and USB Converter

  • The CYP AU-D150 looks like an interesting little DAC.  It offers only mini-USB and optical inputs, but outputs can do simultaneous analogue (RCA) and digital (optical).  It’s both a USB-optical converter and a DAC!  A neat trick.

    What Hifi seemed to like it .

    There is currently no Australian distributor but the UK RRP is GBP95.

    Features

    • Optical sampling rate supports up to 192 kHz, 24bit.
    • USB Audio Support – High performance 16-bit Stereo, 48/44.1 kHz sampling rate.
    • Low power consumption.USB or PSU powered (PSU supplied).
    • Simultaneous analogue & optical stereo output.

    Specification

    • Inputs 1 x Mini USB, 1 x Optical (Toslink)
    • Outputs 2 x Analogue L/R, 1 x Optical (Toslink)
    • Power 5V DC – PSU Supplied or USB Cable powered
    • Dimensions 90mm (W) x 120mm (D) x 25mm (H)
    • Net. Weight 300g
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