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Audinst HUD-DX1W Compact High-Resolution, DSD-Capable USB

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  • Product category: DACs Audinst
  • Brand: Audinst
  • Description and content of package
  • Technical information and basic settings
  • Frequently asked questions – FAQ
  • Troubleshooting (does not switch on, does not respond, error message, what do I do if...)
  • Authorized service for Audinst DACs

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Product description

The white Audinst HUD-DX1 is a compact high-resolution, DSD-capable USB DAC designed to provide increased volume and enhanced sound quality for music lovers and audiophiles in listening rooms, home studios, and home theaters. It supports PCM resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz, DXD resolutions up to 32-bit/384 kHz, DSD playback up to 5.6 MHz, and works with a variety of headphone impedances from 16 to 600 Ohms.Use the supplied USB cable to connect your computer to the HUD-DX1, which can be powered via USB or the supplied DC adapter. A front-panel LED indicates power status. You can accept audio from the USB connection or the digital TOSLINK optical input. Plug headphones into the 3.5mm and 1/4" headphone jacks and hook up speakers via the stereo RCA coaxial outputs. A toggle selector allows you to switch signal between the headphone and line outputs. You can also route audio through the digital TOSLINK optical output to a stereo receiver. The front-panel volume knob controls the headphone monitoring level.
  • High-resolution ESS D/A converter
  • PCM resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz
  • DXD playback up to 32-bit/384 kHz
  • DSD playback up to 5.6 MHz
  • Dedicated switches for input and output selection
  • Dual unbalanced RCA line outputs
  • 3.5mm and 1/4" headphone outputs
  • Rear-panel digital TOSLINK optical inputs and outputs
  • Adjustable volume
  • Supports multiple impedances from 16 to 600 Ohms
  • Front-panel power status indicator
  • Powered via USB or included DC adapter
  • Integrated circuit protects speakers from noise bursts during input switching
  • Includes USB cable
In the Box Audinst HUD-DX1W Compact High-Resolution, DSD-Capable USB DAC (White)
  • 5' / 1.5m USB Type-A to USB Type-B Cable
  • 4 x Floor-Mount Spikes
  • L-Wrench
  • Power Adapter
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents

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    Technical parameters

    Audinst HUD-DX1 Specs

    System Requirements Mac OS X
    2 GB or more system memory (4 GB or more recommended)
    USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

    Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit recommended)
    Intel Dual-Core CPU or faster, or equivalent AMD CPU (quad-core CPU recommended)
    2 GB or more system memory (4 GB or more recommended)
    USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port
    Inputs 1 x TOSLINK optical (S/PDIF digital)
    1 x USB Type-B
    Outputs 1 x 1/4" TRS
    1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini-jack
    2 x RCA coaxial (unbalanced)
    1 x TOSLINK optical (S/PDIF digital)
    Maximum Output Level Headphone Outputs: +10 V p-p @ 600 Ohms (without gain jumper)
    Line Output: 3.2 V p-p
    Maximum Power 1.5 W @ 32 Ohms
    Impedance Headphone Outputs: 2 Ohms (16 to 300 Ohms load)
    Line Output: 200 Ohms
    Signal to Noise Ratio 127 dB
    THD + N -120 dB
    D/A Converter ESS ES9018K2M
    Resolution Up to 32-bit / 192 kHz (PCM), 384 kHz (DXD), and 5.6 MHz (DSD)
    Opamp Operating Voltage: +12 V (with power adapter), +5 V (USB power)
    I/V Converter: MUSES8920E (SMD x 2)
    Differential Amplifier: MUSES8920 (DIP)
    Line Output: MUSES8920 (DIP)
    Headphone Output: TPA6120A2 (SMD)
    USB Audio Compatible with USB 1.1 and USB 2.0
    Power Adapter 12 to 15 VDC
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.1 x 4.7 x 1.3" / 104 x 120 x 34 mm
    Weight 10.6 oz / 300 g


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