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Precisely dig out every single detail
via patented 3x Clock Asynchronous Transmission
structure and True DSD technology
During every second of music playback, there are
hundreds of thousands of time operations. Any micro error will distort
the sound. In CAS192D, it is the 3x clock and the asynchronous
transmission structure that ensures a more accurate operation. Among the
3x clocks, one clock is in sync with PC data, the other two
individually control multiples of 44.1kHz and multiples of 48kHz.
CAS192D True DSD digital to analog conversion ensures that the signal
processing is done under the original DSD format. When processing DSD
signals, CAS192D hardware immediately switches to True DSD channel, all
the digital filters as well as digital volume control are bypassed,
strictly following the standard processing of SACD playback.
For most of the upsampling design, no matter how much the sampling rate
is, all the channels sample at 192K other than re-sample integrally,
which will cause timing errors and lower the sound quality. While the
dual clock integral upsampling of CAS192D is quite different, with
extremely low phase noise, the processor automatically identifies the
sample rate and upsamples integrally, which eliminates timing errors and
improves the sound quality.
The majority of digital audio in the world use FIR (finite impulse
response) filters. The pre-ring which FIR digital filters add to the
impulse wave produces unnatural sound that ruins the enjoyment in music.
While the advanced IIR digital filter completely eliminates the
pre-ring from the impulse wave and keeps away from
“grainy sound”, producing more ethereal and natural sound. As we know,
the top dCS only uses IIR digital filters.
Chassis Material: CNC machining aluminum
Weight: 108oz (3.01kg)
DAC Chipset : WM8741
USB Input : PCM 44.1K-192K/16-24Bit , Native DSD64
Analog Output Amplitude: RCA 2.44Vrms, XLR 4.88Vrms
THD+N : < 0.005%
SNR : RCA 115dB, XLR 116dB
Standard Digital Input : USB, Coaxial, PCM 44.1K-192K /16-24Bit
PC OS Requirements : Win XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8 and Mac OS
Media Player for USB Input : any media player
Analog Output: XLR and RCA
Digital Filters in PCM Mode :
5 switchable filters between IIR and FIR filters
Digital Filters in DSD Mode : no filter
Upsampling in PCM Mode: dual clock integral upsampling, on/off switchable
Core Audio Stream Supported by USB: WASAPI, ASIO, KS
Power Supply: 100-120V or 220-230V switchable
Power Consumption: 8W