Gustard X16 MQA Balanced DAC

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  •  MQA USB DAC: GUSTARD DAC-X16 supports the technology. Use 2 ESS company’s latest SABRE series dual-channel fever audio DA chip ES9068AS, this chip built-in Renderer hardware renderer function audio DA chip, can directly process SPDIF and I2S input first stage decoded digital audio signal , Reduce the external control signal interference when the DAC is working, so as to achieve the ideal playback.
  • High Resolution Decoder: The USB processing module of GUSTARD DAC-X16 uses USB Audio dedicated chip XMOS XU216, and supports up to 384K, DSD512, PCM768K.
  • Bluetooth 5.0 DAC: GUSTARD DAC-X16 is equipped with Bluetooth chip CSR8675, supports Bluetooth 5.0, supports LDAC, AAC, SBC, APTX multiple audio formats.
  • CPLD Programmable Chip: GUSTARD DAC-X16 uses CPLD programmable logic chip to construct digital integrated circuits with logic functions by itself, with clock management, 2nd PLL digital shaping, Dop demodulation, PCM/DSD depop Switch and other exclusive technologies. Lay a solid foundation for excellent sound quality.
  • Multiple Interfaces: The fully balanced decoder GUSTARD DAC-X16 supports USB/I2S/COAX/OPT/BT/AES input, and has two output modes: RCA single-ended output and balanced XLR input. It is a true fully balanced decoder.
  • Two ES9068S DACs
  • XMOS’ xCORE-200 series 16-core XU216 processor
  • Supports native DSD 32-bit PCM
  • 2 American ACCUSILICON femtosecond crystal oscillators
  • The digital processing system uses Intel’s ALTERA’s large high-speed CPLD logic array chip
  • MQA full expansion decoding.
  • COAX/AES/OPT/IIS supports MQA hardware rendering
  • White light OLED display
  • Simple user interface
  • Full-function remote control
  • High-quality toroidal transformer, multiple sets of linear voltage regulators, and TI high-current ultra-low noise LDO chips used in key parts
  • VISHAY MELF high-precision low-temperature drift resistance is used in a key part of the analog circuit part
  • OPA1612A high-performance operational amplifier composes analog circuit

Model No: X16
Sample rates:
COAX: PCM 16-24bit/44.1-192kHz; DSD DOP64
AES: PCM 16-24bit/44.1-192kHz; DSD DOP64
OPT: PCM 16-24bit/44.1-192kHz; DSD DOP64
USB: PCM 16-24bit/44.1-768kHz; DSD DOP64-DOP256; Native DSD: DSD64- DSD512
IIS: PCM 16-24bit/44.1-768kHz; DSD DOP64-DOP256; Native DSD: DSD64- DSD512

Bluetooth 5.0: PCM LDAC, AAC, SBC, APTX, APTX LL, APTX HD, and other high frequency encodings, LDAC can achieve 24B/96K high code transmission
Amplitude frequency response: 20-20,000Hz / ±0.08dB
DNR: >126dB
Crosstalk: -130dB @ 1kHz
THD+N: <0.0001% @ 1kHz
IMD: <0.0004% @-1dBFs
RCA output level: 1Vrms (volume 00dB), output impedance: 100Ω
XLR output level: 4Vrms (volume 00dB), output impedance: 300Ω
AC power supply: AC 115V/230V 50/60Hz
Power consumption: <15W
Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.9 x 6.6” (220 x 50 x 170mm)
Weight: 5.5lbs (2.5kgs) (including packaging)
Warranty Period: 2 Year

In The Box
1U Gustard X16 DAC
1U Power cord
1U USB cable
1U Remote control
1U Antenna

Warranty Period: 2 Year from the date of Invoice
Covered: Manufacturing Defects Only
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Gustard is a company dedicated to research and development, aiming to offer high-performance audio desktop-grade DAC and amplifiers at affordable prices. Their products are ideal for music lovers who seek quality audio.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Sandeep Agarwal (Bengaluru)
Gustard X & H 16

A fantastic Dac Amp Stack.

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Nilay Shah (Ahmedabad)

Perfect for DSD and MQA playback. I am loving it.

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