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DacMagic 100 Digital to Analogue Converter

Get awesome quality music from your computer, TV and other digital devices

DacMagic 100 is an amazing compact device which extracts real hi-fi sound from a host of gadgets including Blu-ray players, Apple Macs, PCs, TVs and set-top boxes.

DacMagic 100 works by taking a direct digital audio signal from your device - before its own soundcard or DAC can do this. It digitally processes the audio signal using our custom designed technology, dramatically improving sound quality and reducing distortion. The results you will hear include greater detail, sparkling clarity and a real sense of scale and drama.

So no matter where your digital audio stream comes from, DacMagic 100 will transport you closer to your music, TV and movies than ever before...Read more

 

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In more detail

DacMagic 100 is incredibly flexible and supports digital files of virtually any format including the very highest quality 24-bit studio master or lossless quality audio files stored on your computer. Custom developed from the ground-up by our dedicated team in the heart of London, there's an incredible amount of hi-tech engineering inside including our the very latest digital to analogue converter from market-leader Wolfson.

With three different digital connectivity options and the ability to connect four devices concurrently, DacMagic 100 is a true digital music enhancement hub. Set-up is totally intuitive, allowing you to begin enjoying better quality audio in minutes.

It also makes the perfect partner for your iPad, iPhone or iPod when used in conjunction with Cambridge Audio's iD100 dock*.

 

DacMagic 100 connectivity

*Supports iPhone 3, 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, iPod touch devices fitted with 30 Pin connector. Does not support iPhone 5, iPad Mini or iPad with Retina Display fitted with Lightning connector.

Features
Digital to Analogue Converter featuring S/PDIF and Toslink digital inputs and USB audio input (all 24 bit compatible)
Wolfson WM8742 24bit DAC
24-bit/96kHz driverless USB Audio 1.0 input
24-bit/192kHz USB Audio 2.0 input with ASIO or kernel streaming modes
Asynchronous USB transfer for very low jitter USB Audio input allowing streaming of up to 24-bit/192kHz audio from computer
USB audio input allows the DacMagic 100 to act as a high quality DAC/soundcard for your computer
RCA audio output
Full metal casework design with thick brushed aluminium front panel
Available in black or silver finishes

Reviews

Gramophone
 

"...part of the future of digital audio in the home."

 

UK, August 2012

Hi-Fi News
 

"...delivers an astonishing performance for the price... great things can come in exceedingly small packages."

 

UK, June 2012

T3
 

"Newer! Cheaper! Connectior!... It’s an all-round media sound polishing machine. It’s also engineered to work with iPad and iPhone docks, meaning your iTunes collection will sound better than ever. Music to our ears."

 

UK, May 2012

Specifications

Digital to Analogue Converter Wolfson WM8742 24-bit DAC
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz (±0.1dB)
THD @ 1Khz 0dBFs: <0.0025% 24-bit
THD @ 1kHz -10dBFs: <0.0025% 24-bit
THD @ 20kHz 0dBFs: <0.0025%
Signal to Noise Ratio: -113dBr
Total correlated jitter: <130pS
Crosstalk @ 1kHz: < -130dB
Crosstalk @ 20kHz: < -112dB
Output Impedance: <50ohms
Max. output level (unbalanced) 2.3V rms
Digital input word widths supported: 16-24bit
Digital input sampling frequencies supported: 32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz
Max. Power Consumption: 5W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 106 x 46 x 130mm (4.1 x 1.8 x 5.1")
Weight 0.5Kg (1.1 lbs)

Technical Specifications

User Manuals

USB Audio Guide – everything you need to know

Frequently Asked Questions