Weiss DAC202 FireWire D/A converter Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Digital/analog converter with FireWire connectivity. Compatible sampling rates: 32–192kHz. Compatible word length: 16–24 bits. Digital inputs: FireWire, AES/EBU on XLR, or S/PDIF on RCA and TosLink,. Digital outputs: AES/EBU on XLR, S/PDIF on RCA, FireWire. TTL word sync input/output on BNC connectors. Main analog outputs: 2 stereo (1 XLR, 1 RCA). Headphone output: ¼" jack. Level control, main output: 4 coarse settings via relays (analog domain)—8.15V, 4.15V, 2.12V, 1.06V—fine setting via rotary encoder (digital domain); can be defeated for main output. Level control, headphone output: 4 coarse settings via relays (analog domain, independent of main output settings)—5.2V, 2.7V, 900mV, 200mV—fine setting via rotary encoder (digital domain). Analog output impedance: 44 ohms (balanced); 22 ohms (single-ended); not specified (headphones), <1 ohm measured.
Dimensions: 7.4" (190mm) W by 3.1" (80mm) H by 11.7" (300mm) D. Weight: 10 lbs (2.3kg).
Finishes: Silver, black.
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: DAC-1505.
Price: $7737. Approximate number of dealers: 24.
Manufacturer: Weiss Engineering Ltd., Florastrasse 42, 8610 Uster/Zurich, Switzerland. Tel: (41) 44-940-20-06. Fax: (41) 44-940-22-14. Web: www.weiss-highend.ch. US distributor: Precision Audio & Video, 12277 Arbor Hill St., Moorpark, CA 93021. Tel: (805) 523-3005. Fax: (805) 531-0004. Web: www.precisionav.com.

Weiss Engineering Ltd.
US distributor: Precision Audio & Video
12277 Arbor Hill St.
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805) 523-3005

Archimago's picture

Impressive DAC!

For the jitter measurements, curious what is the limit of the Miller Analyzer in terms of ps?

Metalingus's picture

What's it like with this? Everything else seems to measure very well, but you did not measure the impulse response.