Audio Research DSPre -with 24/192Khz DAC-
The DSPre is a combination of the DAC8 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter (24/192Khz) with a solid state, pure Class-A, zero-feedback, analog preamplifier, all in one chassis. This enables and simplifies the connection of a streamer or computer to the DSPre or use the latest digital technology with an (older) cd player. Legendary Audio Research build quality and reliability. Although the DSPre does not use tubes, it shares many of the virtues of the Audio Research Reference tube preamps. The sound is rich, 3-dimensional, sweet and has an incredible bass and punch…very musical.
The DSPre has balanced and unbalanced outputs. Including metal remote. Newprice: 8.290 euro (pricelist available), now for 2.250 euro.