Author Topic: Monoprice Monolith Desktop Headphone Amplifier and DAC with THX AAA Technology  (Read 297 times)

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Exciting new unit from Monoprice at $479.99:

It utilizes the THX AAA-788 amplifier design for an impressive 2x1500mW of high-powered amplification with the world’s lowest distortion and noise.

It also features the new flagship AKM AK4493 32-bit stereo Premium DAC with VELVET SOUND™ technology, Dirac Sensaround II decoding for an expanded larger than life soundstage
and a host of balanced, unbalanced, and digital inputs and outputs to ensure users have plenty of ways to connect their playback devices for a high-quality listening experience.

The AKM AK4493 is the new flagship 32-bit stereo Premium DAC. Digital input supports PCM inputs up to 768kHz and DSD input of 2.8MHz/5.6MHz / maximum 11.2MHz the industry's highest level.
Internal circuit employs a newly developed 32-bit Digital Filter for the ultimate in sound quality and musicality.

Amps: NFB11.32 [upgraded] - Little Dot MKll [upgraded] - X-Can V3
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Cans:  LCD2F - HD600 - DT990Pro 250 - K612Pro - K171MKll - Y50

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