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Chord Electronics 2Qute Digital to Analogue Converter

£749.00 £649.00

Manufacturer : Chord Electronics
Model : 2Qute
Serial Number : 3381B
Packaging : Original
Accessories Included : Power Cable/Optical Cable
Price When New : £TBA

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SKU: 3381B Category:
Description

A superb example of the award winning 2qute, less than 6 months old in the best colour…

The 2Qute offers support for up to 32-bit/384kHz audio via coax and USB, and 24-bit/192kHz over optical. DSD64 is supported on all inputs and DSD128 is supported via coax or USB (all via DoP). The new DAC also gains a handy switch to easily move between coax, optical and USB digital inputs.

The device features a Class 2 USB input which, because of the 2Qute’s home-system orientation compared to Hugo’s more mobile aspirations, has been galvanically isolated for greater sonic performance. This has been achieved using a novel technique which allows for very high data rates of up to 384kHz; the input is driverless on Apple and Android devices, with (ASIO included) drivers for Windows devices.

2Qute key features

Coax, optical and USB digital inputs with input switch
Galvanically isolated Class 2 USB input up to 384kHz
Driverless operation on Apple and Android devices; drivers supplied for Windows
Support for up to 32-bit/384kHz audio via coax and USB, and 24-bit/192kHz via optical
DSD64 supported on all inputs, DSD128 supported via coax or USB input (all via DoP)
Source and sample rate indication/illumination
12V 0.5A power supply provided

Measured performance

Output: 3v RMS 1kHz
Dynamic range: -119dB A Wt
THD: 0.0003% at 3v RMS 1kHz; 0.0002% at 2v RMS 1kHz
Crosstalk: 126dB 1kHz
Frequency Response: +/- 0.1dB 20-20kHz