Pure AudioLotus DAC5newPure Audio Lotus DAC5 Superb new MQA DAC-Our under $4k favoriteAsk us about 6 MONTHS NO PAYMENTS OR INTEREST thru PayPal. Free Freight in the lower 48 states We are glad to be distributing The Pure Audio DAC's for North America. Dealer inquiries ...1999.00

Pure Audio Lotus DAC5 Superb new MQA DAC-Our under $4k favorite

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Ships fromMarietta, GA, 30067
Ships toUnited States and Canada
Package dimensions16.0" × 22.0" × 10.0" (18.0 lbs.)
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping costFree
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Box, Manual
Agon miniAverage Research Pricing

Ask us about 6 MONTHS NO PAYMENTS OR INTEREST thru PayPal.

       Free Freight in the lower 48 states

We are glad to be distributing The Pure Audio DAC's for North America.  Dealer inquiries welcome

We were blown away with the performance of this DAC, especially for the
money. It outperformed any DAC we had heard under $3000-$4000.00. Build
quality as well as feature set were exceptional.

The Lotus DAC 5 is a 32 bit/768k DAC/preamp that decodes PCM & DSD files, up to DSD 512, as well as fully unfolding MQA files.
It uses a fully balanced design and has XLR & RCA outputs. It has 7
digital inputs including asynchronous USB, two coaxial, two optical,
I2S and AES/EBU. I allows you to upsample all inputs to DSD512 as well
as multiple PCM sample rates up to 32 bit/768k. It also has 7 adjustable
digital filters as well as output phase inversion capability.
It is a very good preamp as well and the volume control can be bypassed if you just want to use it as a DAC.

Technical features:

ESS ES9038PRO 32-Bit HyperStream II Audio DAC
Lotus DAC 5 uses the critically acclaimed ESS’ Sabre patented
HyperStream II architecture and time domain jitter eliminator, the
ES9038PRO 32-bit audio dac delivers an unprecedented dynamic range of up
to 140dB and THD+N of –122dB. The Sabre DAC 9038 Pro is considered by
many to be the finest DAC chip made today.

XMOS USB input receiver: The
XMOS USB input receiver chip offers USB asynchronous transfer mode. It
uses the high precision clock and precision power supply of the Lotus
DAC 5 bypassing the computer's clock for dramatically lower jitter.

Ultralow Noise, Ultrahigh PSRR RF Linear Regulator

is a ultralow RMS noise, ultralow spot noise and ultrahigh PSRR linear
regulator, It offers high quality voltage supplies that greatly enhance
the performance of the ES9038PRO.


Precision Thin Film MELF Resistors:Precision
thin film MELF resistors are the perfect choice for most fields of
modern professional electronics, which reliability and stability are
main reasons why we use it.

High Quality, High Performance Capacitors: Electrolytic
capacitors manufactured by Panasonic Japan. The caps help clean the
power of  high ripple current and along wiht their low ESR make the
power more stable for upgraded sonics.

Large metal remote control: A high-quality aluminum remote control allows the user to operate all adjustments in the SETUP menu.

Technical Specifications

• USB : USB Type B 2.0 Hi-Speed, data stream up to 384KHz/24Bit & DSD 256 and MQA.
• IIS/DSD :Supports PCM 44.1KHz ~ PCM 768KHz/32Bit & DSD 512 data streams.

• COAXIAL : Supports PCM 44.1KHz ~ 768KHz/32Bit and DSD DOP 64, 128 and 256.

• OPTICAL : Supports PCM 44.1KHz ~ 192KHz/32Bit and DSD DOP 64.

• AES/EBU : Supports PCM 44.1KHz ~ 192KHz/32Bit and DSD DOP 64.


‧ Frequency response : 20 Hz - 20 KHz / ±0.3 dB. ‧ SNR : > 110 dB.

‧ THD+N : < 0.0003%.

‧ Output Impedance : < 50 Ohm. 

One pair XLR balanced outputs : FIX mode 8Vrms, HALF FIX mode 4Vrms.

One pair RCA unbalanced outputs : FIX mode 4Vrms, HALF FIX mode 2Vrms. 


• USB Audio Firmware : upgradable via USB DFU tool.
• Power Supply : AC voltage selector switch at the bottom of the unit, 115V or 230V.
• Dimensions [W x H x D] : 17" W x 2.16" H  x 12.4" D.
• Weight : 11.5 pounds
• Power consumption : 13.5W (0.9W Standby)

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