Absolute best bang for the buck high performance DAC on the pre-owned audio market.
What can be said oi the amazing line up of Chord DAC's that hasn't already been said? Of particular note are their more affordable Chordette Qute series,
The Chordette Qute EX DAC is a second generation, upgraded version of the original multi-award-winning model Qute HD DAC: a What Hi-Fi?, and Sound and Vision ‘Best DAC’ winner for both 2012 and 2013.
The Qute EX, offers both 384kHz PCM and DSD 128 playback. It is in pristine condition, and functioning perfectly.
From Chord's website--
Redefining sonic performance in the affordable DAC category, the Qute EX showcases the unique talents of Rob Watts, whose state-of-the-art world-class proprietary FPGA technology lies at the digital heart of the device and allows capabilities far exceeding that of normal commercial DACs.
The custom-designed FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) incorporates all of the functions required of a DAC: SPDIF decoding; Isochronous USB timing and Digital PLL; WTA interpolation filtering; DSD over USB support and finally, the Pulse Array DAC.
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Your purchase includes an upgraded iFi iPower 12V power supply ($49 value), which enhances the Qute's amazing performance, and the factory original box
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