Wyred 4 Sound

µDAC-HD

$399 $499
 Digital-to-Analog converter & Headphone amp

No matter how you choose to use the µDAC HD, you’ll be amazed how such a small package can deliver such a great sound. The building block is the the amazing Sabre DAC, a chip that’s derived from the same platform as the industry-standard ESS9018 found in our flagship DAC-2 series. The ESS patented Hyperstream™ and Time Domain Jitter Eliminator technology guarantees a jitter-free digital signal and remarkable sound from any source.

As a fully portable unit, the µDAC HD’s headphone stage allows for high-quality music reproduction when powered through your computer’s USB port. When plugged-in with the unit’s DC power converter, the µDAC HD automatically becomes a superior performing Class A headphone amp. 

µDAC-HD Features

  • State-of-the-art USB Technology
  • 24 bit 192 kHz Asynchronous USB Input
  • Optionally powered by USB or DC supply (USB cable and DC power supply included!)
  • ESS Sabre 9023 DAC
  • Class A Output Stage
  • Analog RCA Outputs
  • Built-in Headphone amp
  • Signal Lock Light
  • Compact (3.5" x 3.5" x 1")
  • Covered by a 5 YEAR WARRANTY

µDAC-HD Specs

  • Max Output Level: 2.5V
  • Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz: ± 0.2db
  • S/N Ratio: -103db
  • Noise (A weighted): 15µV
  • Output Impedance: 50Ω
  • THD+N (A weighted): 0.0035%
  • Channel Tracking: ± 0.05db
  • Crosstalk: > 94db
  • Headphone Output (300Ω): 200mw
  • Headphone THD+N: 0.006%

"[The µDAC-HD] caught me by surprise with its amazingly smooth, natural, and musical delivery. It doesn’t try to impress you with coloration but maintains its tonal integrity across all genres of music. I regret not auditioning this wonderful DAC/headphone amp earlier. Admittedly, I gravitated towards and spent most of my listening sessions with the Wyred 4 Sound uDAC-HD. It’s just a pleasure to listen to with no glaring faults.... I could listen to this DAC for hours and never get fatigued or overwhelmed. The other two have the tendency to do that after some time.... Very analog sounding, no artifacts, even in USB mode. Most liquid of any portable DAC I’ve ever used."

  -JAY LUONG
   AUDIO BACON                                                                READ FULL REVIEW

"I found the uDAC-HD to have very good macro dynamic capability as well as amazing bass reproduction through a review pair of the fab Von Schweikert VR-22 loudspeakers."

  -GARY BEARD 
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"The sound is so captivating and fun. Bass hits hard and tight."

  -MICHAEL LIANG  
   HIFIGUY YOU TUBE CHANNEL                                      READ FULL REVIEW

"Vocals are beautiful, instrumentation clean and crisp especially the bass and piano, sound is musical, sounds like I'm in a recording studio where they're taping live." 

  -CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL