DAC-1 LE → DAC-1v2 Upgrade:

  • All-new ESS 9026PRO chip replaces the 9018S chip
  • Updated audio filters
  • Updated firmware
  • Increased sonic performance

DAC-1 → DAC-1v2 Upgrade:

  • All-new ESS 9026PRO chip replaces the 9018S chip
  • New galvanically isolated, asynchronous USB input
  • Support for files up to 32-bit 384kHz PCM and DSD 256 (via new USB input)
  • Updated audio filters
  • Updated firmware
  • Driverless for Mac and Linux
  • Increased sonic performance