Audiolab M-DAC SKU A-M-MDAC-0
RRP $1,499.99
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Audiolab M-DAC

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Audiolab M-DAC SKU A-M-MDAC-0
RRP $1,499.99
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The Audiolab M-DAC is arguably the best DAC available on the market.

The only product ever to win the coveted What Hi-Fi magazine Product of the Year award 4 time in a row.

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Product Description


The M-DAC is housed in a smart styling aluminium case with solid build and ample connectivity. Alongside the USB input with Asynchronous data processing, there are two each of coaxial and optical digital inputs, and one each of coaxial and optical digital outputs.

Audio signal is provided via RCA single-ended and XLR balanced audio outputs. A wand like remote control handset allows you to switch inputs, select from preset digital filters and alter the display.

The large clear screen allows you to see what input is being used and the sample rate being received. High-res 24-bit/192kHz music files can be played on the M-DAC via the coaxial input, while optical and USB inputs support 24-bit/96kHz data.

DAC ESS Sabre32 9018 chip
Resolution 32bit
Maximum Sampling Frequency 84.672MHz
Digital Inputs 2 x Coaxial (24-bit/192kHz)

2 x Toslink Optical (24bit/96kHz)

1 x USB Type-B (24bit/96kHz)

Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz (+/-0.2dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) RCA <0.002% / XLR <0.0008%
Dynamic Range RCA: >115dB / XLR: >122dB
Crosstalk RCA: < -120dB / XLR: < -130dB
Analogue Output Connections 1 pair RCA Phono and 1 pair of balanced XLR
Digital Output Connections 1 x RCA Phono and 1 x Optical TOSlink
Included Accessories Remote Control
Dimensions (H x W x D) 59 x 250 x 252mm
Weight 4.95kg
Colour Choice Black or Silver
Why Audiolab
  • Highly respected British name
  • Specialises in Digital Audio technology
  • Multi-Award Winning products
  • At the forefront of DAC technology