The new HP-A8C is Fostex's flagship 32bit DAC / Headphone Amplifier model and features finely designed Analog and Digital circuitries as well as the epoch-making DSD audio playback function.
Housed in a gorgeous enclosure featuring glass front panel and black side panel, the HP-A8C is set to spark the interest of both high-end headphone users as well as PC audio makers, professionals and enthusiasts.
Partner with the new TH-900, premium headphones for excellent results.
USB Driver for Windows (V.2.03)Dedicated USB driver software is necessary to install on PC for Windows. Mac OS (10.6.1 or later) works with its own USB driver. Please be sure to uninstall the old driver software before installing this software.
Caution about use of SD cards
Fostex has released the HP-A8C latest firmware V3.00 that supports DSD (2.8MHz) playback on ASIO 2.1(Windows only) and DoP (DSD over PCM Frames) in addition to the original DSD playback method using a SD card via the SD card slot on the rear panel. Also this firmware update newly supports playback of WAV and AIFF files via a SD card.
InputUSB port sampling frequency: up to 32bit/192kHz (24bit on Windows) Interface: USB high speedDigital (Optical) Connector x 2: optical, square Format: S/PDIF (44.1kHz – 192kHz)Digital (Coaxial) Connector: RCA Pin Format: S/PDIF (44.1kHz – 192kHz)Analog Connector: RCA Pin (L, R)OutputPhones 1,2 Connector: Stereo phone Max Output: 700mW (32-ohm loaded) Opt load Impedance: 16 ohm – 600 ohm THD: less than 0.002% at 1kHz, 32-ohm loaded, 100mW Frequency response: 10Hz - 80kHz +-0.3dBAnalog Connector: RCA Pin Opt load impedance: more than 10k ohm THD: less than 0.002% at 1kHz Frequency response: 10Hz - 80kHz +-0.3dBDigital Connector: Optical, square Format S/PDIFGeneral Power Consumption: 24 W Dimensions: 213mm(W) x 78mm(H) x 314mm(D) Weight: approx. 3.75kgs Accessories: 1 x remote controller, Manual - See more at: