Bel Canto Design DAC 1.7 DAC Headphone Amp and Level Control

Bel Canto DAC 1.7 D / A Converter

Designed with the core building blocks used in each Bel Canto DAC, the DAC1.7 is musical, clear and detailed in sound with excellent features. HDR Core is the result of 20+ years of engineering to refine the digital to analog process, and is comprised of 3 major components: Low Noise and Ultra Low Noise Master Clocks, Advanced Asynchronous Interfaces, and Dual Mode Low-Noise High Efficiency Power Supplies. HDR Core technology is fundamental to every e.One DAC and Integrated product, creating the most realistic, open, and defined musical experience possible.

Built In Headphone Output
This low-impedance, high-output headphone amp circuit has been designed to drive any pair of high quality headphones with pristine clarity. You’ll be amazed at the musical depth they bring to your headset.

Simple, Elegant Interface
Designed to be functional and simple, the dual-functioning one knob interface is a joy to use. The single 4 digit display works with it seamlessly to access all basic functions in a few clicks. The included 36 button infrared remote allows instant command functions and display editing.

Asynchronous USB Input
24/192 Asynchronous input works with the internal dual Low Noise clocks to provide unprecedented digital audio sound quality and impact from your computer audio sources.

Manufacturer’s website BEL CANTO

SKU: 000402 Categories: ,

Bel Canto DAC 1.7 Specifications:

Digital Section:

Maximum Data Input Rate:
Master Clock jitter:250 femtoseconds RMS, 100Hz-1MHz

Analog 24/192 DAC Section:

Maximum Output:4.4Vrms balanced XLR, 2.2Vrms RCA
Output Impedance:200 ohms balanced XLR, 100 ohms RCA
Frequency Response:20 Hz-20 KHz, +/- 0.5dB
THD+N:<0.0015%, 4Vrms balanced out, 1KHz
Output Noise:3.3uVrms A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz
Dynamic Range:122dB A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz

Headphone Section:

Headphone Output Current and Voltage Level:300mA peak at 4Vrms
Maximum Output:138mW
THD+N:0.01% 35mW, 1KHz
Output Noise:17uVrms, A-weighted 20Hz-20KHz


Power Usage On:5W
Power Usage Off:0.0W
Power Requirement:100-120VAC, 220-240VAC 50/60 Hz
Dimensions:8.5″ W x 12.5″ D x 3.5″ H (216 mm x 318 mm x 88 mm)
Weight:13lbs. (6.5 kg)

Please find reviews below:

Reviews on DAC 1.5 below

6 MOONS” Online Magazine Review

“Computer Audiophile” Online Review

Weight2 kg