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DAC 2.1 Tube R2R decoder by ANK

DAC 2.1 Tube R2R decoder by ANK

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Experience the Ultimate in Audiophile Excellence with the DAC2.1 Standard and Signature Versions with USB input

Elevate your listening experience to new heights with the DAC2.1 Tube Decoder. Available in both Standard and Signature versions, each meticulously designed to deliver unparalleled sound quality and performance.

Standard Version Highlights:

  • Crafted with precision and expertise, the DAC2.1 Standard version features non-magnetic tantalums and AudioNote tin film caps on the output 6922 stage.
  • Professionally assembled digital DAC board with toroidal input transformers and Elna Cerafine capacitors ensures pristine audio reproduction.
  • M2 Power Supply, equipped with RubyCon Electrolytics and Mundorf MLytic Electrolytic Capacitors, provides robust power management.

Signature Version Enhancements:

  • The DAC2.1 Signature version takes audio excellence to the next level with AudioNote tantalums and AudioNote copper film caps on the output 6922 stage.
  • Immerse yourself in unparalleled sound quality with Takman Film Resistors or AudioNote Tantalum Resistors, Elna Cerafine Capacitors, and AudioNote Tin Foil Bypass Caps on the 6922 Driver Board.

Unmatched Versatility:

  • Equipped with support for standard 75 ohm RCA (SPDIF) and 110 ohm AES/EBU connections, the DAC2.1 seamlessly integrates into any audio setup.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of RCA output and optional USB input board for expanded connectivity options.

Pure Digital to Analog Design:

  • With no analog filtering on the digital board, the DAC2.1 delivers sound reproduction free from digital artifacts, providing a smooth, velvet-like output.
  • The tube rectified and regulated power supply ensures ultimate smoothness, completing the pure digital-to-analog design of the DAC2.1.

Upgradeable and Future-Proof:

  • Despite being an entry-priced DAC, the DAC2.1 offers performance that exceeds its price point, making it a true audiophile DAC.
  • Invest in the future with upgradeability to the DAC4.1, ensuring your investment continues to deliver unparalleled audio excellence.

R-2R vs Delta-Sigma:

  • The resistor ladder DAC architecture of the DAC2.1 provides a true representation of your digital information in analog form, delivering impeccable sound quality.
  • Experience the simplicity and perfection of the R-2R DAC architecture, reflected in the DAC2.1's superior audio performance.


  • Output Tubes: 2 x 6922
  • Rectification Tube: ECL82
  • Rectifier Tube: 6X5
  • Inputs: Standard 75 Ohm RCA (S/PDIF), 110 Ohm AES/EBU, USB (optional board)
  • Outputs: Single Ended Stereo RCAs
  • Output Level: 2.0V RMS both channels
  • Impedance: 1.3K
  • Dimensions: Width 38.1 cm, Height 14.6 cm, Depth 40.6 cm
  • Weight: 11 Kilos
  • Chassis: 3mm Aluminum with Black Powder Coat

Premium Components:

  • Immerse yourself in audiophile-grade components, including I/V Transformers, Toroidal Digital Transformer, Takman 1W Resistors, AudioNote Tin/Mylar foil Caps, Mundorf MLytic Caps, PTFE Silver Plated Hookup Wire, and AudioNote Silver RCA’s.

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