Overview: The Arcam rPAC is an external audiophile-grade USB
DAC/Headphone Amp with state-of-the-art digital-to-analog conversion technology.
The rPAC offers supreme audio quality for the most demanding music lover. Housed
in a high-quality cast aluminum case, the rPAC offers an ideal upgrade for music
stored or streamed on your computer. Offering a USB (type-B) digital input with
a stereo audio RCA output and 3.5mm headphone output, the rPAC lets you listen
to audio from your computer on your home stereo system or a set of headphones.
16/24-Bit DAC: The Arcam rPAC employs a Texas Instrument
PCM5102 16/24-bit digital-to-analog converter with a frequency response of
10Hz-20kHz (+/-0.1dB), a total-harmonic-distortion of 0.002%, and a
Signal-to-Noise Ratio of 106dB.
Supported Sample Rates: Supported sample rates include 44.1,
48, 88.2, and 96 kHz.
USB Input (Asynchronous): The Arcam rPAC features a USB (type-B) port
and includes a 43" USB (type-B) to USB (type-A) cable to connect to your
computer: The rPAC utilizes a Asynchronous USB clocking technology for optimum
audio signal transfer from your computer to your home audio system or
Note: The Arcam rPAC is compatible with Windows XP, 7, or Mac OSX.
Headphone Amp w/ 3.5mm Headphone Output: In addition to
housing an 16/24-bit DAC, the Arcam rPAC features a built-in headphone amplifier
with a 3.5mm headphone jack to connect a set of headphones, as well as an
up/down volume control. The built-in headphone amp has an output power of 138mW
and signal-to-noise ratio of 98dB.
Analog Audio Outputs: The Arcam rPAC is fitted with a stereo
RCA output to connect your to your stereo amplifier or HiFi receiver.
Power Requirements: The Arcam rPAC is powered by your computer's USB
port; no AC wall outlet needed.
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