Products - Cary Classic

D/A USB Converter

The Cary Audio Xciter DAC is the perfect match for the Xciter integrated amplifier! Compact desktop 192 kHz/32 Bit DAC featuring the new AKM4399 32-Bit DAC along with the new National Semiconductor metal can LME49713NA and LME49710NA output devices. These National Semi devices were specifically designed for Cary Audio Design. The Xciter DAC features a computer USB input along with optical input and two coaxial inputs. The inputs are selectable from the front panel. Front panel LED's will indicate the incoming sample rate up to 192 kHz.


Input Receiver AK4115 & CM108
Digital to Analog Converters AK4399
Digital Inputs 4 selectable inputs - Coaxial single-ended, Coaxial BNC, Toslink, USB
(Gold Plated)
Analog Output RCA analog output
Input Sample Rates Accepted 44.1KHz, 48KHz, 96KHz, 192KHz
Bit Depths Accepted 16 – 24 bit, LPCM 2ch audio stream
Capacitors Panasonic electrolytic capacitors, Tantalum capacitors & WIMA polyester film
and foil capacitors
Power Transformer Dual C core power transformer
Dynamic Range 117dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 109dB
Noise and Hum -101 dB below rated output
Audio Output Level 2.0V RMS 200 Ohm output impedance
Frequency Response 20Hz – 22KHz (44.1KHz)
Wiring Printed Circuit Board and custom point to point cabling
AC Cord 3 Conductor Shielded, Detachable
AC Power Requirements 117 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
234 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 23 Watts
Finish Black powder coated matte cabinet with silver anodized aluminum faceplate standard (black optional)
Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 3 1/2" H x 11" W x 13" D

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The Cary Audio
Xciter DAC is the perfect match for the Xciter integrated amplifier.


Today people listen to music from a variety of sources that didn’t exist just a few years ago. The Xciter DAC was designed with this in mind using cutting edge technology and high quality components. Whether you listen to music from a CD player, computer, or audio/video server, the Xciter DAC has you covered. It matches perfectly with the Xciter Amplifier to provide a truly modern listening experience in a compact package you can use anywhere.