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Prime headphone amp for audiophiles and audio professionals.

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.

Fostex HP-A8C Headphone amplifier Features:

  • High fidelity 32bit D/A converter (Asahi Kasei's AK4399) and all discrete analog circuitry headphone amplifier.
    Complies with USB Audio Class 2.0 up to 32bit / 192kHz (24bit on Windows)
    Asynchronous mode by highly precise TCXO (Temperature Compensated Cristal Oscillator) clock.
    Highly precise level adjustment by an electronic volume designed for audio equipment.
    Large capacity toroidal power transformer.
    Built-in SD (SDHC) card drive for epoch-making DSD file (DSF format) reproduction in addition to the firmware update.
    Selectable between the internal clock and the external clock (except for USB and SD card)
    Built-in up-sampling function of x 2 and x4
    Digital Filter selection between the conventional "sharp roll-off" and the "minimum delay" developed by Asahi Kasei to eliminate pre-echo.
    Direct Out mode bypassing the volume control circuit.
    Variable headphone amplifier's gain from 0dB to -12dB by 0.5dB step for perfect match with any type of headphones.
    Various inputs including USB, AES/EBU, Coaxial, Optical (x2) and analog RCA.
    A dedicated Remote Controller is supplied.
    Beautiful white Organic LED for the display


Fostex HP-A8C Headphone amplifier Specifications:

  • Input
    USB port sampling frequency: up to 32bit/192kHz (24bit on Windows)
    Interface: USB high speed
    Digital (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)

    Output
    Phones 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 +-0.3dB
    Analog Connector: RCA Pin
    Opt load impedance: more than 10k ohm
    THD: less than 0.002% at 1kHz
    Frequency response: 10Hz - 80kHz +-0.3dB
    Digital Connector: Optical, square
    Format S/PDIF

    General
    Power Consumption: 24 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D): 8.39" x 3.1" x12.4"
    Weight: approx. 7lb.
    Accessories: 1 x remote controller, Manual


Fostex HP-A8C Headphone amplifier

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