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Weiss DAC204 Desktop DAC

Weiss DAC204 Desktop DAC

Regular price $3,495
Sale price $3,495 Regular price $3,495.00

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Connectivity refers to the method in which the headphones connect to the audio source. Headphones can be either wired or wireless.


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DACs and amplifiers can either be carried around or meant for static desktop use

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Weiss DAC204 Desktop DAC

Regular price $3,495
Sale price $3,495 Regular price $3,495.00

Swiss Army Knife of DACs

Weiss Engineering’s DAC204 stands out as the ultimate digital-to-analog converter, versatile enough to cater to a wide range of audio needs. Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife" of DACs, it offers easy switching between various digital sources, whether from a computer or mobile device, making it a perfect fit for both professional and audiophile environments.

Superior Audio Conversion

The DAC204 excels in providing pristine, low-jitter conversion to analog audio. It employs an advanced setup of four oversampling sigma-delta D/A converters per channel, operated in parallel. This configuration enhances the signal-to-noise performance, ensuring top-notch audio output for both professional mixing/mastering studios and audiophile-grade listening rooms.

Versatile Digital Input Compatibility

Flexibility is key with the DAC204, as it accepts incoming digital audio streams directly from any USB-equipped computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Additionally, it supports S/PDIF and AES/EBU audio inputs through its S/PDIF or Toslink connectors, making it a highly adaptable piece of audio equipment.

Comprehensive Audio Output Options

The DAC204 doesn’t just convert digital streams to analog; it also offers digital-to-digital conversion. It outputs audio simultaneously through balanced XLR connectors and unbalanced RCA connectors. For digital audio, it provides AES/EBU or S/PDIF formats through corresponding connectors and a BNC output connector. This makes it an all-encompassing solution for various audio setups.

DSD to PCM Conversion

A standout feature of the DAC204 is its ability to convert DSD audio to PCM. This functionality ensures compatibility with a broader range of audio formats and enhances its versatility in different audio environments.

Seamless Integration with Multiple Devices

Designed for ease of use, the DAC204 can be permanently connected to multiple digital sources. Users can effortlessly switch between these sources using the front-mounted Input Selector switch, allowing for a smooth and convenient audio experience.

Comparison with Other Weiss Models

The DAC204 is the advanced version of the DAC205, offering the same high-quality conversion with added features like a USB input and the capability to convert DSD to PCM audio. While it is more affordable compared to higher-grade units like the DAC501 and HELIOS, it doesn't include onboard digital processing capabilities, headphone outputs, or remote controls, focusing instead on its core function as a DAC.

The Ideal Choice for Audiophiles and Professionals

The Weiss DAC204 is an exceptional choice for those seeking a high-quality, flexible DAC solution. Whether for professional studio use or for an audiophile’s listening room, the DAC204 delivers unparalleled audio conversion, making it a valuable addition to any audio setup. Its ability to handle various audio formats and seamless integration with multiple devices underscores its position as a top contender in the world of digital-to-analog converters.

Weiss DAC204 Desktop DAC Technical Specifications
Digital Inputs
AES/EBU or S/PDIF On Toslink or RCA connectors (x2)
Accepted Formats PCM 44.1kHz up to 384 kHz, DSD 64x/128x
Analog Outputs
Line out UnBAL RCA Yes
Line out BAL XLR Yes
Front Panel
Active Input Selector Switch USB, Toslink, or RCA
Switches for DSD to PCM Conversion Settings Yes (x2)
Power On/Off Switch Yes
Back Panel
Digital USB, RCA, and Toslink Inputs Yes
Digital AES/EBU on Stereo XLR, RCA, and BNC Outputs Yes
Analog XLR and RCA Outputs Yes
Toggle Switches for Output Level Setting Yes (x2)
External Power Supply Connector Yes
Dimensions 6.5" x 4.2" x 3.8"