Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation’s (AKM) premium audio DAC: the VERITA AK4490 has been adopted in TEAC’s new dual monaural USB DAC/Headphone amplifier, the UD-503 that supports up to 11.2MHz DSD signal.
The UD-503 is a fully balanced USB DAC/headphone amplifier that integrates TEAC’s extensive experience in audio design that has been evolving for more than 60 years in high-end audio design in an A4-size compact body. It adopts “Dual Monaural Design” by high-end audio concept as well as the UD-501 and integrates two of AKM’s new DACs: the AK4490, supporting advanced 32-bit 11.MHz/384kHz Native DSD signals playbacks.
The AK4490EQ is a new generation 32-bit stereo Premium DAC. It is a flagship product of AKM’s VERITA series in the Audio 4 Pro family. The AK4490EQ adopts a newly developed VELVET SOUND technology achieving high-resolution sound playback that realizes a rich sound field and bass representation with less distortion. Digital input supports PCM input up to 768kHz and DSD input of 2.8MHz/5.6MHz / maximum 11.2MHz, the industry's highest level. Internal circuit employs a newly developed 32-bit digital filter focusing on sound quality during development.
This device is ideal for systems such as Network Audio Players focusing sound quality, SACD players and high-end audio systems supporting high resolution sound source.
● Maximum Sampling Frequency, Bit Rate: PCM768kHz, 32-bit / DSD256 (11.2MHz), 1-bit
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