The NuPrime Audio HPA-9 is a dedicated headphone amplifier offering excellent sound and value and the Encore mDSD USB DAC will greatly improve the sound of your computer or smartphone. The award winning NuPrime DAC-10H combines a reference level DAC, preamplifier and headphone amplifier all into one making it incredibly versatile and the center of your high-end system.
"Good clarity, refinement, and musical tonality make this headphone amp a real winner in my book." - Head-Fi
"Even if you have far more in your equipment budget than what the DAC-10H and ST-10 cost, I recommend giving these NuPrime products a listen, if you can. They deliver true high performance for far less money than you might expect." - Steven Stone, The Absolute Sound
The NuPrime DAC-10H is a beautifully crafted work of audio art. It has leading edge industrial design that is unique in the world of audio components. The quality of construction is excellent and the way the component feels when you hold it in your hands tells you that it will provide years of enjoyment.
Offered in two stunning finishes, either the silver or the black components offer you a choice of style to match your personal design sensibility. Regardless of where it is displayed in your home it will be a statement of discrete elegance.
It's simple, straightforward interface allows for ease of use by you, your family and your guests. Anyone can enjoy their favorite music with the NuPrime DAC-10H through a stereo amplifier and a pair of beautiful speakers or the powerful, built-in headphone amplifier that provides a personal listening experience that is second to none.
Just one listen will confirm that the NuPrime DAC-10H is at the peak of audio performance. Music emerges from a pristine background, with delicate details and nuances intact. The music you enjoy is reproduced with precision and everything you hear is natural and true to life. With ultra-low distortion and near unmeasurable levels of noise, you can experience the truth and beauty of your music. With lightning-fast, wide-range dynamics all types of music are reproduced exactly as you would hear them live. The experience is complete with the vast soundstage that the NuPrime DAC-10H creates. You will be immersed in the musical event and feel as if you are actually 'there'.
Simply stated, the NuPrime DAC-10 offers an incredibly honest, life-like, musical experience.
The Ultimate Desktop DAC and Headphone Amp
The NuPrime DAC-10H combines leading-edge technology that offers PCM 384K & DSD256 decoding with a high-power balanced headphone amplifier. To excel beyond high performance DACs cluttering the marketplace, NuPrime recognizes that merely supporting standard sampling rates and hi-res music formats using state-of-the-art chips or proprietary digital signal processing is not sufficient. To satisfy the most discerning audiophiles, the NuPrime DAC-10H must do three things exceptionally well: 1) drive any headphones with ease; 2) deliver the utmost detail during a symphony’s quietest passages or a soundtrack’s heart-pounding explosion; and 3) all of this in the most natural sound. Simply put, the NuPrime DAC-10H is a truly musical device.
A Reference LE Class Preamp
To meet the requirement of customers who want to eliminate extra components in their system, a high-end preamp capable of driving the power amplifier directly is an essential part of the design. The NuPrime DAC-10H includes features borrowed from the NuForce Reference class P-20 preamp:
Volume adjustment in 99 precise, 0.5dB increments.
As the heart of an audio system, the NuPrime DAC-10H supports an extensive number of inputs and formats. Utilizing the world’s best performing 32-bit audio DAC is only a first step for designing the ultimate DAC. When state-of-the-art solutions are readily available to all vendors, the experience and proprietary know-how in designing many Editor’s Choice and Product of The Year award-winning products elevate the NuPrime DAC-10H above the competition.
Several notable features:
Standard driver software for Mac.
Today’s best headphones can cost as much as a high-end DAC. Their owners demand a headphone amp that fully exploits their potential. Key features of the headphone amp:
A gain switch for use with in-ear, on-ear and over-ear headphones.
Available in stylish black or silver anodized aluminum finish
The NuPrime Sound
Just one listen confirms the NuPrime DAC-10H as a true hallmark of audio performance:
2 x Analog Stereo RCA
AC Fuse: Slow-blow,T2.5A, 250VAC
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