The AI-503 is an integrated amp and USB DAC that supports inputs up to 11.2MHz DSD and 384kHz/32-bit PCM. The DAC/preamp, which is the heart of the unit, follows the same design concept of our UD-503 and adopts a dual-mono circuit design that is fully balanced.
The NT-505 is a flagship dual monaural USB DAC with versatile network playback capabilities. It successfully incorporates the latest network technologies, along with TEAC’s decades of accumulated audio design experience, in an attractive package with an A4-sized footprint.
The UD-505 is a flagship dual monaural USB DAC with an integrated fully-balanced headphone amplifier, that fuses high-end audio design concepts and TEAC’s decades of audio design experience, in an A4-sized footprint.
New for 2016 the AudioQuest DragonFly Black USB digital to analogue converter / preamp / headphone amp. The original DragonFly defined the market for micro-DACs, however its USB power draw made it compatible with computers only. Music lovers have craved a more portable version, one that could be reliably used with Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.
DragonFly Cobalt is a portable, plug-and-play USB DAC (digital-to-analog converter), preamp, and headphone amp that delivers far cleaner, clearer, more naturally beautiful sound to headphones, powered speakers, or complete audio systems.
New for 2016 the AudioQuest DragonFly Red USB digital to analogue converter / preamp / headphone amp. The original DragonFly defined the market for micro-DACs, however its USB power draw made it compatible with computers only. Users wanted a more portable version, one that could be used with Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.
All Pioneer achievements in the field of digital music reproduction, have been combined in the N-70AE network-player and married with state-of-the-art streaming technology. The result is a player that won´t let you miss anything: music of every style, from any location, and in any file format will sound more natural, richer and more sweeping than ever before via the N-70AEs audiophile D/A-converters. Channel-separated high-quality conversion circuits (ESS SABRE 9016), fully-balanced signal processing as well as the Pioneer proprietary PQA (jitter suppression), HiBit32 (upsampling) and Lock Range Adjust function are working congenially.
"Pioneer’s history in quality audio equipment began 80 years ago, with the vision of ‘delivering the joy of music to people far and wide’. In 1937, we produced the A-8, the first dynamic speaker to be produced in Japan, and we have been committed to high fidelity sound reproduction ever since. Whether we are making home speakers, car speakers or headphones, our focus is always on the pure, faithful reproduction of sound. We have been developing and producing groundbreaking headphones for more than half a century, starting with the SE-1 headphones in 1960. Now we are writing the next chapter in our long history of technical supremacy and purity in sound design".
THE CHALLENGING SOLUTION FOR ALL STREAMING TASKS The N-50AE is designed to give musicians maximum freedom and diversity. No matter which path you prefer, discover and enjoy music, whether it's a smartphone, cloud music services, a local NAS server, a USB hard disk or simply a PC: the new N-50AE streaming unit always opens up music the ideal playback option, without you having to think about it or even get used to it. The integrated streaming services Tidal, Deezer and Spotify, DLNA streaming with full HiRes and DSD support, TuneIn's premium Web radio offering as well as AirPlay, integrated Chromecast technology for connecting mobile devices ensure an inexhaustible music repertoire.
Make a telepathic connection to music with the SE-MONITOR5. As a fully-enclosed dynamic stereo headphone that provides an excellent listening environment, focus is placed on faithful reproduction of Hi-Res Audio formats. Yet Pioneer has voiced them to convey music’s emotional intent for a listening experience that moves mind and soul. Achieving this meant exploring new driver materials, innovating structures that limit resonance, and introducing proven technologies unveiled with our SE-MASTER1 flagship. Blending time-tested approaches with the latest in materials science, these headphones let music unfurl over a vast soundstage with localization, detail, and control that’s captivating.
CD AND SACD REFERENCE PLAYER – ALSO AS A WORLD CLASS D/A CONVERTER. The Pioneer development team left nothing to chance with the PD-70AE, consistently pursuing its overriding objective: optimum stereo playback of CDs and SACDs. This consistency is apparent the first time one encounters the player, which weighs a solid 18kg and receives discs in a massive aluminium drawer. The construction of the housing with double floor, three interior assemblies and encapsulated aluminium drive block serves as the perfect, vibration-free mechanical foundation. Separate power supplies for the digital and analogue switching ranges guarantee spotlessly clean supply voltages.
Introducing the SE-CH9T from Pioneer, a premium dynamic headphone delivering immersive Hi-Res Audio in comfort. Original drivers developed for Hi-Res Audio reproduce frequencies between 5 Hz–50 kHz, allowing the true harmonic character of audible sound to be reproduced while restoring a sense of spaciousness to your music. Airflow Control Port assists by separating mid- and low-frequency bands, bringing the richness of vocals to life in stunning detail. Nozzles are of brass-and-aluminium construction to prevent resonance, serving controlled, punchy bass in any music played on a smartphone or Digital Audio Player. Inline mic and controls, detachable over-the-ear cables, and reinforced ear tips make these headphones a comfortable choice for high-definition sound on the go.