Resonessence Labs Invicta $3.995 USD

  • ESS SABRE32 24/192kHz DAC chip
  • Digital filtering DSP and controls via Xilinx MicroBlaze FPGA soft processor cores
  • Ultra-low phase noise oscillator master clock
  • 1 x Toslink input and 1 x Toslink output
  • 2 x BNC digital input
  • 1 x AES/EBU input
  • USB - asynchronous mode, Thesycon Asynchronous USB Audio 2.0 drivers for Win
  • DSD over USB (firmware 4.0.0)
  • All digital inputs are transformer coupled, galvanically isolated
  • 2 x headphone outputs on front panel, simultaneous drive and levels can be independently set
  • The SD Card source provides a scrollthrough list of song titles found on the card.
    WAV, AIFF, FLAC, DFF and DSD data formats of up to 384kS/, 24 bit word width are supported.
    Direct Stream Digital (DSD) is supported on the SD Card via the DSF and DFF file formats.
  • Low noise OLED screen
  • Firmware upgradeable (FPGA)
  • High quality AD797 J-FET operational amplifier output stage

The manual contains a lot of measurements.

Each measurement is accompanied by a short explanation, very instructive.

This DAC is linear up to 130 dB. An excellent values allowing for minimal full 22 bits resolution.


RME ADI-2 DAC 999,00

DA converter with a lot of options.


The USB 2.0 port is fully Class Compliant (UAC 2)

  • 5-band Parametric EQ
  • Bass / Treble
  • Loudness
  • Crossfeed
  • Dual output for headphone and IEM
  • RCA and XLR out
  • Selectable filters: Short Delay Sharp, Short Delay Slow, Sharp, NOS.
Added 2017