Weiss DAC50x

   Weiss DAC501 and DAC502


Weiss new generation d/a converter – The DAC501 and DAC502 (DAC50x) are launched in July 2017. With it unique DSP features, newly design d/a conversion and discrete output stage, DAC50x instantly becomes the best ever selling product in Weiss consumer market history.

DAC50x has an ambitious aim to improve high end consumer stereo systems like never before. It is not just a set and forget ordinary digital to analogue converter. DAC50x is over 5 years R&D with latest technologies and combine some of the legendary Weiss professional mastering tools.

I plan to create an un-official database about it on this personal blog.
More information will be update.

Current Firmware: V1.2.0 r1465 2017-06-29

DAC50x official manual /  DAC50x white papers on DSP

Red icons on right hand side are already available with current firmware. The Black ones and more will be available through Internet Update.

Weiss DAC50x currently support following formats:

  • AES/EBU, SPDIF (PCM44.1kHz to 192kHz)
  • USB interface (PCM44.1kHz to 352.8kHz*) and both DSD64/128 *not supporting 384kHz for the moment.
  • UPnP interface (PCM44.1kHz to 352.8kHz FLAC) DSD64.  *not supporting 352.8kHz WAV and 384kHz.

Please note that we are rewriting the ALSA driver which does not work with Linux based USB connect. We will announcement the new firmware as soon as possible.

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