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DSD Ready Devices

DoP Input

Native DSD Input

DSD64

DSD128

Multichan nel DSD

DoP Digital Output

Native DSD Digital Output

Price USD

Comments

Website

Antelope Zodiac Platinum

USB

USB (ASIO)

Yes

Yes

$5,500.00

upsamples to DSD256; http://www.antelopeaudio.com/en/products/Zodiac24/384k capable, Voltikus II Platinum-DSD-DAC-DA-Converter external ps included portable player/DAC with version 1.3 DSD update

Astell & Kern AK120 portable DAC

Converts to PCM USB USB USB, digital inputs USB, Ethernet USB, digital inputs No SD card, USB USB USB No No USB, FireWire, digital inputs USB USB USB USB (ASIO) USB (ASIO) No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes SDIF2 USB (ASIO) USB (ASIO) USB (ASIO) USB (ASIO) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes, if stacked and synched via wc No No No No Yes Yes No USB only SPDIF No No multiplexed i2s/DSD

$1,599.00

http://astellnkern.com

Audiobyte Hydra B.M.C. Pure DAC Benchmark DAC2 HGC, D Chord Electronics Lts. Code X Chord Electronics Ltd. QuteHD/QX dCS Elgar Plus Fostex HP-A8C Fostex HP-A4 iFi iDSD portable DAC Korg DS-DAC-10 Korg MR-2000S

$910.00 $1,699.00 $1995/$1795 incl balanced headphone amp

http://www.audiobyte.ro/index.html http://www.bmc-audio.com/index.php/PureDACEN.html http://www.benchmarkmedia.com/ http://www.chordelectronics.co.uk/

$1,795.00/

same sonore.us makes a USB to same SDIF converter

$1,995.00 $995.00 $169.00 $699.00 $1,799.00

fw update now allows DoP http://www.fostexinternational.com/docs/products/H and ASIO via USB P-A8C.shtml SD card for firmware only http://www.fostex.jp/products/HP-A4 portable DSD DAC with https://www.facebook.com/iFiAudio 32/384k PCM PC only, Mac to follow plays from HDD

http://www.korg.co.jp/Product/Audio/DS-DAC-10/
same

Mytek Digital Stereo192-DSD DAC

SDIF and USB (ASIO)

Yes

Yes

$1,695.00

DSD ASIO driver avail http://www.mytekdigital.com/ (WIN); 5.1 DSD via 3 stack dual ESS9016; up to 32/384k PCM (USB only) 192k (coax) adds AES and I2S ports; ESS9018 chips to above adds Nextgen/Neutrik and discete analog stage to above announced beta firmware to support native DSD via USB storage drive

North Star Design Impulso North Star Design Excelsio North Star Design Supremo

(USB)ASIO (USB)ASIO (USB)ASIO USB storage drive

Yes Yes Yes

Yes Yes Yes

$1,250.00 $1,850.00 tba

http://www.northstar.it http://www.northstar.it http://www.northstar.it http://oppodigital.com/blu-ray-bdp-105/ http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/AVReceivers/Elite+Receivers/SC-67 http://www.cloudmedia.com/products/popcornhour/s tore-a-400 http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/audio/ral/dsdh a1/ http://www.ratocsystems.com/english/audio/ral/dsdh a1/

Oppo BDP-103/105 universal player Pioneer Electronics SC-67 9. AVR Popcorn Hour A400/A410 Pro Ratoc Systems RAL DSDHA-1 Ratoc Systems RAL DSDHA-2 Resonessence Concero HD/HP

No Ethernet No USB USB USB

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

$499/$1199 $2,000.00

Ethernet/HDD No No

Converts to PCM Yes Yes Yes

Converts to PCM No No Yes

No No No Yes w/HD

No No No

$249/$1300

$850/$850

DSD firmware pending

http://resonessencelabs.com

DSD Ready Devices Schiit Loki Sforzato DSP-03

DoP Input USB

Native DSD Input No

DSD64

DSD128 No DSF only

Multichan nel DSD

DoP Digital Output No No

Native DSD Digital Output No No

Price USD $149.00

Comments DSD-only, switchable passthru for PCM analog Coming soon

Website

Yes DSF only

http://schiit.com/products/loki http://www.sfz.co.jp/english_home.html http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Pro

Sony HAPS1/B

500GB internal hd

Yes

Yes

No

No

$999.00

ductDisplay?langId=TBA, DSD DAC/player/amplifier (32W) 1&searchType=search&storeId=10151&catalogId=1055 1&productId=8198552921666598677#specifications http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Pro ductDisplay?langId=1&searchType=search&storeId=10151&catalogId=1055 1&productId=8198552921666598697 http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Pro ductDisplay?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId=1&productId=8198552921666598689

Sony HAP-Z1ES

1 TB internal hd

Yes

Yes

No

No

$1,999.00

TBA, DSD DAC/player

Sony UDA-1B

TBD

TBD

Yes

Yes

No

No

$799.00

TBA, USB DSD DAC/amplifier (23W)

Teac UD-501 DSD DAC TechDAS D-7 192/DSD Weiss DAC-202U-DSD Weiss Media+

USB USB USB USB No

Yes Yes

Yes

No No

No No

$899.00

released Feb 1 and starting http://www.teac.jp/product/ud-501/ to be seen online coming soon coming soon

http://www.techdas.jp/digital_01.html http://www.weiss-highend.ch/core.html
same

DSD Ready Media Players, UPNP Audirvana Plus Channel D Pure Music Foobar2000 JPlay

DoP Input N/A N/A as renderer N/A

Native DSD Input N/A N/A as renderer N/A

DSD64 Yes Yes Yes Yes

DSD128 Yes Yes Yes Yes

Multichan nel DSD Yes

DoP Digital Output Yes Yes Yes Yes

Native DSD Digital Output DoP DoP DoP/ASIO DoP

Price USD $74.00 $129.00 $0.00 $129.00

Comments

Website

www.audirvana.com www.channld.com/puremusic/ http://www.foobar2000.org


also supports client-server http://jplay.eu/ (dual pc/streamer mode) 1. PC and Mac www.jriver.com/download.html 2. Can edit DSD metadata http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=78427.ms 3. DSD features working on g533299#msg533299 Mac and PC verisons free to Korg customers or http://www.korguser.net/audiogate/en/index.html Twitter users 1. DSD upsampling (from PCM or DSD) 2. Digital volume control for DSD www.signalyst.com 3. convolution engine / digital room correction for DSD http://teac.jp/product/hr_audio_player/downloads/ http://www.teac.com/content/downloads/products/890/hr _player_om.pdf

J River Media Center for Mac and PC

as renderer

as renderer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

ASIO/UPNP

$49.98

Korg Audiogate

N/A

N/A

Yes

Yes

No

No

$0.00

Signalyst HQPlayer

N/A

N/A

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

DoP/ASIO

$176.00

Teac HR Player

N/A

N/A

Yes

Yes

Yes

DoP/ASIO

$0.00

Merging Technologies Emotion

Yes

Yes DSD/PCM streaming server

http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en& q=merging+technologies&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
Yes Yes UPNP $0.00 $0.00

MinimServer MPD

N/A N/A

N/A N/A

Yes Yes

Yes Yes

minimserver.com

Content Type DSD Downloads 2L Acoustic Sounds - Super Hirez Blue Coast Records Channel Classics Records Cybele Records David Elias DSD downloads Downloads NOW! DSD File.com hd-klassik.com HighResAudio High Definition Tape Transfers Premonition Records Pro Studio Masters DSD64 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes X Yes X Yes X X Yes DSD128 Yes MCH DSD X planned planned X X X X X X X X DSD DXD X

Content Source PCM Analog Other Comments DSD sourced from DXD masters DSD downloads of Analogue Productions and others native DSD and analog-toDSD recordings pure DSD classical recordings, post processing in DXD

www.2L.no/hires/index.html http://store.acousticsounds.com/superhirez www.bluecoastrecords.com www.channelclassics.com/dsd.html http://www.cybele.de

X X

X X

2 albums (Crossing, The Window) in DSD 2ch and http://www.davidelias.com/?section=home 5.1, plus misc tracks catalog of DSD and hirez http://downloadsnow.net PCM music direct from master tape to http://shop.dsdfile.com DSD multi-label DSD download http://www.hd-klassik.com/ site, incl surround formats

http://www.highresaudio.com
X X X X DSD and DXD now released one album from Patricia Barber 4 DSD titles to date; US/Canada only

http://www.highdeftapetransfers.com http://www.premonitionrecords.com/browsebysearch. php?s=dsd http://www.prostudiomasters.com/


Website

DSD Sites DSD-Guide PS3SACD Pure Super Audio Super Audio Center Ted's SACD Ripping Guide v3.0

http://dsd-guide.com/where-can-you-find-dsd-musicdownloads http://www.ps3sacd.com http://puresuperaudio.blogspot.com http://www.superaudiocenter.com https://docs.google.com/file/d/1syTPLOlvmMz2ii_IvZx 3unLwNRP7oTatKA0bEkwDPJMd0mc0W5nsOUnwyTd4 /edit


by: Jesus R also by: Ted B email: sonorejr@gmail.com email: tedmbrady@ameritech.net

DSD database - quick reference guide

http://www.sonore.us