The Atoll HD100 DAC boasts an excellent headphone amplifiers. And it also has two headphone outputs, letting you listen to your music with your other half! It has several digital inputs, including one optical input, one RCA coaxial input and one USB (type B) input, as well as 2 RCA analogue inputs. There’s also an RCA analogue output if you want to connect it to anamplifier.
On the front panel, a set of LED lights indicate which source has been selected, and the volume control uses an ALPS potentiometer. On the right-hand side there are two 6.35mm jack headphone outputs as well as two buttons for selecting your source, and another for switching the device on and off. The Atoll HD100 DAC also has a preamp function, which means you can use it with a power amplifier as well as an integrated amplifier.
The USB and optical inputs accept sampling rates of up to 96 kHz and the coaxial input accepts sampling rates of up to 192 kHz. It uses a Texas Instrument PCM 5102 digital-to-analogue converter. You can also use an Atoll remote control (optional) to select your source and control the volume.
The Atoll HD100 DAC is a digital-to-analogue converter and headphone amplifier that delivers an incredible level of detail. When paired with a set of audiophile Hi-Fi headphones, you can listen to your favourite music through 5 different sources without ever compromising on Atoll’s trademark sound quality. Franck
Digital inputs: 1 x USB type B, 1 x coaxial and 1 x optical
Analogue inputs: 2 x RCA stereo inputs
Analogue output: 1 x RCA stereo
Converter: Texas Instrument PCM 5102
Headphone outputs: 2 x 6.35mm jacks
Volume potentiometer: ALPS
Signal-to-noise ratio: 100 dB
Front panel: brushed aluminium
Dimensions (W x H x D): 320 x 220 x 60 mm