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GUSTARD DAC-X16 2x ES9068 MQA XMOS BT5.0 DAC HIFI EXQUIS LDAC Bluetooth XU216 DSD512 Remote Decoder

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  • >Dual ES9068AS DAC Chips.

  • >CPLD Digital Processing.

  • >OPA1612a I/V Circuit.

  • >MELF Resistors For LPF.

  • >Full MQA Decoding Support.

  • >XMOS XU216 USB Signal Receiver.

  • >PCM Decoding up to 32-Bit/768kHz.

  • >Native DSD Decoding up to DSD512.

  • >USB, Optical, IIS, Coaxial, AES, Bluetooth Input Options.

  • >Unbalanced RCA Output, Fully Balanced XLR output.

  • >Full Bluetooth V5.0 Support.

  • >Supports LDAC Bluetooth Transmission.

  • >Six PCM Digital Filters.

  • >Two DSD Digital Filters.

  • >Fully Functional Remote Control.

  • Gustard X16 is the latest Desktop DAC featuring a fully Balanced output with full MQA decoding support. It houses premium chipsets including the latest ES9068AS DAC chips, XU216 USB signal receiver, and more, providing the best sound quality experience to its users.

  • Dual ES9068AS DAC Chipset:-

  • Gustard X16 is equipped with a powerful dual DAC chipset housing two ES9068AS DAC chips from Sabre technologies. It is the world's first DAC chip that has in-built full MQA support. It offers high-quality sound decoding with ultra-low distortion and a pitch dark background free from any kind of noise. The DAC chipset is paired with XU216 USB signal receiver chip. The X16 can decode PCM up to 32-Bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512 natively.

  • Premium Components, Premium Sound Experience:-

  • Along with a flagship-grade DAC chipset, Gustard X16 is equipped with other premium components on its chipset to ensure the best sound quality experience to its users. The I/V circuit uses OPA1612a OPAmps, Low-pass filter is equipped with MELF resistors, Accusilicon digital femtosecond crystal oscillator clocks, all these ensure you get the best output from your Gustard X16.

  • Full MQA Support:-

  • MQA(Master Quality Authenticated) is the latest sound technology in the industry. In this, high-quality music is written on the empty space of the music files and then folded to reduce the file size. Usually, any normal DAC can play these MQA files but to utilize this technology to its full potential, usage of MQA certified devices is suggested. An MQA enabled device can fully decode and render the MQA files and present all the minute details as they are supposed to. Gustard has equipped the X16 with ES9068AS DAC chips which are the world's first DAC chips to feature an in-built MQA renderer.

  • Bluetooth V5.0 Support:-

  • The Gustard X16 is equipped with a premium CSR8675 Bluetooth chip from Qualcomm. It provides a strong Bluetooth connection with V5.0 connectivity. It features high-res Bluetooth transmission with Hi-res codecs including, LDAC, AptX, AptX HD, AptX LL, AAC, and more. LDAC enables file transmission with over 24-Bit/96kHz bitrate.

  • Linear Power Supply:-

  • The Gustard X16 features a linear power supply to neglect any electrical distortion or noise issues in the sound output.