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Chord Qutest Digital to Analog Convertor. BLACK. Perfect Condition


Up for sale is a Chord Qutest Digital to Analog Convertor

 

Model:

Qutest

 

Type:

DAC (Digital to Analog Converter)

 

Color:

Black

 

Condition:
9/10: The Qutest is in perfect condition.

 

Functionality:

The Qutest was tested and fully functional.

 

No. of Owners:
2

 

Age:
unsure

 

Tobacco/Pet Free:
Yes

 

Repair History:
None

 

Included are:

Qutest

Power Supply

Manual

USB cable

Power Supply adapters

Original Packaging

 

Description:

Qutest is a standalone DAC whose performance belies its compact dimensions. With DAC architecture based on the award-winning Hugo 2, Qutest offers class-leading digital conversion.

 

Features:

Materials: Precision machined aluminium casing with polycarbonate  buttons and glass viewing portal. Available only in Jett Black.

Device power supply: 5v 2amp Micro USB

Tap length filter: 49,152 – 10 element Pulse Array design

Connectivity (input): USB Type B (White): 44.1kHz to 768kHz – 16bit to 32bit

2x BNC Coax (Red): 44.1kHz – 384kHz – 16bit to 32bit

1x Dual data mode input (using both BNC coax inputs together): 44.1kHz to 768kHz – 16bit to 32bit

Optical (Green): 44.1kHz to 96kHz – 16bit to 24bit

Connectivity (output): 1x stereo pair of RCA (Left and Right)

PCM support: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz, 717.6kHz, and 768kHz. 16 – 32bit

DSD support: Native playback supported. DSD64 (Single) to DSD512 (Octa-DSD)

Variable output: Fixed, but selectable between 3v (blue), 2v (green), and 1v (red) via dual press of ‘Filter’ + ‘Input’ upon startup

Driver support: Driverless with Mac OS X and Linux, driver required for Windows OS

 

Specifications:

Chipset: Chord Electronics custom coded Xilinx Artix 7 (XC7A15T) FPGA

Tap-length: 49,152

Pulse array: 10 element pulse array design

Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz +/- 0.2dB

Output stage: Class A

THD: <0.0001% 1kHz 3v RMS 300Ω

THD and noise at 3v RMS: 117dB at 1kHz 300ohms ‘A’ weighted (reference 2.5v)

Noise 2.6 uV ‘A’ weighted: No measurable noise floor modulation

Channel separation: 138dB at 1kHz 300Ω

Weight: 770g

Dimensions: 4.5cm (H) 16cm (W) 8.8cm (D)

Boxed Weight: 1500g

 

Review:

What HiFi?: ***** 5 Stars ’Until then, or until a superior DAC from another brand comes along, the Qutest occupies the gap in the pecking order between the Chord Mojo and Chord Hugo 2 as the DAC which lesser rivals look up to at this price mark.

 

I am asking $1,249.99.

 

Take advantage of No Payments and 0% Interest for 6 Months with PayPal Credit.

 

Please check out my other audio gear bargains!

 

Shipping:
Shipping inside the USA is Free.

NO International Shipping.
Shipping weight is 5 lbs and the box measures 10x7x5.

 

Payment:
I accept Paypal, Credit Cards, Zelle, Cashier's Checks or Money Orders.
When Cashier's Checks or Money Orders are used, the item will ship once the C.C. or M.O. clears.
Please add 3% to the total when PayPal/Credit/Express Checkout card payment is used.

 

International Shipping:
When I ship International I am not responsible for any loss/damage during shipping and any Customs duties/fees/charges/taxes.

Please check with your local customs office for import rules and regulations.

 


 

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