BRAND: AUDIO RESEARCH
SERIES: 151PowerDac mini
TheWadia151PowerDACmini isasophisticatedcombination of high performance DAC, robust digital amplifier, and plenty of inputs for today’s digital sources. Wadia employes modified versions of our proprietary Wadia DigiMaster,andDirectConnect technologies for pristine amplification of all your digital sources.
Convergence Wadia style means USB, Toslink , and digital coaxial inputs provide connections for a computer, set-top boxes, streaming audio sources, plus your Wadia iTransport iPod dock.
The 151PowerDAC mini definesthemodernintegrated amplifier. With an appealing small footprint, it is attractive and power efficient. Housed in a black aluminum chassis, the151PowerDAC mini will complementanycontemporary media room, office, or dedicated music room.
Coaxial and Toslink inputs accept data rates up to a 24-bit/192kHz. The USB input will receive data up to 24-bit/96kHz. Digital audio is fed directly into a powerful digital signal processor(DSP) anduses Wadia data sampling algorithmstoup-sample all incoming data to 24-bit/384kHz. This technology reduces interpolation error and creates highly accurate representations of the original performance. Up-sampled and filtered data is incorporated into the digital amplifier stage and managed by the DirectConnect digital volume control. The result is a smooth analog waveform that your loudspeakers convert to an incredibly natural portrayal of musical instruments andvoices. Atrim, aluminum IR remote provides all of your input and volume control: when used with the Wadia iTransports, this remote also provides iPod/iPhone/iPad control for complete system integration.
Challenge your ideas about digital music. Connect the 151 to your favorite digital source or iTransport, and your favorite speakers. You will be surprised and delighted with the quality of your digital music. The 151PowerDAC mini is an essential part of any 21st century digital music system.
2 Coaxial S/PDIF (RCA), 1 TOSLINK optical, 1 USB
<50 watts RMS per channel into 8 and 4 Ohms Dynamic Power Rating @ 1kHz: 100 watts per channel into 4 Ohms
Distortion (THS + N):
1kHz at 1Watt: 0.03%, 1kHz at 45W: 0.11%
-103dB (signal on), -105dB (signal off)
20Hz to 20kHz ±0.7dB
AC 90 ~ 264V, 50/60Hz, 1.2 ~ 0.5A Finish: Black Powder Coated
Aluminum Dimensions (HWD):
2.7 x 8 x 8 in., 6.86 x 20.32 x 20.32 cm
6 lbs., 2.72kg