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The DV2 builds on EMM Labs’ ground breaking technology used in our agship, multi-award winning DA2 converter by integrating EMM’s high resolution volume control system (VControl™) into our discrete, single bit converter.

VControl™ maintains the input signal without re-quantization allowing for complete transparency at any volume setting, wide attenuation range, and no loss of audio resolution.



  • Proprietary & discrete dual differential D-to-A
    converters (MDAC2™)
  • New high resolution volume control system with
    High/Low output gain control (VControl™)
  • Latest generation Meitner Digital Audio Translator
    signal processing technology (MDAT2™)
  • Enhanced technology for instant signal acquisition and
    jitter-free performance (MFAST™)
  • Proprietary asynchronous clocking system (MCLK2™)
  • USB interface with custom hardware galvanic isolation
  • Up to 24bit/192kHz & DSD support over all inputs
  • 2xDSD, DXD (352/384kHz) & MQA®
    support over USB
  • User controlled signal polarity
  • Custom aerospace-grade ceramic circuit boards
  • EMM Optilink for connection to an EMM transport
  • Precision-machined aluminum chassis & remote control
  • Service USB port for future software upgrades
  • RS-232 serial port for wired remote control

16xDSD MDAC2™ and MDAT2™ DSP
MDAC2™ is the worlds first fully discrete single-bit
D-to-A converter with an internal conversion rate of
1024fs (16xDSD) and is completely free of inherent
non-linearity that plagues every mass market chip
created to date.

Our MDAT2™ DSP has been refined and updated to
synergistically work with the MDAC2™. The MDAT2™ DSP performs real-time transient detection in addition to processing and up conversion of all incoming audio before being sent to the MDAC2™ for conversion.

USB Isolation, MFAST™ and MCLK2™
The USB interface includes EMM’s proprietary hardware galvanic isolation. In combination with MFAST™, our high-speed asynchronous jitter removal technology and and MCLK2™ our custom built clock, jitter is completely removed from the conversion process.

The DV2 features a multitude of inputs and support for PCM up to 24bit/192kHz, DSD, 2xDSD, DXD, and for the first time in any EMM Labs product, MQA® via USB.

With its redesigned analog and digital systems, integrated high resolution volume control, discrete componentry,
and user-friendly operation, the DV2 can be connected
directly to the amplication stage in any high delity
system with ease. Designed and manufactured in Canada
for the digital audio enthusiast.

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Digital inputs:
EMM Optilink (CD/SACD)
AES/EBU, 2x S/PDIF Coax, 2x S/PDIF
TOS & USB up to 24bit/192kHz and DSD
USB also supports 2xDSD,
DXD (352/384kHz) & MQA®

Stereo analog outputs:

Output impedance:
300 ohms balanced (XLR)
150 ohms unbalanced (RCA)

Output levels (High/Low):
XLR outputs: 7.0/5.0V (+19.1/16.2dBu)
RCA outputs: 3.5/2.5V (+13.1/10.2dBu

Power Supply:
Proprietary high-isolation resonant mode power supply for silent & eco – friendly operation.
Factory set to 100V or 115V or 230V, 50/60Hz Maximum 30W consumption.

Dimensions: W x D x H:
438 x 400 x 161mm