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Ferrum Wandla DAC

Ferrum Wandla DAC

Ferrum's new flagship DAC.


Excellent reference level product from Ferrum. Lots of features in a nice small form factor. Soundwise in a league with the big boys.




Operation: Fully balanced, proprietary IC power amp
DAC chip:  ESS Sabre ES9038PRO  
DAC resolution:  768 kHz/32-bit, DSD 256  
Digital inputs:– AES/EBU (up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit, DoP 64)
  – Optical S/PDIF (up to PCM 96 kHz/24-bit guaranteed; should work up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit and DoP 64 – depends of user’s optical cable and transmitter) 
  – Coaxial S/PDIF (up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit, DoP 64)
  – USB (up to PCM 768 kHz/32 bit, DSD 256, DoP 256) 
  – ARC (up to PCM 192 kHz/24-bit), TV input with CEC
  – I2S (up to PCM 768 kHz/32-bit, DSD 256, DoP 256), PS Audio® compatible
MQA®:  decoder and renderer (on all digital inputs)
Analog inputs: RCA   
Analog input Vmax:

9,5 V RMS (2–3,5 V RMS recommended)

Analogue input imp:47 kΩ   
Line outputs: balanced XLR; unbalanced RCA 
Volume control: analogue with bypass option / digital for DAC operation only
Output level: @0 dBFS, 1 kHz sine 9,3 V RMS balanced, 4,65 V RMS unbalanced
Frequency response: 10 Hz – 200 kHz +/- 0,1 dB  
analog inputs     
DAC THD:  -121 dB (0,00009%); THD+N: -115 dB (unweighted)
Analog input THD: -123 dB @ 2 V RMS output level 
Dyn. range analog: 127 dB (A-weighted)  
Dyn. range digital: 127 dB (A-weighted)  
Crosstalk:  -120 dB for 1 kHz, better than -100 dB for 20 Hz -20 kHz 
Output impedance: 22 Ω unbalanced  
Output impedance: 44 Ω balanced  
Power consumption: 10 W idle / 15 W max  
Power inputs: 5,5/2,5 mm DC connector centre positive
  proprietary FPL 4-pin DC connector (FPL)
  22-30 VDC   
Power adapter: 100-240 VAC to 24 VDC  
Dimensions: 21,7 x 20,6 x 5 cm  
(WxDxH) 8.6 x 8.1 x 2.0 inch  
Weight: 1,8 kg   
 3.97 lbs




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