The MyTek Manhattan II DAC
The MyTek Manhattan II DAC the latest Reference USB Network DAC & Preamplifier – MQA, decoder 384k PCM, DSD256, phono and line analog preamp and a reference headphone amplifier!
Integrates digital streaming and vinyl analog playback for reference listening on headphones and speakers. Phono input card is optional. Optional Roon Ready Network Card turns the DAC into streamer. I have had dozens of DAC’s from $995 to over $30K and this amazing Manhattan II delivered music of greater transparency and image solidity, and generated a stronger force field that let instruments and voices stand out with greater physical presence then anything under $20,000 out there!
Mytek HiFi’s Manhattan II DAC
For all my audiophile friends, family & clients that simply want to listen to the music on recordings while they truly experience the full nature of treasures hidden in their recordings the Mytek HiFi’s Manhattan II DAC–preamp–headphone amp does it in a way nothing else near its cost does, one of those rare, components that realistically express the energy behind the music. This DAC is uniquely non-digital the Manhattan II No, you see the Manhattan II reproduced recordings in a manner that seemed devoid of mechanicalness or electronic artificiality Or as my neighbor says it allows the listener to simple Enjoy the Music!
Conversion: PCM up to 384k, 32bit, MQA®, native DSD up to DSD256, DXD 130dB Dynamic Range.
MQA Hi-Res Decoder: built in certified hardware MQA® decoder.
Digital inputs: USB2 Class2 (OSX, Linux driverless, all formats, up to 32bit integer), AES/EBU, 3x S/PDIF, Toslink/ADAT, (up to 24 bit, PCM up to 192k, up to DSD64 DOP), SDIF3 DSD up to DSD256.
Analog inputs: RCA Line In switchable to Phono with Optional Phono Card inserted, second pair of RCA is Line In, third pair is XLR Balanced Line In. Analog inputs are routed through minimal path (no caps) state of the art analog attenuator directly to analog and headphone outputs.
Analog outputs: RCA, balanced XLR, simultaneous, 50 Ohm impedance.
Headphone outputs: Reference High Current, High Transient Headphone Amp, 500mA, 6 Watts, 0 Ohm out impedance. Dual headphone jacks, designed to drive the most demanding headphones. Balanced operation w/ optional MyTek Balanced Headphone Adapter.
Built-in Attenuator: Choice of 1dB step analog attenuator for main out and headphones, 1dB step digital 32bit attenuator or purist relay bypass.
Clock: “Mytek Femtoclock Generator ™” 0.82ps internal jitter, Worldclock Input and Output (allows stacking multiple units for multichannel operation, including mch DSD and SACD. ISO playback).
Audio Recording Function for Digital Sources: All digital inputs can be routed into computer via USB2. Allows connection of external digital sources such as CD Players and digitizing ADCs.
Remote: Included Apple Aluminum IR remote, universal remote capable.
Firmware: Upgradable via USB Control Panel App (Win and Mac).
Optional Precision Phono Analog Preamp Card: High End M/M, M/C Phono Preamplifier with custom nickel core step up transformers, relay switchable and tunable. Input impedances, transformer ratios, RIAA curves and choice of gain can be changed within the menu or using the remote via relay switches. Optional card is sold separately and is user installable.
Optional “Roon Ready” Network Card: Turns the Manhattan into network streamer with 24/192k and DSD64 maximum throughput. Compatible with Roon, Airplay, DLNA/UpnP, Spotify Connect, IOS, Android.
Control Panel App: Allows full control of all functions from computer.