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Audioengine D1 Desktop Headphone Amplifier & DAC

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Model: D1 | UPC: 819955250039


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Model: D1 | UPC: 819955250039

The Audioengine D1 Desktop Headphone Amplifier and DAC, our premium 32-Bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter) and headphone amplifier engineered exclusively for enhancing your desktop audio experience. This device elevates the sound quality from computers, TVs, and other digital sources by directly connecting through USB C or optical. It stands as the ultimate interface between your computer and music system, streamlining your desktop audio experience.


  • High-Performance Headphone Amplifier
  • USB & S/PDIF Optical Inputs
  • Dual Headphone & Powered Speaker Outputs
  • Audiophile-Grade Connectors

Universal Compatibility

Seamlessly connects to and is powered by desktop computers, laptops, and other USB-enabled devices.

Versatile Connections

Offers USB C and optical inputs, making it compatible with a wide range of digital sources including PCs, TVs, and media players.

Powered by Your Devices

Designed to draw power directly from your computer or any USB port, eliminating the need for external power sources and simplifying setup.

High-Performance Amplification

Tailored for desktop use, it provides an amplified audio signal to both headphones and powered speakers.

Precise Volume Control

Direct volume adjustment from your computer or device, ensuring accurate sound levels without imbalance.

Dedicated Outputs

Features separate outputs for headphones and powered speakers or AV receivers, designed for a comprehensive desktop audio setup.

Premium Build Quality

Boasts custom audiophile-grade RCA connectors and a durable aluminum case for a long-lasting desktop audio solution.

Superior Sound Quality

Delivers sound quality typically found in more expensive DACs, making it a perfect choice for a wide range of high-end headphones and speakers.

Drives High-End Headphones

Engineered to power audiophile-grade headphones, delivering pristine sound quality that meets the expectations of the most discerning listeners.

Platform Agnostic

Fully compatible with iOS, MacOS, and Windows, ensuring a broad usability across devices for a unified audio experience.

Setup That’s as Easy as 1-2

The D1 Desktop Headphone Amplifier and DAC offers a plug-and-play solution, requiring no special software, apps, or drivers. Its compatibility with any audio system or powered speakers, like the Audioengine A5+ or A2, along with power directly from the USB bus, facilitates an effortless enhancement of your desktop listening experience.


  • DAC Type: USB and Optical
  • Inputs
    • USB Audio
    • S/PDIF Optical
  • D/A Converter: ESS ES9018
  • USB Transfer Mode: Asynchronous Dual Clock
  • USB Controller: CT7601CR USB Streamer
  • USB Device Class: Type 1.1 or above
  • Input Bit Depth: Up to 32 bits
  • Input Sample Rate (USB)
    • 32kHz-96kHz native playback
    • 188.2kHz & 192kHz re-sampled to 96kHz
  • Input Sample Rate (Optical): 32kHz-192kHz native playback
  • Outputs
    • Analog RCA L/R stereo
    • Analog 3.5mm mini-jack stereo
  • Full-Scale Output Level: 2.0V RMS
  • Output Impedance: 2 ohms
  • Recommended Headphone Impedance Range: 10 ohms to 600 ohms
  • Headphone Amplifier: ES9601C SABRE
  • Optical Receiver: CS8416
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz-25KHz (+/- 0.5dB)
  • SNR: (DC to 20 kHz) >110dB
  • THD+N: (1kHz FS 96kS/s) <0.0025%
  • Crosstalk: -85db
  • Power Requirement: USB 5V DC, 200mA
  • USB Power Filtering: 2-stage redundant regulation
  • Product Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.5" x 1" x 3.75"
  • Shipping Weight: 1.0lbs
  • Environmental
    • Operating Temperature: 32 to 95 degrees F
    • Non-Operating Temp: -4 to 113 degrees F
    • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing

What's In The Box

  • D1 Desktop Headphone Amplifier & DAC
  • USB Cable (~2ft)
  • Microfiber Product Bag
  • Setup Guide

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