To commemorate DENAFRIPS’s 12 years of digital audio excellence, the Ares 12th Anniversary Edition features the most frequently requested - I²S input, redesigned front panel, as well as performance enhancements.
If you’re a music lover and you want the music to sound good, expressive, and analog-like. The Ares 12th DAC might be one of the key ingredients in your stereo audio system.
FOUNDATION ofGOOD SOUND
Good quality power supply is the foundation of good sound
Ares 12th is spotted with enhanced Linear Power Supply section with 'DENAFRIPS' capacitors bank. A large heatsink is glued on top of the constant current LDO Linear Regulators. The FPGA, modular USB module, as well as the balanced R-2R Ladder Networks are powered by eight(8 multi-stages LDO Linear Regulators.
The oversized O-Core transformer is hand-wound by DENAFRIPS in-house, with multiple layer of copper shielding in between the winding to reduce the EMI/EMF.
Ares 12th I²S can be connected to DENAFRIPS DDC and/or compatible I²S transport to take advantage of the I²S connection.
Non-Oversampling R-2R DAC /Signal fed to the DAC remain in its native sampling rate without additional processing. Ares 12th is a true NOS DAC.
R-2R DACforMUSIC LOVER
The Ares 12th R-2R DACisthe perfect DAC for music lover with modest stereo audio system. Its ability to reproduce music with great emotional connection is simply mind-blowing.
Rediscover your music with the Ares 12th DAC, tuned with rich analog tone.