Meridian's Explorer2 is a portable, compact and rugged USB DAC created to deliver best-in-class audio performance. Explorer2 upsamples all input signal to 176.4/ 192kHz and gets rid of digital filter artifacts from earlier digital recordings so that they can actually sound better than they performed in the studio. 2 outputs are offered. A 3.5 mm mini-plug earphone jack delivers up to 130mW of top quality audio efficient in driving even low-efficiency headsets. The volume is managed from the host computer system and is a sophisticated design with a prolonged wide range of 0 to -100 dB. This level of variability matches all type of headsets, consisting of the most sensitive types. A second 3.5 mm mini-plug jack provides a fixed-level analog (2v RMS) output for connection to an external audio system, linked straight to the DAC for bit-precise performance. This output delivers a taken care of, full-level signal without any volume control, as is important for an audio system where you need to guarantee maximum signal to sound ratio and optimum use of digital resolution right through to the audio system's own volume control, which manages the level for all sources in the system. Whether playing back as mp3 file or a high-resolution lossless file, Explorer2 will make any content noise its best, providing a level of audio quality essentially limited only by the source material. Explorer2 connects to practically any computer system with a USB port. Drivers are provided for Windows. Macintosh and Linux running systems allow simple plug-in and play operation. Despite its effective output and performance capability, Explorer2 is entirely USB-bus powered. It is supplied in classy discussion packaging and consists of a brief USB cable (longer cables may likewise be utilized) and a soft lugging pouch that shops both Explorer2 and cable.
USB DAC, preamp, and headphone amplifier functionality
Full range of Meridian Resolution Enhancement technologies for ultimate performance: Apodising filte
Asynchronous USB Audio Class Compliant 2.0 HS 480Mb/s for best-in-class performance
Exceptionally high resolution (24-bit/192kHz)
Cable connection to avoid motherboard stress Extruded Aluminium shell with moulded plastic endcaps a