Send and receive 5.1 DTS/AC3 signal via Optical SPDIF

The UT23 USB to optical converter and DACs with an optical out (UAE23, UAE23HD, UH1) can send 5.1 Dolby digital DTS and AC3 audio. It’s important to understand that 5.1 audio sent over optical is always sent as an encoded and compressed stereo track. This is not only the case for Hifime devices, it’s the [read more]

Record SPDIF optical audio with UR23/S2 Digi optical to USB converters

UR23 is an optical to USB converter (32kHz-96kHz) while the S2 Digi does both optical to USB and USB to optical (44.1kHz-192kHz). Both units shows up as audio devices in Mac, Windows and can be selected as the input/output device in audio programs. Here is a guide on how to record and/or play through optical [read more]

New Fully digital DDX amplifier, the UDP320

We have received a lot of enquiries on when our UDP80 fully digital amplifier will be back to stock. So we are quite excited to share that we have a new version coming soon! The UDP320 is an upgraded UDP80, capable of 2X150W with USB and SPDIF inputs. This is not a DAC+amp in one, [read more]

Announcing new Hifime DAC’s with ESS Sabre 9018

We are proud to be releasing several new DAC’s made with the Sabre ES9018K2M DAC chip. This chip has great specs like 127dB DNR, -120dB THD+N and patented Time Domain Jitter Eliminator. First out is Hifime 9018, which uses the same small compact box as our U2 and UAE23 Sabre dac’s. We used a double PCB to be able to fit in this [read more]