Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ / Preamp / Phonostage / Headphone Amp
UPGRADE ALERT - You've got to hear the Brooklyn powered by the Sbooster Audiophile Power Supply. Improved bass slam and definition, more body, ease, and increased air. A huge boost in performance for an already impressive component. Highly recommended.
Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ uses the 12-13V Sbooster (it does not work with the Sbooster Ultra upgrade).
The new DAC+ is in stock today in both silver and black!
Designed in New York. The only reasonably priced high-end DAC with MQA hardware decoder needed to hear the full original resolution of Tidal Masters. Available in silver or black. And now, Stereophile Class A Rated!
Brooklyn DAC+ is primarily a reference USB2 DAC, but also line and phono analog preamplifier and a reference headphone amplifier. It integrates digital and vinyl hi-res playback for reference listening on headphones and speakers. All integrated functions are of the premium grade. Both phono preamplifier as well as a headphone amplifier are of the highest quality, they challenge dedicated units costing thousands of dollars.
Brooklyn DAC+ was launched at RMAF 2017 in October 2017 and is now shipping. It replaces Brooklyn DAC which has now been discontinued.
Brooklyn DAC+ features the following improvements as compared to Brooklyn DAC:
- Sabre 9028 Pro chipset ( 9018 in older model)
- Higher grade, more transparent and less noisy analog attenuator circuit
- Improved analog input performance
- Improved Phono Stage transparency
- Improved Headphone Amp sound (more detail, more definition)
- Dual-mono analog path
In other words, Brooklyn DAC+ has the same features as Brooklyn DAC but improved sound.
Conversion: up to 384k, 32bit PCM, 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), AES/EBU (PCM up to 192k, up to DSD64 DOP), 2x S/PDIF (PCM up to 192k, up to DSD64 DOP), Toslink/ADAT 2x S/PDIF (PCM up to 192k, up to DSD64 DOP), SDIF3 DSD up to DSD256
Clock: “Mytek Femtoclock Generator™” 0.82ps internal jitter
Analog Outputs: RCA, balanced XLR, simultaneous, 50 Ohm impedance
Headphone Outputs: Reference High Current, High transient Headphone Amp, 500mA, 6 Watts, dual headphone jacks, designed to drive hard to drive headphones.
Built-In Attenuator: Choice of 1dB step analog attenuator, separate for main out and headphones, 1dB step digital 32-bit attenuator and purist relay bypass.
Built-In Analog Preamp: Line-level input or Phono M/M, M/C input, relay controlled.
Phono Specs: MM 47 kOhm, MC 1 kOhm. Relay switchable, relay controlled
Audio Interface Function: All digital inputs can be routed to computer via USB2. Allows connection of external digital sources such as CD Players and digitizing ADCs.
Remote: Included, universal remote capable
Firmware: Upgradable via USB Control panel
Worldwide Power Supply
Optional DC / Battery Power Input: 12VDC
Weight: 4lb, 2kg
Warranty: 2 years