Focal Arche Headphone Amplifier/DAC

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Focal Arche Headphone Amplifier/DAC

Manufactured in France, Arche combines a digital-to-analog converter with two pure class-A amplification modules designed especially for headphones. Ideal to sit between the digital sources and your audiophile headphones, Arche is the perfect solution to fully enjoy your headphones, whilst benefiting from the performance delivered by the converter to drive high-fidelity loudspeakers.

Arche offers presets for every set of Focal High-Fidelity headphones (Utopia, Stellia, Clear, Elegia, and Elear) to make sure you get the absolute best from this ultimate combination.

Features

  • 100% dual mono construction
  • Pure class-A 2-channel amplifier, from 16 to 600 ohm
  • Solid aluminum headphone stand
  • Display screen
  • Balanced and unbalanced headphone connectors

Specifications

Max power: 2 x 1 W @ 1 kHz under 32 Ω
Frequency response: 10 Hz to 100 kHz
Total harmonic distortion (THD): < 0.001%
Signal-to-noise ratio: > 116dB @ 32 Ω (Class A)
Power supply: 85 to 265 Vac / 47 – 63Hz

Audio inputs
Unbalanced analog RCA
Digital S/PDIF coaxial (RCA), up to 192-24
Optical digital (Toslink), up to 192-24
Digital USB (USB-B): standard USB: USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 – USB audio class

Audio outputs
Balanced analog XLR
Unbalanced analog RCA

Firmware update: Via USB port (USB-A)

Dimensions (HWD) without stand: 2.36" x 7.87" x 11.69"
Dimensions (HWD) with stand: 12.6" x 7.87" x 11.69"
Weight: 10.25 lb