Drop + Grace Design Standard DAC Balanced
Drop + Grace Design Standard DAC Balanced
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Product Description
Following the success of the Massdrop x Grace Design Standard DAC, we’re excited to release the much-requested balanced version. It’s the least-expensive small standalone balanced DAC on the market, designed to complement high-end balanced amplifiers like the Drop + THX AAA™ 789, the Massdrop x Alex Cavalli Liquid Carbon X, and more Read More
  • Drop + Grace Design
  • Anodized aluminum chassis
  • USB bus-powered design
  • If using SPDIF only, requires external USB charger - 5V, 1amp wallwart (not supplied)
  • AKM AK4452 DAC chip
  • Latest-generation XMOS xCORE-200 USB processor
  • 0.5% precision thin metal film resistors in the signal path
  • No capacitors in the signal path
  • Audiophile components and design throughout
  • Coaxial connector for SPDIF (IEC-60958) audio input (transformer coupled and ground isolated)
  • SPDIF input decoding and clock recovery is done with AKM 4117 input receiver
  • Sample rates up to 192 kHz are supported
  • USB 2.0/1.0 input type-B
  • 3.5mm stereo line output jack (2.15VRMS)
  • 3-pin XLR balanced line output(4.3VRMS)
  • USB 1.0 connectivity: Driverless plug-and-play operation on Mac and Windows PCs, supports sample rates up to 96kHz with 24-bit precision
  • USB Audio Class 2 operation via toggle switch: Driverless operation on Mac OS and Windows 10, supports sample rates up to 384 kHz and DSD256
  • Dimensions, L x W x H: 3.9 x 4.1 x 1.2 in (100 x 104 x 30 mm)
  • Height with rubber feet: 1.4 in (34 mm)
  • Weight: 7.44 oz (210.8 g) 
  • Manufacturer’s 1-year warranty
  • 3.3 ft (1 m) USB-B to USB-A cable

We get it. Sometimes what you ordered just doesn’t work out. If that’s the case for you, don’t fret! All customers (both US and international) may return or exchange this item in new, unused condition within 30 days of delivery.


All orders will be shipped by Drop.

Estimated ship date is Dec 21, 2020 PT.

Payment will be collected at checkout. After this product run ends, orders will be submitted to the vendor up front, making all orders final. Check the discussion for updates on your order.