Chord Electronics DAVE
(Digital to Analogue Veritas in Extremis)
The unique industrial design elements implemented by Chord Electronics makes their gear some of the most recognizable components in the industry, however it not just the aesthetics that draw customers in. The performance of the DAVE is simply unparalleled. This top-of-the-line DAC is the culmination of over 20 years of research and engineering. The Chord Electronics DAVE is the most advanced DAC and Amplifier ever conceived by the legendary UK Company. It serves as not only the most truthful and transparent Digital-Analog Converter available but also a headphone amp and digital preamplifier.
Hi-Fi World, UK: Best DAC 2016
Hi-Fi Plus, UK: Best DAC 2016
AVTech Media, UK (Hi-Fi News, Hi-Fi Choice and Home Cinema Choice): Best USB DAC 2016/17
Stereo Sound, Japan: Best DAC 2016
"Whether it’s fed CD-quality files or content that pushes the upper limits of hi-res, DAVE delivers remarkable instrumental timbres and detail with ease. Capable of growling out the deepest bass while remaining untroubled by the speed and complexity of the most intricate rhythms, it’s a standard-setting product."