The GT40α built for enthusiasts with growing music collections on their computer hard drives. Itís a high performance 24bits/192kHz USB DAC thatís amazingly affordable. Looking to convert your LPs or other analog sources to digital? The GT40α will take you to the podium with every album you archive.
The seriously-shielded audiophile-grade GT40α features a low-latency USB 2.0 audio driver that plays and records at 24bits/192kHz. A likely first for this category, the GT40α includes a built-in low-noise MM / MC phono preamp! Record your favorite vinyl to hard disk via the USB output.
The ADL GT40α features L/R analog outputs, and switchable line or phono inputs with a vivid, captivating sound that is simply unheard of in this category.
The ADL GT40α (wired with ADLís Formula 2 cable of course!) brings Furutechís signature sound - smooth, detailed clarity - to desktop systems, especially with high resolution 24bits/192kHz files, but even 16-bit/44.1kHz files sound impeccable and very musical.
"Considering it is a pre-amp, headphone amp and general purpose analogue-to-digital recording device, ADL Furutech's GT40 Alpha offers amazing value. It isn't perfect and its controls are simple and basic, but the suffice. It really is a great way to get into digital recordings, being well fettled for audio purposes."
HI-FI World Magazine, May 2015 Features:
High performance 24bits/192kHz USB DAC and 24bits/192kHz ADC IC chip
Enjoy audio in high resolution at 24bits/192kHz surpassing conventional 16bit/44.1KHz standards
Incorporates the most trusted driver in professional audio for 24bits/192kHz recording and playback
External power supply: while a USB-powered device might be convenient, it wonít develop the power required for high resolution playback, so we designed the GT40α with an external power supply to solve the problem
Headphone Amplifier: It contains a high performance headphone amplifier with ample drive for good headphones
Analog-to-Digital Converter: The GT40α sports a high-performance ADC IC chip for high resolution recordings via analog inputs including phono, AM/FM radio, or other analog signals
Convenient Clip signal Toggle switch for Recording Attenuation: Adjust the recording attenuation to avoid any distortion during recording: 0dB, 6 dB, or 12dB (RecAtt/db signal light comes on when input level exceeds circuit Gain)
Phono Preamplifier: A first for this class, the GT40α features a phono equalizer for recording your precious LPs. Switch between Moving Magnet (MM) and Moving Coil (MC) or Line input
Highest Quality Parts: The GT40α features a high quality amplifier and condenser supporting its high performance analog circuit
High End Audio Grade Connections: The GT40α is equipped with gold-plated Teflon-insulated RCA jacks with an extremely high quality aluminum chassis and machined volume knob
USB & Analog Playback and Record multimedia audio system
Connectivity: USB B Interface, Analog input/output RCA jack
USB Playback Resolution: 24bits/192kHz (Max)
USB Recording Resolution: 24bits/192kHz (Max), supports: 44.1 /48 /88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 (kHz)
Frequency response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz (+ /-0.5 dB)
SN ratio: >90dB (A-wtd) / Line Output
Line Output Level: 5 Vrms
Line Input Level: MC 0.4mV / MM 4.0mV / Line 2Vrms
Headphone Output Level: 1% THD 1kHz (Max.), 94mW(16 ohm), 110mW (32 ohm), 98.6mW (56 ohm), 23mW (300 ohm)
Power Supply AC Adaptor Rating: Erp step2 compliant, 2Wire AC Input Type, Class II, AC/DC Switching Adaptor output DC 15V / 0.8A / 12W
Dimensions (WxDxH): 150mm x 111mm x 57mm
Product: Furutech GT40 Alpha USB DAC - NEW
Model: Furutech GT40 Alpha
Price: 395.00 GBP