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In celebration of DENAFRIPS's 12 years of exceptional digital audio expertise, the Ares 12th-1 Anniversary Edition incorporates highly sought-after features such as I²S input, a redesigned anodised aluminum chassis, and various performance enhancements.


If you're a music enthusiast who values high-quality, expressive, and analog-like sound, the Ares 12th-1 DAC could be a crucial component in your stereo audio setup.


Good quality power supply is the foundation of good sound

The Ares 12th-1 features an upgraded Linear Power Supply section, incorporating a capacitors bank branded with 'DENAFRIPS', OEM in accordance to DENAFRIPS specification for audio. On top of the constant current LDO Linear Regulators, a large heatsink is securely attached. To power the FPGA, modular USB module, and balanced R-2R Ladder Networks, eight multi-stage LDO Linear Regulators are employed.


DENAFRIPS meticulously hand-winds the oversized O-Core transformer in-house, incorporating multiple layers of copper shielding between the windings. This design choice effectively reduces electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic fields (EMF).


The Ares 12th-1 R-2R DAC is an ideal choice for music enthusiasts who possess a modest stereo audio system. Its remarkable capability to convey music with a profound emotional connection is truly awe-inspiring.

Experience the joy of rediscovering your music with the Ares 12th-1 DAC, finely tuned to deliver a rich analog tone.

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