Manhattan DAC II is a Reference Quality DAC
- World's highest performance 130dB Sabre 9038 DAC chipset.
- Optional Streamer network card. Just add Ipad for full streaming off Tidal, Qobuz, etc. Roon Ready.
- 32 bit integer Class 2 USB2 driverless audio interface
- World class transparent analog preamp attenuators
- MQA ® hardware decoder
- Improved optional phono preamplifier card
- New, easy to navigate menu system
The Manhattan DAC II design uses the same chassis, same power supply, and front panel circuits as the original Manhattan. It uses a completely new, redesigned main board. This offers a substantial sound quality upgrade. Significantly better detail and resolution, and state of the art transparent analog preamplifier performance.
Original Manhattan owners are encouraged to upgrade to Manhattan DAC II for a very reasonable upgrade fee. Upgrade includes replacement of the motherboard and will be performed in the US by Mytek Brooklyn office, in Europe, by Mytek Warsaw office and overseas by authorized Mytek dealer. Please contact Mytek via online tech support system for more details.
Mytek's new Femto Clock that's incorporated into our C777 Clocking architecture pushes jitter and the noise floor below measurable levels.
Modern high resolution audio formats support for PCM 32 bit
384 kHz DXD to Quad DSD256
Two separate isolated power supplies for the analog and digital stages that lower noise and crosstalk while increasing power and consistency.
Jan 21, 2019
"The Manhattan II uses the latest Sabre 9038 DAC chipset, which is capable of 130dB dynamic range. To time the new Sabre DAC Mytek employs a “femto clock” in its Crystek C777 clocking architecture, which delivers 0.82ps internal jitter."
Aug 15, 2017
"All I want from my stereo is an open door to the music on my recordings. I don't want to just peer in that door—I want to walk straight through it and sit down close, to grasp the full nature of their sounds in that space. I want a hint of reality. Mytek HiFi's Manhattan II DAC–preamp–headphone amp let me do all that. "
CONVERSION: PCM up to 384k, 32bit, MQA ®, native DSD up to DSD256, DXD, 130dB Dynamic Range.
MQA Hi-Res DECODER: built-in certified hardware MQA ® decoder
DIGITAL INPUTS: USB2 Class2 (OSX, Linux driverless, all formats), AES/EBU (PCM up to 384k, up to DSD128 DOP), 3x S/PDIF (PCM up to 192k, up to DSD128 DoP), Toslink, SDIF3 DSD up to DSD256
ANALOG INPUTS: RCA Line In switchable to Phono with Optional Phono Card inserted, second pair of RCA Line In, third pair XLR Balanced Line In.
Analog inputs are router through minimal path state of the art analog attenuator directly to analog and headphone outputs.
ANALOG OUTPUTS: RCA, balanced XLR, simultaneous, 50 Ohm impedance
HEADPHONE OUTPUTS: Reference High Current, High transient Headphone Amp, 500mA, 6 Watts, 0 Ohm out impedance. Dual headphone jacks, designed to drive demanding headphones. Balanced operation w/optional Mytek adapter.
BUILT-IN ATTENUATOR: Choice of 1dB step analog attenuator for main out and headphones, 1dB step digital 32bit attenuator or purist relay bypass.
CLOCK: “Mytek Femtoclock Generator (tm)” 0.82ps internal jitter,
Wordclock Input and Output (allows stacking multiple units for
multichannel operation, includes mch DSD)
AUDIO RECORDING FUNCTION FOR DIGITAL SOURCES: All digital inputs can be routed into computer via USB2. Allows connection of external digital sources such as CD Players and digitizing ADCs.
REMOTE: Included, universal remote capable
FIRMWARE: Upgradable via USB Control Panel App (Win and Mac)
POWER SUPPLY: Switchable 115/230VAC (100V Japanese version available)
WEIGHT: 16lbs, 8kg
WARRANTY: 2 years
OPTIONAL PRECISION PHONO ANALOG PREAMP CARD $1998
High End M/M, M/C Phono Preamplifier with custom nickel core step up transformer , relay switchable and tunable. Input impedances, transformer ratio, RIAA curves and choice of gain can be changed within the menu or using the remote via relay switches. Optional card is sold separately and is user installable.
OPTIONAL "ROON READY" NETWORK CARD $1343
Turns the Manhattan II into network streamer with 24/192k and DSD64 maximum throughput. Compatible w/ Roon, DLNA/UpnP