The Clarus CODA is an Ultra-High Performance USB-DAC / Headphone Amplifier that includes an MQA renderer. The CODA features the latest in USA-DAC technology that provides ultra-low distortion, more detail, greater dynamics and bigger sound stage. Designed to be used with a smartphone, tablet or computer, the CODA is compatible with Android, iOS, MacOS and Windows 7-10. The CODA will deliver higher than CD quality while listening to your favorite download or streaming Amazon Music, Spotify or Apple Music. When paired with an MQA Core Decoder (streaming with Tidal, Nugs and Xiami or when used with media players, Audirvana and Roon): the CODA’s renderer delivers the full MQA experience, letting you hear what the artist and the music producer heard during the original performance. The CODA features a mini stereo input and an USB-A output with a two-button volume control and a choice of three roll-off filters.
Output: 3.5mm (1/8”) Stereo plug
Operating Systems: Windows 7-10, AppleMacOS, Android, iOS
DAC: ESS Pro Series SABRE® DAC
Amplifier: Class G Headphone Amplifier
Audio Formats: DoP, PCM, MQA
Max Resolution: 32-bit (supports 16-bit& 24-bit) Max Sample Rate 384 kHz (supports 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192,352.8. Dop64 & Dop128)
SNR: 120 dB
THD+N: -112 dB
Max Output Voltage: 2.0 Vrms
Output Impedance: < 1 ohm
LED Indicators Blue: < 48 kHz (StandardDefinition) Green: > 48kHz (High Definition) Magenta: MQA
3 Filters: Linear Phase, Fast-Roll-OffMinimum Phase, Slow Roll-Off Hybrid, Fast Roll-Off
Volume Control: Supports HID volume Controlof Source
Adapter Cable: Female USB-A to Male USB-C15cm
Zipper Case: 4.3” (11mm) X 2.5” (6.5mm) X1.5” (3.5mm) Inner pocket to hold CODA
Weight: 24 grams (.8oz) with cap Dimension2.5” (69mm) x .9” (21mm) X .4” (11mm) with cap
The CODA supports HID (Human Interface Design) volume control via the side panel buttons; (+) for volume up and (-) for volume down. CODA’s volume control is capable of 64 steps depending on the volume rate setting of the device it is controlling. There is zero switching noise during volume control
LED Indicator Lights
CODA’s LED Indicator lights up in different colors to indicate the audio sample rate. The sample rate is how many times per second a piece of music is sampled during the recording. Higher sample rates mean higher quality in the recording.
Three User Selectable Digital FiltersThree User Selectable Digital Filters
The CODA’s side panel buttons also provide a method of choosing from one of three digital roll-off filters. You can hear these features by ear; just select whichever one sounds best to you.