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exaSound Innovation - Timeline
2011-Feb-17
exaU2I - Multi-Channel Asynchronous USB to I2S Interface - DXD 352.8kHz/32bit

World's First Multi-Channel Asynchronous USB to I2S Interface capable of supporting multichannel DXD at 352.8kHz/32bit

  • Sampling frequencies (kHz): 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8
  • Resolution (bits): 16, 24, 32
  • 8, 4 or 2 channels 
  • Galvanic isolation between the USB ground and the I2S outputs
  • Two quartz oscillators for the 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz sampling rate groups 
  • FPGA implementation
  • 256 kB FIFO buffer to support asynchronous operation
  • Proprietary bit-perfect ASIO driver completely independent from the Windows sound system; No software volume control or mixing
  • ASIO driver implements automatic sampling rate switching
  • Project homepage – exaDevices.com
  • Announcement and forum discussions - diyaudio.com
2011-July-16
DSD Playback with exaU2I - DSD256 and DSD512

Worlds' first USB to I2S interface to support 2-channel DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DSD512 and PCM 384kHz/32bit More...

2011-Dec-12
e18 DAC - 8-channel DXD 384kHz/32bit

Worlds' first 8-channel DXD 384kHz/32bit consumer-oriented DAC More...

 2012-Sep-17
e20 DXD/DSD128 DAC

Support for DSD64 and DSD128 at sampling rates of 2.82 and 5.64 MHz. More...

2013-Feb-27
e20 Mk II DSD256 DAC - 11.2896 MHz

Worlds' first high-end DAC capable of achieving DSD256 playback at sampling rate of 11.2896 MHz More...

2013-Jul-12
e20 Mk III DSD256 DAC - 12.288 MHz

World's first high-end DAC capable of achieving DSD256 playback at sampling rate of 12.288 MHz More...

2013-Sep-24
e28 8-channel DSD256 DAC

World's first high-end 8-channel DAC capable of achieving DSD256 playback at sampling rate of 12.288 MHz More...

2014-Mar-22
exaSound Announces DSD256 on Mac OS X

DSD 256 Available on Mac for the First Time More...

2015-Oct-15
exaSound Announces DSD256 Wi-Fi Streaming

DSD 256 Wi-Fi Streaming with the PlayPoint Network Audio Player More...

 2016-Mar-08
exaSound Announces Roon Ready Certification
for its entire product line More...
2016-Oct-28
exaSound Announces Flagship e32 and 8-Channel e38 Reference DACs
The company is amongst the first to release to market DACs based on the ES9028PRO chips. More...

 

 

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