Focal Listen Headphones + Meridian Explorer 2 DAC (MQA-Ready)
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Listen ($339) Designed in France by Focal’s acoustics engineers, Listen combine all the advantages of premium portable headphones for hours of intense listening pleasure. Excellent noise isolation Closed-back design Heat-sensitive, very high-density memory foam ear-pieces offer maximum comfort 1¾″ (40mm) drivers Dynamic sound, tight...
Meridian's Explorer2 is a portable, compact and rugged USB DAC designed to deliver best-in-class audio performance.
Upsamples all input signal to 176.4/192kHz
Removes digital filter artifacts from earlier digital recordings
Two outputs are provided:
3.5mm mini-plug headphone jack delivers up to 130mW of high-quality audio
Capable of driving even low-efficiency headphones
Variability suits all kinds of headphones, including the most sensitive types.
Second 3.5mm mini-plug jack provides a fixed-level analog (2v RMS) output for connection to an external audio system, connected directly to the DAC for bit-precise performance
Delivers a fixed, full-level signal
Whether playing back as mp3 file or a high-resolution lossless file, Explorer2 will make any content sound its best, delivering a level of audio quality essentially limited only by the source material. Explorer2 connects to virtually any computer with a USB port. Drivers are provided for Windows. Macintosh and Linux operating systems allow simple plug-in and play operation. Despite its powerful output and performance capability, Explorer2 is entirely USB-bus powered. It is supplied in elegant presentation packaging and includes a short USB cable (longer cables may also be used) and a soft carrying pouch that stores both Explorer2 and cable.