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xDuoo Introduces TA-22: A High-Performance Desktop DAC + Tube Hybrid Headphone Amplifier

xDuoo TA22

xDuoo TA22

 

Talking about HiFi desktop and portable audio gear, xDuoo comes up as a highly-trusted brand among audiophiles. Over the years, xDuoo has gained a positive rep in the industry for its leading range of products. They cater to both portable as well as desktop users. Today, xDuoo has released a brand new premium Desktop DAC with a built-in Tube+Transistor hybrid headphone amplification circuit, meet the all-new xDuoo TA22.

 

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xDuoo has launched the TA22 for 489$, you can check out some quick information here.

 

The TA22 comes equipped with dual ES9038Q2M high-performance flagship-grade 32-Bit DAC chips. It has been designed to support high-resolution 32-Bit/384kHz PCM and native DSD256 audio signals with ultimate clarity, lower distortion, and clean background. TA22 handles decoding for high-resolution audio signals quite well and provides a clean and enjoyable sound output.

 

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xDuoo has featured a Tube+Solid-State Hybrid headphone amplification on the TA22. It adopts dual 12AU7 tubes in the pre-amp stage, while the buffer stage is handled by high-power transistors. The tubes are arranged in a balanced manner ensuring quality performance with a rich tone and unparalleled clarity. TA22 also features a tube-based pre-amp function with Two RCA line-out ports. With balanced circuitry, the TA22 supports balanced 4.4mm, 4-pin XLR as well as single-ended 6.35mm headphone output. It’s a high-end Desktop DAC/AMP that has got a massive 3000mW output power rating. It can easily drive most headphones in the market with ease and give them a rich tube touch.

 

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xDuoo has featured multiple inputs on the TA22. It supports USB, Coaxial, Optical, and high-resolution wireless Bluetooth connectivity. With the help of Qualcomm’s latest QCC5125 chipset, the TA22 packs the latest-generation Bluetooth V5.1 connectivity with high-resolution LDAC, AptX HD, AptX LL, etc codecs support. TA22 also supports MQA(Master-Quality Authenticated) rendering support bringing you a true studio-grade sound performance right at your desktop.

 

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The TA22 is crafted with great precision using CNC machined aluminum alloy chassis. The device has got an endearing look with a big OLED display on the front and a finely-textured grey chassis with a red volume knob. xDuoo TA22 brings the goodness of a high-performance Desktop DAC chipset and matches it with a high-power headphone amplification circuit. With a powerful 3000mW output power rating, the TA22 can drive different IEMs and Headphones without breaking a sweat. Bring home the xDuoo TA22 for just 489$ and upgrade your desktop chain with a single yet multifunctional device!!

 

xDuoo TA22

xDuoo TA22

xDuoo TA22

$489.00