NuForce, a California-based manufacturer of consumer audio products, announces the release of its Icon-2 and uDAC-2 desktop audio components. Together with the recently released Icon HDP and Icon Amp, this series completes a Modular Systems approach for bringing NuForce audio to the mass-consumer market. Built on the company's Icon platform, the full NuForce line of 24bit/96kHz audio components offers compatibility with desktop or other computer-based music environments.
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As a headphone amp, preamp, USB (24bit/96kHz) and S/PDIF (24bit/192kHz) DAC, NuForce's Icon HDP leads the way. The 24Wx2 Icon Amp serves as a companion piece to the Icon HDP. The USB-powered and portable uDAC-2 offers a USB DAC and headphone amp for those seeking to improve audio performance from their computer music source. As a step beyond the uDAC, the uDAC-2 boasts a TOCOS volume control designed to improve channel tracking at low listening levels, in addition to a 24bit/96kHz USB DAC and a headphone amp. Building upon the Icon integrated amplifier, the Icon-2 offers 24Wx2 power, 24bit/96kHz DAC, a headphone amp and preamp circuit.
With the addition of the uDAC-2, Icon-2, Icon HDP and Icon Amp to its existing product line, NuForce has positioned itself to offer additional 24bit/96kHz desktop and mobile audio solution options to the marketplace. Jason Lim, NuForce's CEO: "As a leader in the high-end audiophile market, we want to take the lead in offering high performance audio for portable and desktop market. And we will make it affordable!"
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