Danish audio manufacturer Tangent has unveiled two new additions to its range of hi-fi components, the Tangent DAC II and Tangent Ampster TV II. These latest additions aim to cater to the needs of music and movie lovers seeking cost-effective ways to enhance their streaming, CD, or TV audio experiences.
The Tangent DAC II is a compact yet feature-rich digital-to-analog converter (DAC) that aims to improve your audio setup. At its core, it houses a premium Sabre ES9023 24-bit stereo audio DAC chip. This DAC is positioned as a solution for those who possess a traditional amplifier but require a cost-effective, compact preamplifier.
The Tangent DAC II comes equipped with various digital inputs, including a coaxial input, two optical digital inputs, and a USB port. This versatility ensures compatibility with a wide range of audio sources. Additionally, the device features aptX Bluetooth technology, enabling seamless music streaming from your phone or other compatible devices.
One noteworthy feature is the inclusion of both 6.3mm and 3.5mm headphone sockets, transforming the DAC II into a dedicated headphone amplifier. Whether you prefer to enjoy your music through speakers or headphones, the DAC II has you covered.
For those seeking flexibility in their audio setup, the Tangent DAC II offers both RCA and XLR balanced outputs. This compatibility makes it an ideal companion for Tangent's PowerAmpster II or other power amplifiers. The device boasts an intuitive user interface and a compact design that seamlessly integrates into your home or office space. Plus, it comes with a convenient remote control for added convenience.
The Tangent DAC II is competitively priced at €269 (around $280), making it an attractive option for audiophiles on a budget.
The Tangent Ampster TV II is designed to elevate your television viewing experience by improving audio output. Equipped with Bluetooth 5.0 technology, it offers a high-quality wireless connection for audio streaming. Additionally, the Ampster TV II features an HDMI input (ARC) to simplify connectivity with your TV.
One of its standout features is its 2x 50W amplification, which enhances the audio quality of your television content. Whether you're watching movies or enjoying your favorite TV shows, this amplifier ensures a more immersive sound experience.
For those craving deeper bass, the Ampster TV II includes a subwoofer output, giving you the option to add extra bass to your audio setup. This flexibility allows you to tailor your audio experience to your preferences.
The Tangent Ampster TV II is priced at €199 ($209), offering an accessible solution to enhance your TV audio.