dCS Audio has introduced a network DAC and headphone amplifier in one device. The amp, called Lina , will cost its customers $21,850 .
According to the developers, Lina provides unsurpassed sound quality from any digital source. Claimed to be compatible with all digital audio formats, as well as support for high-definition streaming from Roon, TIDAL, Qobyz, Spotify, Deezer, AirPlay, and more.
The patented dCS Expanse technology offers improved headphone optimization for a more natural and immersive listening experience for a wide range of stereo recordings.
The touch screen user interface and customizable menus allow listeners to easily control playback and adjust system settings. Flexible firmware provides unlimited possibilities for future upgrades, and new features and enhancements are implemented through simple software updates.
Digital inputs: AES/EBU, S/PDIF, Toslink, USB . Analog: balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA .
There is an RJ-45 network connector .