A high-performance ES9038Q2M DAC and a USB XMOS input
The highlight of the Playmate 2 is its high-performance ESS ES9038Q2M DAC. This ESS-designed chip performs extremely high-quality digital-to-analog conversion. Based on ESS HyperStream technology, it ensures excellent dynamic range, very low distortion and, of course, rich, accurate sound reproduction. The Playmate 2 can therefore handle files up to PCM 32bit 768kHz and DSD up to DSD512.
Coupled with a USB-C input and a USB XMOS interface, the Playmate 2 lets you enjoy your digital audio sources such as a computer or your smartphone.