SABRE Audiophile DACs

Widely recognized as the gold standard in audio digital-to-analog converter (DAC) technology, ESS PRO SABRE DACs set a new standard for a truly immersive, high-resolution audio experience. With readily available high-resolution, users are looking for equipment that fulfills the promise of a sound experience matching the artist’s original performance. PRO SABRE DACs deliver on that promise enabling the highest quality sound possible, regardless of file format or device.

SABRE DACs have consistently been selected for award-winning devices from the world’s leading audiophile system providers. ESS SABRE PRO DACs are designed for premium home theater equipment including Blu-ray players, preamplifiers, all-in-one A/V receivers, and more. Studio environments can also leverage the ES9038PRO SABRE DAC’s industry-leading performance for professional audio workstations and other equipment.

SABRE Two-Channel DACs are designed specifically for low-power applications that still demand audiophile performance.  They are recognized for providing unprecedented levels of performance with ultra-low power consumption making them ideal for products such as high-resolution digital music players. SABRE Two-Channel DACs end the need to sacrifice a high-quality listening experience for portability and convenience.

ESS SABRE PRO 8-channel Audiophile DACs

Bringing Music to Life for Audiophile and Professional Products

The ESS SABRE PRO series of Digital-to-Analog Converters (DAC) is targeted at premium audiophile and recording studio equipment. The SABRE PRO series sets a new benchmark in high-end audio by offering the industry’s highest dynamic range (DNR) with impressively low levels of total harmonic distortion plus noise (THD+N) in a 32-bit, 8-channel DAC. All PRO SABRE DACs feature ESS’s patented 32-bit HyperStream DAC technology which delivers outstanding sound quality and industry leading performance.

The Complete SABRE PRO Series of DACs

Product Name

Description

32-bit Flagship Ultra High Performance 8-Channel DAC

Flagship SABRE 32-bit 8-Channel Audio DAC with 140dB DNR

SABRE 32-bit 8-Channel Audio DAC with DNR up to 133dB

32 bit High-Performance 8-Channel DAC

SABRE 32-bit 8-Channel Audio DAC with DNR up to 128dB

ESS SABRE 8-Channel DACs

Industry Leading Performance and Classic SABRE Sound

The classic SABRE DAC series includes 32-bit and 24-bit audio D/A converter solutions targeted for consumer applications such as Blu-ray players, audio pre-amplifiers, A/V receivers and professional applications including recording systems, mixing consoles and digital audio workstations.  They offer outstanding performance courtesy of ESS’s patented 32-bit HyperStream architecture and deliver an exceptional DNR of up to 135dB and THD+N of -120dB. These DACs can be found in leading audiophile products from companies like Audiolab, Macintosh, Onkyo, SimAudio and more.

Product Name

Description

32-bit High-Performance 8-Channel DAC

8 Channel SABRE DAC with built in line drivers

SABRE32 Reference 32-bit 8-Channel Audio DAC

SABRE Premier 8-channel Audio DAC

ESS SABRE 2-Channel Audiophile DACs

ESS 2-Channel Audiophile DACs provide premier quality sound to stereo devices. These solutions support the industry’s highest bit-rates and most popular high-resolution and lossless audio formats including MQA, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF and WAV as well as compressed legacy formats.

Product Name

Description

32bit Stereo Audiophile DAC/CODEC with MQA Rendering

32bit stereo audiophile DAC with line drivers

24bit stereo audio DAC

ESS SABRE 2-Channel DACs

ESS 2-Channel DACs provide audiophile quality sound to stereo devices. These products are optimized for stereo operation with ultra-low power consumption making them ideal for a wide range of equipment. These solutions easily support the industry’s most popular high-resolution and lossless audio formats including MQA, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF and WAV as well as compressed legacy formats.

Product Name

Description

32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC with 129dB DNR

32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC

32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC

32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC

32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC

Ultra 32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC

Premier 32-Bit Stereo Audio DAC

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