HeadRoom has unveiled their newest line: the Desktop Line, featuring the Ultra Desktop digital to analog converter (DAC) and the Balanced Ultra Desktop Headphone Amp (BUDA). The Ultra Desktop DAC is selling now for $1299 and the BUDA is selling now for $1699.
The Ultra Desktop DAC features ESS Technology Sabre 9008 oversampling/dsp DAC, coax and TOSLINK connections, as well as a USB port for expanded audio options. In terms of outputs, it offers single-ended as well as balanced. The BUDA features a Class-A module, Jung Diamond Buffer and OPA627s component electronics. It has enough power to drive a single balanced pair of headphones or two regular headphones.