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CLEARANCE ITEM

ARCAM
airDAC

AirPlay DAC

Originally £425

Please remember:
This is a clearance item and therefore condition and accessories supplied may vary.

This item is available at these stores

Remember, these are clearance items and therefore condition and accessories supplied may vary. Please email the store to check the stock/condition and reserve your clearance bargain before making a special journey. Due to costs, we cannot transfer clearance stock between branches or sell via mail order - sorry!
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Hull 0 1 1 hull@richersounds.com
Maidstone 0 1 0 maidstone@richersounds.com
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Romford 0 0 1 romford@richersounds.com

Get the very best sound from your Apple product, through your hi-fi, with the Arcam airDAC!

Apple AirPlay

Until recently, if you had an Apple device and wanted to wirelessly stream music to your hi-fi then you'd need Apple AirPort Express/TV or use the Bluetooth output with a receiver at your hi-fi end. No more! With Apple's AirPlay built in to the airDAC, it's simple to connect wirelessly with compatible Apple iPod, iPhone, iPad or Mac products. Once done you can effortlessly stream your stored music and use streaming services such as Spotify.

High quality Arcam sound
When it comes to sound quality, few if any, implement AirPlay as well as Arcam. With arguably more experience in developing and making DACs than anyone else, the Arcam airDAC sounds as good as you'd expect. A Burr-Brown 24-bit DAC, powered by low noise power supplies ensures a highly detailed yet refined, low distortion sound.

MusicLife iOS control app
If you've got an Apple iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad, then you can take full control of streaming music to your Arcam device with the new MusicLife control app. Working with the wireless system, it lets you stream music directly from your device as well as servers or computers connected via UPnP. Advanced features, such as library searching, sorting, shuffle and repeat playback are also catered for.

Comprehensive connections
In addition to the AirPlay, the Arcam airDAC will accept a host of other sources. With optical and coaxial connections, it's easy to upgrade the sound from your existing CD/DVD/Blu-ray player, TV or games console. An Ethernet port ensures the most robust network connection, while a coaxial digital output means you can output its digital signal to an even higher quality DAC or a digital recorder.

Bringing Apple and Arcam together in perfect harmony, the airDAC truly offers the best of both worlds.

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Connections
Connection Features
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Coaxial Digital Input
Number of coaxial digital inputs? This is the electrical type that uses an RCA phono or BNC connection.
1
Optical Digital Input
Number of Optical Digital Inputs? This is the optical light type of input that uses a Toslink connection
1
USB Input
Does the DAC have a USB Input? This allows connection of a PC/Mac or other media device. Wireless connection possible if stated.
No
Headphone Socket
Does the DAC have a headphone output?
No
XLR Balanced Outputs
Balanced XLR outputs offer a professional grade connection with minimal interference
No
Optical Digital Output
Does it have an optical digital output? Optical digital output for digital recording or using with a digital amplifier
No
Coaxial Digital Output
Does it have coaxial digital output? Coaxial digital output for digital recording or using with a digital amplifier
Yes
Networking
Networking Features
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Bluetooth
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
No
AirPlay
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Yes
Green Credentials
Eco Friendly Features
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Power Consumption - Standby
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
NA
Power Consumption - Normal Use
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted
7
General
General Features
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Dimensions
Size of unit (W x D x H) mm
140 x 100 x 40
Weight
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
1.1
Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 14 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Shocking product Paid for this earlier this year. It does not work. Extremely unhappy and do not recommend this product to anyone. Tried every which way to connect to network but it does not. Please do not buy this product. 02 April 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great sound I've purchased 3 Arcam Airdacs to date and use them with 3 separate hi fi systems. They are connected using hard wired cat 5 cable connections and I use the air dacs in several ways. 1/ to send music using the apple music app on my iPhone or iPad to a single Airdac. 2/ to stream a radio station to a single Airdac using an app such as 'Tune in Radio'. 3/ to stream the sound from the BBC News app to a single Airdac 4/ using iTunes I can send music to one or several Airdacs to give me multi room music. 5/ using an app called WHAALE this enables me to send music or radio stations from my iPhone or iPad to several Airdacs without having to use iTunes. I used to use the apple airport express devices to achieve the above but the Airdac provides vastly improved sound quality. I personally think it is similar quality to a decent cd player (I have saved my music files in lossless format, (AIFF). Hope this review helps other prospective purchasers. 08 March 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Easy to set up Easy to set up although it doesn't work with all optical cables Should have an optio what channel optical, coaxial or air play 05 March 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by ARCAM IRDAC Excellent Dac totally transformed my already great sounding marantz cd6005 cd to a much higher level. Sounds more mature open punchy bass lines. So glad Richer sounds in Liverpool recommend this Dac very pleased Thanks guys 22 February 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superb product This is extraordinarily easy to set up, and above all it is superbly intuitive, automatically switching between TV, tablet and desktop and delivering excellent sound. No lip-syncing issues either. 31 January 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Good sound Will not work with IPad 2,though it suppose to.The reason I bought it.Good idea to have usb connection on front panel. 08 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent upgrade. Not easiest to connect initially but worth persevering. Bought this some six months ago from Richer Sounds in Plymouth. Great staff and helpful. My concern was quality and convenience. On paper the irDac was better, but I really wanted Airplay for my iPhone. I did struggle with the initial set-up, possibly me being a little 'slow', but after a Googling session I got there. Why don't the instructions run logically for a nube and assume tech knowledge that many people don't have? However, a great product. I hard- wired the ethernet from the house to the airDac in a Marquee in the garden. Hooked up the airDac to a Technics mixer/ Adcom power amps/Bose 802's and Bose bass cannon and did an entire disco from my iPhone 6 for my daughter's homecoming from Sydney. And it sounded awesome! Only drops out if I try to do other things with the phone while music is playing ( Like Google search with an incoming call) Seemed to work well with other iPhones like 4/ 5( other guests wanted to try it out too.) Well pleased with the end result of the effort. 29 December 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent upgrade - not the easiest connection This Arcam Dac is a sonic leap from its predecessor which is what it replaces to the point even my wife noticed and she normally only hears her own voice clearly. I connected wirelessly which is convenient when all works correctly and I'm sure it will be fantastic once I have some experience with it. One of the best hifi upgrades I've made in a long time. 10 October 2015
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