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North Star Intenso 384-32 DSD DAC
North Star Intenso 384-32 DSD DAC

North Star Intenso 384-32 DSD DAC


Extremely transparent and neutral sounding high resolution DAC. Made in Italy. The finest we have heard at the price.

  • Asynchronous USB Hi-Speed Audio 2.0 compliant
  • Driver not necessary on Apple OS X and Linux
  • DAC ESS Sabre high performance ES9016
  • Native DSD 2.8 – 11.2 Mbit/s and 384 kHz on USB
  • ASIO driver for DSD reproduction on Windows OS
  • Analogue output available on unbalanced connectors
  • 2 RCA coax, 3 Toslink, 1 USB input
  • Dynamic range: 122 dB
  • Distortion: 0.001% 0 dB
  • Input frequency: 44.1 kHz up to 384 kHz, up to 32 bit, native DSD x64 – x128 – x256

“This DAC provides a perfectly balanced, authentic level of musical reproduction, with impeccable construction. Its simplicity of operation is much welcome in a world where everything is becoming more complex” -
Quote from Le Magazine Son & Image, March/April 2016