Music Hall c-dac15.3 CD Player & DAC


This product was discontinued Fall 2023

Product Highlights:

  • 24bit/192kHz Burr-Brown PCM 1796 DAC
  • Exceptional jitter suppressing Wolfson WM8805 s/pdif transceiver
  • 3 digital inputs (optical, coax, USB-B)
  • Brushed black aluminum faceplate
  • Mid-ship mounted vibration-damped CD transport
  • High-efficiency toroidal power transformer
  • gold plated stereo output
  • coax digital output
  • plays CD, CD-R/RW
  • removable power cord
  • special padded vibration-damping feet
  • voltage switchable
  • system remote control
  • easy to view display
Dimensions and Warranty:
  • Dimensions: 16.9" x 13.2" x 3.1"
  • Weight: 11 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year

All About Music Hall c-dac15.3 CD Player & DAC

The Music Hall c-dac15.3 CD/DAC is a one-box solution that combines a fantastic 3-input DAC with a great sounding CD player, making it the perfect addition to any digital music system. Versatility, performance, and value are the hallmarks of the c-dac15.3, offering a simplified and dramatically improved digital music experience.

Connect it to any digital streaming device, computer, or simply play a CD and be amazed by the improvement in sound quality. The c-dac15.3 is designed to be easy to operate and pairs beautifully with our matching a15.3 integrated amp, delivering an exceptional audio experience.

This CD/DAC features a 24bit/192kHz Burr-Brown PCM 1796 DAC, an exceptional jitter suppressing Wolfson WM8805 s/pdif transceiver, and 3 digital inputs (optical, coax, usb-b), all in a brushed aluminum faceplate. It also includes a mid-ship mounted vibration-damped CD transport, high efficiency toroidal power transformer, gold plated stereo output, coax digital output, and removable power cord. The special padded vibration damping feet, voltage switchable, system remote control, and easy-to-view display make this CD/DAC a perfect addition to any digital music system.

Experience the versatility, performance, and value of the Music Hall c-dac15.3 CD/DAC - an exceptional addition to any audio setup.

Music Hall c-dac15.3 CD Player & DAC Specs

Analog Outputs
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20KHz, +0dB / -0.5dB
Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 105dB
Dynamic: >95dB
Channel Separation: >100dB, 1kHz
THD: <0.002% (A-Weighted)
Output level: 2.2V, 1kHz
Output impedance: 100Ω

Digital inputs

Input Format: 0.5Vpp/75Ω (IEC60958-3 compliant)
Input Signal Sampling Frequency Range: 32kHz to 192kHz

Input Format: JEITA CP-1212
Input Signal Sampling Frequency Range: 32kHz to 96kHz

Supports Standard Sample Rates: 32 kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz
Resolution: 16Bit to 24Bit

Digital Output
Coaxial (IEC 60958)
Output impedance: 75
Open Voltage: 1.0 Vp-p
Load Voltage: 0.5 Vp-p
Input DAC: Burr-Brown PCM 1796 24 bit/192 kHz
Transport: Sanyo HD850
Digital Output Connection: Coaxial: 75 ohm

Physical Dimensions: w16.9 x d13.2 x h3.1 in (w430 x d336 x h79 mm)
Weight: 11 lbs. pkgd. (5 kg)

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Music Hall c-dac15.3 CD Player & DAC User Manual & Hi-Res Images