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Moon 680D DAC

Simaudio launches their latest Moon 680D streaming DAC. It uses the design of its more expensive brother, the 780D V2 DAC and brings the price down quite a bit.

The Moon 680D is a ludicrous, state of the art digital to analog converter which is packed with rich features. The up side is that it brings many quality the features of 780D V2 DAC with it which are discussed below. It’s got a modern look with a quite solid build quality and it is quite durable and well made. It can be availed in a choice of black silver or two tone finish. The 680D DAC lands on its promises providing quality streaming connectivity throughout.

Moon 680D DAC

It incorporates the same SIMAudio’s MiND 2 streaming module of the 780D. This module ensures superior connectivity. It’s packed with all the necessary digital input ports that you would need from a high end DAC. The inputs include SPDIF, USB, AES/EBU, optical, Ethernet and WiFi network capabilities. The Moon 680D supports MQA decoding on all of its nine inputs meaning 680D will make digital music sound perfect no matter the source. It also supports PCM files up to 32bit/384kHz and native DSD decoding up to DSD256.

The sampling frequency rates can range from 44.1kHz all the way up to 384kHz, while DSD sampling rates include DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256. The PCM bit depth ranges from 16-32 bits. It’s also packed with aptXTM audio for Bluetooth to support its use with other wireless devices. The Ethernet ensures 100% signal stability. The 680D is ROON ready and MQA certified too. The power supply used along it is the MHP (MOON Hybrid Power) supply.

Moon 680D DAC

The 680D DAC has all the premium features baked into in namely, TIDAL Masters, Qobuz Sublime+ and Deezer Hi-Fi through the MiND 2 module. With these features, it delivers a comprehensive network streaming experience. The intermodulation distortion is less than 0.0003% ensuring high quality sound output. As a cherry on top, the 680D is fairly easy to use, with its simple controls.

In a nutshell, the 680D is packed with rich features, convenient streaming experience and great musical performance. All this is at a fairly good price considering the other competition on the market right now. The Moon 680D is your go to device for digital audio quality from any source at any file size.

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