AN ALL-IN-ONE SOLUTION FOR HEADPHONES
Manufactured in France, Arche is a unique electronic solution which combines a digital-analog converter as well as two pure class A amplification modes designed especially for headphones. Ideal to sit between the digital sources and your audiophile headphones, Arche is the perfect solution to fully enjoy your headphones, whilst benefiting from the performance delivered by the converter to drive high-fidelity loudspeakers!
So Arche is an all-in-one solution, which also offers presets for every set of Focal High-Fidelity headphones (Utopia, Stellia, Clear, Elegia et Elear) to make sure you get the absolute best from this ultimate combination: owners of Focal headphones can therefore be sure they are enjoying a combination of electronics and acoustics that is carefully thought out and specially developed from the very outset. Arche will be updated by using a USB stick.
Type DAC and headphones amplifier
Max. power 2 x 1W @ 1kHz under 32 Ω
Frequency response 10Hz to 100kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0,001%
Signal-to-noise ratio > 116dB @ 32 Ω (Class A)
Power supply 85 to 265 Vac / 47 – 63Hz
Dimensions (H x L x D) 321 x 200 x 297mm
Weight 10.25 lbs (4.65kg)
Audio inputs Unbalanced analog RCA Digital S/PDIF coaxial (RCA): Max. sampling frequency 192kHz (AES3-compatible) Max. resolution 24-bit Optical digital (TosLink) Max. sampling frequency 192kHz (AES3-compatible) Max. resolution 24-bit Digital USB (USB-B): standard USB: USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 – USB audio class
Audio outputs Balanced analog 3-point XLR Unbalanced analog RCA
Firmware update via USB port (USB-A)