Features and Benefits

  • Supports 24-Bits, up to 192 kHz Sample Rate PCM Audio Data
  • Supports SACD bit-stream and External Digital Filter Interface
  • Multibit Sigma Delta Modulator with "Perfect Differential Linearity Restoration" for Reduced Idle Tones and Noise Floor
  • 8.64 mA p-p Differential Output Current for Optimum Performance, with +3 dB headroom in SACD mode
  • 5 V Power Supply Stereo Audio DAC System
  • 120 dB SNR/DNR (not muted) at 48KHz Sample Rate (A-Weighted Stereo)
  • 123 dB SNR/DNR (Mono)
  • -110 dB THD+N
  • 110 dB Stopband Attenuation with ±0.0002dB Passband Ripple
  • Flexible Serial Data Port with Right-Justified, Left-Justified, I2S-Compatible and DSP Serial Port
  • Data Directed Scrambling DAC - Least Sensitive to Jitter
  • 28 Lead SSOP Plastic Package

Product Details

The AD1955 is a complete, high performance, single chip stereo digital audio playback system comprised of a multi-bit sigma-delta modulator, digital interpolation filters and a continuous-time differential current output DAC section. Unique to this audio DAC is the separate SACD (super audio CD) bit-stream and external digital filter interface, which allows users maximum system flexibility. The AD1955 supports 24-bits, 192 kHz sample rate and is designed for use in high-end SACD players, DVD-audio, home theater, automotive audio, digital mixing consoles, digital audio effect processors and sampling musical keyboards.


  • High-End DVD-Audio, SACD, CD, Home Theatre Systems
  • Automotive Audio Systems, Sampling Musical Keyboards, Digital
  • Mixing Consoles, Digital Audio Effects Processors

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