09. July 2015 · Write a comment · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: ,

Funjoe from CLONES got in touch to tell us about the release of their new DAC, Asher, named after Funjoe’s son.clones_asherdac

The details of the new HK$17,500 DAC are as follows:

  • DSD 64/128/256 and DXD (384KHz 24bit PCM) compatible
  • Galvanic isolation module for USB section to eliminate computer noise from the audio signal
  • Ultra-Low Phase Noise Femto Master Clock Module
  • Power supply has separate toroidal transformers for analogue and digital section
  • Latest Ultra-Low noise discrete regulator modules for digital part
  • Remote Control Feature

Sampling rates:

  • AES/EBU, COAX, OPT up to 192kHz
  • USB/I2S: PCM 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8, 384kHz; DSD64, DSD128, DSD256


  • ESS Reference audio (ES9018) 32 bit DAC
  • Automatic oversampling for precise output filtering
  • VFD display for input, sample rate, volume control, and configuration
  • Remote control with features such as control and phase inversion
  • Defeatable – 32 bit volume control
  • 1x Coax input
  • 1X BNC input
  • 1x Toslink input
  • 1x AES/EBU input
  • 1x I2S input
  • Proprietary drivers for 32/64 bit Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Mac OSX
  • Factory selectable mains  115/230VAC
  • 322mm(W) X 260mm(D) X 90mm (H)
  • Weight: 6kg
  • 2 year warranty


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