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AudioQuest Beetle

Optical-Bluetooth-USB Digital-to-Analog Converter/Headphone Amp

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AudioQuest Beetle Details

AudioQuest Beetle Optical-Bluetooth-USB Digital-to-Analog Converter/Headphone Amp: A modern DAC for the modern world

  • Advanced ESS Sabre 9010 digital-to-analog converter supports digital files up to 24-bit/96kHz for optical and USB inputs
  • Built-in high-performance headphone amp
  • 1 optical digital audio input (Toslink) optimizes TV, games, media streamers
  • Asynchronous Bluetooth provides wireless sound with superior sound quality
  • Asynchronous USB for maximum audio performance from computers and mobile devices
  • Advanced analog-linear power supply
  • Free desktop application for personalization and software/firmware updates
  • Desktop and mobile compatibility
The AudioQuest Beetle is a multi-purpose DAC for today’s many different lifestyles. Capable of delivering naturally dynamic, uncompressed music via its high-performance optical or asynchronous USB inputs, Beetle adds exceptional convenience and surprisingly beautiful sound through its asynchronous Bluetooth technology.

Some will see Beetle as the perfect complement to a TV’s optical audio output — often the only audio output provided on a modern HDTV — while others will want to use it as a major sonic upgrade for their favorite media players or gaming consoles. Still others will take full advantage of Beetle’s asynchronous USB input to enjoy clean, clear, naturally beautiful sound from any laptop or computer.

But why choose one or the other? With Beetle’s asynchronous Bluetooth technology, you can wirelessly stream music from your mobile device, while surfing the web, checking Facebook updates, or sending email.

Now there are more great ways to enjoy the superior sound of an AudioQuest DAC!

Additional Information

Name AudioQuest Beetle
Sub Title Optical-Bluetooth-USB Digital-to-Analog Converter/Headphone Amp
Manufacturer AudioQuest
Manufacturer Part# BEETLEBLKA

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Optical input: 24-bit/96kHz

Asynchronous Bluetooth (software upgradeable)

Asynchronous USB input: 24-bit/96kHz

Analog output: 3.5mm

Microchip MX Series microcontroller

ESS 9010 DAC (minimum-phase filtering)

64-bit, bit-perfect digital volume control (USB and Bluetooth only)

Output voltage: 1.35v