Furutech is a recording and playing talent on the legs far and wide seeking his peers with the GT40 (500 euros). So, users can look forward not only on its sound card function and D/A converter capabilities, but will appreciate his MM/MC input and headphone amplifier due to him.
- Furutech GT40 – all-rounder in test
- Data sheet
Furutech, which so far have been striking with cables and CD-Entmagnetisierern, have come up with a small Jack of all trades for around 500 euros out of a hat.
Although, this brings digital data up to the resolution of/24-bit / 96 kHz exclusively via USB – even with its ASIOTreibern for all operating systems. For this he offers its owner apart from the volume-controlled analog transmission also the performance of the built-in headphone amplifier. And to top it all off, he is not only a surprisingly solid phono amp for MM and MCsystems – he uses the USB current in the opposite direction and serves the calculator Additionally digitized sounds of connected analog sources.
The A/D converters used by tenor has although no level adjustment, but even protects the oversteer: Although floated the maximum level of the test shots always dangerously close to the clipping area, but never crossed it.
As a USB converter, the liveliness of the V-DAC lacked a little and the accuracy of the Hegel – for that is the GT 40 so versatile, you like to forgive him. As universal talent for vinyl lovers with its own computer corner, it is virtually unique.
Furutech GT 40
Technical data and test results
|Dimensions (W x H T) HöheTiefe||11.3 x 5.7 x 15.0 cm|
|Digital volume control|
|Analog volume control|
|Display sampling rate|
|Word width display|
|Digital effects loop|
|Maximum sampling rate RCA / AES|||
|Maximum sampling rate optical|||
|Maximum USB sample rate||96|
|USB asynchronous mode USB|
|Adjustable digital filter characteristics|
|Number filter options|||
|Have||Phono amp for MM and MC, Headphone amplifiers, A / D converter|
|Inputs CD player|
|Digital AES / EBU||0|
|Output D/A converter|
|Outputs XLR stereo||0|
|Outputs headphone 6, 3 mm / 3, 5 mm||1 / 0|
|Digital output to RCA|
|Optical digital output|
|Digital output other:||USB|
|Conclusion +.||Sound card replacement for playing and recording.|
|Conclusion-||Does sound somewhat contained.|
|Sound judgment||outstanding 103|
|Price / performance||Very good|
|tested in issue:||9 /.|