I had my fireface 800 apart the other day, and here’s what’s in it.  Click for higher resolution.

Important chips are:

  • AKM AK4396VF :  DAC THD+N: -86dB, SNR 100 dB
  • JRC 4580: Dual Op-amp.  Input noise: 0.8uVrms typ.
  • AKM AK5385AVF: ADC DR: 114dB, SNR 114 dB
  • JRC 2043: dual preamp.  Noise: 0.4 uVrms
  • A whole bunch of stuff, including a xilinx chip for the firewire interface & dsp.

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