TEAC AI-501DA Integrated Amplifier

code: TE09A501DS50
£700.00 (FREE UK Delivery)
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The AI-501DA integrated power amplifier with 192kHz USB digital audio inputs and low power consumption is the powerhouse of TEAC's new 501 series. Hosting a BurrBrown PCM5102 D/A Converter, USB connectivity, Class-D ABLETEC Norway amplifier and a toroidal-core power transformer makes the AI-501DA a key component for the 501 series or any other 2-channel audio system.

Main Features:

  • ALC0180 Class-D Power Amplifier by ABLETEC, Norway
  • 90W/ch of output power (at 4 ohms impedance) 
  • Supports up to 24bit/192kHz USB Audio input 
  • Supports up to 24bit/192kHz Coaxial S/PDIF digital audio input 
  • Supports up to 24bit/96kHz Optical S/PDIF digital audio input 
  • Internal 32bit processing on the BurrBrown PCM5102 D/A Converter 
  • Schottky Barrier diodes for power supply circuits 
  • Full-metal body 
  • Dual analog level meters with dimmable backlight 
  • Headphone amplifier that employs two operational amplifiers 
  • 1 USB Audio input 
  • 2 Optical S/PIDF digital inputs 
  • 1 Coaxial S/PDIF digital input 
  • 2 RCA analog line inputs 
  • Screw-type speaker terminals (AWG8 compatible) 
  • Headphone out 
  • Aluminum-weighted volume knob 
  • Remote control 
  • 3-polar AC socket with a detachable AC cable 

Technical Specifications:

Supported Audio Formats

  • USB Audio: PCM, 16 / 24bit, 32 / 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz
  • Coaxial: S/PDIF, 16 / 24bit, 32 / 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz 
  • Optical: S/PDIF, 16 / 24bit, 32 / 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 kHz

Audio Inputs

USB Audio (USB)

  • Connector: USB B-type
  • Version: USB 2.0 (Asynchronous Transfer mode) 

Coaxial (COAX)

  • Connector: RCA Pin Jack
  • Input Level: 0.5Vp-p
  • Input Impedance: 75 ohms

Optical (OPTICAL 1 / 2)

  • Connector: TOS-link
  • Input Level: -24.0 to -14.5 dBm peak

Analog (LINE 1 / 2)

  • Connector: RCA Pin Jack
  • Nominal Input Level: -10dBV
  • Maximum Inout Level: +6dBV
  • Input Impedance: 30k ohms

Audio Outputs

  • Speaker 
  • Connector: Binding-post (AWG 8 compatible)
  • Maximum Output Power: 90W + 90W (4 ohms, 20-20kHz) / 45W + 45W (8 ohms, 20-20kHz) 
  • Rated Output Power: 60W + 60W (4 ohms, 20-20kHz) / 30W + 30W (8 ohms, 20-20kHz) 
  • Supported Impedance: 4 – 8 ohms


  • Connectors: 1/4" (6.35mm) Stereo Jack
  • Output Power: 50mW + 50mW (at 32 ohms loaded, THD 0.1%)

Audio Performance

  • Frequency Response: 10 – 60kHz (-3dB/+0dB) 
  • S/N Ratio: 100dB 
  • THD: 0.05% (1kHz, 4 ohms, 45W) 
  • Supported OS: Windows XP (32bit), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X10.6.4 or later, 10,7, 10.8 
  • Operation Power: 230V AC 50Hz (UK/Europe) 
  • Power Consumption: 55W (Idling mode: 10W, Auto power save standby mode: 0.2W) 
  • Operating Temerature: +5 ̊C to +35 ̊C / +41 ̊F to +95 ̊F 
  • Operating Humidity: 5% to 85% (no condensation) 
  • Storage Temerature: -20 ̊C to +55 ̊C / -4 ̊F to +131 ̊C 
  • Overall Dimensions: 290 (W) x 81.2 (H) x 264 (D) mm, 11.4" (W) x 3.2" (H) x 10.4" (D) 
  • Net Weight: 4.0kg, 8.8 lbs. 
  • Accessories: AC Cable, AC Plug Adapter (3P-2P), Remote Control, AAA Batteries (x2), Owner's Manual, Warranty Card 

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