Datasheet DAC8x


Datasheet DAC8x


The HiFiBerry DAC8x is a high-resolution digital-to-analog converter for the Raspberry Pi 5. This is a special sound card for the Raspberry Pi, optimised for one specific use case: affordable high-quality audio playback.


  • 8 channel sound output
  • Four dedicated 192kHz/24bit high-quality Burr-Brown DACs
  • Connects directly to the Raspberry Pi, no additional cables needed
  • No soldering, comes as a pre-fabricated kit. You just plug it onto the Raspberry Pi
  • Compatible with all Raspberry Pi 5
  • Directly powered from the Raspberry Pi, no additional power supply
  • Two ultra-low-noise linear voltage regulators for optimal audio performance
  • HAT compliant, EEPROM for automatic configuration
  • Comes with all components required to mount it. We include 4 M2.5x12mm spacers to fix the board onto the Raspberry Pi

Output connectors


Maximum output voltage2.1Vrms
DAC signal-to-noise ratio112dbtypical
DAC THD+N-93dbtypical
Frequency response10Hz-70kHz-3dB
Power consumption<0.3W
Sample rates44.1-192kHz


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Last updated: March 13, 2024