DAART Yulong Aquila III
DAART Yulong Aquila III
DAART Yulong Aquila III

DAART Yulong Aquila III: High-end desktop all-in-one DAC and amplifier

DAART Yulong Aquila III is a high-end desktop all-in-one DAC and amplifier that supports high-resolution audio decoding, preamp function, and powerful headphone amplifier. The device is equipped with a proprietary USB interface with high-end AK4191 and AK4499EX DAC chips, which support decoding of 32-Bit/1536kHz high-resolution files and native DSD1024 files. It also features a high-resolution screen that displays various settings and also includes a spectrum analyzer.

DAART Yulong III is equipped with 5th generation jitter and interface control system, which ensures clear and accurate audio decoding. It has a powerful, clean Class A output with outstanding power of up to 4W per channel, making it easy to drive any headphones.

DAART Yulong Aquila III

Powerful Digital Processing Circuitry
The 5th generation Yulong Aquilla III is equipped with a professionally designed Jitter and Interface Control (JIC) system, which includes FPGA-based ARM microprocessor, femtosecond clock generator, USB interface, SPDIF demodulator, FIFO buffer and PLL clock, ensuring superior sound signal control. Rest assured you’ll get high-quality performance with this versatile desktop DAC/amplifier.

Packed with High Quality Components
Yulong Aquilla III contains high quality components in its audio circuitry. It is powered by the reliable AKM AK4191 chipset with AK4499EX DAC chip. The AK4499EX is the latest 32-bit DAC that delivers high-resolution audio decoding with high precision and quality.

DAART Yulong Aquila III

Supports High Definition Audio Decoding
Yulong Aquilla III supports decoding of all leading audio signals supporting DSD1024 and PCM 32-Bit/1536kHz signals via USB input. All other inputs support PCM 384 kHz and DSD DoP128.

Precisely tuned for all situations
With years of experience in designing high-end audio equipment, the Aquilla III is a versatile DAC and headphone amplifier that suits any scenario. You can use the device in DAC mode only, providing line output for subsequent amplifiers in the chain, it can also be used as a preamplifier for power amplifiers and as a headphone amplifier. The amplifier works with headphones at full efficiency, delivering up to 4 W of pure power per channel.

Outstanding Performance with Linear Power System
DAART has developed Yulong Aquilla III with multiple independently regulated multi-stage linear power supplies with 1.7nV regulators for V_Ref. It is powered by two toroidal transformers and this power supply provides clean power to both digital and analog circuits. The resulting performance is clean and free of interference issues.

DAART Yulong Aquila III

High Definition Display Screen
DAART Yulong Aquilla III is equipped with a clear high definition screen that displays various input settings, output mode, volume settings, etc. It also displays a beautiful and attractive spectral display that greatly enhances the appearance of the device on your desktop.

The DAART Yulong Aquilla III electronically controlled analog volume control
brings precise volume control to the tablet. It features 99-level digital volume control for the analog volume chipset on the motherboard. Volume control is precise and natural, with no imbalance between the two channels.

DAART Yulong Aquila III

Features of DAART Yulong Aquila III :

  • Native USB interface with ARM+FPGA architecture.
  • High-tech chipset AK4499EX+AK4191.
  • Supports hardware decoding up to PCM 32-Bit/1536kHz and native DSD1024 signals.
  • High quality display with spectrum analyzer.
  • 5th generation jitter and interface control (JIC).
  • Double clock synchronization.
  • Various filters.
  • Multiple independent regulated power supplies with two toroidal transformers.
  • High current linear output.
  • Fully balanced headphone amplifier chipset.
  • 99-step analogue volume control with digital control.
  • Seamless design with a compact and sleek aluminum body.
  • Supports Coax, Optical, AES inputs.
  • Standalone preamplifier function.
  • 4-watt Class A output per channel.
  • 4.4mm Bal, 6.35mm Single-Ended and 4-pin XLR balanced headphone output.
  • XLR and RCA line/pre-outs.

Headphone Output Specifications

  • Output power: Up to 4000 mW (32Ω, balanced).
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz – 30 kHz.
  • THD+N: 0.001%.
  • Output impedance: <1Ω.

Preamp Output Characteristics

  • Output level: Up to 12 V (Bal), Up to 6 V (Single-Ended).
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-30kHz.
  • THD+N: 0.001%.
  • SNR: 110 dB.
  • Output impedance: 20Ω.

DAC Specifications

  • Output level: Up to 6 V (XLR), Up to 3 V (RCA).
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-30kHz.
  • THD+N: 0.0001%.
  • DNR: 125 dB.
  • SNR: 125 dB.
  • Crosstalk: <-120 dB.
  • Output impedance: <20Ω.


  • Decoding: Up to 32-Bit/1536kHz PCM & Native DSD1024(USB), Up to 24-Bit/384kHz PCM & DSD DoP128(Coax, AES, Optical).
  • Power consumption: <30W
  • Dimensions: 248 mm x 210 mm x 60 mm.
  • Weight: 4 kg.

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