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Immerse yourself in an unprecedented audio experience with Hegel's HD30 DAC - your ultimate digital control centre. Revel in a world-class performance as this powerful device easily handles all the digital audio tasks you could dream of. With an abundance of connection choices and a built-in volume attenuator, the HD30 facilitates direct connections to power amplifiers or active loudspeakers. Engineered with highly advanced power supplies and a meticulous layout, it reduces the noise floor to a breathtaking -150 dB, allowing a pure, uninterrupted audio experience. The HD30 DAC is more than a product, it’s a distillation of Hegel's dedication to audio perfection. It transforms your favourite tracks, pristinely capturing the intimacy of a solo artist or the grandeur of an orchestra. This masterpiece in precision and clarity is designed to challenge the way you listen and seek your music, escalating the joy of audio exploration to thrilling heights.

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ℹ Product Information

Unleash the True Potential of Your Music with the Hegel HD30 Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)

Welcome to an immersive new chapter in your audio experience, where every musical note emerges with unmatched precision and emotional depth, catapulting you from the mundane to the magnificent in moments.

Engineered for Ultimate Digital Control

The HD30 transcends the conventions of sound design by encompassing an impressive array of inputs: from balanced AES/EBU and BNC connectors, all the way to Network and USB connections, with the latter even capable of handling DSD signals.

Featuring the master craftsmanship of world-class designers, the HD30 is not just built around the finest components available, but is innovatively optimized to push the boundaries of audio quality. Thanks to meticulously designed ultra-low noise power supplies and finely tuned clock crystals, the HD30 enables you to delve into the spellbinding realism of sound, taking you closer than ever to the original performance. You will almost feel the texture of the guitarist’s fingers brushing against the strings and the barely audible intake of the singer’s breath before they unleash their melody. From the joyous expanse of an upbeat dance floor anthem to the poignant depth of a soulful ballad, the HD30 delivers every emotion with astonishing fidelity. Don't simply listen to your music; experience it - in its purest, most powerful, and intimate form. Whether you're streaming songs through Apple AirPlay, spinning your favorite CD, or sharing a computer playlist, the Hegel HD30 DAC transforms every audio moment into a high-definition musical masterpiece.


  1. Versatile Connectivity: The HD30 integrates a vast array of inputs, including balanced AES/EBU, BNC, Network, and USB connections, granting you access to an expansive range of audio sources. The innovative USB input also accommodates DSD signals, upping your listening game to new heights.

  2. Direct Volume Attenuator: With its built-in volume control, depending on your set-up, the HD30 can hook up directly to a power amplifier or active loudspeakers, thereby allowing you to sidestep extraneous components and get straight to superior quality sound.

  3. Advanced Power Supplies and Layout: The HD30 leverages state-of-the-art power supplies and a meticulous layout to reduce the noise floor to an almost imperceptible -150 dB, offering you an unadulterated, immersive audio experience.

  4. Proprietary Clock Crystals: Through painstaking work and innovation, Hegel has devised its custom clock crystals and ruthlessly fine-tuned them using the best available measuring equipment to provide noise-free, precision-timed signals for exceptional sonic performance.

  5. Ultra-Low Noise Power Supplies and Shielding: To guard against external interference and foster optimal signal integrity, the HD30 employs specifically designed ultra-low noise power supplies and measures for robust shielding.


  1. Expansive Compatibility: The HD30's array of connectivity options means that you're never limited in your choice of sound sources, ensuring maximum versatility and convenience for your unique listening preferences.

  2. Pure, Unaltered Sound: With direct volume control and a potent noise filter, you're guaranteed audio that's free from distortions, interferences, or unnecessary circuit paths, allowing for a pure, listening experience.

  3. Whispers to Roars: Owing to its groundbreaking -150 dB noise floor, every nuance of your music, from the subtlest whisper to the most forceful crescendo, will be reproduced with remarkable accuracy, delivering an astounding depth and richness of sound.

  4. Uncompromised Timing Accuracy: With its masterfully tuned clock crystals, the HD30 flawlessly handles signal timings, ensuring unparalleled synchronization between your audio's digital and analog domains, resulting in rhythmic precision and arresting musicality.

  5. Freedom from External Interference: The HD30's isolation from external noise means your music remains unblemished by the effects of outside electrical disturbances, thereby safeguarding the integrity of your audio signal and giving you an unmatched level of clarity and immersion.


  • Product: Hegel - HD30 - DAC
  • DAC Resolution: Dual mono 32 bit/192 kHz multilevel sigma-delta DAC
  • Line Output: 2.6 V RMS
  • Digital Inputs: 1 x coaxial, 3 x optical, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet, 1 x BNC, 1 x AES/EBU
  • Analog Outputs: 1 x fixed line level (RCA), 1 x fixed line level (Balanced XLR)
  • Distortion: Typical 0.0005%
  • Frequency Response: 0 Hz - 50 kHz
  • Noise Floor: Typically -150 dB
  • Power Supply: Separate toroidal transformers for analog/digital 54,000 μF capacitors
  • Output Impedance: 22 ohms unbalanced and 44 ohms balanced
  • Control Input: 1 x IR-direct mini-jack
  • Finish: Black and Silver
  • Dimensions/Weight: 8 cm (10 cm w/feet) x 43 cm x 31 cm (HxWxD), 6.5 kg

As we wind down our revelatory journey through the Hegel HD30 DAC, the excellence of its sonic performance, versatility of connectivity, and exceptional engineering design leave no room for doubt about the exalted stature of this masterpiece. The HD30 is not just an instrument but an art form, designed to elicit powerful emotional responses through incredibly minute audio details only perceivable with a DAC of this caliber. It’s truly a product that’s honed to perfection, making every encounter a deeply personal and unforgettable auditory experience. Amplify your love for music, style, and superior quality with the Hegel HD30 DAC, a piece of design that embodies the pinnacle of high-fidelity. The Audio Tailor invites you to indulge in this immersive journey with us, as we bring you closer to the heart of music than ever before.

Connect with us at The Audio Tailor through phone: 1300 308 711 or email:, and transform your musical moments into masterpieces with the resounding brilliance of the Hegel HD30 DAC.

ℹ Specifications
Specifications Details
Product Hegel - HD30 - DAC
DAC Resolution Dual mono 32 bit/192 kHz multilevel sigma-delta DAC
Line Output 2.6 V RMS
Digital Inputs 1 x coaxial, 3 x optical, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet, 1 x BNC, 1 x AES/EBU
Analog Outputs 1 x fixed line level (RCA), 1 x fixed line level (Balanced XLR)
Distortion Typical 0.0005%
Frequency Response 0 Hz - 50 kHz
Noise Floor Typically -150 dB
Power Supply Separate toroidal transformers for analog/digital 54,000 μF capacitors
Output Impedance 22 ohms unbalanced and 44 ohms balanced
Control Input 1 x IR-direct mini-jack
Finish Black and Silver
Dimensions/Weight 8 cm (10 cm w/feet) x 43 cm x 31 cm (HxWxD), 6.5 kg

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