Dangerous Music CONVERT-2


Dangerous Music CONVERT-2

Experience the next generation of audio conversion with the Dangerous Music CONVERT-2. Since launching the acclaimed onboard DAC of the Dangerous Monitor in 2002, Dangerous has redefined what a standalone DAC can be. The CONVERT-2 is designed from the ground up, featuring a state-of-the-art digital technology coupled with an analog circuit by Chris Muth, delivering Dangerous Music’s signature sound: open, articulate, and powerful across all frequencies.

Key Features

  • Innovative Digital Technology: Utilizes cutting-edge digital technology for accurate sound conversion, ensuring minimal loss in translation from digital to analog.
  • Chris Muth Designed Analog Circuit: Offers a powerful, clear, and detailed analog output that captures the depth and nuances of audio.
  • Intuitive Usability: Features an easy-to-navigate front panel, allowing for straightforward operation without complex menu systems.
  • Comprehensive Input Options: Includes five digital inputs—USB, AES/SPDIF-1, AES/SPDIF-2, ADAT, and Optical SPDIF (TOSLINK)—for versatile connectivity.
  • Automatic Sample Rate Detection: Automatically adjusts to match the input signal’s sample rate, simplifying setup and ensuring optimal performance.
  • USB Uplink and Monitoring: Unique USB Uplink technology allows for seamless integration with DAWs, facilitating easy monitoring and comparison of processed and unprocessed signals.

Detailed Information & Delightful Inspiration

The Dangerous Music CONVERT-2 reaches beyond mere transparency. It reveals every detail with such clarity and dimensionality that it transforms digital audio files into a nearly tangible sonic experience. Whether you’re tracking, mixing, or mastering, the CONVERT-2 serves as your definitive audio judgment tool.

An Unrivaled Feature Set

With no-compromise design and a rich feature set, the CONVERT-2 simplifies workflow with features like dedicated volume control, instant input calibration, and on-the-fly input switching. This elegant yet powerful unit is designed to be the heart of your digital audio setup.


  • TEC Nomination 2016
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (A-weighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 114dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 113dB
  • Dynamic Range (A-weighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 114dB
  • Dynamic Range (unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 113dB
  • THD+N (1kHz, unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz, +4dBu out): 94.5dB (0.00188%)
  • THD+N (1kHz, unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz, +22dBu out): 106.5dB (0.00048%)
  • Frequency Response (@ 96kHz sample rate): DC to 20kHz: +0, -0.25dB; DC to 30kHz: +0, -0.5dB; DC to 40kHz: +0, -1.0dB
  • Jitter: 16ps (100Hz to 40kHz), 18ps (100Hz to 1MHz)
  • Crosstalk Rejection: > 114dB @ 1kHz
  • Replacement Fuses: USA 2 amp slo-blow for 120V; Europe 1 amp slo-blow for 240V
  • Warranty: Free 2 year extended warranty with online registration; Standard Warranty: 90 days parts and labor, subject to inspection and does not include damage incurred through abusive operation or modifications/attempted repair by unauthorized technicians.