+ Utilising the latest generation dCS Digital Processing Platform which offers state-of-the-art measured performance and unrivalled musical experience. + Designed for maximum flexibility by accepting audio data from a variety of digital sources. + Flexible output configuration can be optimised in systems with and without pre-amplifiers. + Comprehensive clocking architecture plus an auto-clocking mode used in Vivaldi range improves ease of use and minimises jitter. + USB interface allows easy connection to a computer, accepting PCM data at up to 24/192 and DOP (DSD over PCM). + The interface runs in Asynchronous USB mode, which makes the DAC immune to jitter from the typical computer's noisy clock. + Improved power supplies give lower running temperature and improved tolerance to AC supply variations. + Multi-stage regulation ensures sensitive analogue circuitry is not affected by digital interference. + Features separate power circuits for the digital and analogue sections to further enhance the power supply cleanness. + Aerospace grade machined aluminum chassis fitted with tuned acoustic damping panels reduces magnetic effects and vibration.
dCS proprietary Ring DACTM topology
USB, 4x AES/EBU on 3-pin female XLR connectors. Each will accept up to 24 bit PCM at 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 & 192kS/s & DOP OR 2x Dual AES pairs at 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8 & 384kS/s or dCS-encrypted DSD & DOP, 3x SPDIF on 2x RCA Phono and 1x BNC connectors. Each will accept up to 24 bit PCM at 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 & 192kS/s or DOP, 1x SPDIF optical on a Toslink connector, will accept up to 24 bit PCM at 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2 & 96kS/s. 1x SDIF-2 interface on 2x BNC connectors, will accept up to 24 bit PCM at 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2 & 96kS/s or SDIF-2 DSD (auto-selected).
Output Levels: 2V rms or 6V rms on all outputs for a full-scale input, set in the menu
1 stereo pair on 2x 3-pin male XLR connectors (pin 2 = hot, pin 3 = cold)
1 stereo pair on 2x RCA Phono connectors.
is 52Ω, maximum load is 600Ω (a 10kΩ-100kΩ load is recommended).
44.1kHz in Master Mode
Better than -113dB0 @ 20Hz-20kHz unweighted (6V Setting).