High-Value Pro-Ject Head Box S2 Digital Headphone Amplifier/DAC Supports Up to 32-Bit/768kHz PCM and DSD256 Via USB Input: Includes Proprietary Clock Circuitry, Five Selectable Digital Features
Select the source of your choice – anything from a computer to a TV set – sit back, and prepare to enjoy personal high-fidelity audio as it's meant to be experienced with the high-value Pro-Ject Head Box S2 Digital headphone amplifier/DAC. Able to support up to 32-bit/768kHz PCM and DSD256 via its USB input, and bolstered by an ESS Sabre ESS9038 DAC, this sleek device counts three digital inputs that all offer up to 24-bit/192kHz performance. Head Box S2 Digital's proprietary clock circuitry boasts incredible jitter rates of 100 Femtoseconds. Organic polymer capacitors, thin film mini MELF resistors, a gold-plated four-layer PCB, and total of five selectable digital filters (including a proprietary Optimum transient digital filter) for customized sonics round out a metal-encased component that also double filters the USB for extremely low noise. This is what intimate listening is all about
• High end ESS Sabre ESS9038 DAC
• Proprietary clock circuity design
• Organic polymer capacitors and thin film miniMELF resistors
• 32bit / 768kHz decoding
• DSD64, DSD128 & DSD256 (DSD over PCM)
• Up to 24bit/192kHz for optical & coax inputs
• 5 selectable digital filter characteristics
• 1 proprietary optimum transient digital filter
• Headphone output on the front (6.3mm)
• Synchronization of all internal oscillators
• Jitter as low as 100 Femtoseconds!
• Gold plated four layer PCB
• Full alu/metal sandwich casing in silver or black
Head Box S2 Digital - High performance DAC and headphone amplifier
Head Box S2 Digital comes fully equipped for the highest demands of the modern audiophile. It supports playback for PCM files up to 32bit / 768kHz and DSD decoding up to quad DSD (DSD256). Head Box S2 Digital also comes with five digital filters for soundshaping to the listeners preferences. Three digital inputs ensure to connect to any source available, be it a personal computer via the USB B input or a TV set via the optical input. The co-axial S/PDIF input takes all data from a digital transport such as the CD Box DS2 T. All inputs offer support for high resolution data up to 24bit /192kHz. The USB input offers full high resolution support for all files up to PCM 32/768 and DSD256. The front seated 6.35mm headphone output delivers a clean and precise sound with a musical touch. Un-wanted noise coming in through USB is double filtered to surpress them to a level where it can’t affect audio to realize an undisturbed listening experience. The new aluminium/metal casing ensures highest aesthetics and protects against vibration and interference! Head Box S2 Digital comes in silver or black.
Digital inputs: 1x coax (S/PDIF), 1x optical (TOSlink), USB B
D/A-converter: 1x ESS9038Q2M 32-bit PCM 768kHz / DSD256
Headphone amplifier chip: ESS9063
Sampling rates: 32/44,1/48/88,2/96/176,2/192/352,8/384/768 kHz
DSD support: DSD64, DSD128, DSD256
Filter settings: 5 different selectable on front
Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz
Analogue out: 6.3mm Headphone Out (front), 1x Pre Out (RCA)
Output voltage: 2.05 Veff
Headphone output power: 68mW (32Ohms)
Dynamic Range: 120dBA
Power consumption: 5V, micro USB
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