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Northstar Supremo DSD USB DAC from Italy

Price per Unit (piece): $4 880.00
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The Flagship DAC from North Star Design, made in Italy.

DAC Chip:ESS ES9018 USB Input Digital Isolator:

Texas ISO7640 I/V Conversion Op Amp: Discrete Components Low Pass Filter Op Amp:

Discrete Components Power Transformer: 2 Toroidal Transformers(Metal-shielded)

DYNAMIC RANGE 132 dB distortion:0,00010%

WBT NEXT GEN RCA CONNECTOR

SEPARATE TORODIAL TRANSFORMER FOR ANALOG AND DIGITAL POWER SUPPLY.

ORGANIC POLYMER CAPACITORS ON ANALOGUE STAGE.

SHIELD TOROIDAL TRANSFORMER.

OFH CABLE HOOKUP

NEUTRIK GOLD PLATE XLR CONNECTOR

SEPARATE LOW NOISE POWER SUPPLY FOR USB PORT

HIGH PRECISION FILM RESISTOR AND CAPACITORS ON ANALOGUE STAGE

DIGITAL FILTER SELECTABLE FROM SET UP FOR PCM AND DSD REPRODUCTION

ABSOLUTE PHASE SELECTABLE FROM SETUP DRIVERS NOT NECESSARY ON APPLE Osx AND LINUX

FEATURES -Asynchronous USB Hi-Speed Audio 2.0 compliant optically coupled with Texas ISO7640 -Native DSD 2.8 – 5.6 Mbit/s (and also 3.072 & 6,144) and PCM 384 kHz – 32 bit on USB -Driver not necessary on Apple OSx and Linux

-ASIO driver for DSD reproduction on Windows XP/Vista/7/8.

-ESS Sabre flagship ES9018 DAC chip that runs until 384kHz-32 bit in double balanced configuration

-Advanced I2S port supports PCM until 384-32 and native DSD -Separated toroidal transformers for analog and digital section

-Analog output is available on unbalanced and balanced connectors with true balanced circuit

. -High precision film resistors and capacitors on analog stage

-Separate analog ground plane for each channel section with star connection

-Integrated components analog stage with flagship OPA1611

-Coaxial digital input coupled with pulse trasnformer

-AES/EBU digital input

-DPLL ON-DAC for maximum jitter reduction

-Digital filter selectable from setup for PCM (high, low slope) and DSD reproduction

-Phase selectable 0-180 degree from setup

-The THD is very low 0,0001%.

-Separated low noise power supply for USB port

-USB firmware update/upgrade from PC

-The sound is fantastic, natural and detailed.

The ESS DAC is really a miracle. In particular the DSD files are more natural than PCM but both are at the maximum level. Also a normal 44.1/16 sounds fantastic.

SPECS

-Digital input frequency: 44.1 kHz to 384 kHz up to 32 bit native DSD x64 – x128 (352.8-384 kHz and native DSD ony on USB)

-Dynamic range: 132 dB -Distortion: 0.00015% 0 dB (balanced output)

-Digital input: 4 S/PDIF (2 RCA coax, 2 Toslink), 1 XLR AES/EBU, 1 USB2.0, 1 I2S RJ45

-Analog output unbalanced: 1 pair per channel on RCA connectors

-Analog out balance: 1 pair per channel on XLR connectors

-Mains voltage/consumption: 230/115 50/60Hz 10W – Stand-by 0.5W

-Dimension / Weight: 17in (W) x 7.5 in (D) x 2.7 in (H) – 11.5 lb

Digital Input Frequency: 44.1 kHz to 384 kHz

Dynamic Range: 132 dB 0.0001% 1 dB (balanced output)

Digital Input: 2 RCA coax, 2 Toslink Analog output unbalanced: 1 pair per channel on RCA connectors Analog output balanced: 1 par per channel on XLR connectors

Main Voltage/Consumption: 230/115V 50/60Hz 12W – Stand-by 0.5W

Native DSD 2.8 – 5.6 Mbit/s and 384 kHz – 32 bit on USB Discrete Components analogue stage with very low noise matched transistors Organic Polymer capacitors on on analogue stage Shielded Toroidal Transformers OFC Cable hook-up







Last Updated: Monday, 20 November 2017 07:21