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Parasound Z Zdac v.2 DAC and Headphone Amp

   
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  • Analog volume control for RCA and XLR outputs
  • Separate volume control for the headphone Jacks
  • Digital audio connection to LightingTM jack-equipped Apple® devices (USB adapter required)
  • Updated headphone amp with increased gain
  • 1/4" and 1/8" 24k gold plated headphone jacks
  • 12V input and output triggers
  • Volume control lock out switch
  • Premium Analog Devices AD1853 24-bit/192 kHz Digital to Analog Converter IC
  • All inputs feature jitter reduction and are re-clocked and up-sampled to 422 kHz / 24 bit
  • USB input for playing music from PC or Mac (driver-less for easy setup)
  • Asynchronous sample rate conversion for all inputs including the USB input
  • Works with any format file on your computer up to 96 kHz / 24 bit
  • Optical and Coaxial digital inputs for use with any standard digital connection
  • RCA unbalanced and XLR balanced analog outputs
  • High current headphone output with volume control can drive any headphones from 32 to 600 ohms
  • Oversized internal toroid power transformer (not a wall wart like many competitors)
  • Will always power back up to the same input in the event of an AC power outage
  • Rack mount kit sold separately (click to view)

Supports Incoming Digital Word Lengths: 
16 bit - 24 bit

Supports Incoming Digital Sampling Frequencies:

   Opt & Coax: 8 kHz, 11.025 kHz, 16 kHz, 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz. 

   USB: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz and 96 kHz

Upsampling Frequency: 
422 kHz / 24 bit (all inputs)

USB Streaming Controller: 
Texas Instruments TAS1020B

Sample Rate Converter: 
Analog Devices AD1895

D to A Converter: 
Analog Devices AD1853

Headphone Amplifier: 
Texas Instruments TPA6120

Frequency Response: 
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.2 dB

Channel Balance: 
< 0.05 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Channel Separation: 
> 95 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Signal to Noise Ratio: 
110 dB, A-weighted

THD + Noise: 
< 0.015 %

Audio Output Level, RMS (maximum): 
Unbalanced Variable: 2.4 V 
Balanced Variable: 4.8 V 
Unbalanced Fixed: 2.2 V 
Balanced Fixed: 4.4 V

Output Impedance: 

Line out: 160 ohms, unbalanced or balanced 
Headphone out: 10 ohms

AC Power Requirement: 
110-130 VAC 60 Hz or 
220-240 VAC 50 Hz (voltage is selected on the chassis bottom) 
Operating: 10 watts 
Standby: < 1 watt

Dimensions:
Width: 8.5" (220 mm) 
Depth: 10" (254 mm) 
Height: 2" (51 mm) with feet, 1.75" (45 mm) without feet

Weight: 
Net: 5 lbs (2.3kg) 
Shipping: 8 lbs (3.7kg)