24-bit/192kHz USB input accepts 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, and 192kHz sampling rates
asynchronous USB Input allows the clock inside the novaPre to control the timing of the bitstream before passing the signal to the on-board ESS Sabre ES9023 DAC
switchable stereo triode 6N1P hybrid tube buffer design smoothes harsh digital edges from compressed sources
galvanic isolation eliminates noise generated by switching power supplies in source components, greatly improving the sound quality
built-in high-performance headphone amplifier lets you engage or disengage tube stage
jitter measured at the master clock: < 3 picoseconds
power supply: 8,700 microfarads of filtering
stereo separation: 94dB
4 digital inputs: 1 USB (Type B), 2 coaxial, 1 optical
1 analog aux RCA stereo input
2 full-bandwidth RCA pre outputs
detachable power cord
weight: 15.89 lbs.
14-13/16"W x 4-15/16"H x 14-1/4"D
warranty: 2 years parts and labor, 6 months for tubes
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