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Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 Preamplifier

Pro-Ject Audio Pre Box s2
Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 PreamplifierPurchase OnlinePrice per item: $729.00 Christchurch 330 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central Christchurch New Zealand 172.6476606 -43.5364992 Wellington 3 Margaret Street, Hutt Central Lower Hutt New Zealand 174.9037902 -41.2093658
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Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 Preamplifier

 

The Pre Box S2 is the first product from Pro-Ject that uses a dual mono configuration with the highest class D/A converters of ESS Sabre. Their flagship DAC-chip ensures highest class audio in a small and affordable package. This DAC is capable of high resolution audio up to 32bit/768kHz PCM and DSD512! Pre Box S2 Digital is also the very first of device from Pro-Ject to support hardware MQA unfolding. Not onyly that but other technologies are making their debut such as Pro-Ject's proprietary Optimum transient digital filter and proprietary clock circuitry design. 

 

Digital audio is the art of time, with the new proprietary clock design, the PreBox S2 have managed jitter rates of unrivalled 100 Femtoseconds, this easily outperforms many renowned and respected audiophile clock generators!

 

The Pre-Box is a tiny device that will blow away even much bigger components for a much higher price. With a total of eight digital filters the sound can be shaped precisely to the listeners liking. Pre Box S2 Digital is fully remoteable, it can also control the playback software of a computer. You can use Play, Pause, Forward and Rewind straight with your Pre Box S2 Digital!

 

Features...

  • Dual mono construction
  • High end ESS Sabre ESS9038 dual DAC
  • Proprietary clock circuity design
  • Organic polymer capacitors and thin film miniMELF resistors
  • MQA hardware decoding
  • DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 & DSD512 (DoP, DSD512 native)
  • Up to 24bit/192kHz for optical & coax inputs
  • 8 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

 

Specifications...

  • Digital inputs:
    • 1 x USB (B), 1 x Co-axial (RCA), 1 x Optical (TOSLink)
  • DAC: 2x ESS9038Q2M 32-bit
  • USB: up to DSD512 (DSD1024), PCM up to 32b/768kHz
  • Optical: PCM up to 24b/192kHz
  • Coaxial: PCM up to 24b/192kHz
  • Filter settings 7 different selectable on front
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Analogue outputs: 6.3mm Headphone (front), 1 x Variable Out (RCA)
  • Output voltage: 2.05 Veff
  • Minimal recommended headphone impedance: 8 Ohm
  • Headphone output power: 6.6 mW / 600 Ohm; 68 mW / 32 Ohm
  • THD: 0.0003% @ 0 dB, 2V RMS, 1 kHz
  • Dynamic range: 124 dBA
  • Outboard Power supply: 5V/1A DC (included)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 103 x 37 x 122 mm (including knob and connectors)
  • Weight: 366 g

 

You can check out the brochure here - Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 Brochure

Or check out some awesome reviews - What HiFi / Stereophile

 

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