I'm really curious about this new preamp from McIntosh Labs, it is built-in Headphone amp!!
It has a USB DAC 32bit/192kHz, and coaxial 24/192.
I want it!
Specs from the web:
The D100 is a remote controlled digital stereo preamplifier with five digital inputs (2 Coaxial, 2 Optical and 1 USB), and both variable and fixed volume audio output. It is a simple solution to add digital music to an existing McIntosh system. Or simply add an amplifier, a pair of speakers and a digital source for a complete digital based stereo system.
■ Simply add an amplifier, a pair of speakers and your favorite digital sources to enjoy your music collection through a D100 based stereo system.
■ Advanced Quad Balanced, Digital-to-Analog circuitry is capable of handling the finest commercial recordings, assuring the best sound from your valuable music collection.
■ D100’s powerful built-in headphone amplifier will elevate the sound of your headphones to deliver the ultimate personal listening experience.
+/-0.5dB from 4Hz to 20,000Hz +0.5/-3dB from 4Hz to 68,000Hz (source dependent)
Total Harmonic Distortion:
Rated Output Voltage:
Fixed: 2.0 Vrms Unbalanced, 4.0 Vrms Balanced
Variable: 0-8 Vrms Unbalanced, 0-16 Vrms Balanced
Headphone Load Impedance:
20 to 600 Ohms
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D):
17-1/2” (44.54cm) x 3-7/8” (9.8cm) x 16” (40.64cm) including the front panel, knobs and cables
13.5 lbs (6.1 kg) net,
28 lbs (12.7 kg) in shipping carton