Essence HDACC Preamp/DAC with HDMI De-embedding capability [Expired]

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Asking Price: $699.00
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Ships fromMarietta, GA 30067
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Shipping dimensions4 lbs
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Item Description

Blu-Ray offers the ultimate audio experience. It is the only totally uncompressed audio source. Once you hear and watch a Blu-Ray video thru a high quality audio system you will be amazed.

Free AIX Blu-Ray Sampler with purchase for limited time.

The new Essence HDACC (Hi Def Audio Control Center) DAC/Preamp Features HDMI Audio De-Embedding, Asynchronous USB, Coaxial, Optical, & 2 Analog Line-Inputs with A/D Conversion. All Up-sampled To 24/96K-192K LPCM analog 2 channel out.

The Essence™ Hi Def control center is a high quality DAC featuring an ESS Sabre DAC for excellent jitter reduction and sonics. It is an excellent DAC and preamp with analog inputs. It is unique in its ability to de-embed and playback 2 channel and multi-channel uncompressed Blu-Ray music on your analog 2 channel audio system thru its HDMI input. It also has a quality A to D converter. Just run the HDMI out of your Blu-Ray player into the units HDMI input and the HDMI output to your TV's HDMI input. It will take the uncompressed Blu-Ray audio, decode it, and send it to your preamp and send the video thru to your TV.

If you’re an audiophile with a 2 channel analog preamp or receiver, you’ve got a problem. The highest resolution uncompressed audio content on Blu-ray has been out of your reach. Current Blu-ray players only have HDMI & Coaxial outputs now, no more analog except on the most expensive models on the market. The HDACC is a versatile digital preamp/DAC with HDMI, Asynchronous USB, Optical, Coaxial, & Analog Line Inputs coupled to a DAC with RCA and XLR outputs that converts all your audio sources to 24 bit / 96K or 192K analog audio. It so includes a nice headphone amplifier.

The High Def Audio Control Center is a very good digital-to-analog converter, but it’s much more than that. It’s also a versatile preamp with remote control and enough inputs to handle all of your analog and digital music sources: LP’s (with separate phono stage), tapes, disc players, network music players, and even your computer. What puts this DAC in a class by itself, in addition to its excellent sonics and feature set, is it’s HDMI input, with analog output, so 2 channel high end audio systems can now play uncompressed Blu-ray soundtracks with all the dynamic range of the live performance, bit-for-bit identical to the original master recording.

Features:
•4 Digital Inputs, 2 Analog Inputs
•3 Digital Outputs, 2 Analog Outputs and Headphone Output
•Full system control from IR remote or main control dial via crisp OLED display
•HDMI, USB, Optical and Coaxial digital audio inputs support LPCM stereo
•HDMI input supports LPCM stereo in all modes but can pass surround sound signal while in bypass mode
•All digital inputs support 192kHz sampling rate at up to 24-bit resolution
•HDMI, Optical and Coaxial digital outputs
•All digital inputs can be upsampled to 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192 kHz via the DSP controlled sample rate converter
•Highly accurate PLL and low jitter reduction clock system
•HDMI Audio output (video is always bypassed to HDMI output) can either output the incoming HDMI (HDMI Bypass Mode) or embed the selected audio signal (HDMI Input Mode)

Call me to discuss this new hi value DAC/Preamp/HDMI product. And ask about our HDACC & amplifier packages as well.

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http://www.naxos.com/blu-ray_audio.asp,
http://www.aixrecords.com/blu_ray.html,
http://concertsondvd.com/collections/new-blu-ray-releases,
http://store.universal-music.co.uk/restofworld/pure-audio/pure-audio/icat/pureaudio-pureaudio

Brands carried:
Acoustic Zen, Audio Space tube electronics, Audreal electronics, Bob Carver tube amps, Burson Audio, Creek, Denon, DSPeaker, Emerald Physics speakers, amplifiers & DAC's, Epos, Essence electrostatic speakers, Furutech ADL, Gallo, Gini Systems, Graham Slee, HifiMan headphones, Jolida, LSA amps and speakers, Marantz Reference, Micromega, Music Hall, Peachtree Audio, Project, PS Audio, Pathos, PSB headphones, Quad, REL Subwoofers, Rolls Bellari, SONOS, Silverline Audio speakers, Spatial quantum cables, Spread Spectrum Technologies Ambrosia & Ampzilla, WADIA, Wireworld, Wyred 4 Sound, Wywires

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