Antelope Audio has announced availability of the AMÁRI, an AD/DA converter that offers audiophile conversion capability with 24-bit/384 kHz AD/DA and a unique headphone system.
For home audio users who seek high-end sound quality suitable for archiving, AMÁRI is a reference grade AD/DA converter, that delivers 24-bit 384 kHz conversion and DSD256 support, an easy-to-use interface and trademark Antelope clocking. Unlike other audiophile converters AMÁRI has 2 headphone outputs with user-selectable output resistance, which works as headphone membrane weight compensation.
AMÁRI’s 2 high-power stereo headphone outputs (on XLR connectors) feature individual volume controls (capped at 20dBu max), with digital trim and selectable output impedance – from -4.6 to 85.3 Ohm, available in 17 control steps. These options let you configure AMÁRI for ideal compatibility with your favorite headphones, matching their impedance for best performance. AMÁRI’s high-fidelity headphone driver chip offers fully differential input (per amplifier). It is a dual-amp design, optimized to eliminate possible temperature drifts and deliver differential signal quality. The headphone outs also feature dual DAC architecture for maximum performance.
This mastering-grade converter offers the Antelope Audio 4th generation, 64-bit clocking industry acclaimed Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management technology up to 384 kHz, 24-bit conversion.
AMÁRI is available for purchase for $2,995 USD excl. taxes.
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