Aune S9c Pro Reference dac, balanced headphone amp. As Aune’s new generation of DAC with headphone amp that took 2 years to develop, the S9c Pro has the features of full clock synchronization, the 2nd gen of ultra-low-jitter PLL core, two specially designed filter modes with our own algorithm, Dual-ES9068A, and the fully-discrete headphone amp whose output power is as high as 5W.
Aune S9c Pro provides a full suite of connections:
Headphone ouputs: SE, 6.35mm / BAL, 4.4mm, XLR
Inputs: USB, Coax, Optical, AES
Outputs: XLR, rca
The Dual dac design includes premium design features, like clock sync mode, not always found in this price range. The 2nd gen of PLL core is a tech breakthrough that took four years. The complex and precise algorithm enables it to output frequencies corresponding to different resolutions. The ultra-low-jitter clock source is fed to the USB XMOS/SPDIF and the DAC part simultaneously, leading to the natural and vivid sound.
The S9c Pro uses fully-discrete amp circuit which has fast transient response, and twin JEFT (junction field effect transistor) as the input-stage of the amp circuit which has high impedance and mellow sound; together with the ±15V linear power supply whose output power is as high as 5W.
The S9c Pro has a very powerful amp that can bring out the potential of your headphones. Aune customized the amp output voltage curve, so not only headphones but also IEMs can be driven just in the right way.
Aune specially developed two tuning modes from two PLL modes and filter modes. MODE 1 Standard Mode - The S9c Pro works in the state of fast locking and low latency. The sound is neutral and natural. MODE 2 Pure Mode - The high-performance PLL provides more precise clock signals. In this mode, the performance of the DAC is improved. Higher sound density. Better soundstage.
Aune s9c Pro specs:
50 watt linear power transformer
Line out: 2.2v / BAL 4.99v
Inputs: USB, Opt, Coax, AES
Headphone THD: 0.00058%
Output Impedance: 1 ohm
Output: SE 1460mW / BAL 5500mW
Rated to 600 ohms
1 year warranty by Aune Canada
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