New Features (Changes from the original HINT and P 5)
Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control Dimmable front panel volume display Updated USB receiver is Plug and play with Win 10 An additional optical input (2 total)
Ball bearing supported solid aluminum volume knob Programable default turn on volume setting Favorite volume memory with remote control button.
Increased phono stage gain for lower output cartridges Improved channel separation and balance tracking Updated cosmetics with subtle gold highlights.
Preamp and DAC Features ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M) Asynchronous USB supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit.
USB input decodes Native DSD256 and DoP DSD Coax and optical inputs accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit Analog bass management with high/low pass crossovers Bypass input for surround sound integration Front panel subwoofer level control.
Dedicated high current headphone amplifier Phono input for MM or MC with 100 Ω or 47k Ω load Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage 5 pairs RCA line level inputs, 1 pair XLR balanced input.
Balanced XLR and RCA left and right preamp outputs 1 balanced XLR and 2 RCA subwoofer outputs Bass and treble controls with relay bypass from remote Rear panel IR input and IR loop output jacks 12 Volt trigger output Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons.