Integrated Amplifier with 300 WPC (300x2 8ohm). ESS 9000-Series Reference Stereo DAC with DSD and asynchronous USB, iOS, 2 opt, coax, phono (MM) and aux inputs. Aluminum faceplate and chassis wrapped in a real wood cabinet finished in gloss mocha or piano black.
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· ESS Reference 9018K2M Sabre DAC.
· 32-Bit/384kHz PCM and 5.6MHz DSD (double-DSD) compatibility.
· New generation ICEPower amplification - 300 watts per channel @ 8Ω.
· 450 watts per channel @ 4Ω.
· Extensive internal grounding.
· Designed by a world-class engineering team.
· Asynchronous USB, Coax and (2) Optical inputs.
· Asynchronous iOS input for direct digital input from Apple Lightning devices - with exclusive Peachtree DyNEC (Dynamic-Noise Elimination Circuit) technology.
· Phono (MM) input
· Home Theater Bypass.
· Loop feature to add an external tube buffer, EQ or other processor into the signal path.
· Pre-Out for use as preamp/DAC or with subwoofer.
· Discrete custom-designed headphone amplifier.
· Available in Gloss Ebony Mocha and Piano Black.
· Stunning Results.
It accommodates virtually every type of music source people use today, from spinning vinyl at home to streaming audio from the cloud. We've ushered in an impressive new suite of technological advancements - from the DAC through the power amplifier and at every step in between. This new nova is designed around tried and true audio engineering philosophies to ensure exceptional sound quality and superb measured performance across the board. The new novas are truly the most beautiful and exceptional sounding products we have ever made and are every bit deserving of the designation nova 2.0. We hope you choose to make one a part of your musical life. We are confident that if you do, you will love it!