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sound\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eQUAD DAC ARCHITECTURE\u003cbr\u003eIndependent dual DACs per channel to eliminate crosstalk and improve dynamic range and linearity.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eFPGA PCM UPSAMPLING\u003cbr\u003eSwitchable 64-bit precision 8x linear phase upsampling using a dedicated FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array)\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eZODIAC CONTROL PANEL\u003cbr\u003eControl application for Mac, PC, Linux and mobile platforms gives full access to Zodiac functionality.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDescription\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eBEST CLOCK MEANS BEST SOUND\u003cbr\u003eSignature Antelope Clocking\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe foundation of the Zodiac Platinum is the renowned 64-bit, Acoustically Focused Clocking and the ultra-low jitter oven-controlled crystal oscillator, which stand as a guarantee of unprecedented sound quality – used by the best recording, mastering, and post production studios around the world.\u003cbr\u003eIn addition, the Platinum 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It also comes with supplied with the 2nd Generation Voltikus external audiophile grade power supply and an elegant remote control.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eYOU ARE IN CONTROL\u003cbr\u003eRemote Control And Control Panel Software\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eFor complete control over your Zodiac, more than the elegant remote control, you get a free PC \u0026amp; Mac control software.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSPECIFICATIONS\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eInputs:\u003cbr\u003e• 10M \/ WC on BNC: 10MHz sine wave 44.1 – 384 kHz\u003cbr\u003e• 1x AES\/EBU XLR: 44.1 – 192 kHz\u003cbr\u003e• 2x S\/PDIF RCA: 44.1 – 192 kHz\u003cbr\u003e• 2x RCA Analog: -10dBv Unbalanced (2V rms max)\u003cbr\u003e• 2x ¼” TRS Analog: +4dBu Balanced (26 dBu max)\u003cbr\u003e• 2x Optical TOSLINK\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOutputs:\u003cbr\u003e• 2x Analog XLR. Balanced, fully-differential drive. Trimmable 14 to 26 dBu @ 0dBFS. Preset to 20 dBu. 56 Ω to GND.\u003cbr\u003eNOTE: This is the peak value with headroom included and should not be mistaken with the averaged value of +4dBu stated on the back panel.\u003cbr\u003e• 1x AES\/EBU De-Jittered, re-clocked Digital Output. 110 Ω.\u003cbr\u003e• 2x S\/PDIF De-Jittered, re-clocked Digital Outputs. 75 Ω.\u003cbr\u003e• 2x Analog RCA: Trimmable Unbalanced between 0 dBv and +12 dBv with a +6 dBv default. 2Vrms max, 56 Ω.\u003cbr\u003e• 2x Headphones: 20 dBu @ 0dBFS. 120 or 0 Ω switchable.\u003cbr\u003eDynamic Range: 129 dB\u003cbr\u003eTHD + N: 0.0004%\u003cbr\u003eUSB: 2.0 Hi-Speed. Data stream up to 480Mbits\/384kHz, Type B\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eClocking\u003cbr\u003eClocking System: 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking 64 bit DDS Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator\u003cbr\u003eClock Stability: \u0026lt; +\/- 0.02 PPM, oven controlled at 64.5°C\u003cbr\u003eClock Ageing: \u0026lt; 1 ppm per year\u003cbr\u003eSample Rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz (352.8kHz and 384kHz through USB only)\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSpecs\u003cbr\u003eOperating Temperature: 0-50°C, 32-122°F\u003cbr\u003eWeight: 2 kg, 4.4 lb\u003cbr\u003eDimensions (Approx):\u003cbr\u003e165mm (W) x 112mm (H) x 190mm (D)\u003cbr\u003e6.5”(W) x 4.4”(H) x 7.5”(D)\u003cbr\u003ePower Supply: Input: +18VDC, 15W (no line “Output”)\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eSystem Requirements\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWindows\u003cbr\u003e ✓ OS: Windows 7\/8\/8.1\/10\u003cbr\u003e ✓ Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space\u003cbr\u003e ✓ USB: 1x USB 2.0 Port\u003cbr\u003e ✓ Required USB bandwidth: 80%-90%\u003cbr\u003e ✓ CPU: Intel or AMD equivalent CPU with at least 2GHz operating frequency\u003cbr\u003e ✓ Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more Recommended)\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMAC\u003cbr\u003e ✓ OS X: 10.9\/10.10\/10.11\/10.12 (Sierra Recommended)\u003cbr\u003e ✓ Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space\u003cbr\u003e ✓ USB: 1x USB 2.0\/3.0 Port\u003cbr\u003e ✓ Required USB bandwidth: 80%-90%\u003cbr\u003e ✓ Memory(RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more recommended)"}

Antelope Zodiac Platinum DSD DAC

Product Description
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Zodiac Platinum
384 kHZ DSD DAC

PRO SOUND AT HOME
The Widest DSD And PCM Support

The Zodiac Platinum DSD DAC supports up to DSD128 (Double-DSD) and 384kHz, 24-bit streaming to a custom-designed, ultra-low jitter USB connection, as well as AES/EBU, S/PDIF, and TOSLINK PCM support.
The DSD features include a unique 256X up-sampling mode where DSD64 and DSD128 are
up-sampled to DSD256, thereby releasing the true potential of DSD – delivering new standards in accuracy, transparency, imaging, and dynamics.
The unit compliments the high-resolution PCM inputs with switchable 64-bit precision 8x linear phase upsampling using a dedicated FPGA and Independent dual DACs per channel to eliminate crosstalk and improve dynamic range and linearity.

Features

HIGHEST SAMPLE RATES
An Antelope-designed custom USB chip offers ultra-low jitter and streaming support for up to DSD128 and 384kHz PCM – four times higher than similar devices.

WIDEST DSD SUPPORT
Support for DSD64, DSD128, via USB (DoP) and a unique DSD upsampling mode to DSD256

ACOUSTICALLY FOCUSED CLOCKING TECHNOLOGY
Antelope AFC with 64-bit DSP, backed by an ultra-low jitter, oven-controlled crystal oscillator for detailed and focused sound

QUAD DAC ARCHITECTURE
Independent dual DACs per channel to eliminate crosstalk and improve dynamic range and linearity.

FPGA PCM UPSAMPLING
Switchable 64-bit precision 8x linear phase upsampling using a dedicated FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array)

ZODIAC CONTROL PANEL
Control application for Mac, PC, Linux and mobile platforms gives full access to Zodiac functionality.

Description

BEST CLOCK MEANS BEST SOUND
Signature Antelope Clocking

The foundation of the Zodiac Platinum is the renowned 64-bit, Acoustically Focused Clocking and the ultra-low jitter oven-controlled crystal oscillator, which stand as a guarantee of unprecedented sound quality – used by the best recording, mastering, and post production studios around the world.
In addition, the Platinum is equipped with a 10MHz input for the legendary Antelope 10M Rubidium atomic clock, providing the most accurate and stable clocking reference, and uncompromising digital to analog conversion.

SONIC EVOLUTION
Distinctive Pedigree And Highly Evolved Technology

Zodiac Platinum has inherited the stepped relay volume control and the dual-stage headphone drivers with impedance control from its very successful predecessor, the Zodiac Gold. It also comes with supplied with the 2nd Generation Voltikus external audiophile grade power supply and an elegant remote control.

YOU ARE IN CONTROL
Remote Control And Control Panel Software

For complete control over your Zodiac, more than the elegant remote control, you get a free PC & Mac control software.

SPECIFICATIONS

Inputs:
• 10M / WC on BNC: 10MHz sine wave 44.1 – 384 kHz
• 1x AES/EBU XLR: 44.1 – 192 kHz
• 2x S/PDIF RCA: 44.1 – 192 kHz
• 2x RCA Analog: -10dBv Unbalanced (2V rms max)
• 2x ¼” TRS Analog: +4dBu Balanced (26 dBu max)
• 2x Optical TOSLINK

Outputs:
• 2x Analog XLR. Balanced, fully-differential drive. Trimmable 14 to 26 dBu @ 0dBFS. Preset to 20 dBu. 56 Ω to GND.
NOTE: This is the peak value with headroom included and should not be mistaken with the averaged value of +4dBu stated on the back panel.
• 1x AES/EBU De-Jittered, re-clocked Digital Output. 110 Ω.
• 2x S/PDIF De-Jittered, re-clocked Digital Outputs. 75 Ω.
• 2x Analog RCA: Trimmable Unbalanced between 0 dBv and +12 dBv with a +6 dBv default. 2Vrms max, 56 Ω.
• 2x Headphones: 20 dBu @ 0dBFS. 120 or 0 Ω switchable.
Dynamic Range: 129 dB
THD + N: 0.0004%
USB: 2.0 Hi-Speed. Data stream up to 480Mbits/384kHz, Type B

Clocking
Clocking System: 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking 64 bit DDS Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
Clock Stability: < +/- 0.02 PPM, oven controlled at 64.5°C
Clock Ageing: < 1 ppm per year
Sample Rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz (352.8kHz and 384kHz through USB only)

Specs
Operating Temperature: 0-50°C, 32-122°F
Weight: 2 kg, 4.4 lb
Dimensions (Approx):
165mm (W) x 112mm (H) x 190mm (D)
6.5”(W) x 4.4”(H) x 7.5”(D)
Power Supply: Input: +18VDC, 15W (no line “Output”)

System Requirements

Windows
✓ OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
✓ Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
✓ USB: 1x USB 2.0 Port
✓ Required USB bandwidth: 80%-90%
✓ CPU: Intel or AMD equivalent CPU with at least 2GHz operating frequency
✓ Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more Recommended)

MAC
✓ OS X: 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12 (Sierra Recommended)
✓ Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
✓ USB: 1x USB 2.0/3.0 Port
✓ Required USB bandwidth: 80%-90%
✓ Memory(RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more recommended)
Sku: