DENAFRIPS PONTUS II ALTERA Chip R2R DAC DSD1024 PCM1536 Decoder
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PONTUS is DENAFRIPS premium DAC. To achieve the highest possible sound quality within the cost constraint, PONTUS adopted many of the the technologies found in the TERMINATOR DAC. Yes, that's right, PONTUS is designed around the similar architecture of the TERMINATOR DAC.
The chassis is made of massive aluminum plates, securely fastened with internal bracket and no visible sign of bolt from the front panel and top cover. The all-aluminum enclosure, double up as shielding and anti-resonance, the criteria for audiophile, yes?
The PONTUS is true balanced, dual mono R-2R network arrays DAC. Each channel is equipped with independent high-speed FPGA to control the decoding by means of 4 sets of 0.01% R-2R network. This design has very small linear error, high decoding speed, low digital noise, not only to ensure that the audio signal is low distortion, but also to ensure a very low background music noise; allow listener to enjoy the true music with dark background.
All digital input are FIFO buffered and reclocked by the on board FEMTO clocks. The excellent rejection of word-clock jitter makes DENAFRIPS DAC less reliance to the source equipment clock quality. PONTUS can transform your consumer grade computer, CDPlayer to high-end sound quality.
PONTUS further enhanced the linear power supply design compared to the ARES II. The power supply is encapsulated in a thick metal alloy, equipped with dual o-core transformers, completely isolated super linear regulator, multistage power supply for digital and analogue sections, ensuring low noise, high availability power supply to the DAC.
Proprietary R2R + DSD Architecture
True balanced 24BIT R2R + 6BIT DSD (32 steps FIR Filters)
Native DSD decoding with 0.01% precision resistors
Encapsualted Ultra Low Noise Power Supply
FEMTO Crystal 45.1548MHz, 49.152MHz
Adaptive FIFO Buffer Reclocking
New Improved DSP Digital Signal Processing FPGA Code
DSD1024, PCM1536 Supports On USB & I²S Input
Proprietary USB Audio Solution via STM32F446 Advanced AMR Based MCU
Licensed Thesycon USB Driver For Windows Platform
Driverless On Mac & Linux
Dual AES/EBU Input Supports
Sharp/Slow Filters Option
I²S Pinout Configuration
I²S DSD Channel Swap Configuration
DSD64-DOP On All Input
DSD1024 On USB & I²S Input Only
24bits / 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192KHz On All Input
1536kHz On USB & I²S Input
Coax 1 via RCA
Coax 2 via BNC 75Ω
TOSLink x 1
AES/EBU x 2
I²S via HDMI LVDS
RCA at 2.0Vrms, 625 Ω
XLR at 4.0Vrms, 1250 Ω
Frequency Response: 20-70KHz -3dB
S/N Ratio: 120dB
Dynamic Range: >121dB
Stereo Crosstalk: -110dB
AC Power Requirement: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz (Worldwide Voltage)
Power Consumption: ≤20W
Dimension: 320 x 330 x 110 mm (Including feet)
Package Dim: 470 x 440 x 175 mm
Package Content: DAC only. No power cord & remote control.
Weight: 8.5 Kg
Color: Silver / Black
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