Helix Audio DSP Pro MK2

$1,649.00

Powerful 64 Bit Audio DSP With Cutting-Edge DA & AD Converters And Native Resolution Of 32 Bit

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Description

High Resolution audio at its best!

Thanks to numerous improvements, the new HELIX DSP PRO MK2 raises the bar to a new level, and not just in terms of sound quality.

Besides the extremely powerful 64 Bit Audio DSP, cutting-edge DA and AD converters, the incredible native resolution of 32 Bit will ensure unparalleled sound characteristics. The improved internal power supply as well as the increased maximum output voltage of 8 Volts contribute to the enhanced sound quality of this stunning processor.

HELIX DSP PRO MK2 provides a HELIX Extension Card slot (HEC slot). This allows adding further interfaces, such as the Bluetooth Audio Streaming module or the High Resolution Audio USB soundcard.

Specification

Inputs

  • 8 x RCA / Cinch
  • 8 x Highlevel speaker input
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF (12 – 96 kHz)
  • 1 x Coax SPDIF (12 – 192 kHz)
  • 1 x Remote In

Input sensitivity

  • RCA / Cinch 2 – 4 Volts
  • Highlevel 5 – 10 or 10 – 20 Volts

Outputs

  • 10 x RCA / Cinch
  • 1 x Remote Out

Output voltage

  • 8 Volts

Frequency response

  • 10 Hz – 44,000 Hz

DSP resolution

  • 64 Bit

DSP power

  • 295 MHz (1.2 billion MAC operations/second)

Sampling rate

  • 96 kHz

DSP type

  • Audio signal processor

Signal converters

  • A/D: Asahi Kasei 32 Bit
  • D/A: Asahi Kasei 32 Bit

Signal-to-noise ratio digital input

  • 116 dB (A-weighted)

Signal-to-noise ratio analog input

  • 110 dB (A-weighted)

Total harmonic distortion (THD+N) digital input

  • < 0.0005 %

Total harmonic distortion (THD+N) analog input

  • < 0.001 %

IM distortion (IMD) digital input

  • < 0.002 %

IM distortion (IMD) analog input

  • < 0.004 %

Crosstalk

  • > 90 dB

Operating voltage

  • 9.6 – 18 Volts (max. 5 sec. down to 6 Volts)

Current draw

  • 510 mA

Max. remote output current

  • 500 mA

Additional features

  • HEC slot, Ground lift switch, Control Input, ADEP circuit, Auto Remote switch