Pro-Ject Pre Box DS2 Digital
Preamplifier with turntable, digital and line level connections.
• Phono turntable connection (MM / MC), one line level input
• 5 digital inputs: 1 x USB, 2 x optical, 1x coaxial, 1x Bluetooth (aptX)
• High-end AK4490 D / A chip / integrated circuit (32-bit PCM 768 kHz / DSD256)
• Asynchronous USB (XMOS technology) up to 32bit / 768kHz
• DSD64, DSD128 & DSD256 (DSD over PCM)
• Supported for coaxial and optical inputs up to 24bit / 192kHz
• 5 optional digital filters
• 3 optional sound modes
• Headphone jack on the front panel of the device (6.3 mm plug)
• High-end ultra low phase oscillator with excellent noise reduction
• RCA line level solid-state analog output stage
• Extremely linear and low noise microcircuits
• All-layer aluminum / metal housing, available in silver and black
• Optional wood side panels
Pre Box DS2 Digital - a high-performance and truly all-in-one preamplifier!
The Pre Box DS2 Digital is the most advanced, high-quality and versatile preamplifier D / A converter available. The built-in AK4490 D / A converter (manufactured by Asahi Kasai Microdevices) has 5 different digital filters that allow you to adjust the sound balance to your liking. The Pre Box DS2 preamp has full DSD256 support and a sampling frequency of up to 768kHz for all signals coming through USB, coaxial and optical connections. This allows you to enjoy rich and uninterrupted high-resolution sound with low sound reproduction.
It also features 5 digital inputs as well as an analog line input and a Phono turntable connection. Bluetooth aptX ensures the best possible wireless audio transmission and is therefore suitable for all possible Bluetooth-enabled music sources. In addition, the preamplifier has one adjustable and fixed and subwoofer analog output. There are three different sound mode options with the sampling frequency converter (AK4137). All this together makes the Pre Box DS2 the most versatile hi-fi preamplifier and D / A converter in its price range!
When it comes to audio device performance, it’s the absolute pioneer in its class and therefore your best High-End purchase ever.
Pro-Ject Pre Box DS2 digital
Analog inputs 1x Line In (RCA), 1x Phono Line In (RCA)
D44 A converter AK4490 32-bit PCM 768kHz / DSD256
Sampling frequency converter AK4137EQ upsampling to 768kHz
Sampling frequencies 32 / 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.2 / 192 / 352.8 / 384/768 kHz
DSD support DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256
5 different adjustable filters selectable from the front panel
Frequency response 20Hz - 20kHz (+ 0 / -1dB)
Analog outputs 6.3 mm headphone jack on front panel, 1 x Sub Out, 1 x Fixed output (RCA)
1 x adjustable (RCA)
Output voltage 2.2 Veff (switchable + 6dB gain gives 4.4 Veff)
Crosstalk -117dB (10kHz @ 0dB)
Signal to noise ratio 113 dB (20 - 20,000 kHz)
Power consumption <1 W in standby mode, 600 mA max
External power supply 18V / 1000mA DC (included)
Dimensions W x H x D 206 x 72 x 200 mm (With aluminum housing)
240 x 72 x 200 (With wooden side panels)
Weight 1500g (Alu) without power supply
1780g (Wood) without power supply
Manufactured by Pro-Ject Audio Systems, Austria
Warranty period month 24
Net weight 1.5 - 1.78 without power supply
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