This year Klipsch has launched a new range called Heritage, which includes the new Klipsch Heritage Headphone Amplifier now available to purchase priced at $499. Crafted from aluminium and walnut veneer the amplifier has been designed to tackle digital audio up to up to 24-bit / 192 kHz resolution and features asynchronous USB interface and both quarter-inch and XLR balanced outputs. The Heritage Headphone Amplifier uses the XMOS USB audio receiver platform, widely regarded as one of the best solutions for transferring audio and music from USB sources. Features of the Klipsch Heritage Headphone Amplifier include :
– Audiophile digital to analog converter
– Asynchronous USB interface
– Dual amplifiers for balanced output
– Versatile inputs and outputs
– Low distortion
– Sample rate notification
Encased in formed aluminum with genuine walnut veneer, the Heritage Headphone Amplifier exudes quality before plugging in your headphones. All switches, knobs, and controls are weighted and anodized aluminum for great feel and tactile response. All analog switches operate through relays for the cleanest signal while maintaining a vintage feel.
Driven at the core by a high-resolution ES90128K2M ESS Sabre32 Reference digital-to-analog (DAC) converter capable of 192kHz/24-bit sample rates, the Heritage Headphone Amplifier is the ideal 2-channel audiophile-grade DAC. Featuring ESS 32-bit HyperStream® DAC architecture and Time Domain Jitter Eliminator, the amplifier delivers a clear sound and minimal distortion. Built for the most discerning ears, the Heritage Headphone Amplifier doubles as an ideal processor of any digital source, whether the output is a pair of headphones or RCA line-out.
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