C8+ is the top-range converter of Metronome range. It has the unique functionality to switch from solid-state to tube output anytime, according to your personal preferences.
Equal to the greatest, it displays a fabulous sound with exceptional sound stage, at the same time most detailed and warm and analogic. Musicallity and emotion are there.
C8+ will please as well the audiophiles loyal to CD and cd-quality high resolution, as DSD-requiring technophiles.
The two boxes of C8+ are available in the perfect Silver Aluminum and Black finishings.
32 bits / 384 kHz dual-mono, 2 internal converter chips
Internal characteristics :
Dynamic range capacity : 175 dB / Distorsion + noise : -140 dB
Internal processing 32 bit / Frequency bandwidth 32 – 211 kHz
Analogic output integrates 2 output modes :
Solid state / tube
2 tubes JAN6922 Class A polarization
Bandwidth : 10 Hz – 50 kHz +/- 0.1 dB
Dynamic range capacity : 140 dB
Digital inputs :
All inputs accept signals from 44.1 to 192 kHz :
S/PDIF 75 Ohms RCA connector
AES/EBU 110 Ohms XLR connector
Optical Toslink connector
USB type B : PCM and DSD signals from 44.1 to 384 kHz
Analogic outputs :
Unbalanced 3 V RMS @0dB -47 KOhms – RCA connectors
Balanced 3 V RMS @0 dB – 600 Ohms – XLR connectors
Power supply :
3 toroidal transformers with 11 independent regulation lines
100 VAC – 50/60 Hz Japan
120/240 VAC – 50/60 Hz Other countries
Other characteristics :
Consumption : 90 VA max
Dimensions (LxHxP) : 450 x 115 x 435 mm
Weight : 7 kg
Elektra (LxHxP) : 450 x 105 x 435 mm
Weight : 15 kg