Selling my beautiful sounding Simaudio Moon Neo 430HAD (identical to the 430HA except it has the additional DAC board installed). The 430HA/D is Tyll Herstsens' personal reference amp, and is a "Wall of Fame" amp on Inner Fidelity. It has received over 14 awards, including: 2016 Editor's Choice from The Absolute Sound 2015 Desktop Headphone Amp/DAC of the Year from hifi+ 2015 Headphone Amplifier Product of the Year from TONEAudio Product of the Year: Amplifier from Headphone.guru 6 Best Dedicated Headphone Amps from Robb Report ...and others
This is truly an end-game amp! It is truly a neutral reference amp. And it's in 9/10 beautiful condition! The amp has both single-ended and balanced inputs and outputs (including 4-pin XLR or dual XLR for balanced headphones as well as the standard 1/4" jack). Includes original box, remote control, and original manual.
Shipping: Buyer to pay actual shipping cost with insurance. I will cover the 3% paypal charge. (Note: I can only ship to your Paypal authorized shipping address, sorry, no exceptions). Selling to CONUS only.
Please note: Low-ball offers will be politely ignored.
From the website: The Neo 430HA is a genuine "tour de force" loaded with numerous state-of-the-art features. This fully balanced, pure analog amplifier using a discrete transconductance circuit topology, selectable gain setting (14 or 20dB), an oversized power supply and a defeatable analog crossfeed circuit. Rated at 667mW at 600 ohms and 8W at 50 ohms, the Neo 430HA will effortlessly drive any headphone to its full potential.
For headphone enthusiasts who desire perfection, the Neo 430HA is the ultimate solution. Borrowing various technologies from our more exotic and costlier Evolution series (M-LoVo, M-eVOL2) while incorporating the most advanced analog audio circuitry, the 430HA will achieve the very best possible sonic performance from your headphones. The [included] DSD256 and 32-bit PCM capable DAC can be used with virtually any digital source such as computer for streaming music, satellite TV receiver or Blu-Ray player, offering the same fidelity as your music system.
Significant Design Features • Inputs include 1 balanced on XLR’s, 2 single-ended on RCA’s and 1 single-ended on 1/8” jack located on the front panel. • Outputs include a pair of 3-pin XLR and one 4-Pin XLR located on the front panel behind a sliding window, a ¼” TRS jack, as well as both fixed and variable single-ended line-level RCA stereo pairs. • Four (4) stages of our own M-LoVo (MOON Low Voltage) DC regulation circuit to significantly lower the noise floor. • M-eVOL2 volume control with 530 steps and channel matching of 0.1dB. • Fully asynchronous DAC with four (4) digital inputs (S/PDIF x 2, TosLink x 1 & USB x 1) allowing for use with virtually any digital source; Supports DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256 (USB input only); Supports PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz (all inputs) and 32-bit/384kHz (USB input only). Specifications Output power per channel @ 600 / 300 / 50Ω 667mW / 1.33W / 8W Headphone Impedance 20 - 600Ω Frequency Response (audible) 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB Frequency Response (full range) 5Hz - 100kHz +0/-3dB THD @ 1kHz, 0dBFS (A-weighted) 0.005% Intermodulation distortion 0.005% Signal-to-noise Ratio 120dB Crosstalk 110dB Input / Output impedance 22KΩ / 1.25Ω Shipping weight 20 lbs. / 9 Kgs Dimensions (width x height x depth) 16.9 x 3.5 x 13.8 in. 42.9 x 8.9 x 35.1 cm