Factory sealed and re-certified dCS Puccini Player & U-Clock
, in Silver finish. Units come with a 1-year manufacturer's warranty. Photos are stock images.About Puccini
Built to the highest specification, Puccini features a sleek, solid aluminium fascia, high grade aluminium casing, metal buttons and a smooth transport mechanism. Puccini uses dCS' proprietary DSD signal processing and dCS Ring DAC™. When playing a CD or a source via the digital inputs, Puccini can upsample conventional PCM to DSD and offers the choice between PCM or DSD playback. It also features a digital volume control (allowing you to connect directly to a power amplifier), as well as two digital inputs so other digital sources in your system can benefit from the onboard dCS Ring DAC™. A precision VCXO clock generator is housed in Puccini, and this can also be synchronized to an external master clock to further reduce jitter and improve performance.
Matching the Puccini Player with a U-Clock reduces jitter to even lower levels, improving on an already spectacular sound by taking it into an entirely new domain. With the clock added, images snap into sharper focus, the music gains authority and power, as well as offering noticeably higher detail resolution. Puccini U-Clock also features a USB to S/PDIF converter, which lets Puccini owners play high resolution music stored on computer via the legendary dCS Ring DAC inside the Puccini Player.
Puccini benefits from our ‘soft’ approach to programmable logic that allows new software to be loaded from a dCS update disc to add new features and adapt to changes in digital formats.Player Specifications
Mechanism: Dual laser TEAC UMK-5 CD/SACD
Output Levels: 2V rms or 6V rms on all outputs for a full-scale input, set in the menu. Balanced Outputs: 1 stereo pair on 2x 3-pin male XLR connectors (pin 2 = hot, pin 3 = cold). These outputs are electronically balanced and floating, the signal balance ratio at 1kHz is better than 40dB. Output impedance is 3Ω, maximum load is 600Ω (a 10kΩ load is recommended). Unbalanced Outputs: 1 stereo pair on 2x RCA Phono connectors. Output impedance is 52Ω, maximum load is 600Ω (a 10kΩ load is recommended).
Digital Inputs: 2x SPDIF on 2x RCA Phono connectors. Each will accept up to 24 bit PCM at 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 & 192kS/s or DSD in DOP format.
Digital Outputs: 2x SPDIF on 2x RCA Phono connectors. Both output CD format PCM data when playing a CD only.
Dimensions: 18.0” x 16.1” x 4.0”. Allow extra depth for cable connectors.
Weight: 26.6 lbs
Accuracy: Typically +/-0.1ppm when shipped and stabilised.
Worldclock inputs: 4 independently buffered outputs on 75Ω BNC connectors, all carry the same clock frequency. With the USB interface active at 32, 48, 96 or 192kS/s, the World Clock outputs are set to 48kHz. With the USB interface active at 44.1, 88.2 or 176.4kS/s, the World Clock outputs are set to 44.1kHz. USB Auto Frequency mode can be disabled from the front panel.
Digital Inputs: USB 2.0 interface on type B connector accepts uncompressed audio data at 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 & 192kS/s plus DOP.
Digital Outputs: Puccini U-Clock will present data received via the USB interface, unprocessed, in SPDIF format via 2 x RCA Phono connectors. DSD in DOP format will be passed through unchanged.
Dimensions: 15.8” x 16.2” x 2.3”. Allow extra depth for cable connectors.
Weight: 16.7 lbs
Buyer to pay all shipping and insurance cost. Please call 734-662-3595 and ask for Larry or Richard for any further information on this product. Michigan residents pay 6% sales tax. Ohio residents pay 6.75% sales tax. Illinois residents pay 6.25% sales tax plus local municipalities if applicable. PayPal users pay a 3.5% fee. Please check on the availability of item as we are also a retail outlet and items may sell prior to us being able to update the listing. All electronics support U.S. voltages only, unless otherwise indicated. We do not change voltages.
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