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For over 25 years, Jeff Rowland has established a hallmark reputation for his unsurpassed engineering artistry, for designing and manufacturing products that have consistently mustered the test of time, but also for blazing the path in the high end audio industry with trend setting technical innovations that consistently become fundamental design elements in high end audio.

The astounding elegance of Rowland products, their impeccable execution and quality, as well as their well deserved reputation for musical refinement, turns them invariably into classics and cherished heirlooms. The esthetic and the sonic excellence of these timeless creations reflect that, today more than ever, and Jeff Rowland himself is foremost an industry pioneer and a true technical innovator with many unique technological advances to his credit.

Experience the effortless magic of absolute authority. Vocalists and instruments materialize within an astonishingly concrete sound stage. From the most delicate solos to thundering orchestrals, emotion and music dance throughout a seemingly infinite frequency spectrum.



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MODEL 925 Mono Amplifier

The Model 925 represents the ultimate benchmark of dynamic realism and expressive refinement. A quarter century of engineering passion expressed in the synergy of advanced technologies and timeless design. A stunning achievement inspired by the musicality of an enduring classic: the Rowland Model 9.

- Quad chassis precision-machined from solid bar-stock T-6061 aircraft grade aluminum providing exceptional thermal heat transfer/dissipation, RFI/EMI shielding, and resonance control.

- The amplifier and power supply of each channel are isolated from each other in separate chassis. High-current DC power and low-current control signals are transferred between the amplifier and power supply via custom made detachable cables.

- Active Power Factor Correction (PFC) in the power supply reduces AC line harmonic noise pollution and increases AC line power utilization to 93%.

- Voltage and current demands from the amplifier remain in phase with each other which eliminates the transient, out-of-phase, high current pulses common to the operation of all other non-PFC audio power amplifiers.

- Powerful, efficient, 2500W switch-mode power supply provides optimum voltage regulation for all circuits and operating conditions, and allows for quiet operation over a wide range of AC mains power sources.

- The power supply is comprised of four DC to DC converters incorporating “zero-current-switching” technology for high-efficiency and greatly reduced levels of conducted and radiated noise.

- An isolated, discrete component, shunt-regulated power supply, providing over 130 decibels of noise isolation, offers low broadband noise and output impedance. This supplies noise-free DC power to all low-level audio circuitry for battery-like performance.

» Read Stereophile's "Recommended Equipment" post (from CES 2010).

Visit JRDG's MODEL 925 knowledgebase website for access to the user manuals and more.

MODEL 925 SPECIFICATIONS

  • Output Power: 430 watts @ 8 ohms / 850 watts @ 4 ohms
  • Frequency Response: 5 Hz – 50 kHz
  • Input Impedance: 40k ohms
  • THD + Noise: 0.004%, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Damping Factor: > 1000, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Overall Gain: Switchable 26/32 dB
  • Inputs: 1 pr balanced (XLR) / 1 pr unbalanced (RCA)
  • Outputs: 2 pr parallel binding posts (per channel)
  • Amplifier Weight: 160.4 lbs. / 73 kg (per channel)
  • Overall Amplifier Dimensions (h/w/d): 16.5” x 15.5” x 16.25” / 394mm x 394mm x 413mm (each)

 

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  • MODEL 825 Stereo Amplifier

    The Model 825 represents the ultimate benchmark of dynamic realism and expressive refinement. A quarter century of engineering passion expressed in the synergy of advanced technologies and timeless design. A stunning achievement inspired by the musicality of an enduring classic: the Rowland Model 8.

    - Dual chassis precision-machined from solid bar-stock T-6061 aircraft grade aluminum providing exceptional thermal heat transfer/dissipation, RFI/EMI shielding, and resonance control.

    - The amplifier and power supply are isolated from each other in separate chassis. High-current DC power and low-current control signals are transferred between the amplifier and power supply via custom made detachable cables.

    - Active Power Factor Correction (PFC) in the power supply reduces AC line harmonic noise pollution and increases AC line power utilization to 93%. Voltage and current demands from the amplifier remain in phase with each other which eliminates the transient, out-of-phase, high current pulses common to the operation of all other non-PFC audio power amplifiers.

    - Powerful, efficient, 2500W switch-mode power supply provides optimum voltage regulation for all circuits and operating conditions, and allows for quiet operation over a wide range of AC mains power sources.

    - Innovative class-D audio power technology is based upon a non-hysteresis 5th order self-oscillating control loop taking feedback only at the speaker output.

    - Unique output circuitry ensures an extremely low distortion level of less than 0.004% THD + Noise over the entire audio spectrum of 20 Hz to 20 kHz powering any load ranging from 2 to 8 Ohms.

    - A power efficiency of 93% at full power output afforded by this technology ensures low energy consumption, low operating temperature, and an extended service life of all components within the amplifier.

    - Removable 3-point self-leveling Delron chassis supports provide high frequency mechanical noise isolation.

    MODEL 825 REVIEW(S)

    Marc Mickelson of The Audio Beat - December 2015
    JRDG product video posted by Brandon Kelley (Dec. 2013)

    Visit JRDG MODEL 825 knowledgebase website.

    MODEL 825 Specifications

    • Output Power: 400 watts @ 8 ohms / 750 watts @ 4 ohms
    • Frequency Response: 5 Hz – 50 kHz
    • Input Impedance: 40k ohms
    • THD + Noise: 0.004%, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Damping Factor: > 1000, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Overall Gain: Switchable 26/32 dB
    • Inputs: 1 pr balanced (XLR) / 1 pr unbalanced RCA
    • Outputs: 2 pr parallel binding posts
    • Amplifier Weight: 160.4 lbs. / 73 kg
    • Overall Amplifier Dimensions (h/w/d): 16.5” x 15.5” x 16.25” / 419mm x 394mm x 413mm
       

     

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  • MODEL 725 Mono Amplifier

    The Model 725 features a unique composite circuit architecture incorporating separate Class AB voltage and current gain blocks with no overall negative feedback.

    - Precision-machined chassis with integrated heatsinks, milled from a solid block of aircraft grade 6061-T6 aluminum, provides exceptional thermal heat transfer/dissipation, RFI/EMI shielding, and resonance control.

    - All audio circuits are implemented on mil-spec, multi-layer, low dielectric constant, Rogers™ ultra-rigid ceramic circuit board substrate for extremely low energy retention and absorption. Large low impedance ground plane areas for extended internal star-grounding.

    - Inherent cancellation effects of balanced topology implemented throughout all power and input/output circuits ensures greatly reduced distortion and noise under dynamic signal conditions.

    - High current, dual polarity, ultra low impedance copper bus-bars distribute both power supply input current and signal output current, virtually eliminating intra-circuit EMI signal contamination, greatly reducing internal wiring, while increasing circuit board rigidity.

    - Extensive use of Lead (Pb)-free, low temperature coefficient, active and passive surface-mount components results in significantly smaller loop areas, reduced circuit capacitance and inductance, and introduces less noise than conventional leaded components.

    - Highly efficient, compact, light weight, 1500 watt DC switch-mode power supply provides optimum voltage regulation for all circuits and operating conditions, and allows for quiet operation over a wide range of AC mains power sources.

    - Dual CE approved speaker output terminals require no tools for secure, low resistance connections, and allow for easy bi-wiring applications.

    - Removable 3-point self-leveling Delron chassis supports provide high frequency mechanical noise isolation.

    MODEL 725 REVIEW(S)

    Absolute Sound (Robert Harley - Jan. 2013) Model 725s and Corus Preamp.
    The Audio Beat (Roy Gregory - Sept. 2013)

    Visit JRDG MODEL 725 knowledgebase website.

    MODEL 725 Specifications

    • Output Power: 330 watts @ 8 ohms / 650 watts @ 4 ohms
    • Frequency Response: 5 Hz – 350 kHz
    • S/N Ratio: 95 dB, ref. 1.0 watt @ 8 ohm load
    • Output Noise: < 55 µv, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, unweighted
    • Crosstalk: > 91 dB @ 1 kHz, 74 dB @ 20 kHz
    • Input Impedance: 40k ohms
    • THD + Noise: 0.004% @ 1 kHz, 8 ohms
    • Damping Factor: > 200, 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    • Overall Gain: 27 dB
    • Common Mode Rejection Ratio: > 90 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Absolute Phase Non-inverting: Pin 2 Positive
    • Inputs: Balanced (XLR)
    • Outputs: 2 parallel binding posts
    • Power Consumption Idle: 2 parallel binding posts
    • Power Consumption Idle: 85 watts
    • Power Consumption Standby: 1 watt
    • Amplifier Weight: 54 lbs. / 24.5 kg (each)
    • Amplifier Shipping Weight: 64 lbs. / 29 kg (each)
    • Overall Amplifier Dimensions (h/w/d):5.75” x 15.5” x 16.25” / 146mm x 394mm x 413mm (each)
       
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  • MODEL 625 S2 Stereo Amplifier

    The 625 Series 2 incorporates many of the same technical features of the 725 amplifiers. Similar to the 725, the 625 S2 signal circuitry is built upon a Rogers ceramic circuit board laminate material for lower dielectric absorption and energy storage. The 4-Pole filter capacitors used in the 725 power supply have also been included in the S2, significantly reducing power supply output noise. The maximum output power has been increased from 300 to 325 watts per channel at 8 ohms.

    Precision LED based current sources have been implemented throughout the amplifier circuitry, along with 0.1% thin film SMD resistors for more stable operating points and lower noise. Custom designed Lundahl input transformers are implemented with a higher turns ratio and wound with Cardas high purity copper wire.

    Input circuitry includes an additional linear phase 2 pole filter to effectively attenuate all out-of-band signals from any source, including DSD spurious noise.Cardas gold/teflon/rhodium XLR input connectors are carried over from the 725. Newly developed error-correction circuitry has been incorporated around the entire amplifier, making a total of three independent error-correction techniques used to decrease all forms of distortion throughout the entire audio bandwidth.

    The Model 625 S2 delivers a sensuous grain-free musicality of unparalleled transparency and low level resolution that blossoms from a rich velvety silence and blossoms into the pure enjoyment of your listening experience.

    MODEL 825 REVIEW(S)

    HiFi Plus (Roy Gregory - Jan. 2012) - Model 625 and Corus Preamp.

    Visit JRDG MODEL 625knowledgebase website.
    Download the JRDG product brochure.

    MODEL 625 S2 Specifications

    • Output Power: 325 watts @ 8 ohms / 600 watts @ 4 ohms
    • Frequency Response: 10 Hz – 150 kHz, -3 dB
    • S/N Ratio: 95 dB, ref. 1.0 watt @ 8 ohm load
    • Output Noise: < 100 µv, A-wtd
    • Crosstalk: > 91 dB @ 1 kHz, 74 dB @ 20 kHz
    • Input Impedance: 40k ohms
    • THD + Noise:< 0.001% @ 1 kHz, 8 ohms
    • Damping Factor: > 200, 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    • Overall Gain / Bal. or Unbal.: 26 dB
    • Common Mode Rejection Ratio: > 90 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Absolute Phase Non-inverting: Pin 2 Positive
    • Inputs: 1 pair balanced (XLR)
    • Outputs: 2 pair parallel binding posts per channel
    • Power Consumption Idle: 100 watts
    • Power Consumption Standby: < 0.5 watt
    • Amplifier Weight: 54 lbs. / 24.5 kg
    • Amplifier Shipping Weight:64 lbs. / 29 kg
    • Amplifier Dimensions (h/w/d): 5.75” x 15.5” x 16.25” / 146mm x 394 mm x 413mm

       

     

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  • MODEL 525 Stereo Amplifier

    A bridgeable power amplifier that delivers stunning dynamic realism and expressive refinement. Housed in a chassis milled from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum, the Model 525 features an innovative topology that epitomizes power and efficiency.

    From a single Model 525 in stereo mode at the core of an intimate audio system, up to multiple bridged units powering a complex home theater setup, down to a bridged pair driving a sophisticated two-channel environment, the Model 525 delivers exquisite resolution, authority, and control to speakers of almost any size and any load.

    MODEL 525 Review

    Hi-Fi Advice.com (Christiaan Punter - July 2015)

    Visit JRDG MODEL 525 knowledgebase website.

    MODEL 525 Specifications

    • Output Power (Stereo) 250 watts @ 8 ohms / 500 watts @ 4 ohms
    • Output Power (Bridge-tied Load) 950 watts @ 8 ohms BTL
    • Frequency Response 5 Hz – 70 kHz, -3dB
    • Input Impedance 40k ohms
    • THD + Noise < 0.05%, 20 Hz - 20kHz
    • Damping Factor > 1000, @ 1kHz
    • Overall Gain 26/32 dB BTL
    • Amplifier Weight 14.5 lbs. / 6.6 kg
    • Overall Amplifier Dimensions (h/w/d) 2.85” x 8.4” x 13” / 72mm x 213mm x 330mm
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  • MODEL 125 Stereo Amplifier

    The Model 125 stereo bridgeable power amplifier delivers dynamic realism and refinement from its solid aircraft-grade aluminum chassis, a perfect match for the sleek profile of its companion Capri S2 preamplifier. From a single M125 in stereo mode powering an intimate analog system, up to several bridged units driving a multi-speaker setup, down to a bridged pair controlling demanding 4-Ohm monitors, the energy-efficient Model 125 power amplifier delivers consistent resolution and authority with Rowland finesse.

    Model 125 Review

    the Audio Beat Capri S2 and the Model 125 (August 2016)

    MODEL 125 brochure
    Visit JRDG MODEL 125 knowledgebase website.

    MODEL 125 Specifications

    • Output Power (Stereo): 125 watts @ 8 ohms / 250 watts @ 4 ohms
    • Output Power (Bridge-tied Load): 500 watts @ 8 ohms BTL
    • Frequency Response: 5 Hz – 130 kHz, -3dB
    • Input Impedance: 40k ohms
    • THD + Noise: < 0.008% @ 1kHz
    • Damping Factor: > 500, @ 1kHz
    • Overall Gain: 26
    • Amplifier Weight: 7.8 lbs. / 3.5 kg
    • Overall Amplifier Dimensions (h/w/d): 2.7” x 13.7” x 7.5” / 68mm x 348mm x 190mm
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  • Daemon Integrated Amplifier

    - A 1500W SUPER INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

    Jeff Rowland Design Group launched the 1500 WPC Daemon Super Integrated Amplifier at Munich High End 2015. Named after the ancient Greek word for the power of “creative genius” and the spirit of “scientific inspiration”, the Daemon represents a technological leap forward as Jeff Rowland’s fifth generation of integrated amplifiers.

    The Daemon is one of JRDG's most sophisticated products to date. You’ll see much of it's DNA expressed in future products according to Jeff Rowland. The 1500 WPC dual mono integrated amplifier is machined from solid bars of 6061-T6 aluminum by Vertec Tool in Colorado Springs. Vertec has been sculpting Rowland products for over 25-years. Vertec’s creativity and expertise can be felt in the Daemon’s precision weighted volume bezel. Mounted between two industrial grade bearings, the volume bezel provides exquisitely tactile access to a 99.5 dB range in 0.5 dB increments.

    Jeff Rowland has partnered with Thomas Holm, designer of the Aeris DAC and Continuum S2 digital circuitry, to develop both analog and the digital circuitry for the Daemon. For ultimate isolation, the digital and analog power supplies are completely separated and have individual local regulation at point of load. 6-layer Rogers ceramic circuit boards are used throughout.

    The 7” x 5” (178 x 127 mm) Touch Screen Interface was designed in collaboration with Danish user interface design house Mjölner. The machined aluminum hand held remote incorporates the latest BlueTooth Low Energy technology, providing control for the most common device functions and permitting full navigation of the touch screen interface.

    The amp also comes with a fully isolated headphone amplifier and a 1/4” output jack integrated in the face of the Delrin base for easy access.

    The base itself provides excellent isolation for the Daemon on almost any surface, and milled with threaded holes accepting standard footers if desired.

    Optional features include: HDMI IN/OUT plug-in module; WiFi plug-in streaming module; and an internally installed MC/MM phono module. The firmware is updatable via a dedicated USB port. The Daemon’s universal auto-ranging power supply ensures trouble free operation throughout the world.

    Daemon Reviews / Excerpts

    AVshowreports Show Winner, RMAF 2016 with Jeff Rowland on the Daemon - Youtube Video

    AVshowreports New York Audio Show 2016 with Jeff Rowland on the Daemon - Youtube Video
    AVshowreports RMAF 2015 with Jeff Rowland and the Daemon on Youtube
    Facebook video post featuring the Daemon - October 2015
    Novo Press (previously CANADA HiFi) Jan. 2015

    Download the Daemon product brochure.

    Daemon Specifications

    • Max. Power Output, 8 Ω: 1500 WPC
    • Max. Power Output, 4 Ω: 2500 WPC
    • Frequency Response, -3 dB , 8 Ω: 10 Hz - 70 kHz
    • THD+N (20 Hz - 20 kHz ): < 0.05%
    • Intermodulation Distortion (CCIF) 18 kHz +19 kHz, 10 W, 8Ω: 0.001%
    • Peak Output Current: 30 A
    • Absolute Phase: Non-Inverting
    • Analog Inputs: 3x RCA Unbalanced | 2x XLR Balanced
    • Digital Inputs: 2x RCA SPDIF | 2x BNC SPDIF | 1x AES/EBU | 1x USB / DSD | 3x TOSLINK
    • Volume Control Range: 99.5 dB
    • Weight: 99 lbs / 45 kg
    • DIMS (h/w/d): 9.25” x 17.5” x 17.25” 235 x 445 x 438 mm
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  • Continuum S2 Integrated Amplifier

    Featuring enhanced sonic performance and flexibility, the Rowland Continuum Series 2 integrated amplifier delivers stunning dynamic realism and expressive refinement through advanced topologies. Continuum S2 integrates the Capri S2 preamplification circuit, input/output, and control features with an innovative 400 watt power amplification stage into a single chassis.

    The amplifier delivers the trademark Rowland musicality, resolution, and unfailing authority to the most refined audio environments: challenge Continuum S2 to the extreme dynamics of high-resolution digital sources and the power requirements of large bi-wired speakers. Apply it to the complex loads of electrostatic panels in analog rigs. Admire its exceptional realism driving single-wired studio monitors in a sophisticated multi-media system.

    The elegance of Continuum S2’s ergonomic console emerges from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum. Discover the impressive complement of standard input/output interfaces. Enhance its flexibility through the optional DAC card, or its fully redesigned phono stage.

    Continum S2 Reviews / Videos / etc.

    Positive Feedback ISSUE 72 (Wojciech Pacuła - April 2014)
    JRDG product video posted by Brandon Kelley (Dec. 2013)

    Visit JRDG CONTINUUM S2 knowledgebase website.

    Continum S2 Specifications

    • Output Power @ 8 ohms: Continuous RMS 400 watts, both channels driven
    • Output Power @ 4 ohms: Continuous RMS 800 watts, both channels driven
    • Frequency Response: 5 Hz – 70 kHz, -3 dB @ 8 ohms
    • THD & Noise: < 0.05%, 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    • Inputs: 2 pair Balanced (XLR), 2 pair Unbalanced (RCA) / 1 pair Unbalanced (RCA), Unity Gain (Bypass)
    • Outputs: 1 pair Balanced (XLR), 1 pair Unbalanced (RCA) / 1 pair CE-Approved Speaker Wire Clamp
    • Power Supply: Switch Mode (SMPS) and universal AC input voltage
    • Amplifier Weight: 35 lbs / 15.9 kg
    • Amplifier Dimensions (H) x (W) x (D): 5.3" x 15.5” x 15.0” (135mm x 394mm x 380mm)

       

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  • Corus Preamplifier

    The Corus Stereo Preamplifier delivers the Jeff Rowland hallmark of a sensuous and grain free musicality, combined with astonishing transparency and low level resolution. A broad 3-dimensional sound stage materializes into the physical listening space, where instruments and vocalists assume the textured appearance of solid existence.

    The preamplifier yields exceptional frequency extension and linearity, with magnificent bass definition, an extraordinarily complex exposure of harmonic structure, and a sweetly filigreed treble. The Corus yields amazingly nuanced low level detail and micro-dynamics, and outperforms every previous Rowland preamplifier with its transient speed, staggering authority, and breath-taking macro dynamics. Only the transcendent resolving musicality of the Criterion battery-powered Preamplifier ever yields an even superior listening experience.

    - Elegant main chassis milled from ingots of non-resonant aircraft-grade aluminum houses all delicate audio and control circuits.

    - Ground-breaking AC power supply is segregated in its own handsome external milled aluminum unit.

    Corus Reviews

    Absolute Sound (Robert Harley - Jan. 2013) Model 725s and Corus Preamp.
    Hi-Fi+ Corus Preamp and the Model 625 Power amp (Roy Gregory - Jan 2012)

    Visit JRDG CORUS knowledgebase website.
    JRDG Corus Brochure

    Corus Specifications

    • Overall Gain: Independently Programmable 0 to 20 dB on each input
    • Gain Range: 99.5 dB, 199 Equal Increments
    • Gain Resolution: 0.5 dB, +/- 0.03 dB Over Entire Range
    • Frequency Response: 10 Hz – 300 kHz, -3 dB @ 8 ohms
    • Maximum Input Level: 13.5 volts (RMS) @ 0 dB Gain
    • Maximum Output Level: 13.5 volts (RMS)
    • THD + Noise: < .003% @ 2 volt (RMS) Output, 50 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: > 100 dB
    • Common Mode Rejection Ratio: > 90 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Channel Separation: 99.5 dB
    • Input Impedance: 40k ohms Balanced or Unbalanced
    • Output Impedance: 60 ohms Balanced or Unbalanced
    • Inputs: 4 pair Balanced (XLR), 2 pair Unbalanced (RCA)
    • Outputs: 2 pair Balanced (XLR), 2 pair Unbalanced (RCA) for Main Out, 1 pair Balanced (XLR), 1 pair Unbalanced (RCA) for Record Out
    • Power Consumption: 15 watts
    • Power Supply: Universal Voltage Input Power Factor Corrected Power Supply
    • Display: 320 x 32 dot Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD)
    • Preamplifier Weight: 22 lbs / 10 kg
    • Preamplifier Dimensions H/W/D: 3.9” x 15.5” x 12.3” (99mm x 394mm x 311mm)
    • Power Supply Dimensions H/W/D: 3.9” x 4.7” x 11” (99mm x 119mm x 279mm)

       
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  • Capri S2 Preamplifier

    The Capri S2 features an impressive complement of standard input/output interfaces; greatly enhanced flexibility through its optional DAC card or phono option; and the Rowland trademark prismatic platinum faceplate beautifully integrated into a non-resonant chassis milled from a solid block of aluminum.

    With an output impedance of only 80 Ohms balanced and 40 Ohms single ended, Capri S2 drives any amplifier with confidence. Whether serving a single-ended triode amplifier in a vinyl rig, or controlling a quartet of solid-state Rowland M525 monoblocks with a 192 kHz digital source, or at the nexus of a home theater setup, the Capri S2 preamplifier delivers the trademark Rowland musicality, resolution, and consistent authority.

    Featuring unprecedented sonic performance and functional enhancements, the Capri Series 2 preamplifier offers stunning dynamic realism and expressive refinement through an advanced topology.

    Capri S2 Reviews

    Audiophilia Star Component Award May 28th 2016 - Anthony Kershaw
    Audio Beat Capri S2 and the Model 125 (August 2016).

    Visit JRDG CAPRI S2 knowledgebase website.

    Capri S2 Specifications

    • Overall Gain: 14 dB
    • Gain Range: 99.5 dB, 199 Equal Increments
    • Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 350 kHz, -3 dB
    • DAC Card (optional): Internal DAC card accepts all SPDIF digital signal sources from 44.1 to 192 kHz
    • Phono Card (optional): Adjustable for simple load and gain adjustments for MM, high-output MC and MC cartridges
    • Inputs: 2 x Pair Balanced XLR, 1 x Pair Unbalanced (RCA) Unity Gain (Bypass), 2 x Pair Unbalanced RCA
    • Outputs: 1 x Pair Balanced Line Level, 1 x Pair Unbalanced Line Level
    • Weight: 9.5 lbs / 4.26 kg
    • Dimensions: 2.6”(H) x 13.7” (W) x 6.2” (D) / 6.7 cm (H)x 35 cm (W) x 15.7 cm (D)

       
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  • Aeris DAC

    Based upon an asynchronous buffer, voltage controlled crystal oscillators and a 24 bit D/A converter under the precise control of an FPGA running proprietary algorithms.

    Nexus of time and space; dynamic gateway between digital and analogue worlds. HYBRID from Latin aerius – ‘air’ or ‘atmosphere,’ and late Latin aera – denoting an epoch from which time is reckoned.

    The Aeris is the product of a close collaboration between Jeff Rowland Design Group and Holm Acoustics, a Danish company founded by Thomas Holm that specializes in signal processing products for high end audio applications.

    The Aeris is much more than the successful result of a synergistic collaboration between the two companies. The high degree of complementary synergy between the two teams working in parallel can only be defined as a case of true organic design.

    Aeris DAC brochure
    Visit JRDG AERIS knowledgebase website.



    Aeris Specifications

    • INPUTS
      - 1x USB — accepts up to 24 bit PCM at 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz sample rates
      - 1x Toslink — accepts up to 24 bit PCM from 11 - 192 kHz sample rates
      - 2x SPDIF — accepts up to 24 bit PCM from 11 - 192 kHz sample rates
    • OUTPUTS
      - 1 pair balanced XLR and 1 pair unbalanced RCA
      - 7 volts RMS max output level
    • VOLUME CONTROL
      - Dual-stage attenuation
      - 70 dB range, plus 20 dB overdrive
    • SOFTWARE/DRIVERS
      - No special drivers necessary
      - USB interface is plug-n-play with all operating systems, including PC, Mac, or Linux.
    • CLOCKS (2X)
      - 20 bit dynamic range Voltage Controlled Crystal Oscillators (VCXO)
      - 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz < 1 picosecond RMS jitter
    • D/A CONVERTER
      - Differential output
      - 352.8 kHz, 24 bit
    • DIGITAL FILTER
      - Finite Impulse Response (FIR) symetrical
      - Flat phase and group delay
    • THD+N
      - Analogue outputs
      < 0.0006%
    • OUTPUT IMPEDANCE
      - RCA / XLR
      - 120 ohms
    • DAC AND POWER SUPPLY WEIGHT
      - 24.4 lb / 11kg
    • DIMENSIONS
      - 2.4" x 15.5" x 11.6"
      - 61mm x 394mm x 294mm

       
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