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Parasound HINT 6 Halo Integrated Amplifier

UPC: 791084202618
$2,995.00

SKU HINT6Black

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Parasound HINT 6 Halo Integrated Amplifier


New Features (Changes from the original Halo Integrated)

  • Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control
  • Dimmable front panel volume display
  • Updated USB receiver is Plug and play with Windows 10 and MAC
  • An additional optical input (2 total)
  • Ball bearing supported solid aluminum volume knob
  • Programable default turn on volume setting
  • Favorite volume memory with remote control button
  • Increased phono stage gain for lower output cartridges
  • Improved Left/Right channel separation and balance tracking
  • Updated cosmetics with subtle gold highlights

Preamp and DAC Features

  • ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M)
  • Asynchronous USB 2.0 supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit
  • USB input decodes Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 and DoP DSD
  • Coax and optical inputs accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit
  • Analog bass management with high & low pass crossovers
  • Home theater bypass input for surround sound integration
  • Front panel subwoofer level control
  • Dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120)
  • Phono input for MM, MC and MI with 100 Ω or 47k Ω load
  • Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage
  • 5 pairs RCA line level Analog inputs
  • 1 pair XLR balanced Analog input
  • Balanced XLR and RCA left and right preamp outputs
  • 1 balanced XLR and 2 RCA subwoofer outputs
  • Bass & treble controls with relay bypass from remote or front panel
  • Rear panel IR input and IR loop output jacks
  • 12 Volt trigger output
  • Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons
  • 0.5w standby power consumption meets Energy Star & EU specs

Power Amp Features

  • 160 Watts x 2 @ 8 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven)
  • 240 Watts x 2 @ 4 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven)
  • Power amp circuit topology designed by legendary John Curl
  • Direct amplifier input to bypass preamp section
  • High bias class A/AB operation
  • Oversized shielded toroid power transformer
  • Dual-mono power supply and power amplifier
  • 40,000uF power supply filter capacitance
  • Matched JFET input stages and MOSFET driver stages
  • 12 high voltage/high current bipolar output transistors
  • Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker binding posts
  • Over temp and short circuit relay protection

    Specs
    Power Output - Both channels driven
    (0.05% THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz)
    160 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω RMS
    240 watts x 2 @ 4 Ω RMS

    Power Output - Both channels driven
    (0.09% THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz)
    180 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω RMS
    270 watts x 2 @ 4 Ω RMS

    Current Capacity
    45 amps peak per channel

    Frequency Response
    10 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
    20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-0.5 dB

    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
    < 0.01 %, average listening levels
    < 0.05 %, 160 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω

    Interchannel Crosstalk
    > 70 dB at 20 kHz
    > 78 dB at 1 kHz

    Signal to Noise Ratio - IHF A-weighted
    Line in: - 103 dB (input shorted)
    Digital in: - 106 dB

    Amplifier Damping Factor
    > 800 at 20 Hz

    Preamplifier Stage Input Sensitivity
    300 mV in for 1 V at Preamp Output jacks
    Total Preamp Stage Gain: 10 dB
    Max Output Unbalanced: 7 V
    Max Output Balanced: 9 V

    Power Amplifier Stage Sensitivity
    1 V at Bypass/Amp In for 28 V at Speaker Out
    Total Amp Stage Gain: 28 dB

    Phono Stage Sensitivity / Input Impedance
    MM: 41 dB / 47 k Ω
    MC: 54 dB / 47 k Ω or 100 Ω

    High & Low Pass Crossover Slope
    12 dB per octave

    Supported DAC Sampling Rates
    USB: up to 384 kHz / 32-bit PCM
    DSD Native: DSD 64, DSD 128, DSD 256
    DSD over PCM (DoP) at 384 kHz

    Coax/Optical: up to 192 kHz / 24-bit PCM

    Digital to Analog Converter
    ESS Sabre32 Reference ES9018K2M
    384 kHz / 32-bit

    USB 2.0 Controller
    Savitech SA9227, 384 kHz / 32-bit

    Headphone Amplifier
    Texas Instruments TPA6120A
    Output Impedance 10 ohms

    XLR Pin Identification
    1 = Ground (Shield)
    2 = Positive
    3 = Negative (Return)

    Input Impedance
    Unbalanced: 24 k Ω
    Balanced: 100 k Ω per leg

    Preamplifer Output Impedance
    Unbalanced: 100 Ω
    Balanced: 470 Ω per leg

    Dimensions
    Width: 17-1/4" (437 mm)
    Depth: 16-1/4" (413 mm)
    Depth, with cables 17-1/4" (437 mm)
    Height, with feet: 5-7/8" (150 mm)
    Height, without feet: 5-1/4" (133 mm), 3U

    Net Weight
    33 lb. (15 kg)

    Shipping Weight
    45 lb. (20.4 kg)

    Power Requirement
    Standby: 0.5 watts
    Idling power: 70 watts
    Maximum: 750 watts
    110-125 VAC 60 Hz or 220-250 VAC 50 Hz
    AC mains voltage is set on rear panel

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