Theta Digital Generation VIII D/A converter Specifications

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Description: Digital-to-analog converter and analog line controller with remote control. Digital section: 5 digital inputs (2 S/PDIF RCA, 1 S/PDIF BNC, 1 S/PDIF TosLink, 1 AES/EBU XLR). Sampling rates: 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96kHz. 8x oversampling with Theta proprietary FIR filter running on 24-bit DSP processor with 56-bit accumulator (Motorola 56362). Analog input section: 2 stereo, RCA and XLR. Maximum input levels: 10V RMS (RCA), 20V RMS (XLR). Input impedance: 10k ohms. Frequency response: DC-20kHz, ±0.2dB. Dynamic range and signal/noise ratio: 125dB ref. 18V balanced input. Analog output section: Volume/balance control via switched resistor network. Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz, ±0.01dB, ref. 1kHz. Output impedance: 25 ohms balanced, 12 ohms single-ended. Maximum output: 18V RMS balanced, 9V RMS single-ended. THD+noise at 1kHz, maximum output: <0.0012% balanced, <0.0035% single-ended. Dynamic range and S/N ratio: >115dB balanced, >112dB single-ended, A-weighted. Crosstalk: >140dB.
Dimensions: 17.625" W by 5" H by 17.75" D. Weight: 29 lbs.
Serial number of unit reviewed: 26355.
Price: $10,000. AT&T optical input adds $300. Sample-rate lock board adds $499. Approximate number of dealers: 75.
Manufacturer: Theta Digital Corporation, 5330 Derry Ave., Suite R, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Tel: (818) 597-9195. Fax: (818) 597-1079. Web:

Theta Digital
5330 Derry Ave., Suite R
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 597-9195