Though most of the world is still going gaga over how flexible and easy-to-use systems the Apple, Android, or Windows are, but the virtual custodians of the open source movement, Linux seems to always play the underdog to perfection. Some of their devices have been the technocrats favorite like the
Breaking up the crux of the technology, we found that that CD1, as it is called, is actually powered with a 30 second RAM, in which the audio data is read over a few times and stored before channelizing it into the output panel. In this entire process, precision and high quality reproduction remains the strong point of the device. Alongside this, users get the options of choosing between op-amp or discreet analog signals 44.1 Khz Data from CD pushed to a 352.8 Khz output by the 8x interpolator. Then comes the Ultra-quiet National Semiconductor LME49990 audio op-amps, 0 or 180 degrees absolute polarity selection by remote control which also supports the full functionality of the device.
For the vital number based specifications, there is a wide frequency response between 20Hz to 20Khz, S/N Ratio of > 108 dB, IHF A-weighted, Maximum output level balance of 4 volts, and output balanced impedance of 200 Ohms. For all the techy make up, one has to to shell out $4,500 a piece for these. Compared to some of the higher ones, this fits like a perfect accessory for the techno oriented audio lovers.