Digital-to-Analog Converter

300D v.2Digital-to-Analog Converter

Versatile... Astonishing... Musical... Fully asynchronous 24-bit/192kHz USB performance!

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The MOON 300D v.2 Digital-to-Analog Converter features an exceptionally versatile external interface that allows for use with a computer, via its USB-B input, as well as other digital audio source components such as a music server, digital transport, etc. though either S/PDIF or optical TosLink connectors. Intended to fulfill the demands of the discerning music aficionado, the 300D v.2 will bring new life to all of your digital audio files, regardless of their storage format.

With internal upsampling using 24-bit/352.8kHz processing, the 300D v.2 will reproduce your digital music in a genuine life-like fashion. This DAC will accept an input signal ranging from 44.1 to 192kHz, with a bit-depth range from 16 to 24-bits across all inputs. Jitter is a virtual non-issue thanks to our highly regarded proprietary digital clocking system. The back panel features a total of 4 digital inputs (USB, SPDIF x 2,and TosLink) and both balanced (XLR) and single-ended (RCA) analog outputs. The balanced outputs provide a significant improvement in noise floor, dynamics and midrange transparency. 

Sonically, it portrays all of the MOON hallmarks: clean, powerful, fast and extended bass combined with an open midrange and airy extended high frequencies. Like other MOON series components, the MOON 300D v.2 includes an IR input.

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Technical aspects

Over-sized power supply with 8 stages of voltage regulation
Internal upsampling which uses 24-bit/352.8kHz processing
BurrBrown PCM1793 high-resolution 24-bit/192-kHz D/A and 8X oversampling digital filter
All inputs accept a signal up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution
IR input for external control
Asynchronous Sample Rate Converter for exceptionally low intrinsic jitter levels
Single-ended RCA and Balanced XLR analog outputs
Advanced analog signal path using a DC servo circuit and proprietary analog filter
Extremely rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
Accurate matching of the very finest high quality electronic components in a symmetrical circuit design
Designed to be powered up at all times for optimal performance

Magazine reviews

 Alta Fidelidad   (Spain)   Salvador Dangla  March 201  #236
 Audiofil   (Croatia)   Staff  May 2011
 AUDIOPHILE  (Thailand)  Staff  April 2010
 CEC   (Spain)  Josep Armengol  October 2010
 Diapason   (France)  Staff  April 2010   #579
 DVDXPERT   (Russia)  Staff  December 2010
 GM2000  (Thailand)  Staff  September 2010  #162
 HI-FI Choice   (UK)  Staff  October 2011
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 HI-FI Choice   (United Kingdom)  Richard Black  August 2011
 HI-FI WORLD   (United Kingdom)  David Price  June 2010
 hxos   (Greece)  Staff  March 2011  #456
 Son & Image   (Canada)  Richard Schneider  July/August 2010   Vol. 11 no. 5
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