MÉTRONOME DSC DIGITAL SHARING CONVERTER RELEASED

The new Métronome DSC Digital Sharing Converter is the newest member of the French High End brand’s Digital Sharing family.

Except for Métronome’s classic piano-like front plate, everything inside Digital Sharing Converter is new, new DAC, streamer and digital preamplifier.

Métronome DSC Digital Sharing Converter

The new Métronome DSC Digital Sharing Converter

MÉTRONOME DSC

Métronome’s new DSC is a high-end D/A converter, including streaming and network playing functionality, with a patented digital volume control which makes it a preamplifier. The DSC is housed into a full aluminum chassis, opening at the front with a 5 inch touchscreen like the rest of the recent Métronome devices. The DAC will decode PCM files and DSD up to 512, while the new streaming board accepts all types of audio files up to DSD256.

LEEDH PROCESSING

The DSC can be managed with any DLNA/UPnP apps, but is particularly well adapted to  mConnect control, which embeds the main audiophile streaming services as Qobuz, Tidal, Spotify, Deezer, and vTuner for internet radio.

The digital pre-amp resulted from a partnership with fellow French brand Leedh Processing, and is fully lossless, only modifying the signal amplitude without any further changes.

Jean Marie Clauzel, Owner and Designer of Metronome Technologie, precises: “Our Digital Sharing range has grown in popularity, showing that our choice to move the company to streaming was the right one. Plug-and-play, easy to use and stable, this is what we want with all our products”.

Métronome DSC Digital Sharing Converter

Métronome DSC Digital Sharing Converter rear panel view

MÉTRONOME DSC SPECIFICATIONS

Resolution : 32 bits / 384 kHz dual-mono

DSD 64 to 512 (eq. to sampling frequency of 22.4 MHz)

Dynamic range : -137 dB / Distorsion + noise : -122 dB

Internal processing 32 bit / Frequency bandwith de 32 à 768 kHz

Analogue output :

Bandwith : 10 Hz – 20 kHz +/- 0.1 dB

Dynamic range capacity : 127 dB

Network :

1 Ethernet connector

2 USB connectors

Digital inputs :

All inputs accept signals ranging 44.1 to 192 kHz :

HDMI I²S (PCM and DSD)

2 S/PDIF inputs 5 Ohms RCA connectors

AES/EBU 110 Ohms XLR connector

Optical Toslink

USB type B : PCM and DSD de 44.1 à 384 kHz

Analogue outputs :

Unbalanced adjustable gain @0dB 100 Ohms – RCA connectors

Balanced adjustable gain @0 dB – 2 kOhms – XLR connectors

Power supply :

3 toroidal transformers with 14 independent regulation lines

Voltage:

100 VAC – 50/60 Hz Japon

120/240 VAC – 50/60 Hz Autres pays

Other characteristics :

Consumption : 25 VA

Dimensions (WxHxD) : 430 x 105 x 430 mm Weight : 17 kg

Price

24,990€ Incl. Taxes & VAT

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