Head Box S USB

£159.00
  • Great desk-top accessory or upgrade for 'built-in' headphone ports
  • Variable volume control on the front panel
  • USB stage to connect with your computer's music library

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S-Line

The Head Box S USB from Box Design by Pro-Ject Audio is the same high-grade headphone pre-amplifier as it's sister product, the Head Box S; except now it has the added benefit of a built-in USB D/A Converter. Now add your favourite digital music stored on your computer to your Hi-Fi quality headphone system with great ease - using just one box.

This fantastic product is great for a 'desktop' system using a laptop or PC, but it can also offer an audiophile upgrade to headphone ports that are often built into other Hi-Fi components. By separating out this section, you can get a much-improved performance from your headphones.

Available with a Black or Silver faceplate.

Key Features:

  • Headphone Pre-Amplifier with one Headphone Output
  • Variable volume control on the front panel
  • USB stage to connect with your computer's music library
  • RCA Output offers audio pass-through of Analogue Input
  • Great desk-top accessory or upgrade for 'built-in' headphone ports
  • 6,3mm jack input on front  
  • Suitable for headphones with low or high impedance  
  • Extremely low noise and distortion  
  • Full metal housing protects against interference  
  • DC power supply (< 1 watt standby power)  
  • On/Off switch on front  
  • Faceplates in silver or black

Technical Data

Power Output: 350mW (30Ω)
60mW (300Ω)
Headphone Connection: >30Ω
Signal-to-Noise (Full Output): 112dB (A-weighted)
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz  / 0.7dB, 0dB
THD: 0.002%
Gain: 9dB
Headphone Jack: 3-pole 1/4" (6.3mm) Co-axial Jack
Line-Level Input: 1x pair RCA/Phono Sockets
D/A Converter: Burr-Brown PCM2702E
16-bit Delta Sigma 
8x Oversampling
Oversampling Rates: 44.1kHz and 48kHz
USB Input: 5-Pin Mini-B Connector (cable supplied)
USB Signal: Digital Serial Data Protocol USB 1.1
Operating Systems: Windows XP® and Up
Mac OS®
Outboard Power Supply: 18V/500mA DC
Power Consumption: 250mA DC, <1W in Standby
Dimensions: 103 x 36 x 103
103 x 36 x 109 (Incl. Sockets)
Weight: 600g (Without PSU)

FAQ

Q: Does the Head Box USB work with Windows 10?  

A: The device is fully compatible with Windows 10. It may be necessary to reinstall the latest drivers after updating from Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10.  

 

Q: Do I need to install drivers for the Head Box S USB?  

A: You do not need a driver for Windows-, Mac OSX or Linux-Systems, the driver is already integrated in the operating system.  

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