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Ayre Codex

Ayre Codex

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Ayre Codex

The Codex, manufactured in Boulder Colorado, is equally at home as a stand alone DAC, DAC/Preamp combination, or Headphone Amplifier/DAC. Encased in a sleek, elegant chassis and equipped with the latest Ayre technology, the Codex can blend seamlessly into any environment; from a simple desktop headphone system, to a high performance home audio setup. A fully balanced signal path throughout the analog circuitry provides an inherently clean and quiet backdrop for your music. The zero-feedback design main- tains all of the pace and rhythm of your favorite artist, rendering your digital music as effortlessly as if it were live. We have been designing prod- ucts like this for over 20 years. Listen and experi- ence what Ayre and your music are all about.

Equally at home as a stand alone DAC, headphone amp, or digital preamp, the Codex can unlock the potential of any system. A fully balanced signal path throughout the analog circuitry provides an inherently clean and quiet backdrop for your music. The zero-feedback design maintains all of the pace and rhythm of your favorite artist, rendering your digital music as effortlessly as if it were live.

Features:

USB and Optical (Toslink) inputs
Headphone outputs
Two 3.5mm mini-phone jacks
One ¼” phone jack
3.5mm mini-phone jacks configurable to balanced mode
Asynchronous transfer mode for USB input
DSD or PCM input over USB
Minimum phase digital filter
Single-pass 16x oversampling
Ayre’s exclusive Diamond output circuit
Linear analog AyreLock power supply
zero-feedback and fully-balanced discrete circuitry
Equilock circuitry for active gain devices

Specifications

Output Level
Headphone or Preamp Mode : 7.0 volts balanced, 3.5 volts single-ended
DAC Mode : 4.0 volts balanced, 2.0 volts single-ended

Input
USB : PCM 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz, 352.8 kHz, 384 kHz (up to 24 bits), DSD64, DSD128
Optical input (Toslink)

Dimensions
2.25″W x 9″D x 5.25″H (5.5 cm x 23 cm x 13.7 cm)

Weight
3 pounds (1.4 kg)

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