dCS Lina Headphone Amplifier (Silver Finish)

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New Year, New Look: Meet Lina Silver. The dCS Lina Network DAC, Master Clock and Headphone Amplifier are now available in dCS’s signature shade of silver, bringing listeners more choice and a striking new finish.

The Lina Headphone Amplifier is a solid state amp designed to drive even the most demanding headphones to their full potential.

dCS Lina Deep Dive, Part 1: Drive -- An in-depth look at the design of the Lina Headphone Amplifier, exploring how dCS' engineers set out to create a versatile amp that can drive even the most demanding headphones to their full potential.

This powerful solid state, Class AB amplifier is engineered to drive a vast range of headphones - from planars to sensitive IEMS - to their full potential. With its low noise floor, wide bandwidth, vast dynamic range, and excellent linearity, it delivers all of the sonic benefits you’d expect from a dCS product, and is designed to complement virtually any headfi setup.

  • Class AB design with DC servo system delivers high power efficiency and excellent linearity
  • Solid state design delivers consistent, clean performance
  • Solid aluminium chassis minimises the risk of electromagnetic interference for enhanced audio performance
  • Includes 3 headphone outputs. 1 x dual 3-pin balanced XLR, right and left channel. 1 x single 4-pin balanced XLR. 1 x single 1/4’’ (6.35mm)headphone jack
  • Product Dimensions / Weight: 121.5mm (H) x 220mm (W) x 356mm (D) / 7.5kg
  • Finish: Silver machined aluminium
  • Electronics: Pure analog design; automatic voltage switching
  • Analog Inputs
    • 1 x stereo pair unbalanced RCA, input impedance 48kΩ
    • 1 x stereo pair unbuffered balanced XLR, input impedance 16kΩ
    • 1 x stereo pair buffered balanced XLR, input impedance 96kΩ
  • Headphone Outputs
    • 1 x dual 3-pin balanced XLR, right and left channel
    • 1 x single 4-pin balanced XLR
    • 1 x single ¼” (6.35mm) headphone jack
  • Power Link (synchronizing on/off state with other products): 2 x RJ45
  • Power: 90-120v & 230-240v, 50/60Hz nominal
  • Frequency Response: 1Hz-100kHz better than +0/-3dB
  • THD+N: <0.005% @ 1kHz 6V rms balanced putput into 30 ohm (80kHz bandwidth)
  • Channel Separation: Balanced input to balanced output into 30Ω. Better than 100dB @ 1kHz. Better than 80dB, 20Hz–20kHz.
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 110dB 20Hz-20kHz A-weighted (referenced to 6V dms balanced input and output)
  • Power Output
    • 2x Balanced 2W into 30Ω
    • 2x Balanced 0.48W into 300Ω
    • 2x Unbalanced 1.6W into 30Ω
    • 2x Unbalanced 0.2W into 300Ω
  • Included with Lina Headphone Amplifier: 1 x mains cable; 2 x XLR (0.5m); 1 x Ethernet cable (2m); 1 x Power Link cable (0.5m)
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