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Project Pre Box DS2 Digital

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As low as £699.00

Project Pre Box DS2 Digital

The advanced Pre Box DS2 Digital is a universal and very flexible pre-amplifier and D/A converter of the highest class. The built-in D/A converter AK4490, from high-end manufacturer Asahi Kasai Microdevices, has five different digital filters which let you shape the sound to your preference. It offers full DSD256 support and upsampling of all input signals to 768kHz from USB, coaxial and optical inputs. This realizes high-resolution sound playback with a rich sound field and bass representation with less distortion. It features five digital inputs as well as analogue line level input and phono line in. The Bluetooth receiver supports aptX for best wireless sound conversion. That makes it suitable for any source available. One variable, one fixed analogue output and also one to connect the Pre Box DS2 Digital to your subwoofer are available. 

Who is Project?

It's no secret that ProJect design and engineer some of the most critically acclaimed turntables and turntable accessories in the market. In an effort to prove themselves in other aspects of hifi, ProJect have released their 'Box Design' series; a collective of amplifiers, CD players, iPod docks and more - all of which exist in astonishingly compact cabinets. These compact units can be combined within dedicated shelf cabinets to form a tidy mini-system appearance while retaining the quality and 'ease-of-upgrade' of hifi separates.

 2 analogue inputs  1x Line In (RCA), 1x Phono Line In (RCA)
 D/A-converter  AK4490 32-bit PCM 768kHz / DSD256
 Sampling rate converter  AK4137EQ upsampling to 768kHz
 Sampling rates  32/44,1/48/88,2/96/176,2/
192/352,8/384/768 kHz
 DSD support  DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256
 Filter settings  5 different selectable on front
 Frequency response  20Hz - 20kHz (+0/-1dB)
 Analogue out 6.3mm Headphone Out (front)
1x Sub Out 
1x Fix Out (RCA)
1x Variable Out (RCA)
  Output voltage 2,2 Veff (switchable +6dB gain gives 4,4 Veff )
THD 0,00085%
Crosstalk -117dB (10kHz@0dB)
Signal to noise ratio 113dB (20 - 20.000 kHz)
Power consumption <1 watt standby, 600mA max
Outboard Power supply 18V/1000mA DC (included)
                    Dimensions W x H x D                     206 x 72 x 200 mm (Alu)
240 x 72 x 200 (Wood)
Weight 1500g (Alu) without power supply
1780g (Wood) without power supply


UK Delivery

Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Postage and packing is completely free for orders over £100*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, which can take between 4 to 21 days      

UK Delivery orders are sent via our couriers' DPD Local on a next-day-delivery service and usually take between 1 and 3 days. 


Local Delivery

Certain manufacturers disallow mail order for their products, however a local delivery may be possible.

We offer a local delivery service for a large number of our products. After your order has been placed, a member of the Hifi Gear team will contact you to arrange a convenient date and time for your local, personal delivery.


Click & Collect

We offer a free ‘Click & Collect’ service on all items. As soon as your order has been completed and is ready for collection a member of our team will be in contact with you. Orders can be collected from our store at 11 King Street, Hereford, HR4 9BW.


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