Saturday, January 1, 2011

Playback Designs MPD-3, MPS-3

Soon to be released are the new 3 Series products from Playback Designs. Comprising a full function CD Player MPS-3 and USB DAC MPD-3 they will allow audiophiles access to digital excellence at price points approximately half the current 5 Series products. Both MPS-3 and MPD-3 will have full computer connectivity via USB, SPDIF and AES/EBU interfaces. Look for the release at Las Vegas CES in January. Expect availability during the second quarter of 2011.


Analog Outputs:
XLR Balanced
RCA Unbalanced

Digital Inputs:
AES/EBU for PCM up to 24 / 192kHz
S/PDIF for PCM up to 24 / 192kHz
USB for PCM up to 24 / 384kHz
USB for DSD up to 6.1MHz

MPS-3 - $8500
MPD-3 - $6500