Tuesday, April 9, 2013

LessLoss Laminar Streamer Direct Drive SD Card Player

Plays any .wav or .aiff file from FAT32 formatted SD cards. About the size of a postage stamp, a Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) card is a flash memory device that can hold up to 32 gigabytes (GB) of data. These cards are a form of removable memory that can be used with many different digital devices, including camcorders and computers.

44.1 kHz–192 kHz
Plays any standard sampling rate files, from 44.1 kHz through 192 kHz files.

16/24 bit
Plays 16 or 24 bit files at any standard sampling rate.

Instant SD Card Playback
Instantly recognizes the SD card. Boot time is less than 0.2 seconds. Nothing to configure, ever. No buffering, synchronicity, latency, or compatibility issues, ever. Nor viruses. Just plug and play the perfect audiophile stream, and keep your pristine audio off the noisy grid.

Essential Information Display
Small screen displays folder names, file names, sampling rates, absolute phase polarity, playback mode, and time.

Screen functions include: text scroll animation stop and Pure Laminar mode (screen off).

Phase Polarity Switching
On-the-fly 100% digital realm absolute phase polarity switching during playback.

Pure Laminar Mode
In Pure Laminar mode: screen data, active position monitoring, and back-light are all disengaged. The sole active operation remains Direct Drive clock-to-data pairing. The Direct Drive OS runs off of the active precision audio clock.

Playback Features
Playback features include: Pure Laminar mode, phase reversal during playback, repeat track, repeat folder, repeat SD card, play track and stop, play folder and stop, play SD card and stop, random track, fast forward while playing, rewind while playing.

Expansion Port
Optically decoupled expansion port for future remote control functionality without introducing any EM interference to the subtle audio streaming process. No onboard IR or Wi-Fi sensors.

S/PDIF output on RCA;
AES/EBU output on XLR;
I2S output on 5-pin connector.

Microvibration Control
Superlative microvibration control through precision milled solid steel and Panzerholz construction.

Dimensions & Weight
423.2×400×160.5 mm (16.66×15.75×6.32 inches), approx. 24 kg (53 lbs).

Price: to be announced.