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dCS Puccini U-Clock Digital Word Clock Generator; USB to S/PDIF Converter

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Product: dCS Puccini U-Clock Digital Word Clock Generator; USB to S/PDIF Converter

Product SKU: 20006

Serial Number: PUU7009

Voltage: 115V

Cosmetic Description: 7/10 Very good cosmetic condition with some minor visible cosmetic wear including light wear and a nick on the top edge of the front, and several scuffs and rub marks on the top cover.

What is Included: Main unit, Power cable

Functional Notes: Operational condition of this item is excellent, fully tested and no issues found.

Age: Circa 2007

# of Owners: 1

Tobacco Exposure: No

Service History: None

MSRP: $4999

Other Notes: Firmware v1.03 installed.

dCS Paganini DAC and CD players also available at the time of listing.

USB has numerous modes for synchronising the audio between a host computer and an audio device such as a DAC. ‘Adaptive’ is the most popular of these, and involves the audio device synchronising itself to the USB ‘frame’ provided by the computer. However, this tends to give poor jitter performance so Puccini U-Clock operates in asynchronous mode, where the audio device synchronises the audio by providing a feedback pipe to the computer. The computer is effectively locked to the audio device, which then benefits from a much more accurate clock for dramatically lower jitter. USB is isochronous, which means that the host (PC) and client (Puccini U-Clock) both know how much bandwidth is available at the outset, so the host can guarantee that bandwidth will be available all the time.

Product Specifications

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Reviews:  HiFi+
The Absolute Sound
Stereophile

Shipping: Cost to ship this item within the contiguous United States is a flat rate of $65- including packaging and insurance. For all other locations including Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Alaska, please request a quote prior to purchase. Items with factory packaging will be double boxed. When factory packaging not available re-usable shipping box with custom injected-foam mold will be used. (for all items over 10 lbs). Note that all items valued over $500 will require a signature upon delivery.