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Halo by Parasound - Hint 6 - Silver

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Class A/AB Integrated Amplifier
$2,499.95
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Halo by Parasound - Hint 6 - Silver

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MSRP: $3,000.00 - you save $500.05

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New Features (Changes from the original Halo Integrated)

Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control
Dimmable front panel volume display
Updated USB receiver is Plug and play with Windows 10 and MAC
An additional optical input (2 total)
Ball bearing supported solid aluminum volume knob
Programable default turn on volume setting
Favorite volume memory with remote control button
Increased phono stage gain for lower output cartridges
Improved Left/Right channel separation and balance tracking
Updated cosmetics with subtle gold highlights
Preamp and DAC Features
ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M)
Asynchronous USB 2.0 supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit
USB input decodes Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 and DoP DSD
Coax and optical inputs accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit
Analog bass management with high & low pass crossovers
Home theater bypass input for surround sound integration
Front panel subwoofer level control
Dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120)
Phono input for MM, MC and MI with 100 Ω or 47k Ω load
Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage


HINT 6 Technical Specs

Power Output - Both channels driven
(0.9% THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz)
180 watts x 2 @ 8 ? RMS
270 watts x 2 @ 4 ? RMS Current Capacity
45 amps peak per channel Frequency Response
10 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-0.5 dB Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
< 0.01 %, average listening levels
< 0.05 %, 160 watts x 2 @ 8 ? Interchannel Crosstalk
> 70 dB at 20 kHz
> 78 dB at 1 kHz Signal to Noise Ratio - IHF A-weighted
Line in: - 103 dB (input shorted)
Digital in: - 106 dB Amplifier Damping Factor
> 800 at 20 Hz Preamplifier Stage Input Sensitivity
300 mV in for 1 V at Preamp Output jacks
Total Preamp Stage Gain: 10 dB
Max Output Unbalanced: 7 V
Max Output Balanced: 9 V Power Amplifier Stage Sensitivity
1 V at Bypass/Amp In for 28 V at Speaker Out
Total Amp Stage Gain: 28 dB Phono Stage Sensitivity / Input Impedance
MM: 41 dB / 47 k ?
MC: 54 dB / 47 k ? or 100 ? High & Low Pass Crossover Slope
12 dB per octave Supported DAC Sampling Rates
USB: up to 384 kHz / 32-bit PCM
DSD Native: DSD 64, DSD 128, DSD 256
DSD over PCM (DoP) at 384 kHz Coax/Optical: up to 192 kHz / 24-bit PCM Digital to Analog Converter
ESS Sabre32 Reference ES9018K2M
384 kHz / 32-bit USB 2.0 Controller
Savitech SA9227, 384 kHz / 32-bit Headphone Amplifier
Texas Instruments TPA6120A
Output Impedance 10 ohms XLR Pin Identification
1 = Ground (Shield)
2 = Positive
3 = Negative (Return) Input Impedance
Unbalanced: 24 k ?
Balanced: 100 k ? per leg Preamplifer Output Impedance
Unbalanced: 100 ?
Balanced: 470 ? per leg Dimensions
Width: 17-1/4" (437 mm)
Depth: 16-1/4" (413 mm)
Depth, with cables 17-1/4" (437 mm)
Height, with feet: 5-7/8" (150 mm)
Height, without feet: 5-1/4" (133 mm), 3U Net Weight
33 lb. (15 kg) Shipping Weight
45 lb. (20.4 kg) Power Requirement
Standby: 0.5 watts
Idling power: 70 watts
Maximum: 750 watts
110-125 VAC 60 Hz or 220-250 VAC 50 Hz
AC mains voltage is set on rear panel
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