Codex Equally at home as a stand alone DAC, headphone amp, or digital preamp, the Codex can unlock the potential of any system. A fully-balanced signal path throughout the analog circuitry provides an inherently clean and quiet backdrop for your music. The zero-feedback design maintains all of the pace and rhythm of your favorite artist, rendering your digital music as effortlessly as if it were live.
USB and Optical (Toslink) inputs
Two 3.5mm mini-phone jacks.
One ¼" phone jack.
3.5mm mini-phone jacks configurable to balanced mode.
Asynchronous transfer mode for USB input.
DSD or PCM input over USB.
Minimum phase digital filter.
Single-pass 16x oversampling.
Ayre's exclusive Diamond output circuit
Linear analog AyreLock power supply
zero-feedback, fully-balanced discrete circuitry.
Equilock circuitry for active gain devices.
Output LevelHeadphone or Preamp Mode :7.0 volts balanced, 3.5 volts single-ended
DAC Mode :4.0 volts balanced, 2.0 volts single-ended
USB :PCM 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz, 352.8 kHz, 384 kHz (up to 24 bits), DSD64, DSD128
Optical input (Toslink)Dimensions
2.25"W x 9"D x 5.25"H (5.5 cm x 23 cm x 13.7 cm)
3 pounds (1.4 kg)