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Toronto, March 31, 2023

With the Mark II release the exaSound s82 becomes all-in-one Roon Server, Streamer, reference grade DSD 512 DAC and powerful Headphone Amplifier.

Featuring ESS9038PRO 32-bit digital-to-analog converter and refinements like autonomous balanced and unbalanced output stages with improved micro-symmetry, high-resolution volume control, built-in USB and network reclocker, proprietary asynchronous USB streaming, Galvanic isolation, 32-bit low-jitter, bit-perfect signal path and manual selection of PCM reconstructions filters, the s82 Mark II is a stylish, ergonomic, exceptional fidelity all-in-one digital hub for Roon.

With unique two upgradable external power supplies dedicated to the server and DAC modules, the s82 Mark II offers the sonic fidelity of three dedicated audio components and the simplicity of use and cost-savings of having them in one box. The server and the DAC are galvanically isolated from each-other and digital noise from the server is not transmitted to the DAC via common ground.

s82 Mark II will play natively DSD encoded files and streams up to DSD512; DXD 352.8 kHz; PCM and MQA up to 384 kHz.

The new Roon Server Module is powered by Intel i5 processor, 16GB RAM and up to 6TB SSD storage.

In addition to Roon, the s82 Mark II offers a UPnP server and supports streaming with Signalyst HQPlayer, UPnP, AirPlay, Bluetooth and online services Tidal, Qobuz and YouTube.

The s82 Mark II DSD 512 Streaming DAC and Roon Server is available for purchase on the exaSound website on March 31, 2023 starting at US $7,599.

In-house designed and hand-made in Canada, exaSound devices deliver award winning, reference level sonic fidelity. Vanishingly low noise and distortion with highly accurate and extended frequency response form the foundation for natural, dynamic sound and ultimate subjective appreciation.

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