Massdrop x PS Audio Sprout II
Massdrop x PS Audio Sprout II
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Product Description
An integrated amplifier that does it all and does it well, the Sprout II was made in collaboration with PS Audio: a Boulder, Colorado–based company that’s brought us award-winning gear for more than 40 years. It builds on the original Sprout, whose laundry list of accolades includes The Absolute Sound’s “Product of the Year,” Sound & Vision’s “Top Pick,” and Stereophile’s “Editor’s Choice.” The Sprout II retains its predecessor’s all-in-one functionality—active/passive speaker amp, headphone amp, vinyl preamp, subwoofer preamp, and DAC—and adds a number of community-requested updates Read More
Specs

Performance

  • All measurements were taken with both channels driven, bass boost defeated, and AUX-0025 and AES17 filters; amplifier temperature at 25º C; optical input used for measuring all outputs.

Speaker Output

  • Power: 50 W at 8 ohms, 100 W (10s power burst) at 4 ohms
  • THD: <0.01% (1 W, 1 kHz into 4 ohms)
  • Minimum load: 4 ohms
  • Frequency response: +/- 1 dB (1 VRMS out, 20 Hz–20 kHz into 4–8 ohms)
  • SNR: 100 dB at max power into 4 ohms

Headphone Output

  • Circuit type: Current feedback
  • Power: 500 mW at 32 ohms, 125 mW at 300 ohms
  • THD: <0.01% (1 kHz, 50 mW into 32 ohms)

Phono Input

  • Cartridge type: Moving magnet
  • Cartridge output: 3–10 mV (5 mV recommended)
  • Cartridge loading: 47 kohms, 100 pF
  • EQ type: RIAA
  • Gain: +40 dB
  • SNR: >84 dB A-weighted (analog output)

Analog Input

  • Input impedance: 10 kohms
  • Maximum input level: 2.1 VRMS (+ 6.44 dBV)

DAC

  • ESS Sabre 9016 DAC chip

Mains Power Input

  • IEC C14

Digital Audio Inputs

  • Optical: 1 PCM (96 kHz max), 24 bits
  • USB (type B): 1 PCM (384 kHz max), 24 bits
  • DSD64 (DoP), DSD128 (DoP)
  • Class 2.0 Bluetooth (with antenna, aptX enabled)

Audio Outputs

  • RCA (analog unbalanced): 1 stereo pair
  • RCA mono subwoofer: 1 summed output
  • Headphones: ¼ in (6.35 mm) stereo jack with ⅛ in (3.5 mm) adapter
  • Stereo speaker output: Banana jack type

General/Physical

  • Voltage options: 85–264 VAC, 50–60 Hz (universal power supply with automatic switching)
  • Product dimensions, excluding knobs (W x H x D): 6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2 in (15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8 cm)
  • Packaging dimensions (W x H x D): 10.5 x 14 x 5 in (26.7 x 35.6 x 12.7 cm)
  • Product weight: 2.9 lbs (1.3 kg)
Included
  • Remote control
  • 4 gold banana speaker connectors
  • 6 ft (1.8 m) power cable
  • Massdrop 1-year warranty
Shipping

All orders will be shipped by Drop.

Estimated ship date is May 29, 2018 PT.

After this product run ends, payment will be collected and orders will be submitted to the vendor up front, making all orders final. Check the discussion for updates on your order.