AVM Inspiration SD 2.2 Preamplifier with HiFi Streaming & DAC


  • $5,40000

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AVM SD: A completely different animal

The new SD units herald a completely new category of AVM components with streaming capabilities. The brand new SD components combine an analogue preamplifier with two high-level inputs, DAC with DSD, streaming client prepared for TIDAL HiFI streaming service, web radio, and a high performance headphone amp all into one unit. That is why we simply refer to them as Streaming DAC or short: SD.

+++ Software update now available including TIDAL & Airable support  +++
+++ IMPORTANT: Please read below before updating your system +++

In the SD 2.2 and 3.2 we focus on pure solid state technology in all amplifier stages. While the SD 2.2 sits in a compact body of our INSPIRATION Linre, the SD 3.2 is compiled into a cabinet size well known from our EVOLUTION 3 series.

Since all SD units may serve as full-blown preamplifiers, combining them with our power amps such as the SA 2.2 (available in June 2015), SA 3.2, MA 3.2S is a logical consequence. Furthermore all SD models may as well be combined with active speakers.

  • 2 unbalanced line inputs (i.e. for connection of an external Phono preamp or analog tuner)
  • 1 Pre Out balanced, 1 Pre Out unbalanced
  • 5 digital inputs (SD 2.2, SD 3.2)
  • 2 x SPDIF opt.
  • 2 x SPDIF coax.
  • 1 x USB input synchronous / asynchron (switchable), 64DSD (2,8 MHz)
  • Network: WLAN & LAN
  • Streaming Formats: MP3 , WMA,  AAC, OGG Vorbis, FLAC (192/32 via LAN), WAV (192/32 via LAN), AIFF (192/32 via LAN), ALAC (96/24 über LAN)
  • Supported media server: UPnP 1.1, UPnP-AV and DLNA-compatible server, Microsoft Windows Media Connect Server (WMDRM 10), DLNA-compatible server: NAS
  • Webradio: vTuner / Airable Internet Radio Service, Auto network config., Internet Radio Station database (automatic updates)
  • Digital signal processing with up to 192 kHz / 24 Bit, 64DSD (2,8 MHz)
  • Upsampling frequency for all incoming digital signals may be switched between:
    Native, 44,1, 48, 88, 96, 176, 192 kHz
  • Switchable digital filters
  • Discrete headphone amp with 3 mm banana plug (SD 2.2)
  • Tone control and parametric loudness with bypass-function
  • Large, blue graphic display
  • A large variety of menu function for individual presets (i.e. adjustable input sensitivity,
    renaming inputs and many more)
  • Housing options: Aluminum silver or black, chrome front optional
  • Completely controllable via AVM RC S App for iOS or Android or optional RC 9 remote control with color display

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