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Denafrips - PONTUS II

Desktop R-2R Digital to Analog Converter (DAC)

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6 13% ₹ 30,282 ₹ 6,695
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18 15% ₹ 10,917 ₹ 21,512
24 15% ₹ 8,485 ₹ 28,644
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12 15% ₹ 15,795 ₹ 14,542
18 15% ₹ 10,917 ₹ 21,512
24 15% ₹ 8,485 ₹ 28,644
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18 13.50% ₹ 10,794 ₹ 19,295
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24 14.99% ₹ 8,484 ₹ 28,624
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3 13% ₹ 59,601 ₹ 3,805
6 13% ₹ 30,282 ₹ 6,695
9 13% ₹ 20,513 ₹ 9,615
12 12% ₹ 15,548 ₹ 11,582
18 12% ₹ 10,672 ₹ 17,093
24 12% ₹ 8,238 ₹ 22,708
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6 12% ₹ 30,196 ₹ 6,176
9 14% ₹ 20,596 ₹ 10,366
12 14% ₹ 15,713 ₹ 13,553
18 15% ₹ 10,917 ₹ 21,512
24 15% ₹ 8,485 ₹ 28,644
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 59,601 ₹ 3,805
6 14% ₹ 30,369 ₹ 7,215
9 15% ₹ 20,680 ₹ 11,119
12 15% ₹ 15,795 ₹ 14,542
18 15% ₹ 10,917 ₹ 21,512
24 15% ₹ 8,485 ₹ 28,644
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 59,699 ₹ 4,099
6 14% ₹ 30,369 ₹ 7,215
9 14% ₹ 20,596 ₹ 10,366
12 14% ₹ 15,713 ₹ 13,553
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 59,601 ₹ 3,805
6 13% ₹ 30,282 ₹ 6,695
9 14% ₹ 20,596 ₹ 10,366
12 14% ₹ 15,713 ₹ 13,553
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 59,601 ₹ 3,805
6 13% ₹ 30,282 ₹ 6,695
9 14% ₹ 20,596 ₹ 10,366
12 14% ₹ 15,713 ₹ 13,553
18 15% ₹ 10,917 ₹ 21,512
24 15% ₹ 8,485 ₹ 28,644
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Chi-Fi
Excellence

3 Years of
Warranty

Ideal for
Audiophiles

Ideal for
Indoor Use

R2R Ladder
DAC

3-Pin XLR
Balanced Output

Connect With USB
AES, I²S, Coaxial & TOSLink

Pair With Laptop
via USB

Metal
Build

DESCRIPTION

A TRUE BALANCED, DUAL-MONO R-2R DAC, AT A NOT-SO PREMIUM PRICE

Denafrips PONTUS II is a premium DAC that adopts many technologies from the Terminator DAC. This is done to achieve the highest quality of sound while keeping in mind the cost constraints. This no-compromise approach trickles to the exterior chassis, which is seamless having no visible bolts. DENAFRIPS have even upgraded the DSP board and enhanced several other aspects of PONTUS II.

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HIGH DECODING SPEED, LOW DISTORTION FOR A HIGH-END SOUND QUALITY HIGH DECODING SPEED, LOW DISTORTION FOR A HIGH-END SOUND QUALITY

The Denafrips PONTUS II is a true balanced, dual-mono R-2R network array DAC. What this means is each channel is equipped with an independent high-speed FPGA to control the decoding by means of 4 sets of 0.01% via the R-2R network. This design has a very small linear error, high decoding speed, low digital noise. This not only ensures that the audio signal has low distortion but also to ensure a very low background music noise. All digital inputs in the PONTUS II are FIFO buffered and re-clocked by the onboard FEMTO clocks. This excellent rejection of word-clock jitter makes Denafrips PONTUS II DAC less reliant on the source equipment clock quality.

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ALUMINIUM CHASSIS AND ENCAPSULATED LINEAR POWER SUPPLY

The chassis for the Denafrips PONTUS II is made of sturdy aluminium plates, securely fastened with an internal bracket and no visible sign of bolt from the front panel and top cover. The all-aluminium enclosure doubles up as shielding and anti-resonance which is an important criteria for audiophiles. Denafrips further enhanced the device with a linear power supply design compared to the ARES II. This power supply is encapsulated in a thick metal alloy, equipped with dual o-core transformers, completely isolated super linear regulator, multistage power supply for digital and analogue sections, ensuring low noise, high availability power supply to the DAC.

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EASY ACCESSIBLE FRONT PANEL

PONTUS II’s front panel is designed for easy access to most of the functions the device has to offer. This includes input switching, phase invert, choosing between oversampling or non-oversampling mode, mute button and a mode button that doubles as a filter button, toggling between slow or sharp digital filters.

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MULTIPLE OPTIONS FOR IO (INPUT/OUTPUT)

Denafrips PONTUS II has multiple input options to choose from. This includes - Coaxial 1 via RCA, Coaxial 2 via BNC 75 Ω, TOSLink x 1, AES EBU x 2, USB and I²S via HDMI LVDS. The PONTUS II has two analog output options - RCA at 2.0Vrms, 625 Ω and XLR at 4.0Vrms, 1250 Ω.

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SPECS

SPECIFICATIONS
R-2R DAC Proprietary R2R + DSD Architecture
True balanced 24BIT R2R + 6BIT DSD (32 steps FIR Filters)
Native DSD decoding with 0.01% precision resistors
HIGHLIGHTS Encapsulated Ultra Low Noise Power Supply
FEMTO Crystal 45.1548MHz, 49.152Mhz
Adaptive FIFO Buffer and Reclocking
DSD1024, PCM1536 Supports On USB & I²S Input
Proprietary USB Audio Solution via STM32F446 Advanced AMR Based MCU
Licensed Thesycon USB Driver For Windows Platform
Driverless On Mac & Linux
Dual AES/EBU Input Supports
Sharp/Slow Filters Option
I²S Pinout Configuration
I²S DSD Channel Swap Configuration
DSD DSD64-DoP On All Input
DSD1024* On USB & I²S Input Only
PCM 24bits / 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192KHz On All Input
1536kHz* On USB & I²S Input
NOTE : USB Firmware V3.4.1 - PCM1536 / DSD1024 supports disabled for compatibility with macOS
DIGITAL INPUT Coax 1 via RCA
Coax 2 via BNC 75 Ω
TOSLink x 1
AES EBU x 2
USB
I²S via HDMI LVDS
ANALOG OUTPUT RCA at 2.0Vrms, 625 Ω
XLR at 4.0Vrms, 1250 Ω
SAMPLING MODE Non-Oversampling NOS
Oversampling OS
AC POWER REQUIREMENT 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz (Worldwide Voltage)
POWER CONSUMPTION ≤20W
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20-70KHz -3dB
THD+N 0.0025%
S/N RATIO 120dB
DYNAMIC RANGE >121dB
STEREO CROSSTALK -110dB
DIMENSIONS 320 x 330 x 80 mm
WEIGHT 8.5 Kg
COLOR Silver / Black
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2. User Manual

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