DACS Headlite 3+ Headphone Amp
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Clarity HEADLITE 3
DACS have made some significant changes in upgrading to their Clarity HEADLITE 3, creating a new look and adding features, while retaining the HEADLITE’s renowned sound quality and flexibility in use.
DACS custom made knobs and minimalist graphic design highlight the addition of metering on the inputs to HEADLITE 3. For each of the 4 amplifier busses users now have sure knowledge that the inputs are live, and lets them adjust the input for optimum levels.
HEADLITE 3 comes fully balanced using THAT Ingenius® input devices providing very low noise and distortion along with transformer like pick up rejection, coupled with a frequency response (flat from 5Hz to 40kHz). This ensures the superbly tight bottom end and open airy top, along with detail and clarity in the mids; the realistic and precise sound for which DACS’ HEADLITE has become renowned over the years.
The really good news for users is that all this does not result in a price increase!
Douglas Doherty, Director of DACS, says: “The HEADLITE 3 is a world class audio tool that will give trouble free service for many years to come. Users of DACS products have told us that we make some of the best audio equipment in the world; we have crystallized years of experience into a range of elegantly simple high performance units, all of which are hand-made.
Our aim with the Clarity HEADLITE 3 is to enable artists and engineers to make their music with monitoring that makes it easy, and really reflects the music they’re recording, through the sonic detail and clarity of what they hear.”
DACS’ Clarity HEADLITE 3 which, like all DACS Audio Products was designed in the field by working engineers and developed in the labs by industrious boffins, scores top marks in all of the above: Excellent Clarity and Sound Quality is ensured by the design of the amplifier which produces very low distortion and an extended and flat frequency range The Power of the output on the standard channels is more than sufficient to drive any headphone of any impedance, and special higher power channels can be specified to drive multiple headphones without loss of volume.
And the Flexibility is provided by four bussed inputs selectable in combination on each of the four stereo output amplifiers and eight physical outputs. The standard channel amplifiers of HEADLITE 3 have power to spare – 125mW RMS into 150 Ohms – and each will easily and cleanly drive 400 Ohm headphones at possibly unwise maximum output levels. HEADLITE 3 is also fitted with one high power channel for driving multiple headphones – in tests six 400 Ohm headphones were powered with no loss of level (additional channels can be specified with order or retro-fitted) – and has overall power output of over 200mW RMS into 600R.
Outputs for each channel appear on both the front and rear of the unit, and are able to drive long audio lines to remote headphone outlets such as in vocal booths or over-dub rooms. For each of the amplifiers, users can select from the four inputs (A, B, C and D) to hear A and B, or C and D as stereo, and A, B, C or D as mono. This means, for example, that two different submixes could be sent to the HEADLITE from the mixer aux outs to suit two different purposes: the drummer and the singer might well need to hear different balances in their headphone feeds …
HEADLITE 3 offers excellent signal to noise ratios, low cross talk, very low distortion and a bass response that is flat down to well under 20Hz. The unit’s frequency response (-0.5dB at 3hz to 35kHz) is substantially flatter (within 0.1dB over the 22Hz to 22kHz band) than its predecessor, thus offering improved fidelity. Because of the design of the amplifier’s output stage, its high frequency response does not suffer significantly, even down very long lines.
As such, HEADLITE 3 delivers all the features recording professionals need in a rugged and reliable package that will last for many years.
Weight: 3.5 kg
Dimensions: 54 x 43 x 14 cm
Noise Floor: 114dB
Frequency response: 5Hz to 40kHz ± .5dB
Slew rate: Greater than that required for 40kHz
Setting time to 0.1%: this will depend on the load to a great extent, but very good
Max phase rotation (inter channel phase difference): 100Hz .01 degrees, 1000Hz .03 degrees, 10,000 .36 degrees, 20,000 .72 degrees
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