Exogal Comet DAC and Ion stereo power amplifier

Solid-state power amplifiers,
Digital-to-analog converters
Exogal Comet,
Exogal Ion

The Exogal Comet and Ion are a fascinating pairing that offer remarkable immediacy, spaciousness, and detail for the asking price. You will be hard pressed to find a pre/DAC/power amp combo that will beat these two across the board, and if your music is in a digital format, it will be an even longer search. 


Comet DAC/pre

Type: Solid-state high-resolution PCM and DSD-capable digital-to-analogue converter/preamplifier

Digital Inputs: One AES/EBU (via XLR), Coaxial (via BNC jack), one Toslink, and one USB-B

Analogue Input: One single ended (via RCA)

Analogue Outputs: One stereo single-ended (via RCA jacks), one balanced (via XLR connectors). Both outputs variable, 6.3mm headphone jack

DAC Resolution/Supported Digital Formats: All PCM from 44.1KS/s to 384KS/s with word lengths up to 32-bit, DSD64 (2.8224MHz) and DSD128 (5.6448MHz). The following format restrictions apply:
352.8KS/s and 384KS/s are supported through USB only
32-bit word lengths supported through USB only

Frequency Response: Not specified

Distortion (THD + Noise): Not specified

Output Voltage: Not specified

User Interface: remote control, Exogal control app.

Dimensions (H×W×D): 47.6 ×190 ×292mm

Weight: 4.2kg

Price: £2,950 inc power supply upgrade

Ion PowerDAC

Type: Digital stereo power amplifier with DAC

Valve complement: N/A

Analogue inputs: None

Digital inputs: Exonet (via HMDI)

Analogue outputs: One pair of speaker taps (via 5-way binding posts)

Power output: 100Wpc @ 8 Ohms, 150Wpc peak power

Minimum load: 2 Ohms

Bandwidth: 5Hz–22kHz

Sensitivity: N/A, digital input

Distortion: 0.03% THD @ 1W @ all frequencies into 4 Ohms

Signal to Noise Ratio: Not specified

Dimensions (H×W×D): 47.6 ×190 ×292mm

Weight: 4.08kg

Price: £3,350

Manufacturer: Exogal

URL: exogal.com  

UK Distributor: Kog Audio

Tel: +44 (0)24 7722 0650

URL: kogaudio.com

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