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Mutec MC-3Plus USB Smart Clock - Aluminum Front Panel
  • Mutec MC-3Plus USB Smart Clock - Aluminum Front Panel
  • Mutec MC-3Plus USB Smart Clock - Aluminum Front Panel
  • Mutec MC-3Plus USB Smart Clock - Aluminum Front Panel
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Mutec MC-3Plus USB Smart Clock - Aluminum Front Panel

Manufacturer: Mutec



Our Price:$1,199.00

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The MC-3+ Smart Clock USB is setting a new benchmark for clocking technology and the reproduction of digital audio by uniquely combining an audiophile USB interface with an audio re-clocker in perfection! Particularly designed for the demands of high-end consumer audio, the device expands a new sonic universe with increased musicality, clarity, and precision. As such, the MC-3+USB will prove its worth in many audiophile listening rooms around the world.

  • Features

    • Improved, next-generation re-clocking and 1G-Clock technology by MUTEC
    • Audiophile, asynchronous two-channel USB interface with ultra-low noise audio clock oscillators and total galvanic isolation for surpression of high-frequency interferences
    • Effective power supply filtering through lowest-noise, multiple-stage voltage supplies
    • Regenerates and audibly improves the audio quality of USB PCM audio and DSD/DoP streams as well as connected devices
    • Offers uniquely externally referenced re-clocking, locked to Rubidium-/Caesium atomic clocks or GPS receivers
    • Serves as a flexible digital input switching matrix, audio format converter and master clock
    • Compatible to Apple Macintosh and Windows PCs
    • Intuitive user interface and easy installation
    • Update-capability via USB
    • Available with black- or clear aluminum front panel
    • Converts DSD/DoP streams (64-256) to PCM audio with selectable output clock rate
    • Transfers USB audio streams into AES3 and S/P-DIF and outputs those to five digital audio formats simultaneously
    • Converts between USB PCM audio, USB DSD/DoP audio, AES3 and S/P-DIF, as well as between AES11 and Word Clock
    • Highly compatible USB audio class 2.0 driver for Windows supporting ASIO, MME, DirectSound, WASAPI, Kernel Streaming, PCM 16Bit, 24Bit, 32Bit and Float-32Bit at all clock rates between 44.1kHzand 192.0kHz
    • Ultra-low jitter Word Clock generation with clock rates up to 1,536.0 kHz
    • Scalable to FS1x512 clock rates, 22,5792 MHz & 24,576 MHz, for e.g. high-end audio interfaces
    • Locks to Rubidium- (10 MHz), Cesium- (5 MHz) and GPS clock references
    • Generates Word Clocks, Super Clocks, AES3 + S/P-DIF blanks simultaneously
    • Uninterruptable, fail-safe clock generation in all operation modes
    • Eliminates so-called digital "clicks and pops"
    • Individual lock indicators for the clock or audio reference and the re-clock reference
    • USB, AES/EBU, AES/EBUid and S/P-DIF interfaces in one box
    • S/P-DIF interconnections via BNC, RCA and optical interfaces available as in- and outputs
    • Front panel lock-out for preventing of misuse
    • Rack-space-saving 9.5" housing
    • Built-in, universal power supply
  • Specifications

    • Interfaces
    • 1 x USB2.0 interface, bi-directional usable
    • 1 x BNC input for Word Clock + 1-10MHz, 75 ohms termination switchable, unbalanced
    • 1 x XLR input for AES3/11, 110 ohms terminated, transformer balanced
    • 1 x BNC input for S/P-DIF + AES3id, 75 ohms terminated, unbalanced
    • 1 x Optical input for S/P-DIF, Toshiba ToslinkTM, EIAJ RC-5720
    • 1 x Cinch input (coaxial) for S/P-DIF, 75 ohms terminated, unbalanced
    • 4 x BNC outputs for Word Clock, terminated, unbalanced, individually buffered, adjustable in pairs
    • 1 x XLR output for AES3/11, terminated, transformer balanced, buffered
    • 1 x BNC output for AES3id, 75 ohms terminated, unbalanced
    • 1 x BNC output for S/P-DIF, 75 ohms terminated, unbalanced
    • 1 x Cinch (coaxial) output for S/P-DIF, terminated, unbalanced, buffered
    • 1 x Optical output for S/P-DIF, Toshiba ToslinkTM, EIAJ RC-5720

      Frequency Synthesis and Basis Clock Generation
    • MUTEC's proprietary, ultra-low jitter 1G-Clock technology based on highest-clocked DDS process
    • Digitally-compensated basis clock accuracy of <0.1ppm (when shipped), AES11, Grade 1
    • Operating temperature 0°C to +50°C

      Power Supply
    • Type: Internal switching power supply
    • Input Voltage: 90V - 260V (automatic adjustment), 47Hz - 440Hz
    • Power Consumption: max. 10W

      Mechanical Details
    • Cover size / material / color: 196 x 42 x 156mm without connectors and case feet (W x H x D), 1mm steel sheet, black powder-coated
    • Front panel size / material / surface / color: 198 x 44 x 4mm (W x H x D), aluminium, anodized incl. anodic printing or silk screening, aluminium- or black-colored
    • Weight: approx. 1350g
  • Applications

    • Optimizes jitter-affected digital sources like CD transports, satellite ratios, and streamers
    • Ideally suited as a signal conditioner to audibly improve any D/A converter
    • Enables computer audio via USB at highest fidelity quality
    • Serves as a digital audio switching matrix, format converter, and master clock
    • Exports and converts native DSD signals from the computer
    • Isolates USB audio streams to digital devices
    • Improves jitter-affected digital sources for archival and audio processing purposes
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