Favard is the top player of the state-of-the-art Diamond Line, featuring top class design in digital and analogue stage, a unique twelve tubes design and the most massive power supply ever made for a digital source.

The transport mechanism model JPL2580 is the drawer type supplied by Austrian Stream Unlimited, a highly professional supplier specialized in High-End audio spare parts. It is made of aluminium and it enables the smoothest possible rotational stability reducing the speed fluctuation as well.

Using superior class components, such as high quality capacitors and resistors, Favard redefines the standards in the world of digital players. It is powered by a double battery automatic rechargeable power supply and eight linear transformers inductive design driving four tubes working as rectifiers. The double battery power supply drives the analogue stage to achieve the best noiseless audio purity. The massive eight linear transformers inductive power supply drive the Class A analogue tube output stage. Moreover, the inductive power supply drives all the digital stages and the mechanic transport guaranteeing perfect stability control.

Favard features a twelve tube design; eight tubes are dedicated to the Class A output dual mono gain stage while the other four rectify the power supply to achieve an incredibly smooth audio signal. The very high-mass chassis is able to control the energy of the vibration’s feedback featuring a high-class cosmetic solution that perfectly matches the Demidoff units as well.

The Favard is available in a variety of options being a digital transport unit only but it is even offered as a fully equipped unit featuring DAC solution with four coaxial digital inputs and one USB 24/192 High Speed asynchronous port conveniently converting the signal of any other digital source offering best top-level solutions. Optionally featuring an exclusive atomic master clock virtually eliminating the digital audio jitter problem that creates phase error signal.

Technical specifications

TECHNICAL FEATURES

CD-Player and DAC with twelve tubes, ten power transformers and two batteries

FREQUENCY RESPONSE

20Hz-20kHz +/-0.3dB

THD – TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION

0.05% max

SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO

-120dB

DYNAMIC RESPONSE

127dB

PHASE RESPONSE

linear phase, absolute phase inverted

 

DIGITAL FILTER

proprietary Zero-Clock™ circuit enabling three different Master Clock

MECHANIC

aluminium JPL-2580 Stream Unlimited

SPEED FLUCTUATION

0.0001%

VOLUME CONTROL

switchable On/Off digital partializer

CONNECTIVITY

Infrared remote: RC5 proprietary code

FORMATS

CD formats: Red Book

Disc compatibility: CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3

COAXIAL DIGITAL INPUT

2x RCA S/PDIF asynchronous 24/192

ANALOGUE OUTPUT

stereo RCA and balanced XLR

LINE OUTPUT LEVEL (FIXED)

2.5V both RCA and XLR

DIGITAL OUTPUT

S/PDIF, 75ohm RCA 24bit

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE

50 Ohm

POWER SUPPLY

100/115/230V, 50/60Hz, depending on market destination and not convertible

Tubes, battery and inductive massive power supply

POWER CONSUMPTION

180W

DIMENSIONS

470mm W | 240mm H | 475mm D

WEIGHT

40kg

CASE

Black

FRONT PANEL

Black anodised Aluminium

EXTERNAL AC FILTER

Gold Note Lucca AC distributor

OTHER

Gold Note Lucca Power Cord Plus

COAXIAL DIGITAL INPUT

up to four RCA S/PDIF asynchronous 24/192

USB PORT

asynchronous 24/192 High Speed 2.0 port

ATOMIC CLOCK

Master Atomic Clock Generator device

If you are using Windows, please download and install the dedicated driver to use the product via USB with your PC

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