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Simaudio MOON Neo 380D DSD DAC w/ Mind Music Streamer
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The Nēo 380D sets a new standard for high-end, high-peformance digital playback. A direct descendent of the Evolution Series 650D, the Nēo 380D is not only incredibly flexible, but is also ready for the future.


380D Options:
Variable Output $500
MiND Module $$1200

Using the latest technologies, the 380D is actually more dynamic than the human ear can perceive. It will recover and deliver to you musical detail you previously thought was simply not there.

Fitted with virtually every kind of input you will ever need, the Nēo 380D also is available with options, to enhance its flexibility even further, and can be included at the time of purchase or added later on. Our MiND technology is offered as one option, for those who have already embraced network playback of a musical library, which is a rapidly growing and increasingly desireable method of managing and listening to your music.

Also, for those individuals whose music comes purely from digital sources, an optional balanced preamplifier section with its own volume control is offered, allowing for direct connectivity of the Nēo 380D to a power amplifier. This effectively minimizes the number of required components to achieve high-performance music playback.

Of course, key features you'd expect in a MOON Nēo Series product are present such as SimLink™, 12V trigger, RS-232 and IR ports for custom-install environments. Finally, the Nēo 380D is available in three different finishes: the standard "all black", as well as special order "all silver" or "two-tone" (black & silver).

Nēo 380D Technical Features

· ESS Technology SABRE32 Ultra DAC / Digital Filter (ES9016) working in 32-bit Hyperstream™ to achieve
unprecedented jitter immunity and low-level linearity via a patented Time Domain Jitter Eliminator
· True 32-bit asynchronous Digital-to-Analog converter
· Digital Audio Signal Processing with M-AJiC32 (MOON Asynchronous Jitter Control in 32-bit mode)
· Our own "Dual Jitter Control System" producing a virtually jitter-free digital signal below 1 picosecond
for ultra-low distortion, and ensuring compatability with virtually any connected digital device
· Eight (8) digital inputs (AES/EBU x 2, S/PDIF x 3, TosLink x 2 and USB x 1) allowing for a
connection to virtually any digital source, along with one (1) S/PDIF digital output
· Optional MiND (MOON intelligent Network Device) module (the 9th input) via WiFi
or Ethernet input for multi-room streaming
· Optional variable analog outputs (balanced & single-ended) using M-eVOL volume circuit, originally
developed for the MOON Evolution series. Accessible using the remote control, this volume operates
in 1.0dB increments. M-eVOL is based on a resistive array configuration with no sonic degradation
of the audio signal at all volume settings
· Full digital monitor loop on S/PDIF to accommodate external devices such as a room
correction component or digital recorder
· Highly advanced separate digital and analog power supplies, each using a toroidal transformer
and 11 stages of voltage regulation
· USB input with galvanic isolation which eleminates all ground current (i.e. no electrical connection)
between the USB device (computer, music server, etc.) and the 380D, preserving the accuracy of
the audio signal
· The entire analog stage is a fully balanced differential circuit for increased dynamic range and
headroom,higher resolution, as well as improved signal-to-noise ratio
· 12 Volt trigger output for remote operations
· RS-232 port for (i) full unsolicited bidirectional feedback and (ii) firmware updates
· IR input for external control
· SimLink™ controller port for 2-way communications with other compatible MOON components
· 4-Layer printed circuit boards with pure copper tracings for a much shorter signal path;
This results in greater sonic accuracy and a dramatically improved signal-to-noise ratio
· Rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
· Optimized selection of very high quality electronic components in a symmetrical circuit design
· Includes CRM-2 remote control.

Nēo 380D Detailed Specifications
Configuration Balanced differntial
Front Panel Controls Standby · Display · Mute · Input Selector · Monitor
Front Panel LED Indicators Input Type · Monitor (on/off)
DAC / Digital Filter ESS ES9016 Sabre32 32-bit Hyperstream™
Frequency Response (full range) 2Hz - 100kHz +0/-3dB (external source)
THD @ 1kHz, 0dBFS (A-weighted) < 0.001 %
IMD < 0.001 %
Dynamic Range > 120dB
Signal-to-noise ratio > 120dB @ full output
Slew Rate 50V/µs
Channel Separation > 116dB
Low Level Linearity < ±0.25dB at -90dBFS
Intrinsic Jitter < 1 picosecond RMS
Fixed Analog Outputs - Balanced 1 pair XLR
Variable Analog Outputs - Balanced 1 pair XLR OPTIONAL
Fixed Analog Outputs - Single-ended 1 pair RCA
Variable Analog Output - Single-ended 1 pair RCA OPTIONAL
Digital Inputs (8) USB x 1 · TosLink x 2 · S/PDIF (RCA) x 2 ·
AES/EBU x 2 · S/PDIF (BNC) x 1
Bit-depth range - All inputs 16 - 24 bits
Sampling Frequency Rate range - All inputs 44.1 - 192kHz
Digital Outputs (1) S/PDIF (RCA)
Digital Monitor Loop S/PDIF (RCA) - input x 1 / output x 1
Max. Analog Output @ 0dBFS - Fixed Level 2.0 Volts (XLR/RCA)
Max. Analog Output @ 0dBFS - Variable Level 4.0 Volts (XLR/RCA) OPTIONAL
Analog Output Impedance (XLR/RCA) 100Ω
Digital Output Impedance S/PDIF 75Ω @ 0.5p-p

12 Volt Trigger Output Operation Direct Logic (0V = off, 12V=on) using a 3.5mm
mono jack with an output impedance of 1000Ω
and current requirement of 12mA
SimLink™ Port 1 input + 1 output each on 1/8" mini-jack
RS-232 Port 9-pin female DB connector
IR input 1/8" mini-jack

Remote Control CRM-2 Full Function
Power Consumption @ idle 10 watts
AC Power Requirements 120V / 60Hz 220-240V / 50Hz
Fuse Replacement 120V / 220-240V 200mA short slow blow / 100mA short slow blow
Shipping weight 16 lbs / 7.5 Kgs
Dimensions (w x h x d) 16.9 x 3.4 x 13.1 in. (42.9 x 8.6 x 33.3 cm.)
Specifications are subject to change without notice.