Digital to analog converter. inputs: - SPDIF on RCA - PCM 24 bits/192 KHz. AES/EBU on XLR - PCM 24 bits/192 KHz. SPDIF on Toslink - PCM 24bits/192 KHz. USB on B type connector - PCM: 24 bits/192KHz - DSD: 24 bits/384 KHz. Output: Unbalanced on RCA connectors and full balanced on XLR connectors. The Jadis JS1 was developed with one important goal : Making the best and most musical reference tube DAC available. The power and the grounding of the digital section are still totally independent from the one of the analog part of the circuit. This version accepts a lot of formats thanks to its new digitial card and is equipped with an advanced system of digital power management. MKV version uses AKM4497 converter (mono-architecture - 1 per channel). The whole managed by a micro-controller. MKV version comes to enrich the outstanding quality of the JS1 to make you feel the quintessence of each track. Soundstage is still gorgeous with a warm but bouncy sound.