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Sprout100 - Refurbished

Sprout100 - Refurbished

As PS Audio's newest, first-tier integrated amplifier, Sprout100 represents our vision of a simple, elegant means of playing music at home.
Sprout represents our vision of a simple, elegant means of playing music at home. We created it for those of us who want quality sound without the hassles that sometimes come with it. Sprout features a phono preamplifier for vinyl, a Bluetooth receiver for music streamed from smartphones, a high-quality hi-res DAC to handle anything stored on a computer, enough power for any speaker, and a headphone amp that drives even the toughest loads. Roughly the size of a large novel, Sprout100 is a source of music for those who want quality sound without the hassles that come with it.

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Regular price $499.00 USD
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  • Design

    Designed to be compact and elegantly versatile, Sprout100 brings the content of yesterday to the technology of today. Sprout100 offers a maximum-resolution DAC, a variable subwoofer mono output, full RCA analog in/out connectors, a world-class RIAA phono-stage, a z-feedback low impedance headphone amplifier, and a universal internal power supply that allows you to take your new integrated amplifier abroad for maximum flexibility. Adorned with real walnut and machined aluminum knobs, each and every Sprout100 is unique.

  • Application

    Sprout100's ease of use makes it appealing and accessible to those who would find most audio gear intimidating. Sonically notable for its lucid spatial detail, acute tonal retrieval, and commanding noise immunity, Sprout100 is equipped to drive your loudspeakers and headphones better than ever. For those seeking a better, simpler way to play music in their home, Sprout100 will fill your living room, bedroom, or any room with enormous, live sound. Sprout100 provides quality without complication.

    Technology

    Sprout is a simple, elegant source of music for those who want quality sound without the hassles that come with it. Sprout was designed by PS Audio's Scott McGowan as an answer to the complexity and cost of Audiophile systems. Appealing to the eye and ear, solid and reassuring to the touch, Sprout’s ease of use makes it appealing and accessible to music lovers around the world. It features a phono preamplifier for vinyl, a Bluetooth receiver for music streamed from smartphones, a high-quality hi-res DAC to handle anything stored on a computer, enough power for any speaker, and a headphone amp that drives even the toughest loads.

    • FULL FEATURED INTEGRATED AMP
    • 100 WATTS PER CHANNEL POWER AMP
    • DRIVES ANY SIZED LOUD SPEAKER
    • ALUMINUM REMOTE CONTROL
    • RCA ANALOG INPUTS
    • DAC SUPPORTS 384/24 OR DOUBLE RATE DSD
    • PASSIVE EQ MOVING MAGNET PHONO PREAMP
    • LOW OUTPUT HEADPHONE AMP
    • TOSLINK DIGITAL INPUT
    • USB INPUT
    • BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH RECEIVER
    • MANUAL INPUT SELECTOR
    • 32Ω: 500mW HEADPHONE OUTPUT
    • 300Ω: 125mW HEADPHONE OUTPUT
    • OPTIONAL BASS BOOST
    • SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO 100dB AT 4Ω
    • THD <0.01% (1W, 1kHz into 4 ohms)
    • INDICATOR LIGHT
    • 6ft REGIONAL POWER CORD
    • 4x BANANA ADAPTERS
    • 2x SPROUT DECALS
    • OWNER'S MANUAL
    • DIMENSIONS: 6.2″W x 8.2″L x 1.9″H
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    Specifications - Sprout100

    Physical

    Unit Weight 2.9 lbs [1.3 kg]
    Unit Dimensions Width 6.2", Height 1.9", Depth 8.2" (chassis only, not including knobs) or 9.2” (including connectors and knobs)
    Shipping Weight 5lbs [2.2 kg]
    Shipping Dimensions Width 10.5", Height 5", Depth 14"

    Power requirements

    Voltage Options 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz, Auto-Detect
    Power Consumption 280W Maximum
    Mains Power Input IEC C14

    Phono Audio Input

    Connector 1 Stereo Pair, Phono RCA
    Cartridge type Moving Magnet
    Cartridge Output 3mV-10mV (5mV recommended)
    Cartridge Loading 47KΩ (100pF)
    EQ Type RIAA
    Gain +40dB
    S/N ratio >84dB A-weighted (analog output)

    Analog Audio Inputs

    Connector 1 Stereo Pair, Line Level RCA
    Maximum Input level 2.1VRMS (+6.44dBV)
    Input impedance 10KΩ

    Analog Audio Output

    Connector 1 Stereo Pair, Line Level RCA
    Output level, maximum 3.0VRMS (+9.5dBV)
    Output Max Gain (using Analog Inputs) 8.45dB
    S/N ratio >105dB (3VRMS ref)
    THD (Analog) <0.01% (1VRMS, 1KHz)

    S/PDIF Digital Input

    Connector Optical (Toslink)
    Format PCM (96KHz max), 24 bits

    USB Input

    Connector USB “B” Type
    Format PCM (384KHz max), 24 bits, DSD64 (DoP), DSD128 (DoP)
    Transfer mode Asynchronous

    Bluetooth

    Antenna Built in
    DAC Uses Sprout's built in asynchronous DAC over S/PDIF (ESS Sabre 9016 DAC)

    Stereo Power Amplifier Output

    8Ω loudspeakers connected 50 watts per channel, both channels driven
    4Ω loudspeakers connected 100 watts per channel, both channels driven
    THD (Speaker Output) <0.01% (1W, 1KHz into 4Ω)
    Frequency Response +/- 1dB (1VRMS out, 20Hz – 20Khz into 4-8Ω)
    Signal to Noise >100dB at max power into 4Ω

    Headphone Output

    32Ω headphones connected 500mW
    300Ω headphones connected 125mW
    THD <0.01% (1KHz, 50mW into 32 Ω)
    Signal to Noise >105dB at max power into 300Ω

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