FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Pontelle ATI (818) 343-4777 voice (818) 343-7444 fax email@example.com www.thetadigital.com THETA DIGITAL DEBUTS WITH GENERATION VIII SERIES 2 DIGITAL-TO-ANALOG CONVERTER / PREAMPLIFIER Agoura Hills, May 30, 2008 - The most widely acclaimed manufacturer of highend audio components, Theta Digital, is introducing an enhanced DAC / Preamplifier to its range of US-designed and US-built products. Theta invented and introduced the first outboard DAC in 1987. The new Generation VIII Series 2 is the latest iteration in a series of DACs and incorporates a long list of enhancements that refine the clarity of the audio signal and deepen the sonic experience. The Generation VIII Series 2 is a fully differential balanced DAC featuring customdesigned software-programmable digital filters feeding into two digital-to-analog converters per channel, one for each phase. Linear power supplies ensure clean power resulting in ultra-low noise. Theta's "Jitter Jail" technology eliminates most digital distortion. The Generation VIII Series 2 delivers the most accurate, welldefined, natural sound that digital technology offers. IMPROVEMENTS: - NEW 24 / 192 DAC chip - Up to 132 dB dynamic range (a 15 dB improvement over the Generation VIII) - Over 3X differential output current - Stop-band attenuation of -130 dB (a 48 dB improvement over the Generation VIII) - Pass-band ripple ± 0.00001 dB (a 200x improvement over the Generation VIII) - Fully differential DAC follower op-amp with 150MHz bandwidth (a 70 MHz improvement over the Generation VIII) - Four new discrete analog, digitally controlled volume cards with zero offset nulling. FEATURES: - 5 digital inputs - 1 stereo pair of analog inputs (single ended and fully balanced) - RS-232 for external control from Crestron®, AMX®, etc. - Can be slaved as an outboard DAC to Theta Digital's Casablanca III Music & Cinema Controller The Generation VIII Series 2 measures 17 5/8" W by 5" H by 17 3/4" D. Weight is 35 pounds boxed. # # # MSRPs Generation VIII Series 2: $13,500.00 USD Generation VIII Series 2 upgrade from Generation VIII: $1,875.00 USD Upgrade pricing from previous Gen models available upon request Availability IN STOCK NOTE: All prices and specifications, while correct at the time of writing are subject to change.
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