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Melco N1ZS/2 Audiophile Music Storage System
Melco N1Z/2 is the flagship of the new Mk2 series. True audiophile source components designed for both Ethernet connected Players (Streamers) and for connection to a USB connected DAC. The N1Z/2 is constructed as a true Hi-Fi source component with heavy anodised aluminium chassis sections bead blasted to a delightful finish, and with an internal rigid H frame to isolate vibration and isolate the various sections of the hardware. Twin power supplies with additional capacitor banks with audio grade film capacitors isolate the HDD from the data processing, and multiple stages of noise reduction and isolation ensure the quietest possible environment for the sensitive electronics. A precision low jitter clock handles the data flow whether to the USB-DAC or the Ethernet player.
The drives are mounted on massive non-magnetic foundation plate, and the N1ZS20 uses 2nd generation SSD which is quite unlike IT SSD which seriously compromise sound quality. The SSDS are format as RAID 0 for optimum sound quality. The N1ZH has SFF drives – which are much less electrical noise than conventional 3.5 inch HDD. Operation of the N1Z is very convenient, with a dedicated Neutrik USB 2.0 port for a DAC, and then 3 USB 3.0 ports for Easy backup, Easy Expansion, Easy Import of CD or from USB drives, Easy Play without import from USB drives or CD loader so that a legacy CD collection can benefit from the latest DAC technology. All without ant require men for a PC or any IT type devices.
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Melco N1ZS (silver) Melco N1ZSBK (black)Melco N1ZH (silver) Melco N1ZHBK (black)
LAN Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) Player /DSM Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
Backup USB 3.0 Rear Panel Expansion USB 3.0 Rear Panel USB 3.0 (DAC port) USB 3.0 Rear Panel USB Power (5V for Router) USB Rear Panel
Screw Terminal – System Ground
Multi voltage 117V – 230V Nominal 3 wire IEC with ground 30W PSU for LAN related devices 30W PSU for SSD & USB Related devices 2 x Buffalo Capacitor Bank Internal System regulators
N1ZS: 2 x Audio Grade SSD 1TB Configure as Spanned (2TB) or RAIDN1ZH: 2 x Audio grade HDD 3TbConfigure as Spanned (6TB) or RAID
Local USB – DAC Player Control:
UPnP Control Point Type 0 or Type 1 supported
350 x 65 x 370 mm (13.82 x 2.6 x 14.6 inches)
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