New Features (Changes from the original Halo Integrated)

  • Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control
  • Dimmable front panel volume display
  • Updated USB receiver is Plug and play with Windows 10 and MAC
  • An additional optical input (2 total)
  • Ball bearing supported solid aluminum volume knob
  • Programable default turn on volume setting
  • Favorite volume memory with remote control button
  • Increased phono stage gain for lower output cartridges
  • Improved Left/Right channel separation and balance tracking
  • Updated cosmetics with subtle gold highlights

 

Preamp and DAC Features

  • ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M)
  • Asynchronous USB 2.0 supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit
  • USB input decodes Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 and DoP DSD
  • Coax and optical inputs accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit
  • Analog bass management with high & low pass crossovers
  • Home theater bypass input for surround sound integration
  • Front panel subwoofer level control
  • Dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120)
  • Phono input for MM, MC and MI with 100 Ω or 47k Ω load
  • Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage
  • 5 pairs RCA line level Analog inputs
  • 1 pair XLR balanced Analog input
  • Balanced XLR and RCA left and right preamp outputs
  • 1 balanced XLR and 2 RCA subwoofer outputs
  • Bass & treble controls with relay bypass from remote or front panel
  • Rear panel IR input and IR loop output jacks
  • 12 Volt trigger output
  • Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons
  • 0.5w standby power consumption meets Energy Star & EU specs

 

Power Amp Features

  • 160 Watts x 2 @ 8 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven)
  • 240 Watts x 2 @ 4 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven)
  • Power amp circuit topology designed by legendary John Curl
  • Direct amplifier input to bypass preamp section
  • High bias class A/AB operation
  • Oversized shielded toroid power transformer
  • Dual-mono power supply and power amplifier
  • 40,000uF power supply filter capacitance
  • Matched JFET input stages and MOSFET driver stages
  • 12 high voltage/high current bipolar output transistors
  • Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker binding posts
  • Over temp and short circuit relay protection

Parasound Halo HINT 6 Integrated Amplifier

C$4,200.00Price
  • Power Output - Both channels driven
       (0.05% THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz)
       160 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω RMS
       240 watts x 2 @ 4 Ω RMS

     

    Current Capacity: 45 amps peak per channel

     

    Frequency Response
       10 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
       20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-0.5 dB

     

    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
       < 0.01 %, average listening levels
       < 0.05 %, 160 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω

     

    Interchannel Crosstalk
       > 70 dB at 20 kHz
       > 78 dB at 1 kHz

     

    Signal to Noise Ratio - IHF A-weighted
       Line in: - 103 dB (input shorted)
       Digital in: - 106 dB

     

    Amplifier Damping Factor: > 800 at 20 Hz

     

    Preamplifier Stage Input Sensitivity
       300 mV in for 1 V at Preamp Output jacks
       Total Preamp Stage Gain: 10 dB
       Max Output Unbalanced: 7 V
       Max Output Balanced: 9 V

     

    Power Amplifier Stage Sensitivity
       1 V at Bypass/Amp In for 28 V at Speaker Out
       Total Amp Stage Gain: 28 dB

     

    Phono Stage Sensitivity / Input Impedance
       MM: 41 dB / 47 k Ω
       MC: 54 dB / 47 k Ω or 100 Ω

     

    High & Low Pass Crossover Slope: 12 dB per octave

     

    Supported DAC Sampling Rates
       USB: up to 384 kHz / 32-bit PCM
       DSD Native: DSD 64, DSD 128, DSD 256
       DSD over PCM (DoP) at 384 kHz

     

    Coax/Optical: up to 192 kHz / 24-bit PCM

     

    Digital to Analog Converter
       ESS Sabre32 Reference ES9018K2M
       384 kHz / 32-bit

     

    USB 2.0 Controller: Savitech SA9227, 384 kHz / 32-bit

     

    Headphone Amplifier

       Texas Instruments TPA6120A

       Output Impedance 10 ohms

     

    XLR Pin Identification
       1 = Ground (Shield)
       2 = Positive
       3 = Negative (Return)

     

    Input Impedance
       Unbalanced: 24 k Ω
        Balanced: 100 k Ω per leg

     

    Preamplifer Output Impedance
       Unbalanced: 100 Ω
       Balanced: 470 Ω per leg

     

    Dimensions
    Width: 17-1/4" 
    Depth: 16-1/4" 

    Depth with Cables: 17-1/4" 

    Height with feet: 5-7/8"
    Height without feet: 5-1/4"
     

    Net Weight: 33 lbs.

    Shipping Weight: 45 lbs

     

    Power Requirement
    Standby: 0.5 watts
    Idling power: 70 watts
    Maximum: 750 watts
    110-125 VAC 60 Hz or 220-250 VAC 50 Hz
    AC mains voltage is set on rear panel