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Introduction to LUMIN

LUMIN model differences

We've tried to summarise the main differences between LUMIN hardware below. Other circuitry differences also exist, but these are the highlights.

Network Music Players

D2 T3 P1 X1
PCM support  384 kHz 384 kHz 384 kHz 768 kHz
DSD support 256 512 512 512
DAC chip 2x WM8741 2x ES9028PRO 2x ES9028PRO 2x ES9038PRO
Clock 2x Ultra precision 2x Ultra precision 2x Femto 2x Femto
USB audio output NO YES YES YES
S/PDIF outputs BNC BNC BNC BNC
Analogue inputs NO NO Balanced & single-ended NO
Digital inputs NO NO USB, AES/EBU, Coax & Optical NO
Video passthrough NO NO 3 x HDMI input & 1x HDMI Output (ARC compatible) NO
Analogue coupling Audio grade capacitor Audio grade capacitor Lundahl output transformer Lundahl output transformer
Optical/Fibre network NO NO YES YES
Solid billet CNC chassis NO Hybrid Hybrid YES
Infrared remote control Available separately Available separately Yes Available separately
Power supply Internal low-noise switching Internal low-noise switching Internal linear dual-toroidal Solid billet CNC external linear dual-toroidal
Green = Best available

Network Music Transports

U2 Mini U1
PCM support* 768 kHz 768 kHz
DSD support* DSD512 DSD512
Max upsampling PCM384kHz
DSD256
PCM384kHz
DSD128
Clock 4x Ultra precision 4x Ultra precision
USB audio output YES YES
S/PDIF outputs Optical, RCA, BNC, AES/EUB Optical, RCA, BNC, AES/EUB
Solid billet CNC chassis NO YES
Power supply Internal low-noise switching External linear
Green = Best available

* Maximum available digital output sample rate depends on output port and DAC compatibility. USB output and compatible Linux-based DAC may be needed to achieve quoted figures.