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GeerFab - D.BOB - DSD Break Out Box

by GeerFab
Original price $1,599.00 - Original price $1,599.00
Original price
$1,599.00
$1,599.00 - $1,599.00
Current price $1,599.00
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Unleash the full potential of your sound system with GeerFab's D.BOB - DSD Break Out Box. This revolutionary device works with most DACs, extracting DSD64 and PCM up to 24/192 from SACDs and Blu-ray Audio discs, and outputs data to an external DAC for meticulously detailed digital-analogue conversion. Fully HDCP and copy protection compliant, the D.BOB has a pass-through HDMI for player menu settings and other video uses. This cutting-edge box also offers remarkable versatility, allowing for Surround Sound integration, Apple TV connection, and hi-res YouTube concert streaming. Designed by audiophile Eric Geer, the D.BOB is a game-changing addition for music lovers seeking superior sound quality from their physical media collection.

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ℹ Product Information

GeerFab D.BOB (Digital Break Out Box)

Unlock the hidden sonic potential of your SACD and Blu-Ray audio collection with the GeerFab D.BOB (Digital Break Out Box). This breakthrough device effortlessly extracts DSD64 and hi-res PCM audio up to 24-bit/192kHz from your SACDs and Blu-ray Audio discs, directing the pure, unadulterated data stream to your external DAC for unmatched D/A conversion. With full HDCP and copy protection compliance, the D.BOB liberates the staggering audio quality lurking in your disc library, previously trapped by the limitations of your disc player. The unparalleled fidelity provided by the output of DSD64 via the DoP (DSD over PCM) protocol and hi-res PCM through S/PDIF Coax and Toslink Optical outputs will breathe new life into your auditory experience. The D.BOB doesn’t stop at enhancing audio playback. It also serves as an HDMI pass-through for player menu settings and other video uses while supporting the latest firmware updates via a mini-USB port. But what truly sets the GeerFab D.BOB apart is its ever-increasing versatility in a hi-fi system. Whether integrating a surround sound setup, streaming Apple TV or maximizing hi-res YouTube concert sessions, the D.BOB unlocks new dimensions in your audiovisual exploration. For audio purists thirsting for the next level of detail, texture, and dynamism in their sonic experience, the GeerFab D.BOB is not only a luxury, but a necessity. Its seamless compatibility and extensive functionality, matched only by its performance in extracting the hidden vibrancy from your beloved physical media, make the D.BOB an uncompromising blend of practicality and performance. Unleash the raw magic of your discs and expand your auditory horizons with the GeerFab D.BOB - there's never been a more immersive, exhilarating way to listen.

Features:

  1. DSD64 and 24-bit/192kHz PCM Extraction: The D.BOB has an unparalleled ability to extract DSD64 and high-resolution PCM signals up to 24-bit/192kHz from your SACD and Blu-Ray Audio discs, ensuring you receive the highest quality audio data.
  2. External DAC Compatibility: The D.BOB effortlessly outputs the DSD64 and high-res PCM data stream to your external DAC for superior D/A conversion.
  3. HDCP and Copy Protection Compliance: Rest easy knowing your D.BOB is fully compliant with HDCP and copy protection, ensuring reliable and legal use of copyrighted audio content.
  4. HDMI Pass-Through: Your player menu settings and other video uses are always accessible thanks to the HDMI pass-through feature.
  5. Firmware Update Friendly: Keep your D.BOB up to speed with the latest technological improvements through its mini-USB port enabled for firmware updates.
  6. Grounded 3-Prong Power Cord: Enjoy the safety of a grounded 3-prong power cord, ensuring safe and reliable operation.
  7. Sound System Integration: The D.BOB is perfectly designed for integration with surround sound systems.
  8. Apple TV Compatibility: Enhance your Apple TV sound experience by connecting the HDMI output of the Apple TV to the D.BOB.
  9. Hi-Res YouTube Playback: Stream concert footage or any video from your computer through your main audio/TV system with detailed audio resolution.

Benefits:

  1. Unbeatable Audio Quality: With the D.BOB's ability to unlock high-quality audio from your discs, you'll enjoy a renewed auditory experience with rich detail, texture, and audio fidelity like never before.
  2. Expansive Compatibility: Easily integrate your D.BOB into any hi-fi setup, including surround sound systems and Apple TV setups, maximizing your audiovisual experience.
  3. Continuous Upgrades: Stay ahead of the curve by easily updating your device's firmware via the mini-USB port.
  4. User-Friendly Operation: With its HDMI pass-through feature, maintaining access to your player's settings and video uses has never been easier.
  5. Legal Compliance: The D.BOB's HDCP and copy protection compliance guarantee that you're enjoying your audio entertainment legally and stress-free.
  6. Enhanced Apple TV and YouTube Experiences: By integrating your Apple TV or computer with the D.BOB, you can extract and enjoy high-res PCM from your favorite shows, movies, and videos.
  7. Modernize Your SACD Player: Enjoy the advanced DSD DAC capabilities of the D.BOB without having to give up your beloved SACD player.
  8. Safety Features: Operate confidently with the added security of a grounded 3-prong power supply.

Product Specifications for GeerFab D.BOB (Digital BreakOut Box)

Overview Extracts DSD64 and PCM up to 24/192 from HDMI data stream from a player/transport with HDMI out. Outputs DSD64 via DoP protocol &(DSD over PCM) and hi-res PCM up to 24/192 through S/PDIF Coax and Toslink Optical outputs to an external DAC. Fully HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) and copy protection compliant. HDMI pass-through for player menu settings and videos
Connections - HDMI Type A input [19-pin female]
  • HDMI Type A output [19-pin female]
  • S/PDIF Coaxial Audio output [RCA]
  • S/PDIF Optical Audio output [Toslink]
  • Mini-USB (for firmware updates)
  • DC 12V input for battery power
  • IEC AC power input |
    | General | Dimensions: 8.5" wide x 1.75" high x 4.75" deep
    Weight: 2.2 lbs. |
    | System Requirements | A. Universal player must output DSD64 and up to 24/192 PCM via HDMI.
    B. External DAC must accept DSD via the DoP protocol through S/PDIF Coax (preferable) or Toslink inputs. The D.BOB does not have a USB output. |
    | Extra Features | Compatibility with surround sound system, Apple TV and integration with YouTube for hi-res concert footage. |
    | Manufacturer Remarks | Designed to increase the performance of a universal player that supports DSD/SACD playback by way of DSD64 output, it's a perfect choice for listeners who love physical media. |

Experience sound as it was meant to be heard with the GeerFab D.BOB (Digital Break Out Box). Its remarkable versatility and distinguished performance promise an augmented auditory adventure, delivering a level of invigorating clarity and vibrancy that redefines your understanding of audio fidelity. From movie buffs to audiophiles, the D.BOB is a game-changing element set to revolutionize your sonic journey. Invest in the GeerFab D.BOB and let the music speak for itself in a language of striking detail and richness. For inquiries or orders, reach out to us at The Audio Tailor via our website, phone, or email. Rated as Australia’s #1 Hi-Fi store, it’s our mission to help you transform every note into an extraordinary symphony. Trust in the GeerFab D.BOB – Audio evolution starts here.

ℹ Specifications
Product Specifications for GeerFab D.BOB (Digital BreakOut Box)
Overview Extracts DSD64 and PCM up to 24/192 from HDMI data stream from a player/transport with HDMI out. Outputs DSD64 via DoP protocol &(DSD over PCM) and hi-res PCM up to 24/192 through S/PDIF Coax and Toslink Optical outputs to an external DAC. Fully HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) and copy protection compliant. HDMI pass-through for player menu settings and videos
Connections - HDMI Type A input [19-pin female]
  • HDMI Type A output [19-pin female]
  • S/PDIF Coaxial Audio output [RCA]
  • S/PDIF Optical Audio output [Toslink]
  • Mini-USB (for firmware updates)
  • DC 12V input for battery power
  • IEC AC power input | | General | Dimensions: 8.5" wide x 1.75" high x 4.75" deep Weight: 2.2 lbs. | | System Requirements | A. Universal player must output DSD64 and up to 24/192 PCM via HDMI. B. External DAC must accept DSD via the DoP protocol through S/PDIF Coax (preferable) or Toslink inputs. The D.BOB does not have a USB output. | | Extra Features | Compatibility with surround sound system, Apple TV and integration with YouTube for hi-res concert footage. | | Manufacturer Remarks | Designed to increase the performance of a universal player that supports DSD/SACD playback by way of DSD64 output, it's a perfect choice for listeners who love physical media. |

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