Esoteric announces K-01 and K-03 Upgrade

Esoteric announces the following upgrade for K-01 and K-03 owners:

The USB Upgrade. (USB Input Capability Extension)

The USB Upgrade provides the following benefits:
Supports streaming of DSD 2.8MHz files via USB*
Supports up to 384kHz/32bit PCM files
Supports use of external clock when on USB input (10MHz)

The USB Upgrade entails:
Removal and replacement of the USB boards
Removal and replacement of the rear panel
Updating the firmware to support the new USB circuitry

This update must be performed at a national service center.

For the USA, the service center is:

Tap Electronics Company
6920 Hermosa Circle
Buena Park, CA 90620
Tel: (714) 562-7400
Fax: (714) 562-7405

The cost for this upgrade is $1,500 which includes “white glove” freight costs both ways.

NOTE: *The USB Upgrade does not allow for compatibility with 5.6 MHz DSD files. This additional capability is afforded through the K-01X and K-03X models released in late 2014.

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