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Kronos AV

Metronome c/AQWO DAC
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  • Regular price £20,000.00
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c|AQWO is the most sophisticated digital-to-analog converter of the Métronome brand. It retains the famous Metronome feature allowing you to choose your output mode (transistor or tube) at any time according to your listening preferences.

On par with the greatest, it delivers a sound rendering with an exceptional soundstage, extremely detailed while remaining warm and analog. Musicality and emotion are there.

It will also be suitable for the needs of very high resolution (DSD) audiophiles.

The two boxes of the c|AQWO are available in an impeccable finish in aluminum silver or black.

Resolution :

  • 32 bits / 768 kHz dual-mono, 2 internal converter chips

Internal features :

  • Dynamic range : 175 dB
    Distortion + noise : -140 dB
    Internal processing 32 bit
    Frequency bandwidth 32 - 211 kHz

Analog output integrates 2 output modes :

  • Solid state / tube (when option implemented) 2 tubes JAN6922 Class A polarization Bandwidth : 10 Hz - 50 kHz +/- 0.1 dB
    Dynamic range : 140 dB

Digital Inputs :

  • All inputs accept signals from 44.1 to 192 kHz
  • S/PDIF 75 Ohms RCA connector
  • AES/EBU 110 Ohms XLR connector
  • Optical Toslink connector
  • HDMI and USB type B : PCM from 44.1 to 384 kHz, DSD up to 22.5MHz

Analog output :

  • Unbalanced adjustable 1.4 - 2.5 - 3 V RMS @0dB -47 KOhms – RCA connectors
  • Balanced adjustable 1.4 - 2.5 - 3 V RMS @0 dB - 600 Ohms – XLR connectors

Power supply :

  • 4 toroidal transformers with 11 independent regulation lines

Voltage :

  • 100 VAC - 50/60 Hz Japan
    120/240 VAC - 50/60 Hz Other countries

Other characteristics :

  • Consumption : 90 VA max - Dimensions (LxHxP) : 430 x 120 x 420 mm
    Weight : 12 kg
    Elektra (LxHxP) : 430 x 80 x 420 mm - Weight : 12.7 kg

We are still delivering orders as normal. When your order ships you will still receive tracking details. For UK shipments, Our couriers have procedures in place to ensure deliveries are arriving as quickly & safely as possible. Drivers can now sign for your parcels, however will notify you that they have arrived, in order to ensure you receive your parcel. Signing for the parcel has now been stopped temporally for hygiene reasons. Drivers are also working with customer instructions, so you can ask them to leave the parcel in a safe place (doorstep etc...) if you prefer not to come into direct contact with the driver.

There has been no changes to deliveries with Brexit. All deliveries to the UK mainland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are operating as normal. No VAT or charges are applicable. 

Express Deliveries

Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around. 

Standard Deliveries

Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!


Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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