Overview: The Peachtree Audio musicBox provides high-quality audio
playback from your analog & digital audio sources, such as your computer, iPod,
CD player, or other audio devices. The Peachtree Audio musicBox features a
high-performance DAC (digital-to-analog converter), special vacuum tube
preamplifier circuitry, and a MOSFET power amplifier section for outstanding
audio reproduction. The musicBox also includes a convenient IR wireless remote
DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter): The Peachtree Audio musicBox is equipped with a 25-bit/96kHz Crystal
Seminconductor digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The musicBox takes the
digital bitstream from your computer, iPod, or other audio digital audio device and
sends it to the musicBox's own high-performance internal DAC. The musicBox
utilizes this internal high-performance digital-to-analog converter to
process and play compressed and uncompressed music files in high-fidelity from
your computer's hard-drive, your iPod, or other digital audio source.
MOSFET Power Amplifier w/ Vacuum Tube Preamp Circuitry: The
Peachtree Audio musicBox features an integrated MOSFET power amplifier with special vacuum
tube preamplifier circuitry to create audiophile-grade sound. The integrated
amplifier is rated at 25 watts x 2 channel in 6-ohms at 0.1% THD.
Bass EQ: The unit's "Bass EQ" engages the system's bass boost
function. The "Bass EQ" has been designed to complement the bass roll-off
characteristics of most small bookshelf speakers.
Speaker Outputs: The Peachtree Audio musicBox is equipped with four
binding post terminals to connect a single pair of loudspeakers. The musicBox is
designed to drive one pair of speakers with a rated output impedance of 4-8
Note: Do not connect more than one pair of speakers to the
USB Port: The musicBox features a rear-panel USB (type-B) port to
connect your computer or other digital audio source which uses a USB output. The
musicBox's USB (type-B) audio input can be used to take music files from your
computer's hard-drive and play them back with superb fidelity.
Note: No custom USB drivers or software programs are needed to
listen to music from your computer. The musicBox supports both Windows PC
iPod Dock: The Peachtree Audio musicBox is equipped with a top-panel
iPod dock for playback of your iPod's music library. The musicBox takes the
digital bitstream from your iPod and sends it to the musicBox's own
high-performance internal DAC for superb high-fidelity audio playback. The
Peachtree Audio musicBox supports audio playback, music navigation, and charging
of select iPods. The musicBox does not feature a display screen so song & artist
information will still need be viewed on your iPod's LCD screen. It is
recommended that you store your iPod's music using high-bit rate formats, such
as Apple Lossless or WAV for better sound quality. The Peachtree Audio musicBox
is "Made for iPod" compatible and supports the following iPod models and
functions (as of 1/13/2012).
Tested Version||Media Type|| Control
Text ||Track Info|
|dock connector ||3rd||n/a||N||N||N||N||N||N||N|
|iPod nano ||1st||n/a||N||N||N||N||N||N||N|
Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may
change functionality results. If you download a newer software
version, you may need to reset the device and your iPod/iPhone to
regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert
to the older software version or wait until an newer software update
Component Video Output: The unit's component video output allows you
to view video stored in your docked iPod on your connected high-definition
Remote Control: The musicBox includes an IR remote control for
wireless operation of the system and your docked iPod. The remote control
operates off of two "AA" batteries (included).
Digital Audio Inputs: The Peachtree Audio musicBox is equipped with
two digital audio inputs (1 coaxial/1 optical) to connect an external digital
audio source, such as your CD player or DVD player.
Auxiliary Input: The musicBox is equipped with a stereo RCA auxiliary
input for connecting an analog audio device, such as your CD player or tuner.
Note: You will need an additional phono preamp for use with
Preamp Output: The unit's stereo preamp output (variable) is used to
connect an external amplifier or powered subwoofer.
Headphone Output: The Peachtree Audio musicBox features a front-panel
1/4" headphone output to connect a set of high-quality headphones (sold
separately) for private listening. The audio signal to your connected
speakers (not included) is fully muted when headphones are connected.
Tube Window: The musicBox features a front-panel tube
window, allowing you to view the glow of the unit's tube.
Power Requirements: The Peachtree Audio musicBox operates off of
standard household AC current using the supplied detachable 5' AC power cord.