Recently, a lot of products just for music lovers – many manufacturers produce headphones with an emphasis on sound quality, the manufacturers of players and home speaker systems greatly expanded its product range. What is the reason? Despite the crisis, people began to prefer a steep and high-quality products that will not only last for many years, faithfully, and will carry out its task in the five-plus. It is such a device is the Cowon Plenue S. Player was created based on the desire of users to get the purest sound on the market, so that the price tag is appropriate. Not every user will be able to afford it, but if you still love music and are willing to give for the pleasure their money, it is one of the best options on the market. If you do not take into account some of the products for 400-500 thousand rubles, but it’s all the space, there we do not even look.
The player Cowon Plenue S is equipped with a DAC, which had once been used in another legendary player BurrBrown PCM 1792A. During playback of Hi-Res-PCM formats and meet two TCXO crystal. Getting the audio in a standard form of the player converts the content into DSD. Thanks to these technologies, supports WAV and FLAC formats up to 384 kHz, and it is just gorgeous figure, whose middle-class players never reach. The creators of the device provided a common and balanced headphone connection – impedance connections of 1 and 2 ohms. Harmonic distortion, is only 0.0005%. Inside the battery is installed on the 4400 mAh on which the product will be able to play music in FLAC-high quality for 8 hours. This figure is worth remembering those who begin to write in the comments about smartphones and their capabilities to play music.
If the previous paragraph will make you go to Google and search for some of the definitions, in terms of design is simple. The basis of the smartphone is made of aluminum, which is under great pressure “squeezed” into the final shape. That is, it is a solid piece of aluminum, no welding joints and glue. At the top end is a proprietary coil for control, two outputs. On the side faces of the manufacturer placed the volume keys on the lower faces have a MicroUSB connector and magnetic mount to be installed in the docking station. Especially worth praise back side – it is also made of aluminum and is a bit like frozen waves. Expensive, cool, impressive.
The big bonus will display with a diagonal of 3.7 inches, built on technology AMOLED with a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels. Yes, this is not FullHD display, but you do not forget – it’s a music player, and not a smartphone for toys and movies. For the operating system is responsible here for Linux, which is specially adapted for the requirements of the player, there are 5 themes and they will be complemented in the future. There is also a software configuration of audio content – has 50 presets for music and 16 EQ modes so that you will find what to do.
Result Cowon Plenue S
Now let’s talk about the cost of the device. Give the player Cowon Plenue S will have for 169 000 rubles and it’s just a huge amount, but let’s be honest – no one will buy the player with an average salary. This device is for connoisseurs of quality, for the musicians and the people who are professionally engaged in music. For them, such a device is the way to enjoy the original sound. I’m sure not everyone will be able to tell the difference between this player and the device of thousands of 20. So why pay more?