SPL have announced the Phonitor
headphone amplifier and say that the name gives it away â€“ this is a product that is designed to allow headphones to become a full alternative to monitoring speakers.
To allow for control of sound impressions comparable to speakers in a room, the Phonitor offers new parameters such as Crossfeed, Speaker Angle and Center Level.
Based upon SPLâ€˜s unique 120V technology which was initially developed for their mastering product series, the Phonitor is aimed at high-end users to fulfill highest demands in sound quality. It is SPL's flagship of a new sort of headphone amps they call Headphone Monitoring Amplifiers. The company plans to launch further units in standard technology soon, e. g. a RackPack module.
Pricing and Availability:
Availability of the Phonitor is scheduled for May 2008.