Boulder – 1021 digital media player.
When the 1021 debuted it was the conclusion of one of the largest undertakings in Boulder’s history.
It was also the first complete source component from the company.
Development lasted for two years and the result completely changed the limits of what a digital player could be.
Since then it has earned over-the-top praise by owners, dealers, reviewers and other manufacturers from around the world.
Plays Compact Discs, data disks, and streaming audio from a UPnP/DLNA network.
Decodes MP3, FLAC, WAV, ALAC (Apple Lossless), OGG Vorbis, and AIFF files in resolutions up to 24-bits and 192 kHz.
Boulder’s proprietary digital filter results in optimized phase and frequency response.
Large, full-color LCD display with a parallel VGA output for connection to video systems.
Internal volume control and two pairs of analog outputs for direct connection to amplifiers and powered subwoofers.
Artist, track name, and album name are automatically downloaded and displayed when streaming or playing Compact Discs.
Read-Until-Right system buffers digital music and repeatedly scans damaged disks to extract accurate data.
Clock signals are stripped from music data before buffering to eliminate jitter.
Comprehensive setup and custom configuration menu.
1021 – Specification:
DISK FORMATS – CD, CD-R, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW
DATA FILE FORMATS – AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, xFLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV, xWAV
DATA RATES ACCEPTED – Up to 24-bits and 192 kHz
OUTPUT LEVEL – 4V balanced, 2V unbalanced, @0dBFS
ANALOG OUTPUTS – 2 pairs of balanced 3-pin XLR
DIGITAL OUTPUT – 3-pin AES3 on XLR, adaptable to S/PDIF
VOLUME CONTROL RANGE – 80 dB range in 1.0 dB steps
SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO – 114 dB, 20-22 kHz, unweighted
THD+N, 0 DBFS – Less than 0.0016%, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
FREQUENCY RESPONSE – -0.5 dB at 20 kHz
DISPLAY OUTPUT – 640 x 480 VGA, 15-pin DB9 connector
INTERNET – RJ45 Ethernet connector
CONTROL SYSTEMS – Boulder Link, 12V trigger out, IR in
POWER REQUIREMENTS – 100, 120, 200, 220-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
POWER CONSUMPTION – 75W maximum
WEIGHT – 46 lbs. (20.9 kg),
Shipping: 60 lbs. (27.2 kg)