The new Pulse IV has aptX Bluetooth, plus a 32-bit/384kHz DSD-capable DAC.

Announced earlier this year at the Munich High End Show, the Pulse VI (the fourth-gen iteration) is now finally available.

While the Pulse III was dedicated to digital with a handful of inputs, the new Pulse takes that commitment further with a higher digital input count, and aptX Bluetooth for offline streaming from a smartphone or tablet.

Alongside 80W of power, it features a 32-bit/384kHz Sabre DSD-capable DAC feeding seven digital inputs, including USB Type-B and Type-A, as well as three optical and coaxial sockets apiece.

Legacy connections include five line-level RCAs and a MM/MC phono stage taken from Leema’s standalone Essentials model (£600) for connecting a turntable.

Outputs include two pairs of preamp outputs, and headphone and fixed-level record outputs.

The Pulse IV is available now in either black or silver, priced £2300.

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