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Matrix element i - Streamer/Decoder Balanced DAC Digital Audio Player

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Introduction:

Versatile and Beautiful

This is Matrix element, pure listening pleasure with industry leading dynamic range and streaming capabilities with dedicated App available on both Android and Apple



Hi-Res Streaming Audio Already Here

Included software MA Remote available on the app store for both Android and iOS.
Browse and play your own high-quality digital audio, or enjoy hi-res streaming audio, whatever you want. 
MA Remote is now integrated with TIDAL service, Qobuz is also coming. In addition, it’s also ROON Ready. 
Find element audio device and control from ROON Remote, making playback faster.


Compatible and Powerful

Matrix Element has a discrete headphone amp with 1300 mw of power, it can easily drive various high-resistance full-sized headphones and high-sensitive IEMs. 
The excellent dynamic performance and inaudible background noise, make you concentrate to the music. 
The device can be controlled by IR remote and MA Remote app, you can easily control the volume and input channels even if connecting to active speakers or power amplifiers.


Suitable is the best

element i aim to cost-effective, but the hardware is still powerful enough: the Freescale i.MX6 series dual-core ARM processor is used as the master core of the MA player, the D/A converting module is using the ES9028PRO 8-channel D/A chip from ESS and XU208 audio interface from XMOS.
As an entry model, we keep the IIS LVDS port, which allow element i to connect to USB interface with femtosecond clocks.


Internal or External Power Supply

element i is powered by an external power supply. Audiophiles can upgrade their external linear power supply according to their requirements and explore the potential of element i. Even so, the power conditioning section in element i is never compromised. 
Each circuit unit still uses multi-channel low-ripple LDO independently, as the basis of good sound performance.

 

Technical
Digital Input
COAXIAL & OPTICAL
PCM 16-24Bit /44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
DSD 2.8MHz (DoP)

IIS LVDS
PCM 16-32Bit /44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz, 705.6kHz, 768kHz
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz (DoP)
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz, 22.4MHz, 45MHz (Native)

USB Audio
PCM 16-24Bit /44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz (DoP)
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz (Native)

Line Output
XLR
SNR: >-127dB
THD+N: <0.00025%@1k,<0.00027%@20Hz-20kHz
Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz ±0.05 -3dB@150kHz
Channel Crosstalk: >-143dB
Amplitude: 4.0VRMS@0dB

RCA
SNR: >-120dB
THD+N: <0.00040%@1k,<0.00045%@20Hz-20kHz
Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz ±0.05 -3dB@100kHz
Channel Crosstalk: >-114dB
Amplitude: 2.0VRMS@0dB
Headphone Output
Single Ended
SNR: >-111dB@2VRMS
THD+N: <0.0006%@1VRMS
Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz ±0.1 -3dB@47kHz
Output Impedance: <0.6Ω
Output Power: 1320mW@33Ω,248mW@300Ω,124mW@600Ω,1%THD
Gain: +12dB

Network
LAN
10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
WLAN
2.4GHz, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n standard

MA player
Format Supported
MP3 , WMA , WAV , AIF, AIFC, AIFF, AAC, FLAC, OGG, APE, ALAC, M4A, DSF, DFF
PCM Sampling Rate
PCM 16/24/32Bit 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz
DSD Sampling Rate
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz

USB Storage Device
element i can use the devices which conform to the USB mass storage standard and supports FAT, FAT32, exFAT, and NTFS file formats, but is not guaranteed to be compatible with all storage devices or memory cards.
 

Power
Power Voltage
DC12V ≤1.67A
Stand-by Power Consumption <1W
Sleep Power Consumption <5W
Max Power Consumption <20W


Others
Dimension
240×220×55mm
(L×W×H, including protruding parts)
Weight:1.5kg


Accessory
Accessories
RM3 remote control
Power adapter

USB cable