Matrix X-SABRE 32Bit / 384KHz ES9018+XMOS DSD DXD Audio DAC

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Price: US$1,099.98
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  • Used the ESS Technology ES9018 Sabre Reference 32bit chip
  • Make it easy to playback the DXD and the DSD signals via the USB interface
  • A high quality D/A converter which support the DSD and DXD signal playback
  • Cooperates with XMOS 32BIT/500MIPS high performance digital signal processing unit



The X-SABRE with the COAXIAL, USB, AES / EBU input mode, you can change the channel by lever switch on the front panel.High quality gold plated terminals can ensure the reliable connection and to make a lossless signal transmission.

The USB 2.0 asynchronous interface support the 1Bit/2.8224MHz or 5.6448MHz DSD signal and the 24 Bit/352.8kHz DXD signal playback;The PCM signal support up to 32 Bit/384kHz sample rate. It will provide you the ultra high-quality audio signal playback.

Unlike conventional sigma-delta implementation, the ESS Sabre and Sabre32 converters incorporate innovative patented circuits to deliver spectacular music free from clock jitter common in digital audio systems.<br> The results are exceptionally wide dynamic range, ultra low distortion, accurate sound stage and jitter-free music clarity.

X-SABRE is using the XMOS X-CORE 32Bit/500MIPS digital signal processing unit which is used in the field of professional audio, powerful processing capabilities,<br> it's the most advanced USB Audio Class 2.0 digital audio solution now. Achieve signal asynchronous transmission and playback, support low latency ASIO, KS and other professional audio software interfaces, support for Windows and Mac OS X.

Technical Parameters:

DAC Specifications:
ESS Technology ES9018 SABRE Reference 32-bit DAC
8 mono to 2 stereo configuration, four D/A converters per channel

Digital Input:
Coaxial16-32bit /44.1k/48k/88.2k /96k/176.4k/192k
DSD x 64(2.8224MHz)/ DSDx128(5.6448MHz)
Support Window XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS
Window XP/Vista/7/8 system need to install the driver.
Support Mac OS X 10.6.4 above version, no need to install the driver.

Analog Output:
RCA Output Level:2.2Vrms at 0dBFS
XLR Output Level:6.8Vrms at 0dBFS (XLR:1=GND,2=hot,3=cold)
Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz +/-0.1dB
SNR:124dB 0dBFS Unweighted
127dB 0dBFS A-weighted
THD+N:0.0003% @1kHz 0dBFS
0.0003% @1kHz -1dBFS
0.0003% @1kHz -3dBFS
Channel Separation: -145dB @20Hz
-143dB @1kHz
-136dB @20kHz

Power:AC 220V 50/60H(AC 110V 50/60Hz)©
Power consumption:less than 10W

Size:205mm x 60mm x 48mm

Driver Disk x 1
User Guide x 1
power cord x 1

Customer Questions & Answers


Is it this item support Linux Ubuntu pro? Regards.

8/25/14 9:52 PM Asked.

Yes, it can support Linux Ubuntu pro. Thanks.

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