Esoteric N-05XD Network DAC / Preamplifier

£10,800

High End Build quality & performance coupled with beautiful styling

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Esoteric N-05XD Network DAC / Preamplifier

Spec description

Digital audio inputs
XLR 1
Input Level 5.0Vp-p
Input Impedance 110Ω
Input signal formats
Linear PCM 32k to 192kHz, 16bit / 24bit (AES/EBU format)
DSD 2.8MHz (ES-LINK1, ES-LINK2, DoP format)
RCA 2
Input Level 0.5Vp-p
Input Impedance 75Ω
Input signal formats
Linear PCM 32k to 192kHz, 16bit / 24bit (IEC60958 format)
DSD 2.8MHz (DoP format)
Optical 2
Input Level –24.0 to –14.5dBm peak
Input signal formats
Linear PCM 32k to 192kHz, 16bit / 24bit (IEC60958 format)
DSD 2.8MHz (DoP format)
USB 1 (USB B connector)
Input signal formats
Linear PCM 44.1k to 384kHz, 16bit / 24bit / 32bit
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz, 22.5MHz
ETHERNET 1 (1000BASE-T)
Input signal formats
Linear PCM 44.1k to 384kHz, 16bit / 24bit / 32bit (stereo)
• Only integer format file supported
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz, 22.5MHz (stereo)
Supported file formats
PCM Lossless FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC) , WAV, AIFF, MQA
DSD Lossless DSF, DSDIFF (DFF) , DoP
Compressed audio MP3, AAC (m4a container)
USB DRIVE 2 (Front, Rear)
Supported file system FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, Single partition, USB2.0 or later recommended
Maximum power supply 0.5A
Input signal formats
Linear PCM 44.1k to 384kHz, 16bit / 24bit / 32bit (stereo)
• Only integer format file supported at 32bit
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz, 11.2MHz, 22.5MHz (stereo)
Supported file formats
PCM Lossless FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC) , WAV, AIFF, MQA
DSD Lossless DSF, DSDIFF (DFF) , DoP
Compressed audio MP3, AAC (m4a container)
Analog audio inputs
XLR 1 pair (L/R)
Input Impedance 50kΩ
Maximum Input Voltage 8Vrms
RCA 1 pair (L/R)
Input Impedance 25kΩ
Maximum Input Voltage 4Vrms
Analog audio outputs
XLR/ESL-A 1 pair (L/R)
Output Impedance 220Ω
Maximum Output Level 5.0Vrms (PCM Full-scale signal input, Analog output level setting: FIX)
ESL-A PRE-OUT 1 pair (L/R)
RCA 1 pair (L/R)
Output Impedance 60Ω
Maximum Output Level 2.5Vrms (PCM Full-scale signal input, Analog output level setting: FIX)
Bluetooth® section
Version 4.0
Supported profile A2DP, AVRCP
Supported A2DP codec LDAC, LHDC, aptX™ HD audio, aptX™ audio, AAC, SBC
Headphone out section
Balanced 4-pin XLR × 1
Output Power 1500mW + 1500mW (at 32Ω load)
Compatible Impedance 16 to 600Ω
Unbalanced ¼” (6.3mm) Standard Phone jack × 1
Output Power 750mW + 750mW (at 32Ω load)
Compatible Impedance 16 to 600Ω
Clock sync section
Clock Input BNC × 1
Input frequency 10MHz (±10ppm)
Input impedance 50Ω
Input level
Rectangular wave TTL level or equivalent
Sine wave 0.5 to 1.0Vrms
External control section
RS-232C × 1
Trigger In ⅛” (3.5mm) Monaural mini jack × 1
Input level
Trigger Out ⅛” (3.5mm) Monaural mini jack × 1
Output level
General
Power
AC 120V, 60Hz
AC 220 – 240V, 50Hz
Power consumption 38W
Overall dimensions (W×H×D) 445 × 131 × 377mm / 17-⅝” × 5-¼” × 14-⅞” (including protrusions)
Weight 13.8kg / 30.5 lb.
Included accessories Power cord × 1
Remote control unit (RC-1334) × 1
AA batteries × 2
Felt mats × 3
Owner’s manual × 1

 

Audio Performance

Frequency response 5Hz to 75kHz (–3dB)
S/N ratio 105dB
Distortion 0.0015% (1kHz)

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.