Matrix Audio

Matrix Audio - element i

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3 14% ₹ 30,702 ₹ 2,108
6 14% ₹ 15,618 ₹ 3,710
9 14% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,331
12 14% ₹ 8,081 ₹ 6,970
18 14% ₹ 5,572 ₹ 10,302
24 14% ₹ 4,321 ₹ 13,708
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 13% ₹ 15,574 ₹ 3,443
9 14% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,331
12 14% ₹ 8,081 ₹ 6,970
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 13% ₹ 15,574 ₹ 3,443
9 13% ₹ 10,549 ₹ 4,945
12 13% ₹ 8,038 ₹ 6,463
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 13% ₹ 15,574 ₹ 3,443
9 15% ₹ 10,635 ₹ 5,718
12 15% ₹ 8,123 ₹ 7,479
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 15% ₹ 30,753 ₹ 2,259
6 15% ₹ 15,663 ₹ 3,978
9 15% ₹ 10,635 ₹ 5,718
12 15% ₹ 8,123 ₹ 7,479
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 12.50% ₹ 30,627 ₹ 1,881
6 12.50% ₹ 15,551 ₹ 3,310
9 13.50% ₹ 10,571 ₹ 5,138
12 13.50% ₹ 8,060 ₹ 6,716
18 13.50% ₹ 5,551 ₹ 9,923
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 12.99% ₹ 30,651 ₹ 1,955
6 13.99% ₹ 15,618 ₹ 3,708
9 13.99% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,327
12 13.99% ₹ 8,080 ₹ 6,965
18 14.99% ₹ 5,614 ₹ 11,056
24 14.99% ₹ 4,363 ₹ 14,721
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 13% ₹ 15,574 ₹ 3,443
9 13% ₹ 10,549 ₹ 4,945
12 12% ₹ 7,996 ₹ 5,957
18 12% ₹ 5,488 ₹ 8,791
24 12% ₹ 4,237 ₹ 11,679
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 12% ₹ 30,602 ₹ 1,806
6 12% ₹ 15,529 ₹ 3,176
9 14% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,331
12 14% ₹ 8,081 ₹ 6,970
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 14% ₹ 15,618 ₹ 3,710
9 15% ₹ 10,635 ₹ 5,718
12 15% ₹ 8,123 ₹ 7,479
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 30,702 ₹ 2,108
6 14% ₹ 15,618 ₹ 3,710
9 14% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,331
12 14% ₹ 8,081 ₹ 6,970
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 13% ₹ 15,574 ₹ 3,443
9 14% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,331
12 14% ₹ 8,081 ₹ 6,970
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 30,652 ₹ 1,957
6 13% ₹ 15,574 ₹ 3,443
9 14% ₹ 10,592 ₹ 5,331
12 14% ₹ 8,081 ₹ 6,970
18 15% ₹ 5,615 ₹ 11,063
24 15% ₹ 4,364 ₹ 14,731
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Chi-Fi
Excellence

1 Year of
Warranty

Ideal for
Audiophiles

Ideal for Casual
Music Listening

Ideal for
Indoor Use

Metal
Build

Connect With
XLR & USB 

ESS Sabre ES9028PRO
DAC Chip

Works with
Android & iOS

Remote
Controls

DESCRIPTION

ENJOY EVERY ELEMENT OF YOUR MUSIC

Experience the best Music Streamer combo with the Matrix Audio element i. With a discrete component headphone amplifier circuit, it offers a powerful output of 1300mw. This is enough to drive sensitive IEMs as well as full-sized headphones. You can even connect it to power amplifiers and active speakers. Expect a dynamic performance with almost nil background noise.

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SUPPORTS WIFI, DLNA & AIRPLAY FOR HI-RES WIRELESS AUDIO

Stream audio wirelessly or in wired mode with the element i. You can stream audio from any room over WiFi, DLNA or AirPlay with the help of the MA player. The element i is also Roon ready. What's more? You can control the music wherever you are with the MA Remote app (available for iPhone, iPad and Android phones). This is integrated with Tidal and will soon support Qobuz as well.
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HIGH-END COMPONENTS FOR UNCOMPROMISED SOUND QUALITY

With the element i, Matrix Audio aimed to create a Streamer that was cost-effective but at the same time packed a powerful punch. This can be seen in the high-quality components like the Freescale i.MX6 series dual-core ARM processor in the MA player. Each circuit uses multi-channel low-ripple LDO. While it's powered by an external power supply, the power conditioning section is never compromised. The IIS LVDS port connects to the XMOS XU208 USB Interface which in turn connects to the ESS ES9028PRO 8-channel DAC. Overall, the perfect combination for Hi-Res Audio.

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SPECS

HARDWARE PLATFORM
CPU NXP i.MX 6Dual 2x Cortex-A9 @1.2 GHz
D/A CHIP ES9028PRO
CLOCK SOURCE SiTime SiT8103
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
ROON READY PCM 16-24Bit 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz
DSD 2.8MHz, 5.6MHz
AIRPLAY PCM 16Bit 44.1kHz
USB STORAGE DEVICE
COMPATIBLE 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
POWER SUPPLY PORT outer diameter 5.5mm; inner diameter 2.1mm (+ for inner, - for outer)
STAND-BY POWER CONSUMPTION <6 W
SLEEP POWER CONSUMPTION <10W
MAX POWER CONSUMPTION <20W
OTHERS
DIMENSIONS 240×220×55mm
(L×W×H, including protruding parts)
WEIGHT 1.5kg
IN THE BOX
BOX CONTENTS 1. Matrix Audio element i
2. RM3 remote control
3. Power adapter
4. USB cable

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