The evolution of elementsThe element series music streamer, which represents the new design concept of「Matrix Audio」, is facing an update after they were announced three years ago. The element X2 will be a new start, it acts as a full-featured stand-alone source device for your audio system, and also brings your existing traditional two-channel system into the world of high-res streaming audio. Simplify your audio system and enjoy the music.
Perfect all-in-one solutionelement X2 music streamer is a multi-functional audio source that can play local music files or online streaming audio. It has a built-in preamplifier and headphone amplifier, which can drive various of headphones directly, or connect to power amplifiers or active speakers easily. Besides of rich digital input ports, the element X2 even has a pair of analog input ports which allows you to connect vinyl turtables or CD players to it. The HDMI ARC input helps you get a better sound quality when watching TV. Roon Ready, UPnP and AirPlay are not absent as well. Excellent human-computer interaction, with the MA Remote App by「Matrix Audio」, you can easily configure your devices, browse and playback music files. For audiophiles looking for an all-in-one solution which has superior resolution and presents all the details perfectly, element X2 might be your best choice.
New UI New impressionThe 2nd gen element series music streamer is equipped with a 3.46 inch LCD touch screen. When playing over the network, or playing local music via MA player, rich information of the track is displayed on the screen. The touch screen allows you to perform various operations more conveniently. The newly added playback touch keys make the new generation of element music streamers easier to use.
Richer than richIf you own a big treasure of digital audio, MA player allows you to easily browse and play music in USB drives or NAS. If you prefer high-res online streaming, TIDAL, Qobuz, Spotify and Internet radio will be your huge library of music. Roon Ready, DLNA/UPnP and AirPlay 2 bring you different music streaming experiences.
MA Remote AppYou can browse and playback your local music files, online music stream from TIDAL and Qobuz, and even Internet radio stations through the MA Remote App on your iPhone, iPad or Android phones. The device configurations, firmware updates also can be managed by the app.
Sweeter and louder
element X2 has built-in a superb pre-amplifier with +10dB analog gain. When the pre-amp is enabled, it can output high-quality audio signals up to 15.8VRMS, combined with Hyper-Control technology, let the entire output range keep ultra-low noise and distortion. It's no need to add an additional pre-amplifier, simply feed to the amplifier to achieve pure sound.
Full of power Full of detailselement X2 has a built-in full-balanced headphone amplifier, which is composed of 8 independent amplification units, every 2 units are connected in parallel, provides higher drive current and output power with a very low distortion and noise, and better control of micro-details to the headphone speaker units. For element X2, there are no hard-to-drive headphones, just plug and play.
Everything In Your HandWe take every detail of the product seriously, even the remote control is no exception. The new RM4 remote control has added playback control functions, making it more convenient to switch tracks, play, pause and other operations. With the 2 programmable buttons which can be set to your frequently used functions through the MA Remote App. The material of aluminum and plastic makes the remote control comfortable to the touch.
Digital and Analog Sources All-in-Oneelement X2 not only has multiple digital input ports, it also has added analog input ports. Vinyl turntables with line outputs, CD players or other devices with analog outputs can be connected to your modern digital audio system by element X2. There are high, medium and low input gain options available to adapt to the different output levels of the front-end device.
Early bird of TV Hi-FiWe have added HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) input port to element X2. When connected to display devices such as TVs and projectors with HDMI ARC functionality, the digital audio from the HDMI signal can be transferred to element X2 for higher quality playback. If the display device supports HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol, the playback on element X2 can be controlled by this display device.
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