CALYX M - Digital Audio Player
CALYX M - Digital Audio Player
$1,099.00

CALYX M - Digital Audio Player

Well Rounded Sound, CALYX M’s authorized dealer in the United States, is pleased to introduce this DAP.

Experience the difference of high-resolution audio on the go with this DSD capable, high-resolution hand held music player and DAC from Calyx Audio of South Korea.

“Calyx M is a truly excellent-sounding player … its non-fatiguing presentation will mean hours of pure escapism.

Scot Hull, Parttimeaudiophile.com

The M offers users the ability to store up to 448 GB worth of music with one SD and one Micro SD card slot. Digital conversion is handled by the ESS Labs ES9018S-2M chip then sent to a discrete class A analog output stage. Sound quality is what music aficionados expect from Calyx, and the M delivers! Bass extension and power belies the look of the M with its sleek and light chassis. Through headphones or your audio system, music is highly detailed and effortless sounding.

Features

  • M:USE proprietary user interface for intuitive operation allows you browse music by Artist, Album and Tracks, create multiple playlists in the “Jukebox” with a swipe of the screen, and rearrange your play queue with a drag and a drop
  • Micro USB input allows the M to be used as a stand-alone, asynchronous DAC (digital-to-analog converter) with the ability to play back virtually any file type, including DSD, 128DSD, DXD and 32Bit 384KHz.
  • 4.65” Gorilla glass OLED touch screen with HD-resolution for durability, responsiveness, and great graphics
  • Slide Volume Control mechanism for accurate digital volume control in 0.5dB increments with the feel of analog application
  • Anodized Aluminum Body/Trim in Calyx Brown is made from recycled parts for detail and solidity

Specs

  • Core Processor: Cortex A5, 625MHz / 1G-byte
  • UI/UX (M:USE): Proprietary design by Calyx M, M:USE
  • Audio
    • File Format: AIFF, AIF, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, DFF/DSF (64DSD, 128DSD-DoP), DXD, AAC, MP3, MP4, M4A, OGG.
    • Sampling Frequency (kHz): 44.1, 88.2, 176.4, 352.8, 48, 96, 192 & 384
    • Bit Depth: 16, 24 & 32
    • Output Voltage: 1.25V rms @ 16 Ohm
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz~32kHz
    • THD+N: 0.0008%@1kHz at 32 Ohm, 0.004%@1kHz at 16 Ohm
    • Channel Separation: 130dB@1kHz
    • Dynamic Range: 114dB
  • Gapless Play: Yes
  • Stand Alone USB-DAC
    • Compatible OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8(32bit, 64bit), Mac OS X 10.6+
    • Sample Rates: Asynchronous. 32/384. 128x DSD-DoP
  • Memory
    • External Memory: 1 SD (up to 256GB) and 1 micro SD (up to 128GB)
    • Internal Memory: 64GB flash memory
  • Language Support (Menu): English & Korean; Optional: Japanese, Chinese, German, French, Spanish, Italian & Etc.
  • Battery Capacity: 3100mA (5 hours play time)
  • USB: Micro USB connector
  • Music Management: M:USE, Dynamic Playlist editable on the go. Key word search function
  • Buttons
    • 1/8"(3.5mm) headphone jack (top left)
    • Power On/Off (top right)
    • Slide Volume, Next, Play/Pause and Previous (From top to bottom on the right side)
  • Dimensions: 135.50 x 70 x 14.80mm (H/W/D)
  • Weight: 230g
  • Accessories: Micro USB cable

Reviews

http://hometheaterreview.com

http://parttimeaudiophile.com

http://headphone.guru