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Acoustic Research AR-M2 - Audiophile-grade high-resolution DAP digital audio music player (Ships next day)

Acoustic Research

  • R 14,990.00
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Key Components

Media Processor

Media Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 - Quad Core Cortex- A7 1.2GHz

Dual Voltage Controlled Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator

Dual Voltage Controlled Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator (VCTCXO)

High-performance 44.1kHz system (44.1 / 88.2 / 176.4kHz) dedicated, 48kHz system (48/96 / 192kHz) allows you to switch to full clock synchronization.

Audio-Centric Architecture

Audio-Centric Architecture

Audio sub-system acts as the clock master to the system. With audio data aligned at the audio sub-system, jitter is reduced.

Dual Operational Amplifiers

Dual Operational Amplifiers

Burr-Brown OPA2134, functions as a preamplifier and a low-pass filter.

Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC)

Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC)

Equipped with a Burr-Brown PCM1794A with the excellent performance of the flagship class. S / N: 129dB and the series best high-speed performance.

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Headphone Amplifier

Equipped with a Texas Instruments TPA6120A2 configured to class A operation with 10.6Vpp output.

volume control

Volume Control

To respond to the high quality and powerful drive of headphone amplifier "TPA6120A2," independent of the OS, it adopts high-quality analog potentiometers for audio made of ALPS.

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Volume Control

To respond to the high quality and powerful drive of headphone amplifier "TPA6120A2," independent of the OS, it adopts high-quality analog potentiometers for audio made of ALPS.

AUDIO OUTPUT

Output

Headphone Output (3.5mm Standard Stereo Mini Plug) X 1

Line Output ( 3.5 Standard Stereo Mini Plug ) X 1

Headphone Amplifier

Class A configuration

Up to 3.6Vrms / 10.6Vpp unbalanced output

16 tp 600ohms

THD + N (total harmonic distortion plus noise) <0.001% at maximum output

AR-M2 output

MEMORY EXPANSION

Micro-SD XC slot : Up to 256GB

Expansion through USB flash memory is supported (FAT32 / exFAT file system; 5V 100mA power or lower)

AR-M2-External Storage

BATTERY

Internal battery capacity

4200mAH

Play time

Up to 8.5 hours (PCM) / 6.5 hours (DSD)
(Note: Updated based on 2.5.6 firmware with gapless playback)

Charging time

4 hours (AC adapter, USB connection to the computer, USB (micro-B) connector can be connected Smartphone Charger.)

AR-M2 Battery
AR-M2 Sound Effects

SOUND EFFECTS

AR supplies this player with its own sound effects in high resolution precision.

Equalizer

Allows your sound to have a customized effect setting according the style genre you are listening to. (Music Genre: Normal, Classic, Dance, Flat, Folk, Heavy Metal, Hip Hop, Jazz, Pop, Rock, User)

Bass boost

129dB

Output voltage

Allows sound the extra added strengthening of bass

3D Effect

Allows sound to strengthen when played in any three-dimensional space

Verified and recommended Micro SD Cards:

Lexar 633x (Up to 200GB)

Patriot LX Series (Up to 200GB)

Samsung Evo, Evo+, Pro, Pro+ (Up to 256GB)

Toshiba Exceria UHS-I (Up to 128GB)

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Features

  • DISPLAY: 5" Touch Screen, 720x1280 HD image quality

  • BUILT-IN MEMORY: 64GB, MEMORY EXPANSION: Micro-SD XC slot: Up to 256GB
  • SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 10/ XP SP3/Vista/7/8 or newer / MAC OS X 10.6 or later
  • PLAY TIME: Up to 8.5 hours (PCM) / 6.5 hours (DSD) (Note: Updated based on 2.5.6 firmware with gapless playback)
  • SUPPORTED HI-RES FORMAT: PCM (FLAC/ALAC/WAV/AIFF/APE); DSD (DSD64/DSD128)
  • BODY SIZE: 2.76in x 5.35in x .59in

Specifications

Dimensions    Width: 2.76 In x Height: 5.35 In x Depth: .59 In
Weight (Kg/lb)    About 8.5 oz
Battery Type    4200 mAh, Up to 8.5 hours (PCM) / 6.5 hours (DSD)
Maximum Memory Expansion    Micro SDXC card (Up to 200GB), USB-OTG
CPU    Qualcomm MSM8926
Digital audio transceiver/clock master    Cirrus Logic CS8422
Pre-Amp (Voltage Amplification)    2 x OPA2134
Crystal clock sources for audio    Dual VCTCXO
Compatible Format Supported    FLAC/ALAC/DSD64/DSD128/WAV/DXD/APE/AIFF
USB Reader    Micro-USB (Data / Power / OTG*) *Support USB storage requiring less than 5V, 100mA power
DAC    Burr-Brown PCM1794a
Headphone Amplifier    TI TPA6120A2 / Class A Configuration / Up to 3.7Vrms Output
Volume Control    ALPS potentiometer (step-less full analogue)
Internal Memory    64GB
Wireless Network    802.11B/G/N
Audio Output    Line Out (3.5mm) Headphone Out (3.5mm)

 

 

  • Genuine audiophile oriented music-only portable music player

  • Comprehensive high resolution media support (WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, APE, DSD, and DXD)
  • Audiophile oriented flagship class Burr-Brown PCM1794a DAC
  • Unleash the full potential of high end headphones with best-in-class built-in headphone amplifier
  • 64GB built-in memory plus flexible storage expansion through Micro SDXC
  • Up to 9 hours of continuous audiophile-grade high resolution music playback

 

The revolutionary Acoustic Research M2 Music Player bring the music listening to a whole new level. Through the flagship grade Burr-brown PCM1794A DAC and best-in-class high slew rate headphone amplifier, it is capable to unleash the full potential of your high resolution music clips through high end headphones without the need for an external headphone amplifier. This is the all-in-one product you need for genuine audiophile music experience on-the-go.


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