Emerson Analog Streaming Interface

The original format of the digital Hi-Res music tracks provided by streaming services must be maintained.

To ensure the data integrity of these tracks and to be fully bit-perfect, no alterations or conversions are made.

The choice of the DAC and the respect of its implementation, followed by a fine tuning of the analogue output stages, allow a true and harmonious restitution.

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Description

Technology, precision and know-how

The original format of the digital Hi-Res music tracks provided by streaming services must be maintained.

The Emerson in action

The Emerson ANALOG can be integrated into a multitude of different configurations.

Read the testimonials of Wattson Audio community members who have chosen to add the Emerson in their setup.

To ensure the data integrity of these tracks and to be fully bit-perfect, no alterations or conversions are made.

The choice of the DAC and the respect of its implementation, followed by a fine tuning of the analogue output stages, allow a true and harmonious restitution.

An effective line

With a radical and compact design, carved from massive aluminum, protected by powder coating, both models of the Emerson range remain discreet wherever you install them.

Specification

Key features

  • Proprietary streaming solution by engineered SA

  • Lossless LEEDH Processing volume control

  • Innovative and highly performing clock circuit and synchronization system 

  • Ultra-low phase noise oscillators, < -135dBc/SQ(Hz) at 100Hz and < 50fs RMS jitter

Connectivity 

  • Network input: Ethernet 100 Mbit/s

  • Outputs: RCA connectors

Restitution

  • Supported compression formats: WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA

  • PCM up to 24-bit 384kHz, DSD64 

  • Control protocols: UPnP/DLNA, AirPlay compatibility, Roon Ready

  • Streaming services brought by the Wattson Music app:TIDAL¹, Qobuz²airable radios

Performances

  • Output level (0dB FS): 2,0V RMS

  • Signal-to-noise, weighted (SNR-A): typ. 124dB

  • Harmonic distortion (THD+N, 0dB FS): typ. 0,001%

  • Very low noise power supply (< 1µV RMS 10Hz-100kHz)

Mechanical and electrical characteristics 

  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 4,1 x 3,4 x 1,5in (104 x 87 x 38mm)

  • Weight: 0,85lb (387g)

  • Power supply: 5V DC, external, medical grade

  • Power consumption: 1,5W (idle), 2,5W (playing)

Packaging

  • FSC cardboard 1,64oz/sq ft (500g/m²)

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