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AV Tech Solutions
06-12-2020, 14:23
We are extremely pleased to announce that Meitner Audio are releasing the first of their next generation products. Introducing Meitner Audio’s ground breaking MA3 Integrated D/A converter. The MA3 combines Ed Meitner's proven world-class sound techniques from their beloved DA2 V2 and DV2 converters, with network audio streaming functions from their popular and simple to use NS1 Streamer - creating one sleek, affordable package to serve your greater enjoyment of music.

The Meitner Audio MA3 Integrated D/A Converter will be shipping out to us next week for delivery to our authorised dealers.

The Meitner MA3:

16xDSD MDAC2™ DACs coupled with our proprietary MDAT2™ DSP
VControl™ volume control used in our EMM DV2 converter
Supports DSD128/2xDSD, DXD and MQA®
Built in network streamer for music streaming service integration

16xDSD MDAC2™ and MDAT2™ DSP:

The MA3 employs our MDAC2™ fully discrete single-bit, 16xDSD, D-to-A converters, coupled with our MDAT2™ DSP which performs real-time transient detection in addition up-conversion of all incoming audio. VControl™ maintains the input signal without re-quantization allowing for complete transparency at any volume setting, wide attenuation range, and no loss of audio resolution.

USB Isolation, MFAST™ and MCLK2™:

The USB interface includes EMM’s proprietary hardware galvanic isolation. MFAST™ our high-speed asynchronous jitter removal technology working in tandem with our custom built clock (MCLK2™) provides jitter removal from all digital sources.

Built in Network Streamer:

Connect to high resolution streaming services like TIDAL, QOBUZ plus support for popular music services like SPOTIFY, DEEZER, vTUNER etc. UPnP/DLNA support for network and NAS file playback, ROON READY and ROON ENDPOINT functionality plus direct USB audio file playback. Designed and manufactured in Canada, simply connect it directly to amplifier(s) and speakers of your choice and enjoy! The MA3 is the perfect integrated digital hub for any high end system, regardless of budget.

Key Features

Up to 24bit/192kHz & DSD support over all inputs: USB Audio, AES, TOSLINK, COAX and Network(RJ45)
2xDSD (via DoP), DXD (352/384kHz) over USB Audio
Full MQA® unfolding via USB Audio and Network(RJ45)
Proprietary & discrete dual differential D-to-A converters (MDAC2™) with Meitner Digital Audio Translator signal processing technology (MDAT2™)
MFAST™ instant signal acquisition and jitter-free performance
Proprietary asynchronous clocking system (MCLK™)
VControl™ high resolution volume control
Galvanically isolated USB Audio interface
Network streaming with UPNP/DLNA and ROON READY/ROON ENDPOINT functionality
High resolution, Tidal and Qobuz and popular, Spotify, Deezer, vTuner plus many more, streaming audio services support
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV and WMA audio file playback
USB service port for future software upgrades
IR remote and serial port for wired remote control
mConnect app for network control on Android, IOS and tablets
Newly designed strong and elegant all-metal chassis

Power Supply:
Power factor corrected
Universal 90V-260V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption: max. 50W
CE Approved


Digital inputs:
AES/EBU, S/PDIF COAX, TOSLINK, USB Audio and Network(RJ45) supports up to 24bit/192kHz and DSD
USB Audio also supports 2xDSD, DXD (352/384kHz) & full MQA® decoding
Network(RJ45) also supports full MQA® decoding

Stereo Analog Outputs:
Balanced (XLR)
Unbalanced (RCA)

Output voltage:
XLR outputs: 7.0V (+19.1dBu)
RCA outputs: 3.5V (+13.1dBu)

Output impedance:
300 ohms balanced (XLR)
150 ohms unbalanced (RCA)

W x D x H: 435 x 400 x 92mm
Weight: 7.43kg (with remote control)

Designed and Manufactured in Canada






AV Tech Solutions
24-12-2020, 16:03
An awesome video of the EMM Labs Inc. Meitner Audio MA3 Integrated D/A Converter.



AV Tech Solutions
24-12-2020, 16:04
We are extremely pleased to announce that we have received our first shipment of EMM Labs Inc. MA3 integrated D/A Converters, which have started to make their way to dealers.

The first dealer to receive their Meitner Audio MA3 is Audio Venue Limited.

Many thanks for the support Audio Venue.


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AV Tech Solutions
03-01-2021, 13:20
Images shared by Audio Venue of their new Meitner Audio MA3 Integrated D/A Converter.

"Looking forward to getting to our store to have a quick listen to the new Meitner Audio MA3 DAC, before it goes off for it’s first home demonstration."


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