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Ayon Audio S-5 XS Signature Model - Top of the Line.
The Ayon S-5 XS is the #1 Best Selling Vacuum Tube Network Player, Streamer DAC at any Price!
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Ayon S-5 XS Network Player
Award Winning! Built on the same platform as the amazing Ayon S-5, same DNA! The famous S-5, is uncompromisingly built and one of the best-sounding Network Player Streamer at any price. The S-5 XS version is the answer and offers many design highlights from its bigger brother, the S-5. One of the major changes at the S-5 XS is the power supply system and the tube output stage. We did it very carefully and the S-5 XS version offers maximum flexibility and a super sound performance regardless of the price class that you would expect from an Ayon Audio product.
Features & Design
Full-featured Network Music Player/DAC/Preamp
Pure Class-A triode vacuum-tube output stage for single-ended & balanced operation
We all know that the shortest signal path is the best design. That is why our pre-amplifiers to date have used single-ended pure class-A circuitry. The shorter the signal path is, the less possibility of sonic degradation from various sources, including the wire itself. Even on the circuit boards, the copper traces are kept to a very minimum length. The completely redesigned circuit board provides a more straightforward and direct approach to the signal paths.
User interface on QVGA 3.5” TFT display
Internet radio (vTuner)
UPnP / DNLA
HiRes Audio – online streaming ( via ROON RS7 RS9 & Audirvana Media Server )
Tidal – online streaming ( via ROON RS7& Audirvana Media Server)
Qobuz – online streaming ( via ROON RS7 & Audirvana Media Server)
WAV – up to 192khz/24bit
FLAC – up to 192khz/24bit
AIFF – MQA - ROON RS7 & RS9
Logical sequenced soft-start power up for extended tube life
Warm up function
0dB negative feedback (of any kind )
Ultra short signal path
Simplest direct circuit path for purest musical sound and high reliability
Low output impedance for driving long runs interconnect to an amplifier, and any tube or solid state power amp
No solid state devices in the analog tube output (signal path )
Minimal discrete wiring for optimum signal propagation
No followers or buffers in the signal path
No DC servo that degrades the signal
High quality parts throughout
Separate analog output stage for left and right channel
Burr Brown D/A converter
Upsampling 24bit/192kHz and on/off switchable
Ethernet ( RJ45 )
Memory stick or USB drive
BB A/D converter 24/192
Digital input – S/PDIF (RCA), I2S , AES/EBU, BNC & TosLink
2 x USB type “A” inputsfor Memory stick or USB drives
Digital output – S/PDIF (RCA)
Dual Electrical-Analog Volume control system
2 pair analog line input ( RCA)
1 pair analog line input ( XLR)
1 pair Tape out ( RCA )
Separate Display for Network-Player and Volume/ Inputs
The power supplies have been further refined with new components and enhanced AC line noise filtration. Separate power transformer windings and filters provide total isolation between the input and output stage which makes this a pure power source and it is a critical attribute for a 6H30 output stage.We also use electrolytic capacitors with much larger storage capacity to make up for the loss in filtering when using resistors in lieu of inductors.
Three R-Core / Low noise – insulated power transformers for digital & analog separated
Innovative power supply provides a high speed energy delivery on transients
Separate and isolated power supplies over each stage of amplification
AC power line filter to avoid noise and hash from entering into the unit.
Four times tube rectification for tube output stage
Choke with Film caps
10 separate voltage regulators
The type of parts used therefore must have a synergistic relationship to the circuit they are placed in. It is this relationship of which type of part to use where, that ranks our products apart from the mass.
Selected, premium quality passive components used in all applications
High speed & high quality coupling capacitors
High quality tube sockets with gold pins
Capacitors ( MKP )
High quality – RCA & XLR jack
Gold-plated industrial grade PCB
The high grade aluminum chassis impart a richer, more lustrous tonality with a cleaner back-ground and less hash and grain. All brushed anodized anti-vibration-resonance and non-magnetic chassis’s are fully hand assembled to insure the highest level of craftsmanship.
AC phase polarity control indicator
The aluminum feet are resonance absorbing types
Metal remote commander
Chassis finish: black / chrome
Conversion rate – 192kHz / 24 bit
Upsampling for all PCM signals – switchable up to 24-192
DAC confirguration: Fully symmetrical / 2 x Dual mono
DAC equipments -8 x BB1704
Tube complement – outputstage: 4 x 6922
Tube complement – power supply: 4 x 6Z4
Dynamic range = > 115dB
Channel separation = >105dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Output level @1 kHz / 0,775V -0dB /RCA = 2.8V fixed or 0 – 2.8V rms variable
Output level @1 kHz / 0,775V -0dB /XLR = 5.6V fixed or 0 – 5.6V rms variable
Output impedance Single-Ended-RCA = ≥900 Ω
Output impedance Balanced-XLR = ≥900 Ω
Digital output = 75 Ω S/PDIF (RCA)
75 Ω S/PDIF, TosLink , 110 Ω AES/EBU
75 Ω BNC, 12S
Front & rear mounted USB type ‘A’ socket for USB “pen”/hard disk drive
RP-SMA plug Wifi Aerial input (“wireless” network connection)
RJ45/LAN Gigabit Ethernet socket (“wired” network connection)
S/N ratio = > 110 dB
Frequency response = 20Hz – 20kHz +/- 0.3dB
Total harmonic distortion @ 1kHz = < 0.002%
Remote control – Yes
Analog – Line Inputs & output = 2 pair IN/RCA, 1 pair IN/XLR and 1 pair out
Analog – Main outputs = 1 pair / RCA & 1 pair / XLR
Main Unit & Power Supply Dimension (Wide x Deep – incl. terminals x High – incl. feet) = Main unit 18.89″ x 15.35″ x 4.23″
Weight, unit only – 28 lbs. Main unit / 31 lbs Power Supply
Specifications subject to change without notice