posted on October 10, 2015 20:16
Denver, CO, October 2, 2015: exaSound Audio Design unveiled for the first time the PlayPoint Network Audio Player at RMAF Room 421.
The PlayPoint enables network access to exaSound DACs via UPnP, Apple AirPlay and HQPlayer NAA. exaSound PlayPoint supports asynchronous bitperfect streaming, native DSD256 up to 12.28MHz, PCM/DXD up to 384kHz /true 32bit, stereo and multichannel up to 8 channels. Unique features include touch-screen 4-way-synchronized remote hardware volume control, and volume trimming for individual channels. Roon Speakers and other network protocols and streaming formats will be available via remote update.
exaSound at RMAF2015: Room impressions and media coverage
The exaSound room was powered by Magnepan 3.7i speakers, a Pass Labs X250.8 amplifier, the exaSound e22 DAC and the PlayPoint network player. We are very grateful to our room partners for making this project possible!
.. The PlayPoint has a nice one-two punch "Ready" list that includes Roon Speaker and MQA, while also supporting AirPlay, Tidal (also via AirPlay), and HQPlayer. Of course, this being exaSound, the PlayPoint supports PCM and DSD resolutions beyond anything being sold (up to 32-bit/384kHz and native DSD256 up to 12.2MHz) so you are present and future proof...
...I typically enjoy my listening time in the exaSound room and this year was no exception listening through the exaSound PlayPoint/e22 MK II DAC ($3,499 see review), Pass Labs X250.8 amp, and a pair of Magnepan 3.7i.
Michael Lavorgna, AudioStream.com
Another company that aims to be on the cutting edge is exaSound. One thing that is really refreshing about exaSound is the company's focus on engineering and its rejection of hocus-pocus…
Chris Connaker, ComputerAudiophile.com
noaudiophile.com has published some really nice pictures of the exaSound room. Reader discretion is advised :) Watch out for coarse language.
exaSound Audio Design is proud to receive for a third year in a row the PFO Audio Oasis! Award at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2015.
George Klissarov, founder of exaSound relaxing after the show at 3700m above the sea level.