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 QUAD Artera PLAY+ (CD / DAC / Pre-amp) 


The Artera Play+ is the latest addition to the Artera range. The Artera Play+ Combines the sleek user interface with the latest high definition audio technology. The CD player and DAC is the perfect match for the high power drive of Artera Stereo, while you enjoy your music with ultra-high resolution playback up to 32bit/384kHz in addition to DSD64/128/256 files through the USB input.



QUAD Artera PLAY+ (CD / DAC / Pre-amp)

  • General Description

    CD Player & DAC

    D/A Converter    

    ESS  ES9018 32bit DAC


    Output Level (1kHz)    

    0 - 2.5 Vrms (PRE Outputs)

    0 - 5 Vrms (Balanced Outputs)

    L/R Channel Difference    

    ±0.02dB (1kHz)

    Frequency Response    

    -0.2dB (20Hz-20kHz, 1kHz)

    Total Harmonic Distortion    

    <0.001% (20Hz-20kHz)


    ±0.01dB (20Hz-20kHz)

    Signal to Noise Ratio (S/N)    

    >110dB (1kHz)
    >118dB (Weighted, 1kHz)

    Channel Separation    

    >100dB (1kHz)

    USB Input    

    1 _ USB (Support HID)

    USB Input Sampling Rates    

    44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 384kHz

    USB DSD    

    DSD64, DSD128, DSD256

    Digital Audio Inputs    

    2 _ Optical TOSlink
    2 _ RCA (DIG1, DIG2)

    Digital Audio Outputs    

    1 _ Optical TOSlink
    1 _RCA (DIG)

    Digital Inputs & outputs Sampling Rates    

    44.1 - 192kHz

    Analogue Inputs    

    2 _ RCA(AUX1, AUX2)

    Analogue Outputs    

    2 x XLR, RCA (PRE)

    Dimension (W x D x H)    

    320 x 320 x 105mm


    8.5 kg