Wireless Streaming Integrated Amplifier / DAC / Preamplifier / CD Player
The QUAD Artera Solus Play is the latest addition to the best-selling QUAD Artera series. It also heralds the arrival of wireless audio streaming and multi-room technology to the established QUAD Artera portfolio. Based on the recently upgraded and richly specified Artera Solus, the QUAD Artera Solus Play incorporates the acclaimed DTS Play-Fi® platform for high resolution wireless audio streaming. With DTS Play-Fi® Technology, music can be streamed over your wireless network in high-resolution format and can be easily expanded to an ultimate multi-room system if required. You can stream from any source on your wireless network, including smart-phones, tablets or PCs as well as a NAS Drive.
With DTS Play-Fi® Technology, music can be streamed over your wireless network in high resolution format and can be easily expanded to an ultimate multi-room system if required. You can stream from any source on your wireless network, including smart-phones, tablets or PCs as well as a NAS Drive. All of this is in addition to traditional hi-fi functionality of the Artera Solus Play as an all-in-one Bluetooth aptX receiver / CD player / DAC / Preamp and integrated amplifier.
The DTS Play-Fi® platform offers a wealth of music options from around the globe. Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, HD Tracks, Deezer, Amazon Music, Napster, KKBox and Sirius XM, to name a few. Browse a radio guide with thousands of stations and podcasts, or stream from a home media server with DLNA compatibility.
QUAD Artera Solus Play borrows more than just looks from its sibling, the Artera Solus – utilizing much of the same high-specification design, including the ESS ES9018 from the Sabre32 Reference DAC as well as the aptX Bluetooth connectivity, it has all the pure musicality of QUAD coursing through its very versatile circuitry.
WIRELESS STREAMING TECHNOLOGY
DTS Play-Fi is premium whole-home wireless audio, now available from the largest ecosystem of brands in the world. Stream your favourite content with astounding audio quality, from every device that you’ve got.
All DTS Play-Fi products are seamlessly interoperable, so you can find the perfect speaker for every room, and know that they will all make beautiful music together.
Whole home audio, made easy:
DTS Play-Fi sends audio from mobile devices to speakers throughout the home using proprietary streaming, synchronization, and authentication technology.
Freedom of choice, at last
Every single DTS Play-Fi product works perfectly with all the rest, regardless of brand, so you get a huge range of options to customize your home, and one simple, elegant listening experience.
DTS Play-Fi offers an unparalleled selection of audio products for your home, from compact battery-powered speakers to powerful soundbars, built by the most respected audio brands in the business. No more compromising your style or taste to get a high-quality wireless audio solution.
QUAD Artera Solus Play
borrows more than just looks from its sibling, the Artera Solus – utilizing much of the same high-specification design, including the ESS ES9018 from the Sabre32 Reference DAC as well as the aptX Bluetooth connectivity, it has all the pure musicality of QUAD coursing through its very versatile circuitry.
There is also a smattering of both digital and analogue connections, including a headphone socket. So, however you want to enjoy your music, analogue or digital, the QUAD Artera Solus Play will have you connected and ready to play… just add speakers.
Works with every device you’ve got
Of course, your music is always close by. And we know you have all kinds of devices in your life. That’s why DTS Play-Fi is built especially for smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
They have easy-to-use software for Android, iOS, Kindle Fires, and Windows. They support streaming via Spotify Connect, too. Any way you want to play, it just works.
Quad Artera Solus Play
General Description CD Player, DAC, Pre-Amp
with Integrated amplifier
Key Technology & Features DSD (up to DSD256 Compatible) / Bluetooth (aptX)
DTS Play-Fi Technology
Audio File Formats ALAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, AAC, AACHE,
AAC+, DSD64, DSD128, DSD256
D/A Converter ESS ES9018 32bit DAC USB Input USB B (PC / MAC) Digital Audio Inputs 2 x Optical TOSlink, 2 x RCA (DIG1, DIG2) Digital Audio Outputs 1 x Optical TOSlink, 1 x RCA (DIG) Analogue Inputs 2 x RCA (AUX1, AUX2) Analogue Outputs 2 x RCA, 2 x Balanced XLR, 6.3mm Headphone
Speaker Outputs 1 Pair Speaker Terminals Sample Rate (USB B) 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz,
Sample Rate 44.1 - 192kHz (Digital Inputs / Outputs) Standby Power Consumption <0.5W Pre-Amplifier Section Output Level (1kHz) Variable Output RCA 0-2.3 Vrms / XLR 0-4.6 Vrms Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz, 1kHz (± 0.2dB) Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.002% (@1KHz, BW=20Hz-20kHz) Signal to Noise Ration(S/N) > 110dB (A-weighted, ref. 1V) Channel Separation >100dB (1kHz) Power Amplifier Section Rated Power Output 2 x 75W (8Ω) Frequency Response ± 0.5dB (20Hz-20kHz, 1kHz) Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.003% (@1KHz, 50W/8Ω, BW=20Hz-20kHz) Signal to Noise Ration(S/N) > 108dB (A-weighted, ref. 75W) Channel Separation >82dB (A Weighted, ref.1W) Dynamic Range A-wtd >98dB Power Requirement (depending on region) 220V-240V~50-60Hz
Dimensions & Weight Dimensions (Unpacked) 320 x 320 x 105mm Dimensions (Packed) 465 x 465 x 220mm Net Weight 11.5 kg Gross Weight 13.8 kg