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Matrix Audio X-SABRE 3 Roon Ready MQA Network Streamer

Matrix Audio X-SABRE 3 Roon Ready MQA Network Streamer

Matrix Audio is a veteran brand behind many successful desktop audio systems. Famous products from them include their latest Mini-I 3/ Mini-I 3 Pro systems as well as their flagship-grade Element X systems. After a long research period of over four years, Matrix Audio has now announced the latest X-SABRE 3 and re-ignited the X-SABRE series. The X-SABRE 3 is redesigned from the ground up with new chassis, new UI, improved sonic capabilities, bringing to you an all-new generation of music with the X-SABRE 3. It is not just a DAC system anymore, it also serves you as a complete network streaming player. X-SABRE 3 is officially announced today, it is available on pre-order for 2999$. Shipments will begin by August end.

Matrix Audio X SABRE 3-1


>Flagship-grade ES9038Pro ESS Sabre DAC chip.

>Crystek CCHD-950 Digital Clock.

>Full MQA decoding.

>High-Resolution LCD Display.

>High-Speed Connectivity.

>Roon Ready.

>Online Streaming Support with Tidal Connect & Spotify Connect.

>Sync & Async Mode.

>Built-in Trigger.

>Fully Isolated Design.

>Supports USB, Coaxial, Optical, IIS, inputs.

>PCM decoding support up to 32-bit/768kHz.

>Native DSD512 support.

>XLR and RCA Line output.

>Dual-Band WiFi(2.4GHz/5GHz).

>LAN Connectivity.

XLR Output Parameters:-

>SNR: >-134dB.

>THD+N: <0.00010%@1KHz, <0.00025%@20Hz-20kHz.

>Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz.

>Channel Crosstalk: >-151dB.

>Output Amplitude: 4.8Vrms@0dB.

RCA Output Parameters:-

>SNR: >-128dB.

>THD+N: <0.00015%@1KHz, <0.00025%@20Hz-20kHz.

>Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz.

>Channel Crosstalk: >-138dB.

>Output Amplitude: 2.4Vrms@0dB.

Power Parameters:-

230V position for AC 220V-240V 50/60Hz.

225V position for AC100V-120V 50/60Hz.

Standby Power Consumption: <4W.

Maximum Power Consumption: <33W.

Matrix Audio X SABRE 3-2

Redesigned From The Ground Up:-

X-Sabre Pro was a highly successful MQA DAC from Matrix Audio. The brand has now redesigned the X-SABRE Pro to reignite the series with the X-SABRE 3. It has received a new chassis, new fully isolated internal circuitry, and a brand new LCD display. It is slightly wider and lower than the OG model while maintaining the same sturdiness. It now also supports network streaming, making the X-SABRE 3 a professional Network streamer with Roon Ready certification.

Powerful Audio Circuitry:-

X-SABRE 3 features ES9038Pro flagship-grade DAC chip by ESS Sabre Technologies. It offers a splendid performance in decoding high-resolution audio signals. The X-SABRE 3 supports up to PCM 32-Bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512 natively. It is supported by a professional Crystek CCHD-950 digital audio clock for proper signal synchronization.

Matrix Audio X SABRE 3-3

Brand-New LCD Display:-

Matrix Audio has designed the X-SABRE 3 with a brand-new high-resolution LCD display. It shows crystal clear album arts and different settings on the device. 

High-Speed Wireless Connectivity:-

There are multiple ways to connect the X-SABRE 3 with audio sources. One of them is a high-speed dual-band wireless WiFi connection. It supports a dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz Wifi that provides fast internet connectivity allowing for swift playback on Roon, Tidal, and Spotify.

Matrix Audio X SABRE 3-4

Individually Isolated Components:-

To ensure high-quality performance Matrix Audio has designed the power, digital, and analog circuits with complete isolation from each other. This is done to maintain quality performance for each component.

Pricing & Availability:-

Matrix Audio X-SABRE 3 is available on pre-order now for 2999$. Shipments will officially begin by the end of this month. Book yours today!!

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