• Roon Ready Program

Roon is an incredibly rich and engaging way to browse and organize your music. It runs on most Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs, or on other products which include Roon Core.

Being Roon Ready means that SFORZATO network players transparently discover and connect to Roon without any configuration, and bit-perfect audio is delivered from Roon to your network player.

Together, Roon and [partner] deliver the power, flexibility, and performance of networked audio, with the easiest setup and highest reliability available. 

Learn more about Roon partner programs.

  • ESS Flagship DAC Chip

Twin left and right ES9038Pro are used for D/A conversion. The ESS DAC no longer relies on internal jitter removal, running in perfect sync with signal input. The high-fidelity clock and scrupulously arranged clock wiring and architecture ensure perfectly synchronized, jitter-free audio.

  • Outstanding low phase noise clock

The unit features an outstanding low phase noise (120dBc/Hz @ 10Hz) TCXO, with the clock architecture deploying a specialized IC that achieves jitter below 100fs(femtoseconds:1/1000 of a picosecond).In addition, the DAC’s master clock is delivered by differential wiring. No effort is spared to stop jitter in its tracks.

  • MQA

What is MQA?

MQA(Master Quality Auhenticated)

MQA is an award-winning British technology that delivers the sound of theoriginal master recording. The master MQA file is fully authenticated and is small enough to stream or download.

How does MQA work?

The DSP-050EX includes MQA technology, which enables you to play back MQA audio files and streams, delivering the sound of the original master recording. ‘MQA’ indicates that the product is decoding and playing an MQA stream or file, and denotes provenance to ensure that the sound is identical to that of the source material. ‘MQA.’ indicates it is playing an MQA Studio file, which has either been approved in the studio by the artist/producer or has been verified by the copyright owner.

  • Size

390 (W) x 327 (D) x 85(H)