QX-5 Twenty: Digital Hub

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In today's digitally-connected world you need more than just a DAC or a streamer. You need a device that can effortlessly render your highest resolution files and, without missing a beat, play your favorite online streaming services or BBC broadcast.

Introducing the Ayre QX-5 Twenty – a completely new category of product; Digital Hub

The Ayre QX-5 Twenty links all of your digital media together with every conceivable digital input, including Streamlength™ asynchronous USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, AES/EBU plus both coaxial and optical S/PDIF. Streaming with both Tidal and Deezer is fully supported, and a Roon endpoint is built in. The QX-5 provides unlimited flexibility and convenience

Featuing the new ESS ES9038PRO DAC chip and a new jointly-developed doubly-rotated Morion quartz crystal-based oscillator, The QX-5 Twenty elevates digital performance to an astonishing level. The Ayre custom digital filter reduces "time blur" well below anything on the market and the 32-bit oversampled digital volume control provides 24 bits of resolution all the way down to a level of -60dB. This synergistic integration delivers a purity of detail wchich demands hearing.

Harnessing the power of Ayre's proprietary Diamond output stage, AyreLock analog power supply, and Equilock gain stage, the QX-5 Twenty becomes both a multi-format digital preamp and a world-class headphone amplifier.

The QX-5 Twenty is the ultimate conduit for your digital music collection. All of your media whether physical, computer-based, or streaming is seamlessly accessible and rendered with incredible musicality, emotionally connecting you to the original performance.



  • Zero-feedback, fully-balanced discrete circuitry
  • Ayre’s Asynchronous S/PDIF input.
  • ESS ES9038PRO DAC chip
  • Ayre & Morion jointly-developed crystal oscillator.
  • Ayre’s Minimum Phase digital filter
  • Single-pass 16x oversampling
  • Ayre’s Diamond output stage
  • Ayre’s exclusive Equilock circuit
  • 100 step digital volume control
  • Linear analog power supply
  • High-speed circuit board material
  • Ten digital inputs: Ethernet, Asychronous USB, AES/EBU (2), Optical (3), S/PDIF (3)
  • Ayre Conditioner power line RFI filter
  • AyreLink communication system


Audio Inputs

USB: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8, 384 kHz
PCM 16, 20, 24 bits
DSD64 i DSD128 (as DoP)


Optical/SPDIF/AESEBU: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
PCM 16, 20, 24 bits
DSD64 (as DoP)


Network: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
PCM 16, 20, 24 bits
DSD64 (as DoP)


Line Output: 4.5 Vrms balanced, 2.25 Vrms single-ended
Headphone Output: 9.0 Vrms balanced, 4.5 Vrms single-ended

XLR Input Polarity Pin 1 = Ground
Pin 2 = Non-inverting (Positive)
Pin 3 = Inverting (Negative)
Power Consumption 60 watts
Dimensions 44cm x 33cm x 10cm
Weight 7,25 kg



QX-5 Twenty  48 440 zł     cena zawiera KGO: 1,68 zł
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