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Ayon S-5

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Ayon S-5

Vacuum Tube Streamer – Tube Network Player – Analog Volume Control

The Benchmark in Network Players

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Ayon S-5 – Vacuum Tube Streamer – Tube Network Player – Analog Volume Control

Manufactured in Austria, another benchmark for Network Players, the Ayon S-5 vacuum tube based network player like non other anywhere.
Musically accurate, three dimensional, holographic.

Refined, detailed, dynamic, bass slam, yet not analytical or harsh in any manner! This is a Reference Network Player for the most demanding Music Lover, Audiophile.

 

Features & Design

Network Music Player with world class DAC and analog Preamplifier
Pure Class A triode vacuum tube operation, RCA and XLR balanced

Signal Path

Ayon believes in the shortest signal paths. Advanced circuit design – Pure Class A operation!

 

Network Player Details

  • QVGA 3.5” TFT display
  • Internet radio (vTuner)
  • UPnP streaming PC – NAS via 100base-T Ethernet /
  • Streaming audio from USB HS (mass storage device)
    • WAV (lpcm) – up to 192khz/24bit
    • FLAC – up to 192khz/24bit
    • AIFF
    • AAC, HE-AAC (up to 24bit 96 kHz)
    • LPCM (up to 24bit 192 kHz on wired LAN and up to 24bit 96 kHz on wireless LAN)
    • NetAPI with Ayon app for iPad, iPhone/iPod and Android
  • Monitored sequenced soft-start power up for extended tube life
  • Warm up function
  • Zero negative feedback
  • Ultra short signal path
  • Simplest direct circuit path
  • Low output impedance
  • No solid state devices in the analog tube output
  • Minimal discrete wiring
  • No followers or buffers
  • No DC servo
  • Premium quality parts
  • Independent analog output stage – left and right channel
  • Burr Brown D/A converter
  • Upsampling 24bit/192kHz and on/off switchable
  • Ethernet ( RJ45  )
  • Memory stick or USB drive
  • WIFI
  • BB A/D converter 24/192
  • Digital input – S/PDIF (RCA), I2S , AES/EBU, BNC & TosLink
  • 2 x USB type “A” inputs for Memory stick or USB drives
  • Digital output – S/PDIF (RCA)
  • Dual Electrical-Analog Volume control system
  • 2 pair analog line input ( RCA)
  • 1 pair analog line input ( XLR)
  • 1 pair Tape out ( RCA

 

Power Supply
HD power supplies with enhanced AC line noise conditioner. Separate power transformer windings for a pure power source, in support of the 6H30 output stage. Electrolytic capacitors with huge electrical storage capacity.

  • Dual R-Core Low noise power transformers – digital & analog independent
  • HD power supply provides high energy delivery
  • Independent power supplies at each stage of amplification – AC power line conditioner
  • Quad tube rectification – 6H30
  • Premium Choke with Film caps
  • 10 independent voltage regulators

Components

Hand Selected, premium quality components

  • High speed premium quality audiophile coupling capacitors
  • Premium special tube sockets – gold pins
  • Capacitors MKP 1%
  • Premium quality – RCA & XLR connectors
  • Gold PCB

Construction
Aircraft grade aluminum chassis. Elegant brushed aluminum. Anti resonance and non magnetic chassis. Hand assembled, superb craftsmanship.

  • Aluminum resonance feet
  • Aluminum remote control
  • Chassis finish: black

Specifications

Network-Player Ayon S-5
Conversion rate 192kHz / 24 bit
Tube complement 4x 6H30 – 4x 6Z4
Dynamic range > 118dB
Channel separation >105dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Output level @1 kHz  / 0,775V -0dB /RCA
2V fixed or 0 – 2V rms variable
Output impedance  Single-Ended-RCA ~ 700 Ω
Digital ouput 75 Ω  S/PDIF (RCA)
Digital inputs 75 Ω  S/PDIF (RCA & up to 24/192kHz),
TosLink (up to 24/192kHz)
110 Ω  AES/EBU (up to 24/192kHz)
75 Ω  BNC  (up to 24/192kHz)
I2S (up to 24/192kHz)
Front mounted USB type ‘A’ socket for USB “pen”/hard disk drive
Rear mounted USB type ‘A’ socket for USB “pen”/hard disk drive
Network inputs RP-SMA plug Wifi Aerial input (“wireless” network connection) 802.11b/g
UTP RJ45 10/100Mbps socket (“wired” network connection)
S/N ratio > 110 dB
Frequency response 20Hz – 20kHz  +/- 0.3dB
Total harmonic distortion @ 1kHz < 0.002%
Remote control Yes
Analog – Line Inputs & output 2 pair IN/RCA, 1 pair IN/XLR and 1 pair out
Analog – Main outputs 1 pair / RCA & 1 pair / XLR
Dimension (Wide x Deep – incl. terminals x High – incl. feet) Main unit 18.89 x 15.35 x 4.72 in
Pwr supply 18.89 x 15.35 x 4.72 in
Weight, unit only 33 lbs Main unit / 40 lbs P.S.

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Specifications
Network-Player

Ayon S-5 Vacuum Tube Streamer Network Player with Volume Control

Conversion rate

192kHz / 24 bit

Tube complement

6H30

Dynamic range

> 118dB

Channel separation

>105dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz

Output level @1 kHz  / 0,775V -0dB /RCA

2V fixed or 0 – 2V rms variable

Output impedance  Single-Ended-RCA

~ 700 Ω

Digital ouput

75 Ω  S/PDIF (RCA)

Digital inputs

75 Ω  S/PDIF (RCA & up to 24/192kHz),
TosLink (up to 24/192kHz)
110 Ω  AES/EBU (up to 24/192kHz)
75 Ω  BNC  (up to 24/192kHz)
I2S (up to 24/192kHz)
Front mounted USB type ‘A’ socket for USB “pen”/hard disk drive
Rear mounted USB type ‘A’ socket for USB “pen”/hard disk drive

Network inputs

RP-SMA plug Wifi Aerial input (“wireless” network connection) 802.11b/g
 UTP RJ45 10/100Mbps socket (“wired” network connection)

S/N ratio

> 110 dB

Frequency response

20Hz – 20kHz  +/- 0.3dB

Total harmonic distortion @ 1kHz

< 0.002%

Remote control

Yes

Analog – Line Inputs & output

2 pair IN/RCA, 1 pair IN/XLR and 1 pair out

Analog – Main outputs

1 pair / RCA & 1 pair / XLR

Dimension (Wide x Deep – incl. terminals x High – incl. feet)

Main unit 18.89 x 15.35 x 4.72 inches
Power supply 18.89 x 15.35 x 4.72 inches

Weight, unit only

33 lbs Main unit / 40 lbs P.S.