Introducing Meitner Audio’s ground breaking MA3 Integrated D/A converter. The first of our next generation products. The MA3 combines Ed Meitner’s proven world-class sound techniques from our beloved DA2 V2 and DV2 converters, with network audio streaming functions from our popular and simple to use NS1 Streamer – creating one sleek, affordable package to serve your greater enjoyment of music.
The Meitner MA3:
16xDSD MDAC2™ DACs coupled with our proprietary MDAT2™ DSP
VControl™ volume control used in our EMM DV2 converter
Supports DSD128/2xDSD, DXD and MQA®
Built in network streamer for music streaming service integration
16xDSD MDAC2™ and MDAT2™ DSP:
The MA3 employs our MDAC2™ fully discrete single-bit, 16xDSD, D-to-A converters, coupled with our MDAT2™ DSP which performs real-time transient detection in addition up-conversion of all incoming audio. VControl™ maintains the input signal without re-quantization allowing for complete transparency at any volume setting, wide attenuation range, and no loss of audio resolution.
USB Isolation, MFAST™ and MCLK2™:
The USB interface includes EMM’s proprietary hardware galvanic isolation. MFAST™ our high-speed asynchronous jitter removal technology working in tandem with our custom built clock (MCLK2™) provides jitter removal from all digital sources.
Built in Network Streamer:
Connect to high resolution streaming services like TIDAL, QOBUZ plus support for popular music services like SPOTIFY, DEEZER, vTUNER etc. UPnP/DLNA support for network and NAS file playback, ROON READY and ROON ENDPOINT functionality plus direct USB audio file playback. Designed and manufactured in Canada, simply connect it directly to amplifier(s) and speakers of your choice and enjoy! The MA3 is the perfect integrated digital hub for any high end system, regardless of budget.
Meitner MA3 Integrated D/A Converter, Soundstage! Ultra Review
“…quite simply, the MA3 is sonically superior across the board,…a product that not only redefines the benchmark in this price category, but raises the bar significantly.The Meitner Audio MA-3 is enthusiastically recommended!”
Aron Garrecht, Soundstage! Ultra Review, October 2021(Full Review…)
Meitner MA3 Integrated D/A Converter, Hi-Fi News & Record Review
“A highly impressive performer, the Meitner MA3 is one of the finest streaming DACs at or near its price. It offers a taste of the best high-end designs in a slightly more affordable, practical and flexible package.”
Nick Tate (Lab: Paul Miller), Hi-Fi News & Record Review, September 2021(Full Review…)