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High-Resolution Audio HDD player

Model # HAPZ1ES

Regular Price $1,999.99

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The Way The Artists Truly Intended

Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.


Get the High-Resolution Audio experience

Imagine hearing your favorite tracks in unmatched clarity and richness. The HAP-Z1ES HDD Audio Player is the perfect addition to your Hi-Fi setup, with a Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Re-mastering Engine that elevates all your music. A 1 TB hard disc, has space for all your music, letting you hear it all as it was meant to be heard.


Format-friendly for all your music files

The HAP-Z1ES supports High-Resolution Audio formats such as DSD, FLAC, WAV, and ALAC, as well as compressed formats like MP3, AAC, ATRAC, and WMA, restoring their quality closer to that of the original.


Detailed sound across the whole frequency range

A wide frequency range of 2 Hz - 80 kHz a well-rounded sound, capable of reproducing the nuances of a live performance.


Analog to digital sound at a high sample rate

Analog to digital sound at a high sample rate

For exceptional accuracy and detail, High-Resolution Audio converts analog to digital at 24 bit / 96 Hz - much higher than CDS, and analog FIR filters operate at the frequency of DSD.


Bring compressed files to a new level

The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) upscales your compressed digital music files (MP3, ACC, ATRAC, and WMA) close to CD quality. By restoring the high-range sound lost during compression, DSEE produces your digital music files in rich, natural sound, closer to the quality of the original recording.


How the DSD Re-mastering Engine works

The DSD Re-mastering Engine resamples your compressed music files to DSD - a High-Resolution format with a 1 bit audio stream for efficient digital to analog conversion. Audio is reproduced closer to the quality of the original recording, with restored detail and tone previously lost in the compression process.


Built for High-Resolution Audio

Designed for crisp audio with minimal distortion

Separate high capacity transformers keep power flow to digital and analog circuitry independent, reducing cross-talk and distortion between channels.


Store all your music

With a huge 1 TB built-in hard drive, have all your music in one place and store up to 250,000 music files


Your music, where you want it

Keep up to date with easy, wireless transfers

Enjoy all your music in one place. Download the HAP music transfer application to your PC to sync and copy all your tracks onto the HAP-Z1ES over Wi-Fi®. The next time you download a new track, it will automatically be transferred. Track names, album art, and more are checked against the online database, Gracenote, for accuracy.


The next part of your sound system

Hook-up the HAP-Z1ES to your amplifier and speakers. There are balanced and unbalanced outputs, a LAN port for connecting to a home network, and a USB input.


You control the music

Always find the track you're looking for

Take charge of your HDD player with your smartphone or tablet by downloading the control app, or browse your music on the LCD screen with a supplied remote control.

Features:

  • High-Resolution Audio takes your digital music to another level. By converting analog music to digital at a higher rate than CDs-24 bit/192 kHz, as opposed to the 16 bit/44.1 kHz rate of CDs-High-Resolution Audio delivers better-than-CD quality sound, so you get closer to the original studio master recording.
  • The HDD Audio Player's built-in DSD re-mastering engine converts your digital music files to DSD audio, so you can enjoy every track in Hi-Res Audio that delivers better than CD quality sound.
  • Navigate your entire collection with ease using the front-mounted LCD display screen. Or download the dedicated smartphone app to manage your music.
  • Whenever you add new music to your collection, the HDD Audio Player automatically copies the files from your PC to the player's onboard hard drive via LAN or Wi-Fi® connection.
  • Listen to your entire collection, regardless file format. The HDD Audio Player supports a range of compressed and uncompressed file types, including FLAC, WAV, AIFF, DSD (DFF), and DSD (DSF).
  • By cross-referencing your music collection with an online database, the HDD Audio Player makes sure that artist names and track titles are always up to date. The player also automatically adds song titles when you add music, so you'll never be confronted by unnamed mystery tracks.
  • The built-in 1 TB hard drive is designed to house even the biggest music collection. However, if you need more storage space, no problem: simply connect an external hard drive to the HDD Audio Player over USB and you're ready to go.
PC Sync (Music/Video/Photo) YES/-/-
PC Auto Sync Application YES (D/L)
Mobile Apps (Android/iOS) YES (D/L)
Playback Codec DSDIFF(DSD), DSF, WAV (LPCM), AIFF (LPCM), WMA, FLAC, ALAC, MP3, AAC, ATRAC (NON-DRM)
Maximum number of music 20,000 titles
Automatic music sync from PC YES (via router)
12 Tone Analysis YES
Grace Note YES
Gapless Playback YES
Volume normalization on/off Auto/Off
Sleep Timer YES (120/90/60/30 min)
DSEE auto/off YES
DSD Re-mastering Engine YES
Wi-Fi YES (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Ethernet 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Network Update YES
Network Standby YES
Input And Output Terminals Analog audio input (2), USB for external HDD (2), IR repeat out (1)
Total Harmonic Distortion Less than 0.0015%
Frequency Response 2 Hz-80 kHz(-3 dB)
Dynamic Range More than 105 dB
Tone Control Front (Bass/Treble)
Power Requirements 120V 60Hz
Power Consumption (in Operation) 35 W
Auto Standby YES
LCD 4.3 in, LCD display
LCD brightness control Max/High/Mid/Low/Off
LCD off mode YES
Power Consumption (Standby Mode) 0.3 W
Power Consumption (Networked Standby Mode) - Terminals 2.3 W (Ethernet) / 2.3 W (Wi-Fi) / 2.3 W (all terminals and networks connected)
Standby Mode Activated After 20 minutes
Networked Standby Mode Activated - Terminals After 20 minutes (Ethernet, Wi-Fi®)
Wireless Network(s) On/Off Switch Change network setting (Settings - Network Settings - Internet Settings: Wired Setup or Wireless Setup)

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