Weiss MAN301 Server/Digital to Analog Converter
Playback of music files stored on a hard-disk or via streaming from the Internet has arrived at the audiophile’s home. The MAN301 network player is a Powerhouse in terms of features, versatility and sonic quality. Using the professionally maintained Gracenote database for metadata and cover art fetching, the MAN301 has a big edge over competing devices. The MAN301 is an extremely versatile Music Archive manager and Network Player with an Apple® iPad remote control unit and e.g. a NAS type external storage medium. It is a system for music archiving, music library maintenance, music playback, CD ripping and playback, Internet radio streaming and more.
Available with the DAC version of the MAN301: The built-in D/A converter is of similar design to our renowned DAC202 unit. It uses four D/A conversion channels per audio channel for extremely low noise and distortion and an excellent linearity. The SERVER type of the MAN301 (i.e. the version w/o DAC) can be (user-) updated with the D/A Converter module at any time. Digital inputs for external audio sources include: AES/EBU or S/PDIF formats on XLR, RCA, TOSLINK.