Zidoo NEO Alpha (α) Hi-Fi 4K Media Player
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Signature Hi-Fi Media Player:
NEO α(Alpha) Signature Edition is the flagship of ZIDOO in 2022, it converges years of technologies and brings refreshingly ultimate audio visual experiences for enthusiasts
NEO α(Alpha) is an all-in-one solution for HiFi player, DSD multichannel digital player
Classic Metalic Full Aluminium Design Marvel:
Complete Aluminium Chasis with full metal design. A craftsmanship to marvel for all the Audio video enthusiasts, boasting of 5” Colorful OLED Touch Display, with elegant breathing lights surrounding the knobs. 430 Standard Dimension with anti-seismic foot pads.
BIG CLEAR DISPLAY:
5-inch OLED high-definition touch screen will display general settings, music playback status and touch control.
512G Internal SSD:
NEO α(Alpha) is equipped with a 512G enterprise SSD for local music playback. High-quality digital music files can be easily stored, data reading is stable and fast. Heating and noise problem of traditional mechanical hard disk can be avoided.
ESS9038 Pro DAC chip is the core component of NEO α(Alpha) audio decoding. -122db THD+N and 140db dynamic range are benchmark indicators among the industry. Support up to DSD512 and PCM768@32bit, both performance and sound quality can meet the demand of audiophiles.
XMOS Audio Processor:
Octa-core XMOS X216 audio processor can provide excellent digital audio processing with high-definition decoding, low latency, low jitter, and high flexibility. It also supports asynchronous transmission, PCM 768KHz, DSD 512 and 8x MQA decoding.
Multichannel DSD Processing Technology:
Equipped with a tailored multichannel DSD processing chip and clock reconstruction technology
Just for playing multichannel master recording music
Both multichannel DTS and DSD are supported
It is the first time to achieve DSD Native 5.1 lossless audio output from HDMI DSD port among the industry
Dual Power Supplies:
With separate digital and analog power supplies to eliminate interference and improve the sound purity
Linear power supply designed for analog audio circuits
which is composed of multi-winding large toroidal transformers
While switching power supply is for digital circuits with lower ripple and magnetic leakage interference
With the patented technology of smart input voltage switching for linear power supply
it is compatible with voltages worldwide without flipping the switch
Double HDMI for Audio and Video Separation:
There are 2 HDMI ports for NEO α(Alpha)
HDMI 2.0a main output can output audio and video signals to 4K TV, projectors and A/V receiver
The other HDMI port(Audio/DSD) is designed to output audio signal only
It is not only compatible with HDMI 1.4 A/V receiver but also can output DSD Native 5.1
With independent high-precision clocks and thus better audio and video performance
Dual High-precision Clocks:
There are 2 ultra-low noise femtosecond high-precision clocks for audio decoding circuit (45.1584MHz and 49.152MHz), which correspond to 44.1KHz and 48KHz multiplied sampling. Jitter has been effectively suppressed. It ensures high-precision digital/analog conversion, provides ultra-high integrity and resolution for analog audio output and reproduces the real sound details from music studio.
Multiple Digital Inputs:
Multiple ports like USB DAC, Optical and Coaxial can be connected with various devices (computer, mobile phone, streamer, set-top box, CD player) to convert digital signal to analog signal by ESS9038pro DAC. No matter which way you use to play music, you will enjoy excellent sound quality.
Headphone Amp Output:
6.35 headphone jack brings great convenience for headphone enthusiasts. The amp circuit adopts low ripple power supply, multi-level signal buffering, voltage and current staged amplifying processing, so that it has low noise, high current and large thrust. Two gain modes adjustment is to adapt different headphone in 16~300 ohm impedance range.
Balanced Circuit and Professional Preamp:
As an all-in-one preamp, the volume can be adjusted easily by volume knob, and it can connect with power amp and active monitor speakers. Both XLR and RCA signals are processed by balanced circuit with good noise immunity. Multi-stage operational amplifier buffering and amplification, unique low-distortion filter design and independent signal loop have greatly improve channel separation, maximize the dynamic range and sound integrity.
Featured Audio Components:
In order to obtain audio indicators and good sound quality, both circuit design and materials are rigorous, such as immersion gold PCB and anti-interference wiring. Audio components like 6pcs of operational amplifier, OMRON relay, WIMA and ELNA resistors are carefully chosen.
MQA Certified Technology:
MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) is an award-winning British technology
that delivers the sound of the original master recording
The master MQA file is fully authenticated and is small enough to stream or download
NEO α(Alpha) adopts MQA technology to receive and decode MQA audio and provide master-level sound
Visit mqa.co.uk for more information
MQA and the Sound Wave Device are registered trade marks of MQA Limited © 2016.
DSD Master Recording Music Playback:
With top hardware and advanced decoding algorithm
NEO α(Alpha) can play music from different storage devices like hard drive/computer/NAS/network disk
Supporting master recording files (SACD ISO/DFF/DSF/DSD) and MQA and ordinary CD formats (FLAC, WAV, APE, DTS etc)
CUE track and gapless playback are also available.
Intelligent Music Library:
NEO α(Alpha) is good at managing music resource Music files from network drives and local hard drive can be added conveniently
then generating exclusive music database. Manage music easily and enjoy lossless music as you wish
Lossless Bluetooth Audio:
NEO α(Alpha) has a internal lossless Bluetooth receiver with Qualcomm flagship QCC5125 module. Supporting aptX/aptX LL/aptX HD/LDAC audio transmission to quick connect with mobile phone and tablet and enjoy CD quality music.
Music Streaming & Services:
Music can be pushed from music apps installed in mobile phone, tablet and PC to NEO α(Alpha) via Airplay and DLNA protocols. Digital streaming service Spotify and Roon Ready are also available. Tidal is also now supported.
4K UHD Resolution Technology:
NEO α(Alpha) video decoding is based on Linux and supports almost all video decoding including 4K Dolby Vision and HDR10+. The output up tot 3840 x 2160 60Hz, HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG), 12bit and BT.2020 wide color range.
Video Decoding and Output Based on Linux Framework:
Based on Linux video decoding and output framework, NEO α(Alpha) has less data loss and image quality with high reproduction. Clear voices and vivid images bring us excellent home theater experience.
Dolby Vision dynamic metadata processing technology will output luminance and color info frame by frame
Shadows are darker while highlights are brighter
Even in the dark and weak-light environment, it can also display the best visual effect
*Support almost all Dolby Vision files M2TS, BDMV, MKV, MP4
Dolby Vision VS10 Engine:
Dolby Vision VS10 engine can convert HDR to SDR and SDR to HDR. The image quality from NEO α(Alpha) VS10 engine is better than any display device(HDR, SDR) for any files (Dolby Vision, HDR and SDR).
NEO α(Alpha) supports HDR10, HLG and also HDR10+
The peak luminance of HDR10+ is up to 4000nits
Dynamic metadata is processed and output accurately frame by frame
That is, image color and luminance level is obtained frame by frame and scene by scene
*HDR10+ brightness range: 0.005nit-4000nits
10Bit/12Bit Color Depth:
The powerful image processor supports 10/12Bit processing and output, which provides rich colors and natural color transition, color banding effect has been effectively avoided. BT.2020 wide color range brings bright image color and good image space
NEO α(Alpha) supports a variety of network services like NFS, SMB v1/v2/v3, UPnP and Web DAV
Media from NAS or network drives can be accessed efficiently via Gigabit LAN
even high bit-rate 4K Blu-ray files can be played smoothly
SMB sharing function can share media file stored in hard drive to other devices or computers
Mobile Phone and iPad Control:
NEO α(Alpha) Mobile phone and iPad control APP will display Poster Wall, Music Player and system setting. Program search and system setting can be done in the background without affecting movie playback