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Studio • Player

Studio • Player

The Studio • Player, with its seamless integration of WADAX technology, offers a single chassis that combines the functionalities of a ​CD/SACD disc player, streamer, and DAC. This integration not only ensures unparalleled convenience but also delivers uncompromising performance, thanks to its digital-to-analog circuitry, which is built upon the same technology as the acclaimed Atlantis Reference DAC. With its user-friendly interface, the Studio • Player promises effortless operation, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the listening experience without any hassle.

Designed for expansion, future add-on components will further elevate performance, ensuring Studio • Player evolves alongside your system. Offering a listening experience unmatched by any other multifunction digital component, Studio • Player unlocks the full potential of your system, enabling you to experience music like never before.

Streaming Made Easy

With the Studio • Player, streaming is a breeze. It offers a streamlined playback experience, designed for maximum simplicity and ease of use. No need for additional streaming management software. The Studio • Player has been certified by Spotify and Tidal for direct connect playback, with more streaming services to be added. This means you can effortlessly connect to the Studio • Player using the original app from your preferred streaming service. Switching between streaming services is as simple as changing apps. The use of the native app for each streaming service ensures that the Studio • Player stays current, reducing downtime for software maintenance and allowing you to spend more time enjoying your music.

Additionally, this configuration enables any device running a streaming app to function as the controller for Studio • Player. Users can conveniently view artwork and control the volume from the comfort of their listening chair. Backed by technology developed for the renowned Atlantis Reference Server, Studio • Player promises seamless playback with a level of musical engagement and performance that only WADAX can deliver.

A Player to Grow with You

Studio • Player offers unparalleled performance and functionality and a design that evolves alongside your system. Its modular architecture and upgradability ensure that Studio • Player remains a steadfast fixture in your setup for the long term. Studio • Player guarantees access to the latest technological advancements from WADAX with fully replaceable Atlantis Reference DAC modules.
Furthermore, Studio • Player’s upgradeability extends to adding an outboard power supply and clock. This optional external power supply (Studio PSU), incorporating the technology from the Reference PSU, mitigates the noise floor by isolating sensitive circuitry from electromagnetic interference (EMI) and other disruptive noises generated by power transformers. Augmenting the power supply capacity enhances the weight and dimension of the sound.

Additionally, an outboard clock (Studio Clock also uses Reference line technology) enhances timing accuracy, minimizing jitter to below 20fs (1Hz-1MHz) and delivering an organic, natural, and complete musical presentation. While Studio • Player delivers exceptional performance, its flexibility allows it to adapt and expand alongside your system, consistently providing best-in-class digital music playback.


Dimensions: 18.9" (W) x 17.1" (D) x 4.5" (H)
Power: 100/110/220V, switchable by service, max 100W.
Remote support and OTA upgrade
- Software upgradeable over the Internet
- Operating Temperature: 41ºF – 95ºF
- Operating Humidity: 15% – 75%, no condensation
- Internet connection is required with a minimal bandwidth of 20Mbps
​Output Level: 1V / 2V / 4V
Output impedance: 0.4 / 7.4 / 7.5 / 8.2 / 8.3 / 8.7 / 8.82 / 9.84 / 10 / 28.57 / 30 / 46.15 / 50 / 66.67 / 75 / 600 ohms
​Digital outputs:
- ​1xSPDIF RCA (32KHz-192KHz, 16-24 bits)
- ​1xSPDIF BNC (32KHz-192KHz, 16-24 bits)
- ​1xAES-EBU (32KHz-192KHz, 16-24 bits)
​Supported disc standards: Red Book (CD) and Scarlett Book (SACD).
​Support streaming services: Spotify, Tidal HiFi (up to 192KHz 24bit).
Certifications for other services are in progress.
​MQA Certified.
User interface: 5 inch capacitive touch full-color display 800×480
- 1 WADAX Akasa ​DC socket
- (for the optional external Power Supply – Studio PSU).
- 2 BNC input sockets
- (for the optional external clock – STUDIO CLOCK)
- 1 ​Ethernet socket
- 1 Service USB port
​Audio output: 1 pair of XLR
​Net Weight: ​70.50 lbs ​​
With packaging and shipping pallet: 121 lbs (31.5"x19.6"X23")