Questyle CMA Fifteen: An All-New Flagship Desktop DAC/AMP Solution
Questyle Audio is a premium pioneer brand in the HiFi audio world. They have released several flagship-grade audio products both in desktop and portable sections. Today, Questyle has announced an upgrade to their CMA all-in-one desktop solutions, behold the brand new Questyle CMA Fifteen. Coming as a direct successor to the previous flagship the CMA Twelve, the latest CMA Fifteen brings a new DAC chipset paired to four sets of Questyle’s revolutionary Current-Mode Amplification Circuitry in a fully balanced architecture. It inherits the same classic design of Questyle’s flagship form factor with retro-style toggle switches. The latest Questyle CMA Fifteen has a price tag of 2399.99$, available worldwide.
Questyle CMA Fifteen features a flagship ES9038Pro DAC chip as the main audio signal decoding chip. This 32-Bit 8-Channel DAC provides the ultimate performance with ultra-low distortion and high SNR values in the output signal. The ESS Sabre flagship is capable of decoding 32-Bit/768kHz PCM as well as native DSD512. It also supports full MQA decoding bringing you closer to a true-to-life sound experience.
In order to experience the true in-house performance of Questyle products, we need to experience their self-designed Current-Mode Amplifier Circuits. The latest flagship CMA Fifteen features four sets of a current-mode amplifier circuit for a fully balanced architecture. It, in fact, is designed to mark the 15th anniversary of this highly-acclaimed technology. Questyle has features wireless Bluetooth connectivity with the CMA Fifteen. it takes signal input via the Bluetooth connection with support for high-resolution LDAC transmission that allows for 24-Bit/96kHz streaming over wireless Bluetooth connection.
Coming as a successor to the CMA Twelve, the CMA Fifteen has an analog input port that the former model lacked. It can now be connected to your retro-style Vinyl players and also with single-ended external sources via the RCA port available at the back.
>Maximum output power(Single-Ended): 188mW@300Ω, 1.5W@32Ω.
>Maximum output power(Bal): 765mW@300Ω, 2W@32Ω.
>THD+N: <0.0003$@300Ω, <0.001%@32Ω.
>Frequency Response Range: 20Hz-22kHz±0.2dB.
>Maximum Analog Output(RCA): 2V.
>Maximum XLR Balanced Output: 4V.