ES9038Pro
Sabre DAC
DSD512
22.6MHz
PCM
768kHz
USB
Output
All-new
PSU
Optical
Network

Why LUMIN X1

Never content, we've constantly been evaluating our streamers to see if there was any possible way to beat them. It's taken years, but finally we're ready to reveal Streaming's New Cutting Edge.

Re-engineered throughout

LUMIN X1 makes improvements in every possible location:

  • New processor delivers native DSD512 & PCM768 playback
  • Dual Mono design throughout maximises channel separation
  • Dual ES9038Pro SABRE DACs featuring 140dB dynamic range
  • Femto Clock System with precision FPGA distribution
  • New Output Buffer design
  • Dual Mono dual stage linear regulator
  • Optical Network provides complete isolation from network digital noise
  • USB Digital Audio Output supports Native DSD512
LUMIN Processor

Entirely new Power Supply

  • New solid billet CNC casing design
  • Separate digital & analogue circuitry
  • Low-noise linear regulator
  • New 9-pin output connector
  • Available as an upgrade for existing S1 / A1 / T1 customers

Supported Streaming Services

LUMIN X1

Specification

X1 Specification

  • DSD Support:

    • Up to DSD512 22.6MHz, 1-bit
  • PCM Support:

    • Up to 768kHz, 16–32-bit, Stereo
  • Analog Output Stage:

    • Dual ESS SABRE32 ES9038Pro DAC chips
    • Fully balanced layout with high-quality components
    • Output connectors coupled with dual LUNDAHL LL7401 output transformers
    • Femto Clock System with precision FPGA distribution
  • Upsampling rates & bit depths:

    • DSD128 upsampling option for all files
    • PCM 384kHz upsampling option for all files
  • Digital Output Stage:

    • USB:
      • Native DSD512 support
      • PCM 44.1–768kHz, 16–32-bit, Stereo
    • BNC SPDIF:
      • PCM 44.1kHz–192kHz, 16–24-bit
      • DSD (DoP, DSD over PCM) 2.8MHz, 1-bit
  • Optical Network:

    • Industry-standard SFP
    • 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet
    • Adapter may be needed for your particular switch/cables
    • Use simultaneously with RJ45 (e.g. connect one to router and one to LUMIN L1 or NAS)
  • Power Supply:

    • External solid billet cnc dual-toroidal
    • Separate digital & analogue circuitry
    • Low-noise linear regulator
    • 9-pin Output Connector
  • Physical:

    • Finish:

      • Raw brushed aluminium or black anodised brushed aluminium

      Lumin (solid aluminium chassis):

      • 350mm (W), 345mm (D), 60mm (H), 8kg
    • PSU (solid aluminium chassis):

      • 106mm (W), 334mm (D), 60mm (H), 4kg

Specification for all LUMIN music streamers

  • Streaming Protocol:

    • UPnP AV protocol with audio streaming extension (OpenHome)
    • Roon Ready
    • Spotify Connect
    • Apple AirPlay
    • Gapless Playback
    • On-Device Playlist
  • App Features:

    • Native support for TIDAL, MQA, Qobuz and TuneIn Radio.
    • Tidal MQA icons to identify high-res music
    • Qobuz high-res icons to identify high-res music
    • Volume control
    • High-resolution artwork
    • Artwork caching
    • Search
    • Multiple tag handling
    • Composer tag support
    • Album-grouping in playlist
    • Automatic internet links to artists/album/songs
    • Saving and restoring of playlists (including Tidal and Qobuz)
  • Supported Audio File Formats:

    • DSD Lossless: DSF (DSD), DIFF (DSD), DoP (DSD)
    • PCM Lossless: FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), WAV, AIFF
    • Compressed (lossy) Audio: MP3, AAC (in M4A container)
    • MQA
  • Input:

    • Dual Ethernet: Optical Network SFP Gigabit and RJ45 1000Base-T
    • USB storage, flash drive, USB hard disk (FAT32, exFAT, NTFS and EXT2/3)
  • Analogue Audio Outputs:

    • XLR balanced, 6Vrms, pin 2 Hot
    • RCA unbalanced, 3Vrms
  • Supported Control Devices:

    • All models of Apple iPad (v2 or later). iOS 8.0 or later required. Full Retina Display support.
    • Android devices. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later required
  • Other:

    • Programme of Continuous Development – Firmware-upgradable for further features and enhancements