2011-10-10

MEIER-AUDIO CORDA ARIETTA headphone amplifier RMAA test report.

CORDA ARIETTA

MEIER-AUDIO CORDA ARIETTA headamp audio test by RightMark Audio Analyzer (RMAA).

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Testing chain: SBLive!24 line-out (24-bit, 48 kHz) -> ARIETTA -> SBLive!24 line-in (24-bit, 48 kHz).
Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB : +0.01, -0.07
Noise level, dB (A) : -94.9
Dynamic range, dB (A) : 94.9
THD, % : 0.0016
THD + Noise, dB (A) : -87.3
IMD + Noise, % : 0.0055
Stereo crosstalk, dB : -89.6
IMD at 10 kHz, % : 0.0056

Testing chain: SBLive!24 line-out (24-bit, 48 kHz) -> ARIETTA (with 16 Ohm load) -> SBLive!24 line-in (24-bit, 48 kHz).
Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB : +0.01, -0.09
Noise level, dB (A) : -94.9
Dynamic range, dB (A) : 95.1
THD, % : 0.0066
THD + Noise, dB (A) : -82.0
IMD + Noise, % : 0.010
Stereo crosstalk, dB : -54.7
IMD at 10 kHz, % : 0.015

Frequency response
Noise level
Dynamic range
THD + Noise (at -3 dB FS)
Intermodulation distortion
Stereo crosstalk
IMD (swept tones)

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