Matrix Audio Element P

Roon Ready

Visual Design

The brand-new element series has a simplified visual design removing unnecessary elements. It features simple visual lines with a precision CNC anodising aluminium case.

Quad Core ARM Processor

Matrix Audio spent more than a year incorporating a quad-core ARM processor (Freescale i.MX6) into Matrix products. Then they developed a high-quality audio system based on Linux. The element series is their first product that transforms into a full-featured audio source with built-in music playback for streaming media over your network or files from a local disk.

Quad Core ARM Processor

MA Player

The element P runs a powerful audio playback system that supports all the popular formats. Simply connect a USB drive or configure a NAS storage device to browse your music library and enjoy up to 768kHz PCM and 22.4MHz DSD.
MA Player

MA Remote App

MA Remote is a companion app for Matrix element X. It is available on iPhone, iPad and Android phones. With MA Remote, you can play music from the music library in Matrix streamers, manage storage devices, access your streaming service, and adjust hardware configurations. The virtual remote control in MA Remote duplicates all the functions of the infrared remote control and has several more convenient functions.
MA Remote App

Airplay and DLNA

Listening to network streaming media has become a normal part of life today. The element series also enables you to play music from your smartphone or other mobile devices via AirPlay & DLNA for convenient wireless streaming.

MQA Decoding & Rendering

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. The element series include MQA technology, which enables you to playback MQA audio files and streams.
MQA Decoding and Rendering

Full Combination (All in One)

Everything you need in one unit, an excellent quality audio source, DAC, and amplifier all-in-one. The high-quality integrated power amplifier was developed for traditional passive speaker users. Just add a pair of passive speakers to the element P and you have a complete stereo Hi-Fi system.
Full combination

ES9038PRO Femtosecond Clock

In the brand-new element P, Matrix Audio use the industry leading ESS Company's high performance ES9028PRO D/A chip and ultra-low phase noise femtosecond clock CCHD-950 from Crystek as a basic guarantee for high-quality sound. They adopt MUSES72320, a resistor divider's control mode for volume control of analogue section, which retains the original sound quality to maximum extent.
Femtosecond Clock

Brand New USB Interface

With the rapid development and release of high-quality music formats, processing requirements are higher than ever before. The element X is equipped with the brand-new XU216 XMOS processor which can easily handle decoding and unfolding of the highest bit rate MQA format.
USB Interface

ICE Power Amplifier Module

Matrix Audio choose the ICEpower 250ASX2 class D amplifier module from Denmark as the core power amplifier in the element P. The rated power output is 230 Watts per channel at 4 Ohms, which can easily drive any speakers from small bookshelf models to small or medium sized floor-standing models.

Linear Pre-amplifier Power Supply

Matrix Audio use a linear power supply on the front-end instead of the ICEpower module’s front-end output circuit. This prevents superimposed noise from the module’s power supply from entering the pre-amp section. The linear power supply consists of a customised Noratel toroidal transformer along with Nichicon audio grade capacitors and incorporates a multi-channel linear LDO supplying power to the digital and analogue circuitry in the front-end of the element P.
Linear Pre-amplifier

Double Shell Structure

Different materials have their own resonant frequency. The element P is designed as double-shell structure. The inner shell uses stamp galvanized steel with multi-strip reinforcing ribs to ensure excellent strength and the external shell is made of 4mm aluminium. The combination of the two metals eliminates the fixed resonant frequency of each material and greatly reduces the negative impact that case resonance can have on the sound quality.
Double Shell Structure
Price £2,650

Available in Silver


  • 2x Coaxial S/PDIF
  • 2x Optical Toslink
  • 2x USB-A
  • 1x I2S HDMI LVDS
  • 1x USB-B
  • 1x Micro SD slot
  • 1x Ethernet RJ45
  • WiFi
  • Speaker terminals
  • Supported sampling rate: Coaxial, Optical : PCM up to 24bit 192kHz/DoP DSD64
  • I2S HDMI LVDS: PCM up to 32bit 768kHz/Native DSD up to DSD1024/DoP DSD256
  • USB: PCM up to 24bit 768kHz / Native DSD up to DSD512 / DoP DSD256
  • SNR: (speaker output) > -121dB
  • THD+N: (speaker output) < 0.008% @ 1W (8Ω, 1k)
  • Frequency response (speaker output): 20Hz-20kHz ±0.25 -3dB @ 85kHz
  • Output impedance (speaker output): < 25mΩ
  • Ouput power (speaker output) (THD+N = 1%): 230W @ 4Ω, 110W @ Ω
  • Gain (speaker output): +40dB
  • LAN: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
  • WLAN: 2.4GHz/5GHz, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supported file formats:
  • Voltage supply: AC220-240V 50/60Hz, AC100-120V 50/60Hz
  • Dimensions: 340 x 281 x 60mm
  • Weight: 4.7kg

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If you are interested in investing in a new system or looking for ideas on how you can improve your existing system, add a streaming solution or build a digital library, we’d love to hear from you.

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