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Test report ASUS Xonar Essence STX: Hi (Test report)

Total reports 4 from ASUS Xonar Essence STX
DAC Line Out
Headphone amplifier: Low | Mid | Hi

Test report - general data the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

Frequency response, Impedance and Frequency response with standard headphones


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General results
ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
Channel
Center/Summary
Average variation in FR in the band 40 Hz to 15 kHz, dB
-0,11, 0,03
Average value of impedance band in 40 Hz to 15 kHz, Ohm
10,3
Max voltage output
VRMS
dBV
Clear or equal class A?
5,83
15,32
Optimal or equal class AB?
6,54
16,32
6,54
16,32
Maximum current output at loaded
Ohm
mA
Clear or equal class A?
24,5
46,93
Optimal or equal class AB?
15,8
222,27
15,8
222,27
15,8
222,27
Max power output
Ohm
mW
dBm
Clear or equal class A?
198,9
154,28
21,88
Optimal or equal class AB?
15,8
780,57
28,92
15,8
780,57
28,92
15,8
780,57
28,92

The table shows the most important technical characteristics ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels

Calculate sound pressure level in headphones with online calculator with data entered from the table for ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

Test conditions

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Version report: V4

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Version report: V1
  • Frequency response
  • Impedance
  • Frequency response with loaded resistors
  • Variation in frequency response dependence of load dynamic type headphones
  • Frequency response vs load balance armature headphone type (one driver)
  • Variation in frequency response vs load balance armature headphone type (one driver)
Version report: V2
  • Maximum voltage output level vs load
  • Maximum current level output vs load
  • Maximum power level output level vs load
Version report: V3
  • THD vs load vs output voltage
  • Harmonic distortion spectrum vs amplitude vs loaded
Version report: V4
  • Crosstalk
  • Crosstalk Phase
  • Spectrum of IMD SMPTE vs Level
  • Spectrum of IMD CCIF vs Level
  • Spectrum of Multitone Distortion vs Level vs Load



Comparison of basic characteristics

How much are the characteristics of ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi different from other models?
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Подбор по характеристикам

You can use the automatic selection of the optimal headphone models for ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi from the measured power parameters of the amplifying part and the measured parameters of the headphones for different purpose of use.

During the selection of headphones, they are selected according to the characteristics and on a five-point scale are estimated the optimal bundles of headphones and ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi. The selection takes into account the power characteristics of the amplifier, the sensitivity and resistance of the headphones, as well as the conditions in which the bundle will be used: at home, in the studio, on the street, in the subway, etc. The compatibility analysis is similar to car analysis based on its clearance - on which road the car will optimally go without evaluating the class of the car. The selection method by characteristics is developed in RAA.

Comparison of the power characteristics of the amplifiers and the determination of the required voltage level for the headphones from the amplifier

How does the power graph from differ from other models and what is the interaction with the headphones?
Compare the graphs on-line with an additional analytic of compatibility with headphones.

Graph of output voltage by power characteristics in different modes. Comparison on-line with other amplifiers. Estimating the sufficiency of the modes for the selected headphones by volume level.

Comparison of amplifiers by loudness (Volume Level)

How much Volume Level different from other models?
Comparison Volume Level on-line.

Comparison of amplifiers taking into account the peculiarity of the musical signal for two assignable loads (headphone impedances).




Detailed measurements report of technical characteristics

Frequency response the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Frequency response ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,07, 0,03
-0,07, 0,03

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Impedance the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Impedance ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
Channel
Left
Right
Impedance average in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, Ohm
10,4
10,3
Resistance at 500 Hz, Ohm
10,3
10,3
Resistance at 1000 Hz, Ohm
10,3
10,3
The minimum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz at frequency, Hz
600,5
600,5
The minimum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, Ohm
10,3
10,3
The maximum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz at frequency, Hz
12156,8
12156,8
The maximum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, Ohm
10,4
10,4

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Crosstalk the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Crosstalk Phase the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Frequency response with loaded resistors from ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Frequency response of amplifier the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
with resistive load
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded 16 Ohm, dB
0,01
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded 32 Ohm, dB
0,01
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded 50 Ohm, dB
0,00
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded 100 Ohm, dB
0,00
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded 250 Ohm, dB
0,00
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded 600 Ohm, dB
0,00

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


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Frequency response the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi load dynamic headphone type


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Frequency response of the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
load dynamic headphone type
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz load the dynamic type, dB
1,01

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


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Deviation of frequency response the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi load dynamic headphone type


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Frequency response of amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
load dynamic headphone type
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz load the dynamic type, dB
0,99

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


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Frequency response the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi loaded type balance armature headphone type (one driver)


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Frequency response of amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
loaded type balanced armature
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded type balanced armature, dB
3,62

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


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Deviation of frequency response the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi loaded type balance armature headphone type (one driver)


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Frequency response of amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi
loaded type balanced armature
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz loaded type balanced armature, dB
3,71

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


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Maximum voltage output level vs load ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Maximum voltage output level vs load ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi (the source data for the spectra)
Level
VRMS
dBV
VRMS
dBV
VRMS
dBV
VRMS
dBV
loaded 16 Ohm
0,70
-3,07
3,51
10,91
3,51
10,91
3,51
10,91
loaded 25 Ohm
1,15
1,21
4,07
12,20
4,07
12,20
4,07
12,20
loaded 31 Ohm
1,21
1,69
4,31
12,68
4,31
12,68
4,31
12,68
loaded 62 Ohm
2,81
8,98
5,00
13,98
5,00
13,98
5,00
13,98
loaded 100 Ohm
3,74
11,46
5,28
14,46
5,28
14,46
5,93
15,46
loaded 199 Ohm
5,54
14,87
6,22
15,87
5,54
14,87
6,22
15,87
loaded 300 Ohm
5,64
15,02
6,33
16,02
6,33
16,02
6,33
16,02
loaded 763 Ohm
5,75
15,20
6,45
16,20
6,45
16,20
6,45
16,20
Not loaded
5,83
15,32
6,54
16,32
6,54
16,32
6,54
16,32


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Maximum current level output vs load ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Maximum current level output vs load ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi (the source data for the spectra)
Level, mA
Optimal or equal class AB?
Level
mA
dB(mA)
mA
dB(mA)
mA
dB(mA)
mA
dB(mA)
loaded 16 Ohm
44,47
32,96
222,27
46,94
222,27
46,94
222,27
46,94
loaded 25 Ohm
46,93
33,43
166,32
44,42
166,32
44,42
166,32
44,42
loaded 31 Ohm
39,81
32,00
141,15
42,99
141,15
42,99
141,15
42,99
loaded 62 Ohm
45,06
33,08
80,12
38,07
80,12
38,07
80,12
38,07
loaded 100 Ohm
37,40
31,46
52,83
34,46
52,83
34,46
59,27
35,46
loaded 199 Ohm
27,85
28,90
31,25
29,90
27,85
28,90
31,25
29,90
loaded 300 Ohm
18,79
25,48
21,08
26,48
21,08
26,48
21,08
26,48
loaded 763 Ohm
7,54
17,55
8,46
18,55
8,46
18,55
8,46
18,55
Not loaded
0,12
-18,66
0,13
-17,66
0,13
-17,66
0,13
-17,66



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Maximum power level output level vs load ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Maximum power level output level vs load ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi (the source data for the spectra)
Level
mW
dBm
mW
dBm
mW
dBm
mW
dBm
loaded 16 Ohm
31,25
14,95
780,57
28,92
780,57
28,92
780,57
28,92
loaded 25 Ohm
53,96
17,32
677,73
28,31
677,73
28,31
677,73
28,31
loaded 31 Ohm
48,34
16,84
607,68
27,84
607,68
27,84
607,68
27,84
loaded 62 Ohm
126,72
21,03
400,56
26,03
400,56
26,03
400,56
26,03
loaded 100 Ohm
139,90
21,46
279,11
24,46
279,11
24,46
351,33
25,46
loaded 199 Ohm
154,28
21,88
194,23
22,88
154,28
21,88
194,23
22,88
loaded 300 Ohm
105,95
20,25
133,37
21,25
133,37
21,25
133,37
21,25
loaded 763 Ohm
43,37
16,37
54,59
17,37
54,59
17,37
54,59
17,37
Not loaded
0,68
-1,67
0,86
-0,67
0,86
-0,67
0,86
-0,67



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THD vs load vs output voltage ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi


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Spectrum of Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

Not loaded


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Loaded 15,8 Ohm


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Loaded 24,5 Ohm


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Loaded 30,5 Ohm


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Loaded 62,4 Ohm


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Loaded 100 Ohm


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Loaded 198,9 Ohm


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Loaded 300 Ohm


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Loaded 763 Ohm


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Spectrum of IMD SMPTE vs Level the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

Not loaded


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Level, dBV:

Loaded 15,8 Ohm


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Loaded 24,5 Ohm


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Loaded 30,5 Ohm


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Loaded 62,4 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 100 Ohm


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Frequency band, Hz:
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Loaded 198,9 Ohm


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Loaded 300 Ohm


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Frequency band, Hz:
Channel:
Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 763 Ohm


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Spectrum of IMD CCIF vs Level the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

Not loaded


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Level, dBV:

Loaded 15,8 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 24,5 Ohm


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Loaded 30,5 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 62,4 Ohm


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Loaded 100 Ohm


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Loaded 198,9 Ohm


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Loaded 300 Ohm


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Loaded 763 Ohm


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion vs Level vs Load the headphone amplifier ASUS Xonar Essence STX Hi

Not loaded


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Level, dBV:

Loaded 15,8 Ohm


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Loaded 24,5 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 30,5 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 62,4 Ohm


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Loaded 100 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 198,9 Ohm


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Loaded 300 Ohm


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Level, dBV/dBm:

Loaded 763 Ohm


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Total reports 4 from ASUS Xonar Essence STX
DAC Line Out
Headphone amplifier: Low | Mid | Hi