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ASUS Essence III
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Test report ASUS Essence III (report for a pro)






Test report - general data of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode

Frequency response


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Spectrum of Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)

Spectrum of Jitter


Spectrum of Multitone Distortion



General results
General results ASUS Essence III
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,32, 0,05
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, VRMS
1,83
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBV
5,27
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBu
7,49
Harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-104,4
Total harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,000601
Harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-106,3
Total harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,000483

The table shows a most important technical characteristics of ASUS Essence III

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



Test conditions



Frequency response of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
Frequency response ASUS Essence III
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,32, 0,05
-0,32, 0,05

Crosstalk of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Crosstalk ASUS Essence III
Crosstalk at the frequency 100 Hz, dB
-112,6
Crosstalk at the frequency 1000 Hz, dB
-111,9
Crosstalk at the frequency 10000 Hz, dB
-108,3

Crosstalk Phase of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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THD vs output voltage of line out of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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THD vs output voltage of line out ASUS Essence III
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, VRMS
1,83
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBV
5,27
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBu
7,49


Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Impulse response of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Impulse Response Envelope (ETC - Energy Time Curve) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Step response of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Aliasing of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Checking for correctness of reproduction signals depth more than 16-bit of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Spectra of high resolution

Noise floor spectrum of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
Harmonic distortion
ASUS Essence III
Harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-104,4
Total harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,000601
Harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-106,3
Total harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,000483




Table of measured characteristics
The levels of harmonics when applying signal 1 kHz 0 dBFS
ASUS Essence III
Harmonic, number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
The level of harmonics, dB
0,0
-110,8
-107,7
-127,1
-110,0
-137,1
-121,6
-139,2
-133,3
-157,7
Harmonic, number
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
The level of harmonics, dB
-140,1
-142,6
-143,3
-141,5
-139,8
-144,4
-142,3
-145,2
-143,9
-144,6


The levels of harmonics when applying signal 1 kHz -3 dBFS
ASUS Essence III
Harmonic, number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
The level of harmonics, dB
-3,0
-120,5
-110,3
-131,6
-119,0
-137,2
-131,9
-150,8
-138,7
-159,9
Harmonic, number
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
The level of harmonics, dB
-142,4
-143,6
-145,0
-144,4
-146,6
-143,1
-144,7
-145,7
-147,8
-147,5
The data in the tables correspond to by average value of left and right channels

Spectrum of Dynamic Range (-60 dBFS) of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Sine low ammplitude spectrum -90 dBFS of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) - SMPTE of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) - CCIF of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Noise Distortion of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Jitter of ASUS Essence III (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
The accuracy of the playback speed ASUS Essence III
Fundamental tone 11025 Hz, Hz
11025,3365
Variance from 11025 Hz, Hz
0,3365

Spectra vs Amplitude

Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of IMD SMPTE vs Level (dBFS) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of IMD CCIF vs Level (dBFS) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Noise Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of ASUS Essence III as Line Out mode


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Измерения ASUS Essence III проведены Романом Кузнецовым на программно-аппаратном комплексе RAA.

Тест ASUS Essence III проведен как черного ящика, без учета стоимости и престижа. Это главный принцип измерений и разработки тестов в RAA.



Kuznetsov Roman
Founder of RAA



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