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Test report - general data of SMSL AD18 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 SMSL AD18
Channel
Center/Summary
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,12, 0,02
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, VRMS
1,26
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBV
2,02
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBu
4,24
Harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-80,4
Total harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,009519
Harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-83,2
Total harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,006913

The table shows a most important technical characteristics of SMSL AD18

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



Test conditions



Frequency response of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
Frequency response SMSL AD18
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-0,13, 0,02
-0,12, 0,02

Crosstalk of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Crosstalk SMSL AD18
Crosstalk at the frequency 100 Hz, dB
-98,5
Crosstalk at the frequency 1000 Hz, dB
-97,2
Crosstalk at the frequency 10000 Hz, dB
-90,2

Crosstalk Phase of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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THD vs output voltage of line out of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
THD vs output voltage of line out SMSL AD18
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, VRMS
1,26
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBV
2,02
Max voltage output at 0 dBFS, dBu
4,24


Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Impulse response of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Impulse Response Envelope (ETC - Energy Time Curve) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Step response of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Aliasing of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Checking for correctness of reproduction signals depth more than 16-bit of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Waveforms of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Spectrums of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Spectra of high resolution

Noise floor spectrum of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
Harmonic distortion
SMSL AD18
Harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-80,4
Total harmonic distortion at 0,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,009519
Harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, dB
-83,2
Total harmonic distortion at -3,0 dBFS @ 1 kHz, %
0,006913




Table of measured characteristics
The levels of harmonics when applying signal 1 kHz 0 dBFS
SMSL AD18
Harmonic, number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
The level of harmonics, dB
0,0
-80,7
-94,6
-120,7
-97,1
-112,8
-107,2
-121,3
-106,8
-139,9
Harmonic, number
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
The level of harmonics, dB
-111,8
-132,9
-121,6
-137,0
-111,9
-137,2
-119,9
-134,2
-119,3
-137,6


The levels of harmonics when applying signal 1 kHz -3 dBFS
SMSL AD18
Harmonic, number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
The level of harmonics, dB
-3,0
-86,7
-97,4
-113,2
-113,5
-125,4
-105,8
-122,3
-110,1
-148,3
Harmonic, number
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
The level of harmonics, dB
-116,5
-127,7
-112,0
-138,8
-121,3
-140,2
-118,2
-140,0
-119,4
-136,6
The data in the tables correspond to by average value of left and right channels

Spectrum of Dynamic Range (-60 dBFS) of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Sine low ammplitude spectrum -90 dBFS of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) - SMPTE of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) - CCIF of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Noise Distortion of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Jitter of SMSL AD18 (High resolution graph) as Line Out mode


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Table of measured characteristics
The accuracy of the playback speed SMSL AD18
Fundamental tone 11025 Hz, Hz
11025,0000
Variance from 11025 Hz, Hz
0,0000

Spectra vs Amplitude

Total Harmonic Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of IMD SMPTE vs Level (dBFS) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of IMD CCIF vs Level (dBFS) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Multitone Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Spectrum of Noise Distortion vs Level (dBFS) of SMSL AD18 as Line Out mode


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Close

Measurements of SMSL AD18 were carried out by Roman Kuznetsov on the hardware-software complex RAA.

The SMSL AD18 test was conducted as a black box test, without regard to cost and prestige. This is the basic principle for making measurements, measurement reports and developing tests in RAA.



Kuznetsov Roman
Founder of RAA



Known by the nickname romanrex
Аuthor of articles iXBT.com




SMSL AD18 is available in reports and services. You are in a professional report.



Information for entry level users

reports for a newbie (Headphone amplifier)





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