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ESOTERIC UX-1Pi Universal  Player
UX-1Pi Universal  Player
The top end of ESOTERIC's "UX" series universal disc player incorporating the P-03 VRDS-NEO mechanism and cutting edge video technologies from the flagship model "P-03 Universal" transport. With version 1.3 high definition 1080P HDMI terminal, the UX-1Pi evolves from the UX-1/UX-1Limited in the quest for the ultimate in audio video reproduction!
[Content of optional and incremental upgrade from the UX-1 Limited]

Fully tuned video components including refined video output circuits.

- The latest 14bit/216MHz video D/A converter chip ADV 7324 from Analog Devices.
- The latest digital video scaling chip LSI ABT 1018 from Anchor Bay Technologies.
- Genesis FLI2310(DCDi),I/P converter

1080P HDMI terminal (version 1.3 compliant*)

- The UX-1Pi is equipped with the latest HDMI version 1.3 terminal (Maximum HD scaling:1080P).
- HDMI output: 480i / 480P / 720P / 1080i / 1080P
Note: The HDMI terminal does not support Super Audio CD ("SACD"), audio signals. (SACD audio is output through analog 5.1channel, 2channel or i.LINK connections).

Various output interfaces including HDMI terminal.

The UX-1Pi is equipped with component video terminals, D1/D2 terminal, S video terminal, composite video terminal, and RS-232C terminal (for home theater system control) like those of the UX-1 Limited. (HDMI terminal substituted for DVI terminal on the UX-3Pi)

i.LINK terminal includes ESOTERIC's flow rate control system

Audio grade i.LINK (IEEE1394), circuit designed by ESOTERIC with flow-rate-control technology provides jitter free signal transmission. High grade digital signals read from Super Audio CD, or DVD-A sources can be transmitted to other i.LINK devices equipped with flow-rate-control. These devices may include a multi-channel D/A converter, A/V surround sound processor or A/V receiver equipped with the i.LINK connection.

The P-03 VRDS-NEO mechanism, enhanced from the original UX-1 mechanism, is an integration of ESOTERIC's highest grade "mechatronics," technologies, providing the ultimate experience in sound reproduction.

- Refined VRDS-NEO transport mechanism driven by a coreless spindle motor and featuring ESOTERIC's neodymium magnet system.
- High precision ceramic ball bearing for smooth turntable rotation.
- Disc tray shutter mechanism for reduction from external noise and airborne contaminants.

Video output / digital audio output comparison
Terminal configuration/model UX-1Pi UX-1/UX-1 Limited
HDMI Yes n/a
DVI n/a Yes
D1/D2 Yes Yes
S video Yes Yes
Composite Yes Yes
Component Yes Yes
i.LINK Yes n/a
RS-232C Yes Yes

System DVD-Video,DVD-Audio,DVD-R/RW,Video-CD,Super Audio CD,and CD
Video Output S-Video output (S1/S2) Y(luminance)-Output level: 1Vp-p (75ohms)
C(color)-Output level: 286mVp-p (75ohms)
Jack: S-VIDEO jack
Composite Video output Output level: 1Vp-p (75ohms)
Jack: RCA jack
Component video output (Y,PB,PR) Y-Output level: 1.0Vp-p (75ohms)
PB,PR-Output level: 0.7Vp-p (75ohms)
Jacks: BNC jacks
D1/D2 video output (Y,PB,PR) Y-Output level: 1.0Vp-p (75ohms)
PB, PR-Output level: 0.7Vp-p (75ohms)
Jack: D terminal
HDMI output Jack: HDMI 19pin (version 1.3)
Audio output (Analog Audio) Jacks XLR jacks (2channel) ×1
RCA jacks (5.1channel) ×1
Maximum Output level (1kHz, full scale) XLR:2.5Vrms
Frequency response 5Hz to 88kHz (DVD-Audio)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (S/N) 114dB (SACD,1kHz)
Dynamic range 106dB (SACD,1kHz)
Total harmonic distortion 0.001% (SACD, 1kHz)
Decodable format DTS
DTS 96/24
Dolby Digital
PCM 44.1kHz to 192kHz/16-24bit
Audio output (Digital Audio) OPTICAL Optical digital jack ×1, .15 to .21dBm
COAXIAL RCA jack ×1,0.5Vp-p/75ohms
Word Synchronization input format Jack BNC
Input level 4.5Vp-p/75ohms
General Power supply AC 230V 50Hz
AC 120V 60Hz
AC 220V 60Hz
Power consumption 45W
External dimensions
442×153×353 mm
(17-3/8×6×13-7/8 ")
Weight 24kg (52-15/16lbs)
The UX-1 Pi can accept and synchronize to the following frequencies received from external devices (rectangular wave):44.1/48/88.2/96/100/176.4/192 kHz, as well as frequencies which are 96% of these values, in the 4% DOWN mode.
- Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
- This product is available in three different power supply variations shown in the chart above. Make sure that the voltage shown on the rear panel matches the AC line voltage in your area.
- The shape of the AC inlet and plug of the supplied power cord depends on the voltage rating and destination country.

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