PreMate Plus

Our flagship stereo+subwoofer model, with touchscreen and network streaming.

Front-panel-PreMate-Plus

5 digital inputs

2 analog inputs

Speaker correction

Subwoofer integration

Room correction

Balanced outputs

Digital speaker output

Remote control

Touch-screen control

Roon Ready

DLNA network streaming

From
$5495

After clicking "Order PreMate Plus," you will be able to choose front panel color and other options.

What's included

DEQX hardware unit

Your ordered DEQX hardware unit. Every single DEQX unit is individually tested before leaving the factory.

Calibration kit

A Standard Calibration Kit is included with every DEQX. The Reference Calibration Kit is an optional upgrade.

Software USB stick

Includes the DEQX-Cal™ installer, microphone calibration files, and a PDF version of the user manual.

Rear-panel-PreMate-Plus

What is the difference between the PreMate Plus and the PreMate?

Compared to the PreMate, the PreMate Plus has a display/control touchscreen on the front panel, an Ethernet port for network audio streaming (Roon and DLNA), and 12V trigger outputs.

What is the difference between the PreMate Plus and HDP-5?

The PreMate Plus does not have the "High" output (used to drive tweeters in HD-Active systems) and has only a single digital output (the HDP-5 has four digital outputs).

Should I use subwoofers?

In addition to the obvious advantage of extending bass response, the DEQX approach to subwoofer integration also highpasses the main speakers. This reduces cone excursion, thus reducing distortion and increasing resolution!

Can you calibrate the speakers (and subwoofers) for me?

Yes! We can. In fact, we include it for free when you buy a DEQX. Be sure to book your first DEQXpert session soon after receiving your new DEQX to make sure you get the best out of it.

Specifications

Analog inputs and outputs
BalancedUnbalanced
Full scale input level17 dBu / 5.5 Vrms9.3 dBu / 2.25 Vrms*1
Input impedance50 kΩ50 kΩ
Full scale output level17.4 dBu / 5.7 Vrms*110.8 dBu / 2.7 Vrms*1
Output impedance600 Ω75 Ω
Total harmonic distortion0.0008%0.0008%
*1. Factory default setting. Jumper-settable, see User Manual for full details.
Digital audio inputs
TOSLINK (optical)24-bit, 44.1 to 96 kHz
S/PDIF (BNC)24-bit, 44.1 to 192 kHz, 75Ω
S/PDIF (RCA)24-bit, 44.1 to 192 kHz
AES/EBU (XLR)24-bit, 44.1 to 192 kHz, 110Ω
USB AudioAsynchronous USB Audio Class 2, 24-bit, 44.1 to 192 kHz
Digital audio output
S/PDIF (BNC)24-bit, 96 kHz, 75Ω. (Follows signal on Main Speakers analog output,)
Audio processing
Amplitude correctionBetter than 0.2 dB, typical (depends on measurement accuracy)
Group delay correction0.5 ms, typical (depends on measurement accuracy)
Subwoofer crossoverFrom 6 Hz, 24 to 120 dB/octave*2
Processing latencyTypically 15 ms depending on filters, minimum 2.5 ms
Room EQSeven or ten bands, 1 Hz to 48 kHz, −300 to +40 dB, Q 0.01 to 17
Preference EQThree bands, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, gain to +/−9 dB, Q 0.5 to 10
DSP resolution> 140 dB
*2. Maximum available slope subject to filter delay limits.

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