A16 Headstand

$4,695 USD

(plus shipping & taxes where applicable).

To enquire please contact ' james@smyth-research.com '

SKU A16HS Categories ,


Analogue audio inputs/outputs

1. 16ch input + 16ch output, phono, 2Vrms

2. 2ch stereo input, phono, 2Vrms

3. 2ch tactile output, phono, 2Vrms


Digital audio inputs/outputs

1. HDMI 2.0b input (8ch LPCM and bitstream)

2. SPDIF input (coaxial or optical) (2ch LPCM and bitstream)

3. USB 2.0 (16ch, 24bit, 96kHz LPCM)

4. eARC


Headphone outputs (dual users)

1. Analogue, stereo 1/4” jack and 2ch phono

2. Digital, stereo, SPDIF (coaxial and optical)


Ancillary inputs/outputs

1. HDMI 2.0b output (video pass-thru from selected HDMI input)

2. Microphone inputs (dual, for supplied binaural microphones)

3. Headtracker input (for supplied head-tracker)

4. Set-top input (for supplied set-top IR reference)

5. Micro SD card port

6. eARC


Audio bitstream decoding capability

1. Dolby Atmos (listening modes up to 24 channels)

2. Dolby TrueHD

3. Dolby Digital

4. DTS-X (listening modes up to 12 channels)


6. DTS Legacy


SVS headphone rendering capability

1. Single users can render up to 24 virtual loudspeakers (Dolby Atmos only).

2. Dual users, each user can render 16 virtual loudspeakers in any spatial position

3. Individual headtracking for both users simultaneously

4. Audio sources, HDMI 1 to 4 (LPCM or bitstream), USB 2.0, 16ch analogue, 2ch analogue, SPDIF coaxial or optical (LPCM or bitstream). Audio sources are common to both users.


Binaural room impulse response measurement

1. 16ch synchronous measurement using internally generated excitation signals from the 16ch analogue outputs.


Headphone equalisation

1. Automatic headphone EQ measurement using binaural microphones

2. Manual headphone EQ using equal loudness noise bands

3. Manual headphone EQ using an external loudspeaker reference

Additional information

Weight 3.5 kg

$3995 USD + Shipping & taxes where applicable