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Mantax

Kalista Mantax
Kalista Mantax

MANTAX is the latest DAC from Kalista. Perfectly pairing with the acclaimed Dreamplay X and embedding two DAC processor lines (AKM & ESS), tube and solid-state outputs as well as a new ELEKTRA power supply.

MANTAX follows the same stunning form factor of existing Kalisa products and uses exclusively top-quality electronic components with a strict routing discipline. Components are hand-soldered and the devices assembled in the Métronome workshop by their highly skilled technicians.

Made from high-quality materials, the chassis and housing feature a mix aluminium, acrylate and stainless steel, giving the device exceptional decoupling qualities. Customisable and available in black or silver finishes.

Kalista Mantax
Kalista Logo

Mantax

MANTAX is the latest DAC from Kalista. Perfectly pairing with the acclaimed Dreamplay X and embedding two DAC processor lines (AKM & ESS), tube and solid-state outputs as well as a new ELEKTRA power supply.

MANTAX follows the same stunning form factor of existing Kalisa products and uses exclusively top-quality electronic components with a strict routing discipline. Components are hand-soldered and the devices assembled in the Métronome workshop by their highly skilled technicians.

Made from high-quality materials, the chassis and housing feature a mix aluminium, acrylate and stainless steel, giving the device exceptional decoupling qualities. Customisable and available in black or silver finishes.


Kalista Mantax

Specification

General

Power Consumption25 Watts
Operating Temperature+5°C to +35°C
Operating Humidity5% to 90%
USB1x Port USB (2.0)
Dimensions (L x H x W) – Drive445 x 120 x 420 mm
Weight – Drive17.3 kg
Dimensions (L x H x W) – PSU420 x 70 x 430 mm
Weight – PSU12.5 kg
Standby Power Consumption20 Watts

Display

Size3 inches
Resolution432 x 432
Touch ScreenYes

Digital Inputs

InterfacePCM SupportDSD Support
S/PDIF44.1 to 384 KHz / 32 bitsDoP DSD64 to DSD128
AES/EBU44.1 to 384 KHz / 32 bitsDoP DSD64 to DSD128
Toslink44.1 to 192 KHz / 32 bitsDoP DSD64
I2S44.1 to 384 KHz / 32 bitsNative DSD64 to DSD256
USB44.1 to 384 KHz / 32 bitsNative DSD64 to DSD512

Analogue Outputs

Connector TypeOutput ImpedanceMaximum Output Level (0dB)
RCA75 Ω3 V
XLR110 Ω3 V

Conversion Processors

ReferenceRangeTHD+NDynamic Range
AKM 4499EXHigh-End-124 dBS/N: 135 dB
ESS ES9039MPROHigh-End-122 dBS/N: 137 dB

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