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EGOSYS Waveterminal 2496

Category: Professional soundcards

Model number: WT2496

Digital Controller (DSP/HSP): Philips SAA 7146A

Audio Codec: AKM AK4524VF


Specifications from manufacturer

A/D Specification

ADC: integrated with AK4524VF codec
Type: Enhanced Dual Bit, 64x Oversampling
S/N (24bit 44.1kHz) 94-100 dB A-weighted
S/N (24bit 96kHz) 88-96 dB
DR (-60dBFS 24bit 44.1kHz) 94-100 dB A-weighted
DR (-60dBFS 24bit 96kHz) 88-96 dB
S/(N+D) (-0.5dBFS 24bit 44.1kHz): 84-90 dB
S/(N+D) (-0.5dBFS 24bit 96kHz): 80-88 dB

D/A Specification

DAC: integrated with AK4524VF codec
Type: Advanced Multi Bit, 128x Oversampling, 24 bit 8 times digital filter
S/N (24bit 44.1kHz) 104-110 dB A-weighted
S/N (24bit 96kHz) 96-104 dB
DR (-60dBFS 24bit 44.1kHz) 104-110 dB A-weighted
DR (-60dBFS 24bit 96kHz) 96-104 dB
S/(N+D) (0dBFS 24bit 44.1kHz): 88-94 dB
S/(N+D) (0dBFS 24bit 96kHz): 85-93 dB


RMAA Test Results

Testing mode: Line In - Line Out 16 bits 44.1 kHz

Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB: -0.01, +0.07Excellent
Noise level, dB (A): -97.0Excellent
Dynamic range, dB (A): 92.8Very good
THD, %: 0.002Excellent
IMD, %: 0.006Excellent
Stereo crosstalk, dB: -97.7Excellent

General performance: Excellent

Detail report

File with test results


Testing mode: Line In - Line Out 16 bits 48 kHz

Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB: -0.01, +0.08Excellent
Noise level, dB (A): -97.1Excellent
Dynamic range, dB (A): 93.1Very good
THD, %: 0.001Excellent
IMD, %: 0.005Excellent
Stereo crosstalk, dB: -96.1Excellent

General performance: Excellent

Detail report

File with test results


Testing mode: Line In - Line Out 24 bits 96 kHz

Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB: -0.01, +0.06Excellent
Noise level, dB (A): -98.9Excellent
Dynamic range, dB (A): 96.4Excellent
THD, %: 0.003Excellent
IMD, %: 0.004Excellent
Stereo crosstalk, dB: -96.6Excellent

General performance: Excellent

Detail report

File with test results


Testing mode: Digital Out - Digital In 16 bits 44.1 kHz

Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB: +0.00, +0.00Excellent
Noise level, dB (A): -135.1Excellent
Dynamic range, dB (A): 96.9Excellent
THD, %: 0.000Excellent
IMD, %: 0.003Excellent
Stereo crosstalk, dB: -149.1Excellent

General performance: Excellent

Detail report

File with test results


Test conditions

Win98SE, VxD-driver v.2.41, default level settings -10dBV (-1dBFS), unbalanced in/out mode, real time SRC off, fixed sampling frequency

Low length (15 cm) connection cables (low noise microphone studio cable made in Taiwan), ring contact on stereo jacks is grounded


 
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