MA player is a high-quality digital audio/streaming media playback system developed by Matrix for its streamer products. With MA player, Matrix streamers establish music library by indexing music files in network shared storage and local storage devices, the music files and playlists can be presented in smartphones and tablets. MA player also supports streaming audio playback.
MA player will automatically retrieve storage devices connected to the Matrix streamer, such as flash drive, portable hard drive, MicroSD card, and even SMB shared folders (NAS). The music files in these storage devices will be sorted as albums and artists in a single music library. You can choose to play music directly , or find music files on your storage device by browsing folders and add them to playlists or play queue.
MA player supports most audio file formats on the market, including: MP3, WMA, WAV, AIF, AIFC, AIFF, AAC, FLAC, OGG, APE, ALAC, M4A, DSF, DFF, etc. It supports PCM audio up to 32Bit/768kHz sampling rate, and DSD files up to 22.4MHz sampling rate.
MA Remote is a companion app for Matrix devices which with MA player built in. It is available on iPhone, iPad and Android phones. With MA Remote, you can play music in the music library of Matrix streamers, manage storage devices, access your streaming service, and even adjust the hardware configurations. The virtual remote control in MA Remote achieves all the functions of the infrared remote control, and has even more convenient functions.
Matrix streamers are ROON Ready certified devices. They can work as endpoints in an audio streaming system with a ROON Core. Use the ROON controller devices to browse the audio resources in the core and playback music at any ROON Ready devices in the network. A multi-room high-quality audio streaming system is formed in the local area network.
MA player supports mainstream high-resolution online streaming media services natively. You can log in to these streaming service accounts through the MA Remote app to browse the massive high-resolution music resources easily and conveniently. Matrix will support more streaming services in future by firmware and app updates.
MA player supports AirPlay. As long as the Matrix streamer is connected to the same local area network with your iOS device, it will appear in the AirPlay device list. You can simply send the audio stream to Matrix streamer by selecting it. In addition, the MA player also supports the UPnP protocol. You can send audio streams to the Matrix streamers via a PC, MAC or mobile devices in the LAN.