A portion of the 120w per channel is handled in pure Class A. The SA30 has the same new sleek fascia and casework as the rest of the HDA range and houses a lengthy feature list and is very well connected in network terms.
There is a dedicated switchable MM/MC phono input befitting a high end performance amplifier plus the SA30 also comes supplied with 4x digital inputs (2x co-axial and 2x S/PDIF), plenty to connect all those digital audio devices. The SA30 is equipped with the ESS Sabre ESS9038 32-bit high-end DAC. There are 4x analogue inputs are available for legacy connectivity and even a HDMI ARC enabled input is on hand. There’s also a comprehensive I/P control suite, including Control4 and Crestron compatibility.
Fans of the latest high resolution music streams/downloads will welcome the SA30’s support for MQA as offered by the likes of TIDAL Masters. The SA30 is also ROON ready and its ROON end point status means that it is all set to receive audio from ROON’s digital music player and library system.
Wireless support is extensive so expect seamless and gapless support with Apple’s Air Play 2 as well as UPnP streaming set-ups and Chromecast enabled equipment.
Finally, the SA30 comes with full Dirac Live room correction (3 profiles available that can be assigned to inputs) to ensure the best possible sonic results.