All-in-One Music Player

ACEAll-in-One Music Player

The Neo ACE is A Complete Experience of musical ecstasy. Simply hook up a pair of speakers, connect to the internet and you are ready for music, lots of music.

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Featuring our MiND (MOON intelligent Network Device) module which provides convenience and a full graphic interface, allowing you to effortlessly access your digital music library with power and flexibility; Add TIDAL and an unlimited world of music awaits you.

The ACE is both intuitive and easy to use. Featuring all new advanced setup software, this is the most configurable and customizable MOON component ever offered. Bridging digital and analog audio at a price-to-performance ratio that is impossible to beat, the ACE includes a high resolution DAC with DSD decoding up to DSD256 and 32-bit/384kHz PCM. At the other end of the audio spectrum, a moving magnet phono preamplifier rounds out this complete package.

The finest sounding and most complete “all-in-one” available, the ACE can do virtually anything expected of a high-performance audio component of this nature. Accentuated by our world renowned MOON sonic signature - visceral tight bass, transparent midrange, precise natural highs - along with lifelike sound, plus countless features, the ACE will be the “heart and soul” of all your musical indulgences.

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Technical aspects


3 line-level inputs including a front-mounted 1/8” mini-jack for personal media players.
Headphone output on 1/4” TRS jack located on the front panel.
Seamless integration with our MiND app.
Eight (8) digital inputs include USB (hi-res audio), SPDIF (2), Optical (2), Bluetooth® with Qualcomm® aptXTM audio support , WiFi and Ethernet inputs.
The first MOON product using an OLED type screen which provides more detailed information.
Simple MiND setup via on-board software menu.
Moving magnet phono preamplifier input.
Analog inputs are configurable to “pass-through” mode, which bypasses the gain stage to accommodate components like a home-theater processor, whose own volume control is used.
Includes CRM-3 Remote Control

Magazine reviews


MAGAZINE REVIEWER DATE / ISSUE
 Sound & Image (Australia)   Jez Ford  June 2017
 Full Range (Korea)    June 2017
 Soundstage! Simplifi (Canada)  Al Griffin  June 2017
 Stereo Magazine (Germany)  Tom Frantzen  June 2017
 Hifi & Musik (Sweden)    May 2017
 Full Range (Korea)    May 2017
 Audiostream (USA)  Michael Lavorgna  April 2017
ToneAudio (USA)  Jeff Dorgay  April 2017
 ON mag (France)  Pierre Stemmelin  March 2017
 The Audiophile Voice  (USA)  Bascom King  Vol. 18, No. 2  2017
 on-topaudio   (France)  Pierre Stemmelin  November 2016
 Hifi Pig  (United Kingdom)  John Scott  November 2016
 SoundStage!  (www)  Uday Reddy  November 2016
 TED / Quebec Audio Video  Michel Dallaire  November/December 2016
 WHAT HI*FI?  (France)  Staff  November 2016  #149
 Audiotechnique  (Hong Kong)  Staff  October 2016
 HIFI and Music Source  (United Kingdom)  Simon Wilce  October 2016
 AUDIO  (Germany)  Lothar Brandt  October 2016
 Stereo  (Germany)  Tom Frantzen  October 10/2016
 Classica  (France)  Philippe Venturini  October 2016  no. 186
 BBC Music Magazine  (United Kingdom)  Michael Brook  October 2016  #301
 WHAT HI*FI?  (United Kingdom)  Staff  October 2016
 Vumetre  (France)  P. Fontaine & L. Thorin  Sept./Oct. 2016  #7
 AudioVideo.fi  (Finlande)  Samu Saurama  September 2016
 HomeTheater Tech  (Hong Kong)  Staff  Septembre 2016
 Alpha-Audio  (Netherlands)  Jaap Veenstra  September 2016
 Music & Emotion  (Netherlands)  Werner Ero  September 2016
 AudioVideoHD  (France)  Pierre Dubarry  September 2016
 TrustedReviews.com  (United Kingdom)     Danny Phillips  September 2016
 The Audiophile Man  (United Kingdom)  Paul Rigby  September 2016
 HDAV China  Staff  September 2016
 hifiNews.ru  (Russia)  Vladmir Chernov  August 2016
 GearOpen  (www)  Staff  August 2016
 wifihifi   (Canada)  Gordon Brockhouse  August 2016
 WHAT HI*FI?  (Russia)  Staff  August 2016
 WHAT HI*FI?  (United Kingdom)  Staff  August 2016
 Sound Vision Install   (United Kingdom)  Staff  August 2016
 AVForums  (www)  Ed Selley  August 2016
 Fullrange.kr  (Korea)  Staff  August 2016
 hi-fi+   (United Kingdom)  Alan Sircom  August 2016
 Audiophile Apartment  (USA)  Jeff Dorgay  July 2016
 Classica  (France)  Philippe Venturini  July/August 2016  no. 184
 Fullrange.kr  (Korea)  Staff  June 2016
 hi-fi+   (United Kingdom)  Alan Sircom  June 2016  (First Listen)
 RobbReport  (USA)  Staff  June 2016
 Fullrange.kr  (Korea)  Staff  June 2016
 Connected Home  (Australia)  Joe Young  May 2016
 Tech-Boom (www)  Woldemar Brown  February 2016
 Digital Audio Review  (Australia)  John Darko  February 2016
 What Hi*Fi?  (United Kingdom)  Kashfia Kabir  January 2016
 Music Emotion (Netherlands)  Werner Ero  February 2017

Awards


AWARD  MAGAZINE DATE / ISSUE
 2016 Overall Product of the Year  TONE Audio  (USA)  December 2016 #80
 Best Buys: Systems £800 and above  What HI*FI?  (Great Britain)  December 2016
 Highly Recommended  Hifi Pig  (Great Britian)  November 2016
 Choix Redaction 2016  TED Quebec Audio Video  November 2016
 Best Buys: Systems £500 and above  What HI*FI?  (Great Britain)  November 2016
 Empfehlung Vielseitigkeit   AUDIO  (Germany)  October 2016
 Exzellent 83%  Price/Performance  Stereo  (Germany)  October 2016
 Choc 2016  Classica  (France)  October 2016
 Sairaan Siisti! 5 Stars  AudioVideo.fi  (Finland)  September 2016
 5-Stars  AudioVideoHD  (France)  September 2016
 Best hi-fi system under £3000  What HI*FI?  (Great Britain)  September 2016
 Editor's Choice  Trusted Reviews  (Great Britain)  September 2016
 Groovy - 8/10  The Audiophile Man  (Great Britain)  September 2016
 5-Stars  What HI*FI?  (Great Britain)   August 2016
 Highly Recommended  AVForums  (Great Britain)   August 2016
 Year's Finest  Audiophile Apartment  July 2016
 Stars of CES 2016  What HI*FI?  (Great Britain)   January 2016