Roon Ready function has been available in Matrix element series products for some time. But the users would find that there is always a tag "Uncertified" next to the product name in Roon software interface. In the past few months, under Matrix engineers and programmers' hard working, Matrix product works more and more smooth as a Roon Ready endpoint. Multiple rounds of joint debugging tests and bug fixes with the Roon Labs team from the US, make the interoperation between Matrix devices and Roon Core getting perfect.
Recently, we received an official notification from Roon Labs that Matrix' current full range of network players, including element X, element P, element M and element i, have passed all the rigorous tests of Roon Labs and get certified.
Roon is developed for audiophiles and music lovers by Roon Labs from the US. It is a streaming system that integrates local music library, streaming music service, music preference, playback control, and multi-room control. How does Roon work? Please follow our instructions below.
Roon is architected differently than most audio systems out there. Roon consists of a single core and as many controls and outputs as you need. This means you get the same Roon experience whether you're running on a single PC or on devices around your home. Click HERE to learn more about ROON.
A Roon system starts with a core – it's the traffic cop, the housekeeper, and the brains behind the operation.
The core manages your music collection from many sources, and builds an interconnected digital library using enhanced information from Roon. The core can be your Mac or Windows PC, or other audio source devices with built-in Roon core programs.
You browse and play music with Roon apps on all your devices – Mac, Windows, iPad, iPhone, and Android devices.
Roon streams to all the audio gear you have, and makes it all play nice together. Any Mac or Windows PC can be an output, for the ultimate in performance audio, use Matrix element series network players.
In short, the complete high-quality audio streaming system built by Roon looks like the picture above.
Finally – high-resolution, multi-protocol, multi-room streaming for your whole home.
With the network players from Matrix, Roon streams formats up to 768kHz/24Bit PCM and DSD512 sampling rate, and intelligently converts audio to the optimal resolution for other devices.