The Wax System provides a full set of features in one convenient package.

Software features

  • Organize your music by works rather than albums or tracks.
  • Combine multiple CDs into a single recording or split a single CD into multiple recordings.
  • Support for genres and subgenres makes it easy to find recordings.
  • Support for gapless playback.
  • Automatic completion provides consistent spelling of names, including ones with foreign characters, and minimizes typing.
  • Virtual keyboard allows easy entry of characters with diacritics (e.g., á, è, ö, ç, ñ) without obscure keyboard combinations.
  • Support for downloading from the Internet or importing from NAS and flash drives.
  • Supports retrieval and display of cover art.
  • Manual generation of play queues with save and restore.
  • Automatic generation of play queues with random selections.
  • Automatically source metadata from MusicBrainz and FreeDB.
  • Automatic daily backup of sound archive to internal hard disk drive.
  • Automatic updates.
  • Automatic and manual volume equalization.
  • Play CD immediately or play while ripping in addition to basic rip.
  • Simple mode makes the product accessible to everyone, including novice users.
  • Export sound files to portable players.
  • Bulk import of music from your computer or NAS allows you to play your legacy music collection immediately.
  • Support for display of multiple documents (e.g., liner notes) and multiple images (e.g., back cover).
  • Support for streaming services (such as Tidal or Spotify).
  • Support for DSD64 (see comments on DSD).
  • Support for multichannel FLAC.
  • Remote technical support over the Internet.
  • Export all metadata to an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Boolean search (AND together multiple terms).

Hardware features (view rear panel)

  • Complete hardware architecture: No additional components required.
  • Built-in hard disk drive for sound archive (2 TB standard)
  • Built-in backup of sound archive to a second internal hard disk drive.
  • Control with tablet, desktop, or smartphone or with attached TV/monitor and trackpad.
  • Built-in access point for guaranteed Wifi connectivity.
  • Sound file cache in SSD and passive, heat-pipe cooling eliminate acoustical noise during playback.
  • Support for many codecs (mp3, ogg, flac, wav, wma).
  • Analog output with support for 24-bit/192 kHz HD audio.
  • Headphone output.
  • Compatible with USB DACs at sample rates up to 192 kHz and 24-bit resolution.
  • AES-3id, S/PDIF, and TOSLINK outputs support sample rates up to 192 kHz.
  • Support for multiple controllers.
  • Optical disc drive for ripping CDs.
  • Low idle power consumption (around 35W).
  • BitScrubber™ board provides optimized digital outputs for noise-free, jitter-free communication with an external DAC.
  • External linear power supply.

Why piece together a complete solution from separate hardware and software components when one system can provide more functionality with a unified user interface that is elegant and easy to use?