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Marantz SA-KI RUBY Super Audio CD Player with DAC

by Marantz
UPC: 699927031756
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Marantz SA-KI RUBY Super Audio CD Player with DAC


Marantz has been designing and making amplifiers for more than 65 years, and for 40 of those years the products have reflected expertise of Ken Ishiwata. To mark his four decades with the company, the SA-KI Ruby Super Audio CD (SACD) player has been developed and tuned by a highly experienced engineering team led by KI himself. And it arrives bearing Ken Ishiwata’s signature and a special Ruby motif. Features the same disc mechanisms that play SACDs, CDs and compilations on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM. The SA-KI Ruby includes an asynchronous USB input that handles formats up to PCM / DXD 384kHz/32bit and DSD11.2MHz.

Highlights

• Marantz-proprietary SACD/CD mechanism “SACDM-3” designed purely for audio
• Playback of SACD/CD and compilations on CD-ROM and DVD-ROM
• Asynchronous USB input for hi-res audio up to PCM/DXD 384kHz/32bit and DSD11.2MHz
• Isolation of USB and digital inputs to block noise from connected sources
• Innovative Marantz Musical Mastering “MMM-Stream” up-sampling to DSD and filtering
• Custom-designed 1-bit direct “MMM–Conversion” from DSD to analog
• New analog output stage with Marantz HDAM-SA3 technology and low impedance output
• Power supply with toroidal transformer
• Dedicated headphone amplifier with all-discrete HDAM-SA2 construction
• Laser-engraved Ken Ishiwata signature and Ruby motif, marking Ishiwata’s 40-year Marantz legacy
• Engineered and extensively tuned by legendary Marantz sound master Ken Ishiwata and his team, drawing on more than 35 years of Marantz expertise in CD players

Specs

Features

  • CD Compatibility SACD / CD / CD-R/RW / DVD R/RW / MP3 / WMA: Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
  • CD-Text / SA-CD Text / ID3 Tag / WMA Meta Tag / AAC Meta data: Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
  • HDAM version: Yes HDAM SA3 +HDAM SA2
  • Asynchronous mode rear USB: Yes
  • USB-B DSD Audio Streaming (DoP): Yes DSD2.8 / DSD5.6 / DSD 11.2
  • Dual Clock: 44.1 / 48 kHz Yes / Yes
  • Power Transformer Toroidal / El: Yes / No
  • High Grade Audio Components: Yes
  • Customised Components: Yes
  • Symmetric circuit layout: Yes
  • Extra metal plate for chassis strengthing: Yes
  • Digital out off / Audio EX Mode: Yes / No
  • DAC operation mode USB / Coax / Optical: Yes / Yes / Yes

Others

  • Selectable filter CD / SA-CD: Yes / Yes / + DAC-Mode
  • Zero Impedance Matching joint (copper): Yes
  • Display Dimmer / Off: No / Yes
  • Low noise LCD display: Yes

Playback

  • Program Play (CD): 20
  • Repeat: Yes
  • Random Play: Yes

Inputs/Outputs

  • Analogue Out (Cinch): 2ch
  • Digital Optical In / Out: Yes / Yes
  • Digital Coaxial In / Out: Yes / Yes
  • Sample Rate digital In: 192 kHz/24-bit
  • Gold Plated Cinch: [CD] Thick nickel plated independent terminals Others Gold plated
  • USB Audio (Rear ): Yes
  • Sample Rate USB type A:
    • In MP3: 44.1∼48KHz/32∼320kbps
    • WMA: 44.1∼48KHz/48∼320kbps
    • AAC: 44.1∼48KHz/16∼320kbps
    • WAV: 44.1∼ 192KHz
    • FLAC: 44.1∼ 192KHz
    • ALAC: 44.1∼ 192KHz
    • AIFF: 44.1∼ 192KHz
    • DSDIFF/DSF
  • USB type B input for PC (rear): Yes
  • Sample Rate USB type B In:
    • DSD: 2.8 / 5.6 / 11.2 Mhz
    • PCM: 44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192/352.8/384kHz
  • D-Bus: Yes
  • Headphone Out: Yes
  • Headphone Volume Control: Yes
  • Headphone Gain Setting Low / Mid / High: Yes / Yes / Yes
  • Headphone On/Off setting: Yes

Technical

  • Mechanism: Marantz SACDM-3
  • D/A Conversion: Marantz Musical Mastering (MMM)
  • Dither: MMM-Stream (fixed Dither 1)
  • Noise Shaper: MMM-Stream (fixed: 3rd-1)
  • Digital Filter: MMM-Stream (filter 1, 2)
  • Output Buffer: Full Discrete current feedback Amplifier
  • Headphone amp: Full Discrete Headphone Amplifier
  • Frequency Response (SACD): 2 Hz x 50 kHz
  • Dynamic Range (SACD): 109 dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (SACD): 112 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (SACD): 0.0008%
  • Frequency Response (CD): 2 Hz x 20 kHz
  • Dynamic Range (CD): 98 dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (CD): 104 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (CD): 0.0015%

General

  • Aluminum Front Panel: Yes
  • Chassis: Copper plated / Double layer
  • Remote Control: RC005PMSA
  • Power Consumption in W: 47
  • Standby Consumption in W: Below 0.3
  • Auto Power off: Yes
  • Detachable Power Cable: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 5"
  • Width: 17.32"
  • Depth: 16.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 37.7 lbs