A pre-owned Marantz SA14Si Special Edition, SACD/CD player, in black, complete with box, manual, and remote control. 4 Years old.Mint condition
A top end SACD/CD player from Marantz, and with Special Edition denotes tweaking by the late Ken Ishiwata, in excellent condition.
The Marantz 14 series special edition thrusts the audio experience to new levels. The SA14S1 SE includes a heavy 5mm thick aluminium top lid and highly rigid feet to minimize vibration as well as an oversized Toroidal transformer and a strong power supply section that generates the cleanest of power to eliminate component cross-contamination.
It includes a DAC mode that is almost identical in functionality to that of the revolutionary, award winning NA11S1. It has optical and coaxial digital input as well as USB-B for direct connection to a PC. This means it provides direct high-definition audio streaming from your PC so you can make use of the high quality DAC and the high quality audio output stage with HDAM-SA2 modules.
The unit also includes Marantz latest ground/signal isolator technology, to virtually eliminate PC noise. It can operate as a soundcard for your PC and the USB-B port works in asynchronous mode to support not only 192kHz / 24bits but also the DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz for maximized versatility and performance. It even has a USB input on the front to play MP3, WAV, and AAC formats, and it is also iPod/iPhone compatible.
In order to handle the widest range of disc and audio file types, the SA14S1 SE incorporates the reference class DSD1792 digital-to-analogue converter, which provides up to 192 kHz/24 bit resolution, along with DSD decoding with Super Audio CDs. To prevent interference between the various stages, the power supply, digital audio stage and analogue audio stages each feature their own individual circuit boards.
A variety of disc and file types are supported including music CDs and Super Audio CDs, as well as linear PCM, AAC, MP3 and WAV file types. Via the rear panel USB-B port, you can connect your computer and enjoy audio files including High Resolution DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz for maximized versatility and performance.