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Esoteric K-05 CD/SACD

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Superb CD/SACD player from Esoteric, exceptional build and finish complete with original packaging.

£7,495.00 £3,490.00

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“Conveying emotive expression of music to listeners as it was produced without exaggeration”. The “K-05” is built with the philosophy that an integrated Super Audio CD player of the ESOTERIC’s K series will satisfy the highest criteria of music lovers. These features include VRDS-NEO “VMK-5” Super Audio CD transport mechanism with ESOTERIC’s established reputation, a 32-bit dual mono D/A converter combining multiple DAC circuits, high sampling rate digital inputs and USB input supporting asynchronous transmission at 24 bits/192 kHz as well as a cutting edge high-precision clock circuit.

Brand: Esoteric

Model Name/Number: K-05

Price (RRP): £7495

Choice Hifi Price: £3490

Product Information:

Compatible disc types (playback) Super Audio CD, CD (including CD-R and CD-RW)
Analog audio
Connectors XLR connector (2ch) x 1
RCA connector (2ch) x 1
Output impedance XLR: 100 Ω
RCA: 25 Ω
Maximum output level (1 kHz, full-scale, into 10 kΩ) RCA: 2.45 Vrms
XLR (set to 0dB): 2.45 Vrms
Frequency response 5 Hz to 55 kHz (- 3 dB)
S/N ratio 115dB
Total harmonic distortion 0.0015% (1 kHz)
Digital audio output RCA connector x 1 0.5 Vp-p (into 75 Ω)
Optical digital connector x 1 -15 to -21 dBm
Digital audio input RCA connector x 1 (input impedance 75 Ω) 0.5 Vp-p
Optical digital connector x 1 -24.0 to -14.5 dBm peak
USB-B connector USB2.0 standard
Clock sync input format Connector BNC
Supported input frequencies (±15 ppm) CD/SACD:
44.1, 88.2, 176.4 kHz, 10/22.5792 MHz
USB (HS_2) input:
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz, 10, 22.5792, 24.576 MHz
Input impedance 75 Ω
Input level Rectangle wave: equivalent to TTL levels,
Sine wave: 0.5 to 1.0 Vrms (50 to 75 Ω)
General Power supply AC 230 V, 50 Hz
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
AC 220 V, 60 Hz
Power consumption 13W
External dimensions (W x H x D, including protrusions) 445 mm x 131 mm x 358 mm
(17 1/2″ x 5 1/8″ x 14 1/8″)
Weight approx. 14 kg (30 7/8 lb)
Included accessories Power cord set x 1
Remote control (RC-1251) x 1
Batteries for remote control (AA) x 2
Owner’s manual x 1

Age: 4

Condition: 9/10

Voltage: 220/240/50Hz

Finish/Colour: Silver

Packaging? Yes

Accessories? Yes

Item Location: In Stock

Status: Second Hand

Dimensions 5708473 cm