Canary AudioKD200newCanary Audio KD200 DACHave one NIB and one Demo $2000 discount on the Demo unit - below is from Canary's Website KD-2000 Tube DSD DAC The KD-2000 Tube DSD D/A converter is specially designed for those who like to play ...4995.00

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Have one NIB and one Demo $2000 discount on the Demo unit - below is from Canary's Website
KD-2000 Tube DSD DAC The KD-2000 Tube DSD D/A converter is specially designed for those who like to play their music digitally without sacrificing sound quality. Utilizing the very finest technologies and uncompromising design, the KD-2000 is capable in offering the widest DSD and PCM support with highest sampling rate.

The following is a quote statement from the full reveiw by Terry London, February 11, 2015: 

"Canary Audio's first attempt at an all-format tube-based DAC has turned out to be a great success. It offers great build quality, a robust power supply, and a tube-based analog conversion section that gets you the speed/transparency/details of digital sound while blending in the tonality/colors/image palpability of what tubes and analog have to offer. As far as I can tell, the KD-2000 does equal justice to Redbook CDs and high-resolution/DSD material, so it can play any music you have in your collection." 

Terry London, Staff Reviewer for 

Click Here to read the full review  Reviewed by Srajan Ebaen from (June 2015) 

Click Here to read the full review  Product Features:
  • Dual ESS SABRE ES9018 chip were used, one dedicated chip per channel, offering a true dual mono operation. Each ES9018 incorporates eight individual D/A converters in Dual Differential coupling for optimal performance

  • State of the art custom designed USB chip. The USB input is compatible with following audio formats via PC/MAC. PCM: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8 and 384 kHz, up to 32 bits. DSD64 and DSD128 via USB (DoP): 2.822, 3.072, 5.644 and 6.144 MHz.

  • User selectable digital filters are available, making it possible to select the optimum sound quality to suit the individual piece of music. A fast or slow finite impulse response (FIR) digital filter and a 50, 60, or 70 Hz Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) digital roll-off filter can be selected. In addition, a digital phase-locked-loop (DPLL) filer is also available.

  • Sophisticated tube buffer section with the use of two carefully selected 6922 vacuum tubes.

  • Built in volume control of a highly refined design wih user adjustable volume level and left and right channel output level.

  • Two fully isolated and separated power supplies for the analogue and digital sections. 

  • Dual audiophile grade custom wound toroidal transformer (epoxy potted) were employed, one per each channel. Additional EI transformer was used for tube buffer section.

  • Six digital inputs are available: 2 x Coaxial (S/PDIF), 1 x I2S, 1 x optical (TOS-Link), 1 x AES/EBU and 1 x USB. 

  • Two high-quality analogue outputs, 1 x symmetrical (XLR) and 1 x asymmetrical (RCA).

  • Fully compatible with Apple IR remote control (not included).

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    Sample Rates:44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
    (352.8kHz and 384kHz through USB only)Total Harmonic Distortion:0.0002% Signal-to-Noise Ratio:118dB Daynamic Range:130 dB Input:2 x Coaxial (S/PDIF)
    1 x I2S 
    1 x optical (TOS-Link) 
    1 x AES/EBU 
    1 x USBOutput:1 pair x Balanced (XLR)
    1 pair x Analog (RCA) Tube Complement:2 x 6922 Dimensions:18.5" W x 13.5" D x 4.25" HNet Weight:35 lbs Warranty:1 Year on Parts and Labor 

    Specifications subject to change without notice.

    If you want to know more about this item or any of the other cool audio gear we list on Audiogon, call our world-class showroom in Southern California at 619-440-8237 and ask for our audio/electronics expert-in-residence, Peter. 

    We have extensive experience integrating the elements of sophisticated audio systems. We build complete systems from the ground up, and have in-depth working knowledge not only of the pre-amps, amps, and power supplies that support our loudspeakers but of the component synergy that makes the difference between good and great. At PBN, "great" is our everyday standard.

    We're shipping experts, too. If no original packaging is available, or we deem it inadequate, new custom-crating or boxing will be made for your valuable purchase. Our clientele is international, and we commonly ship our products worldwide. We have garnered excellent rates with several reliable shipping companies.

    PBN accepts payment via MasterCard or Visa, personal check (must clear prior to shipping), cashiers check or wire transfer. PayPal is accepted on some purchases from established buyers only. California residents must pay 8.5% sales tax.

    You can buy with the utmost confidence from us – a trusted veteran in the audio industry with 100% positive feedback earned over two decades of trading on this and other sites. We look forward to hearing from you.

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