Remarkable build quality, smooth operation and superb sound. The Esoteric players are well known for their transport technology and D/A conversion. As I understand it, the SE version incorporates several features from the flagship X-01 and was well reviewed. This example works flawlessly. No issues. I rated it an 8 to be conservative. I purchased the unit locally several years ago at a favorable price which is reflected in my listing. Age prompts down sizing-time for someone else to enjoy.
Ships in its factory triple box with remote and owners manual. Note: this is a large, heavy box. Ships only to paypal confirmed addresses within the USA.