Simaudio650DusedSimaudio Moon Evolution 650D DAC and CD Transport**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale** Fantastic modern DAC with a built in CD transport, capable of playing just about any format ...5499.00

Simaudio Moon Evolution 650D DAC and CD Transport

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Asking Price: $5,499.00

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Ships fromRidgewood, NJ, 07450
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensions?" × ?" × ?" (50.0 lbs.)
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping cost$59.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Box, Manual
Agon miniAverage Research Pricing

**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale**

Fantastic modern DAC with a built in CD transport, capable of playing just about any format CD. 

$9,000 MSRP and still under the 10 year manufacturer warranty which is transferable.

In perfect working and cosmetic condition.  Complete with all accessories and packing materials.  

The Simaudio Moon Evolution is one of my all time favorite lines of equipment and would be in my top five list if I had to choose a system to suit me for the rest of my life. 

This particular piece is a very capable DAC with the bonus of built in CD transport. It can be upgraded to the next level with the addition of an 820S external power supply. Frankly, I dont think it needs it, but if you're a tweaker this might be just for you.

It also has one of the most readable displays in the industry visible from just about any angle and distance. 

The casework in the best I’ve seen with amazing fit and finish. It utilizes the heaviest gauge metal panels and heatsinks I've seen in this category. 

Condition is near perfect, not a visible scratch or fingerprint. All functions work as they should and it has been fully tested. 

Comes complete as it would from the factory including the manual, remote, spikes, and packing materials (double box).

From a great review by Michael Fremer via Stereophile:

"Working through my mostly 16-bit/44.1kHz playlist, I was struck by the 650D's consistent overall sound: unusually transparent, delicately drawn, and ethereal, with an almost complete absence of digital glare and hardness. Yet the 650D accomplished this without noticeably softening instrumental attacks or smothering natural transient sharpness. Reverb trails were easy to follow as they naturally faded to black in an analog-like fashion similar to what I remember hearing through dCS's Debussy USB DAC ($10,999). I wished I'd still had the Debussy on hand for a direct comparison, but no such luck."

Design features:


  • Proprietary CD drive system mounted on our M-Quattro gel-based 4-point floating suspension.

  • Separate digital and analog power supplies, each with their own toroidal transformer.

  • Power supply voltage regulation includes i2 DCf (Independent Inductive DC Filtering); 1 inductor for each and every IC in the audio circuit’s signal path – 18 stages in all.

  • Four (4) digital inputs (AES/EBU, S/PDIF, TosLink and USB) allowing for a connection to virtually any digital source.

  • Two (2) digital outputs – AES/EBU and S/PDIF.

  • Fully compatible with 820S external power supply.

Product features

Frequency response (full range)
2Hz - 100kHz +0/-3dB

THD @ 1kHz, 0dBFS (A-weighted)
0.0001%

Intermodulation distortion
0.0001%

Dynamic Range
120dB

Signal-to-noise Ratio
120dB @ full output

Channel Separation
116dB

Intrinsic Jitter
1 picosecond RMS

Analog Output @ 0dBFS
2.0 Volts

Analog output impedance
100Ω

Bit-depth range
16 - 24 bits

Sampling frequency rates
44.1 - 192kHz

Shipping weight
35 lbs / 16 Kgs

Dimensions (width x height x depth)
18.75 x 4.0 x 16.8 in. / 47.6 x 10.2 x 42.7 cm

Click here for a PDF copy of the Owner's Manual

Thanks for looking and please click here if you would like to receive a list of the equipment we receive from time to time.  We promise not to bombard you with junk email.

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PURCHASING FROM SKYFI

This item will be professionally packaged and insured for safe transit to your home. 

Please click here for detailed specifics regarding our specialized packing process that separates us from the rest.

If we don’t have the original manufacture's packaging, we use heavy duty double ply corrugated boxes with Instapak expanding foam custom inserts.  In many cases this has proven to be better than the original packaging.  We also use high quality fiber reinforced tape to seal our packages.  Lightweight items will be bubble wrapped and shipped in a high-quality box. 

This item is available for pickup in Ridgewood, NJ or Union Square, NYC (with convenient parking in the building).

NJ Residents or anyone picking up without a resale certificate will need to pay NJ Sales Tax.

Use the Buy It Now button and we will cover the PayPal fees.

Thanks for looking and be sure to call or text 646.852.2073 with any questions. 

Please also click here to visit our Audiogon store to see the rest of the items we have for sale.

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WHO WE ARE 

SkyFi Audio is a small startup business specializing in the purchase, reconditioning, and reselling of select high-end audio equipment.  We only buy equipment the we admire and are passionate about. No mid-fi, no gimmicks, no junk. 

Each piece of equipment is cosmetically restored and fully tested in our well-equipped lab by an engineer with 30+ years of experience in the HiFi world. If it does not meet or exceed the original manufactures specifications, it will not be sold.  We are very selective about the equipment we purchase, focusing on mostly analog, high-build quality, American, and European built units.

Through our sister company, which is an authorized dealer for McIntosh, Audio Research, Sonus Faber, ClearAudio, Pro-Ject Audio Systems, and Sony ES, we have access to OEM parts, service, and support.  If you are local and looking for new equipment from the above-mentioned manufacturers, please drop us a line as we can arrange both sales and professional installation in the tri-state area.

PURCHASING GUIDELINES

We do not accept or review any offers that do not go through the official Audiogon system. We have too many items for sale and it’s nearly impossible to keep track of offers outside of the official system. Please don’t message, email, or text any offers. 

If you do not see a “Make an Offer” button, it means we are not considering any offers on that item.   

PAYMENTS

We prefer working through PayPal which allows you to use a credit card or bank transfer. We do not charge extra for any payment fees if you purchase the item at the asking price.  You can also send us a personal check (which will need to clear before shipping), certified check, money order, or wire transfer. International clients without access to PayPal should use a bank wire transfer. 

If you are picking up an item we do not accept PayPal.  You must pay in person with cash, certified or bank check, or wire transfer.  If you make a PayPal payment and are picking up the item, it will be returned. 

TRADE IN POLICY 

We accept trade-ins of equal or lesser value under certain conditions.  Simply ask and let us know the exact model, condition, and the accessories that are included (such as the original box, remote, cables, manual, etc.).  We will only consider high-end equipment from mainstream manufacturers such as McIntosh, Mark Levinson, Audio Research, Krell, etc. and will typically pass on displays, projectors, receivers, dated surround processors, and mid-fi equipment of any type.  We will offer a fair value for your equipment, but keep in mind we are running a business and will need to be able to resell the equipment at a profit after investing a great deal of time and resources in testing, certifying, repairing, cleaning, and packaging the incoming equipment.  If you are looking for top dollar we suggest attempting to sell it directly to an end user on your own.

SELL US YOUR GEAR (Working or Broken)

We will also purchase your used or broken gear and arrange pickup if you are in our local market. Just drop us a note for a quote but be sure to include the condition and what is included. 

HOW TO VISIT US                                                                                                        

We are currently operating from a residence in Ridgewood, NJ.  You are welcome to make an appointment if there is a piece of equipment you would like to see in operation before or after purchase.  We have a well-equipped, dedicated listening room with tons of equipment of all makes and models.  We are not a store, so please don’t make an appointment if you are just curious as to how a speaker or piece of equipment sounds.  In essence, no tire kickers please.

If you are in NYC and cannot make it out to Ridgewood, we can arrange pickup in Union Square (14th Street) after the purchase.   You can call or text 646.852.2073 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.  We can also arrange to install, calibrate, and tune the gear in your listening room if you are local to the area.  This is super useful when purchasing large speakers or heavy amplifiers.  It is also great for ensuring your new turntable is setup correctly in its final resting place.  

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