Musical FidelityKWusedMusical Fidelity KW SACD/CD Tube Based Player w/ Remote - Just ServicedProduct: Musical Fidelity KW SACD/CD Tube Based Player Included: Original Remote Original ManualFunctional Notes: Operational condition of this item is excellent. It was just check...2950.00

Musical Fidelity KW SACD/CD Tube Based Player w/ Remote - Just Serviced

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Ships fromEnglewood, NJ, 07631
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensions24.0" × 20.0" × 14.0" (55.0 lbs.)
Shipping carriersUSPS, UPS or FedEx
Shipping cost$85.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Manual
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Product: Musical Fidelity KW SACD/CD Tube Based Player

Included: Original Remote
                 Original Manual

Functional Notes: Operational condition of this item is excellent.  It was just checked and 2 wheels were replaced by one of the best tech in NJ.  Sounds incredible. 

Cosmetic Description:
Conservatively 8/10 Very Good condition with few minor scuffs and dusts.  Overall, looks very charming.

Notes:  This is the best sounding SACD/CD Player I ever encountered.  The sound is incredibly clear, yet soft and delicate.  A tank-like body is a welcome bonus.  You will love it as well.

The following is a review by Welcome to Audio Venue.

The KW SACD/CD Player has a meltingly beautiful sound. It doesn't really sound like other disc players. Its sound is reminiscent of a really good analog system but with no noise or dynamic range problems. Once you've heard the KW SACD/CD Player, you just can't forget that clarity coupled with a delicacy and softness.


Audiophile product designed exclusively for super quality stereo reproduction. As you'd expect, the kW SACD'S technical performance is shattering. The DAC is configured as dual mono twin differential upsampling at 192k to 24-bits and then 8x oversampled. This yields an incredible 128dB noise ratio with an equivalent dynamic range. The jitter is extremely low at less than 135 pps. The noise ratio, however, is even more extraordinary at about -128dB. Linearity is 0.1dB down to 100dB. The DAC and filter stage in the kW SACD are the best in the world, regardless of price. The kW SACD achieves technical performance which puts most products at any price, in the shade.

The output stage is particularly interesting because it is a hybrid tube/class A transistor output stage. You will be able to select either tube or pure class A transistor output modes. Really, really interesting. But how does it sound it's not like anything we've made before. The pure fine resolution and grain structure of the sound, coupled with amazing detail retrieval, is a new dimension to disc reproduction. This baby allows you to hear right into the dark shadows and corners of the music. It really is that good!

Dual differential DAC. Outstanding technical performance.

Extremely accurate linearity down to very low levels (typically -100dB).
Lets you hear right into the far distant corners of the recording.

Foremost non existent distortion.
You can hear everything on the recording as it happened on the day.

Excellent noise ratios.
Everything, but everything can be heard.

Two output stages operating at the same time (one tube and the other solid state).By connecting both the output stages to your amplifier you can switch between tube and solid state and select the one which compliments your hi-fi system and your discs on an individual basis. Really useful.

DESCRIPTION

  • Dual differential DAC.--Outstanding technical performance.


  • Extremely accurate linearity down to very low levels (typically -100dB).
  • Lets you hear right into the far distant corners of the recording.


  • Foremost non existent distortion.
  • You can hear everything on the recording as it happened on the day.


  • Excellent noise ratios. Everything, but everything can be heard.
  • Two output stages operating at the same time (one tube and the other solid state).
  • By connecting both the output stages to your amplifier you can switch between tube and solid state and select the one which compliments your hi-fi system and your discs on an individual basis. Really useful.

    Specifications:
  • DAC architecture 24 bit Delta-Sigma (Bitstream) Dual mono dual differential 8x oversampling Separate stages for valve (tube) and solid state outputs
  • Disc mechanism Philips
  • Upsampling 192kHz
  • Analog output impedance 50 Ohms
  • SACD analog output, solid state Frequency response 10Hz to 20kHz ref. 1kHz: +0, -0.1 dB 10Hz to 30kHz ref. 1kHz: +0, -0.3 dB 10Hz to 40kHz ref. 1kHz: +0, -1.6 dB 10Hz to 50kHz ref. 1kHz: +0, -4.8 dB
  • Signal / noise ratio (digital mute) > 115dB "A" weighted
  • Total harmonic distortion < 0.001% at 1kHz
  • Channel separation > 98dB 10Hz to 20kHz
  • Linearity error, 1kHz 0dB at -100dB 0.2dB at -110dB
  • Audio output at digital 0dB level 2.3VRMS at 1kHz nominal
  • CD analog output, solid state
  • Frequency response 10Hz to 20kHz ref. 1kHz: +0, -0.05 dB
  • Signal / noise ratio (digital mute) > 120dB "A" weighted
  • Total harmonic distortion < 0.002% at 1kHz
  • Channel separation > 98dB 10Hz to 20kHz
  • Linearity error, 1kHz 0dB at -80dB 0.5dB at -90dB
  • Audio output at digital 0dB level 2.2VRMS at 1kHz nominal
  • Jitter 150pS
  • Tube class A output
  • Frequency response 10Hz to 100kHz ref. 1kHz: +0, -0.4 dB
  • Signal / noise ratio > 115dB "A" weighted
  • Total harmonic distortion < 0.001% at 1kHz
  • Overall gain 0dB
  • Connectors
  • Analog outputs 1 pair RCA connectors for valve (tube) output, 1 pair RCA connectors for solid state output
  • Digital outputs (CD only) 1 optical (Toslink), 1 S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format) RCA connector
  • General
  • Power requirements 100 / 115 / 230V AC 50 / 60Hz (factory preset) 50 Watts
  • Weight 19.5 kg, 43 lbs unit only, un-boxed 24.4 kg, 54 lbs in immediate carton 28.1 kg, 61.9 lbs in shipping over-carton
  • Dimensions 483mm, 19 inches wide 167mm, 6.6 inches high including feet 443mm, 17.5 inches deep including rear terminals and on/off button
  • Standard accessories Remote control handset (kW universal type), 2 batteries size LR03 or AAA, manganese alkaline type, IEC mains lead (10 Amp type)
  • Service History:  Once.
                                  August 2020

    Number of Owners: 1 

    Tobacco Exposure: No

    Pet: No

    MSRP:   $7,000.00

    Manufacture Year: 2005

    Payments: PayPal payments are preferred and we do not charge extra fees. Credit card payment is available as well without processing fees. You can also send us a check or money order, which needs to clear before shipping, or wire transfer (telegraphic transfer). If you want to do a wire transfer, please ask us for our bank information.   

    Pick Up or Shipping: A local pick up from our location in Englewood NJ is preferred after a test. However, if this is to be shipped, it will be packed professionally using top-grade wraps, cushions, and heavy-duty boxes. The quoted fee is for shipping within the continental United States. For all other locations including Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Alaska, please request a quote.

    International Buyers: We welcome buyers from around the world. Please wait for an accurate shipping cost. All fees including duty in your country are your responsibility. You are also responsible for voltage conversion if needed.

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    AUDIO BUYERS INC

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