Streaming SACD Player and DAC
Experience the passion of the performance as you unlock the full potential of your digital music library. With a bold industrial design, the № 5101 combines innovative audio technology with unmatched performance and versatility. This 3-in-1 audio player combines a Super Audio CD player, high-resolution network streaming capability and Precision Link II Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) to bring you incredibly realistic sound reproduction.
Available for your listening pleasure at My Kind of Music, Toronto.
Direct descendant of the high definition streaming speaker THE PEARL, THE PEARL AKOYA is both a jewel in terms of design and technology.
Created and developed in Brittany, France; has unrivaled compact size thanks to its tri-coaxial design and custom bass speaker, resulting in exceptional quality acoustics and power (comparable to that of a classical orchestra) in a small case.
Versatile, also offers in addition to the most popular streaming services directly implemented in the Cabasse StreamCONTROL application, other features such as: voice control, multi-room, vinyl input, CD or TV players, and automatic calibration.
Audio Analogue with its AADAC has really managed to create an interesting product.
First and foremost, it incorporates a very competent D / A converter based on the high performance Saber ES9038 Amanero DAC (32bit / 768kHz). But they didn’t stop there. True to their habit, they have done their utmost to get that analogue feeling into the overall character of this component. Extreme digital resolution combined with the analog feel has resulted in a fantastic & extremely musical DAC, preamplifier and headphone amplifier.
The entire product is made up of discrete components which are supplied with separate power supplies. At the same time, it is fully balanced with high quality components resulting in ultra-low noise and ultra-low distortion in the digital stage.
Available exclusively for your listening pleasure at MkoM, Toronto
The Performance Sweet Spot
LUMIN T2 heralds the first redesign of the classic A1/T1 main boards and chassis. This new approach combines solid CNC panel construction with X1 technology to hit the performance sweet spot.
All-new chassis construction featuring thick CNC panels offers upgraded structural rigidity and shielding from the T1. Also has an internal power supply.
- New generation processor provides DSD512 and 384kHz playback
- Dual ES9028PRO SABRE DACS
- USB digital audio output
- Precision 32-bit internal digital volume
- Discrete clock system for precision timing
- Low-noise switching power supply with dual stage regulator
- PCM & DSD upsampling
- MQA full decoding
- Roon Ready, Spotify Connect, MQA, TIDAL, Qobuz, Airplay, and TuneIn
Available for your listening pleasure at MKoM, Toronto.
Introducing Mu-so by Naim, our first wireless music system.
Mu-so 2nd Generation is the successor to the multiple award-winning Mu-so wireless music system, re-engineered for class-leading performance, functionality and usability by Naim in Salisbury, England.
Mu-so combines our expertise in streaming, amplification and speaker technology to deliver the most exceptional quality in sound.
Beneath its anodized aluminum skin, mu-so is alive with innovation.
Six digital amplifiers command 450 watts of power, through our custom-designed speakers.
A specially developed digital processor controls the flow of music to each speaker for the best musical performance.
A large custom bass port system offers surprisingly deep bass, far beyond traditional wireless speaker systems.
The touch interface and volume control offer absolute precision of sound and a seamless connection between you and your music. Mu-so can stream high resolution music from virtually any source, iphones or your ipad as well as macbooks and other storage devices.
Its advanced connectivity includes:
Universal plug and play
Plus 3 x auxiliary Inputs including USB for charging and playback The Naim control app for Apple IOS devices gives you access to all your digital music sources, to create playlists on the go and journey through your collection.
Finally, complete customization with speaker grilles in three optional colors
Mu-so by Naim…Go Deeper.
Available for auditioning at My Kind of Music, Toronto.
The D-08u is the newly remodeled version of the D-08, which was released in 2008. The flagship CD/SACD player has had both of its digital and analog circuits renewed for even higher performance. The new version also features a USB connection, ready for Mac and PC streaming at high quality.
The D-08u is equipped with the LxDTM our original and overwhelmingly sturdy disk drive mechanism, with a supportive, stable rotation. This is combined with the highest quality digital configuration and 32-bit signal processing makes a CD player perfect for the digital era.
This high-quality digital aspect is coupled with version 4.0 ODNF, which is the core of Luxman’s amplifier circuit technology ensuring a final high-quality analog output. With attention to mechanism, digital circuit and analog circuit, all bases have been covered to ensure a flagship CD player we’re truly proud of.
The D-08u produces an expression and detail unimaginable for CD players using any less than our high quality components, attention to detail and of course passion for high-fidelity audio. Equipped with both USB and CD and ready for multiple file formats and platforms the D-08u is a CD player in a league of its own.
Available for your listening pleasure in downtown Toronto at My Kind of Music.
Many of the problems that affect the accurate reproduction of recorded music derive from unwanted internal or external vibration. To address this issue the chassis of the CD 1000 series is sculpted in a massive aluminum block. The CD drive unit is decoupled from the main frame through delrin pillars. Urethane feet act as a suspension/mechanical filter to efficiently decouple the unit from its external environment. Furthermore, our disc clamping systems originally used in our analog turntables have been adapted for use in our “State of the Art” CD Players. The CD 1000 MkIII is a reference digital transport that uses the Phillips CD PRO2 drive.
Oracle analog and digital products have always been designed and built as “musical instruments” that can stand the test of time. It is our belief that achieving simplicity in design is a combination of knowledge and common sense. A properly designed device creates its own form; one that reflects the beauty of its function. True artistry combines these elements by means of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts.
“Most likely designed to resemble its more expensive older sibling, the CD 1000 is in reality a much better looking machine. As sleek as the Stealth fighter and probably containing nearly as much digital power, the CD 1000 is low slung like an Italian sports car, its hand-brushed aluminum in clear lacquer coating absolutely stunning to behold.”
Ken Micaleff, 6moons.com – 2007
• Audiophile grade 24bit/192 kHz highend audio streaming client
• Ethernet & WLAN
• Meets the Standards UPnP & DLNA 1.0/1.5
• USB input for flash memory and hard disk drives
• USB input for Apple devices using digital out
• Internetradio with automatic detection of local stations
• “Gapless“ playback for all formats
• Luxury 3,5” TFT colour display that shows album cover art
• Solid metal casework protects sensible electronics from vibration and RF interference
• Gold plated RCA connectors
• Wall-plug power supply (included)
• Control via IR remote (included) or Plug-Player, SongBook, Chorus DS, …
• Internet-radio platform: vTuner built-in
Reviewed by Gramophone UK…here
With True DSD-playback, a high quality headphone output, true balanced design and a noise-floor below -145dB, HD12 represents unheard of value for the money. It comes with a system remote control you can use with all Hegel products. You can even use it to maneuver within playlists on most computer media players, or to control the output volume from the D/A-Converter. The HD12 can be used in combination with all receivers and amplifiers.
Now available for your enjoyment at My Kind of Music, Toronto.
The Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC is arguably the best and most versatile DAC available at any price in high end audio. If you are in the market for an outboard Digital to Analog Converter, the Alpha DAC should be at the top of your list!
“The Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC is the best-sounding outboard digital-to-analog converter I’ve heard. The fact that is decodes high-resolution sources of any sampling rate is icing on the cake… The real story is that this performance and functionality is possible at $4,995… The Alpha DAC competes and outperforms much more expensive converters. At $5k, the Alpha DAC is a spectacular bargain. It is my outboard converter of choice for both CD and high-resolution sources, regardless of price.”
– Robert Harley, The Absolute Sound, Issue #189
“There is a very valid reason why Berkeley Audio Design is selling Alpha DACs as fast as it can produce them. The Alpha DAC is simply stunning. The Berkeley Audio Design team is one of the most respected in the industry. They have succeeded in their goal of making a very high level of fidelity available to music lovers everywhere… At $5,000 the Alpha DAC is a high-end audio bargain.This level of quality and features could honestly sell for twice or three times the price. Every Alpha DAC owner and audiophile I’ve talked to who has heard the DAC has been very impressed. In a recent DAC shootout for the Bay Area Audio Society the Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC took first place hands down. I would not be surprised to see the Alpha DAC ascend to the top of many lists and receive much deserved accolades in the weeks and months ahead. Whether I’m using Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows the Alpha DAC from Berkeley Audio Design is my reference DAC for the foreseeable future.”
Available for your listening pleasure at MKoM, Toronto.