Luxman unveils D06 high end stereo SACD player

Feb 13, 2009
Luxman unveils D06 high end stereo SACD player

With the worsen economy, we aren’t sure the market is ready for a $5,725 stereo SACD player, but considering the targeting audiences are likely audiophiles with exquisite taste in high-dollar home audio refinery, the cost of a $6000 finest audio equipment barely break a sweat. Luxman Japan has announced its second in command SACD/CD stereo player, D06, with features derived from the flagship, D08, at nearly half the price.

The Luxman D06 sports a rigid transport mechanism with original disk drive designed from the ground-up. Like its bigger sibling, it incorporates a 24-bit extender to expand redbook’s dynamic range; features a dual-configured TI’s PCM1792A Burr-Brown DAC with a theoretical ultra high signal to noise ratio of 132DB; as well as a low jitter system clock at reduction of 100ps or less in comparing with conventional counterparts.

The player handles SACD in a switchable PCM standard or natively with DSD to a pair of stereo output though a fully-balanced XLR or single-end RCA output. The 34lb’s D06 is slated to ship from March for 525,000 yen (~$5,725).

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