SA-KI PEARL

As with amplifiers, you can't judge a CD player by its specs on paper alone. You need to listen to it. And that is what Ken Ishiwata has done in designing this unsurpassed KI Pearl SA-CD Player. That's why he built in a "bulletproof", vibration-damped cabinet, a rock solid power supply with a Toroidal transformer and a state of the art CD mechanism. Sure, it all sounds easy, but only with decades of engineering experience and product design and an intimate understanding of music reproduction is it possible to create a product like the SA-KI Pearl.

  • Celebrating Ken Ishiwata's 30 Years of Dedication and Service to the Marantz Brand Limited Edition SA-CD Player in Honor of Ken Ishiwata 30th Anniversary
  • Personally customized by Ken Ishiwata himself
  • Pearl (Silk Black) in Color - a First for Marantz Reference
  • Solid 5mm Thick Heavy Aluminum Top Cover
  • Large Toroidal Transformer with Copper Plated Shield Case
  • Copper Plated Chassis with a Double Layered Bottom Plate
  • Hand Selected High Quality Audiophile Grade Components by Ken Ishiwata
  • Solid Aluminum Machined Feet
  • Original SACDM-10 Xyron material high rigid mechanism
  • SA-CD(Stereo),CD,CD-R/RW(MP3/WMA/CD-DA) playback
  • Selectable digital filter
  • Cirrus Logic D/A – CS4398
  • Original HDAM-SA2 circuits
  • Optical/gold coax digital outputs
  • Optical digital input for DAC mode (up to 96kHz)
  • Zero impedance copper ground plate – high S/N & L/R separation
  • Discrete high current headphone amp/output
  • Machined brass analog output terminals
  • Digital out off mode for pure playback
  • Low noise LCD display
  • Detachable power cord