Presenting the new reference standard in digital audio - the Marantz Reference Series SA-1 Super Audio Compact Disc (SACD) Player. The Marantz SA-1 represents nothing less than an astonishing advancement in high fidelity digital audio reproduction. It offers fidelity and sonic accuracy far beyond any previous digital or analog audio playback system.
The ultimate high fidelity music source
Engineered and built entirely without compromise, the Marantz SA-1 provides an unprecedented level of musical realism from Super Audio CDs, as well as exceptional playback quality from standard CDs. The Marantz SA-1 employs Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology to achieve a remarkable new level of sonic purity. With a sampling rate of 2.8224 MHz, the SACD format can deliver a frequency response from DC to over 100,000 Hz and a dynamic range greater than 120dB - performance unmatched by any previous record/playback system. The Marantz SA-1 is truly the ultimate high fidelity music source.
The Marantz SA-1 incorporates leading-edge Super Audio CD digital signal processing circuitry with an advanced full-floating laser mechanism and die cast metal alloy housing and disc tray, plus a digital servo control for ultra precise disc tracking. Four 1-bit dual Direct Stream Digital D/A converters handle signals with perfection. Enhanced playback quality from standard CDs is also assured, thanks to the Marantz SA-1's precision digital filtering with 8-times oversampling and Bitstream technology.
Audiophile grade internal components
The Marantz SA-1 personifies Marantz' Reference Series parts and construction techniques to obtain the ultimate in sound quality. Included are audiophile grade internal components throughout, copper-shielded toroidal power transformer, aluminum alloy construction and a copper plated, double-layer steel bottom plate to dampen internal vibration and mechanically induced jitter. In addition, extensive internal copper shielding prevents unwanted interference.