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Marantz SA-11S3

Marantz SA-11S3 SACD & CD Player

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€ 3,499.00

€ 3,999.00

-€ 500.00

Marantz SA-11S3 SACD & CD Player

his third generation of the spectacular SA-11 features a brand new SACD two-disc mechanism and a new High Current Audiophile D/A Converter. The result is even finer, more delicate audio detail. But even before these new refinements, this player was already standards-setter of repute because it utilises many of the advanced technologies that were originally developed for the Reference Series SA-7S1. For example, it uses the exclusive-to-Marantz Dynamic Digital Filtering technology, which makes standard CDs sound as incredible as SACDs. It offers two filters for different tastes, not just for discs, but for any digital signal. What’s more, it uses a high-end algorithm previously used only in professional recording studios. This type of filtering retains greater detail for an even wider sound stage and a perfect balance.

In addition, it provides fully balanced signal handling on short, symmetrical, and discrete circuit architecture as well as the HDAM®SA2 high-speed amplifier module. The internal high-precision clock minimises jitter to the lowest possible level, while the rigid double-layer chassis dampens vibration to an absolute minimum. There is also extensive copper-plating and system-block shielding to keep the signal as clean as possible. You also get a high-quality headphone output featuring HDAM®SA2 and current feedback amplification. In addition, we have included a USB input on the front panel for playback and recharging. The DAC mode offers three digital inputs – the USB-B works in asynchronous mode when directly connected to the PC, plus coaxial and optical digital input. All of which means, you get more detail, more precision and more emotion than ever – and all in a wideopen sound stage that positions every instrument and vocalist with pin-point precision. This is enjoyment to the extreme.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to connect and playback audio from a PC or Mac Computer via a connected USB cable (using the SA-11S3's DAC mode), it is necessary first of all to install the appropriate software driver on to your PC or MAC. Please download the driver software plus installation manual here: SA-11S3 USB DAC Driver Software and Manual (multilingual).

Marantz SA-11S3 SACD & CD Player

Disc Capacity 1
CD Compatibility: CD / CD-R/RW / SA-CD / WMA / MP3 / AAC o / o / o / o / o / -
iPod / iPhone compatible USB input o
HDAM version SA2
Power Transformer: Toroidal / El o / -
High Grade Audio Components o
Customised Components o
Symmetric circuit layout o
Copper plated chassis o
Extra metal plate for chassis strengthing o
Digital out off / Audio EX Mode o / -
Headphone: Standard / Buffer / Current feedback - / - / o

Relay muting o
Selectable filter: CD / SA-CD o / o
Noise shaper (on / off) o
DC filter (on / off) o
Zero Impedance Matching joint (copper) o
Separated rectifier circuit for analogue and digital circuitry o
System block shielding: copper / metal / none o / - / -
Display: Dimmer / Off - / o
Low noise LCD display o

Program Play (CD) 20
Auto Music Scan (AMS) o
Repeat o
Random Play o
Start Sound Mode for SA-CD o

Analogue Out (Cinch) 2ch
Balanced Out o
Digital Optical In / Out o / o
Digital Coaxial In / Out o / o
USB Audio (Front ) / Made for iPod / Works with iPhone o
USB type B input for PC (back) o
D-Bus o
Headphone Out o
Headphone Volume Control o

Mechanism SACDM-2
Decoder CXD1885Q
D/A Conversion DSD1792
Digital Filter DSP (Marantz)
Noise Shaper DSP (Marantz)
Low Pass Filter stage HDAM
Output Buffer HDAM + HDAM SA2
Headphone amp HDAM
Frequency Response (Cust.) 2 Hz - 50 kHz
Dynamic Range (SA) 114 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio (SA) 109 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion (SA) 0.0009%
Channel Separation (SA) 105 dB
Frequency Response 2 Hz - 20 kHz
Dynamic Range 100 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 110 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.0015%
Channel Separation 100 dB

Available colors: Gold / Silver / Black / Silver-Gold o / - / o / -
Metal Front Panel o
Remote Control RC001PMSA
Power Consumption in W 26
Standby Consumption in W 0.3
Detachable Power Cable o
Maximum Dimensions (W x H x D) in mm 440 x 127 x 415
Weight in kg 16.5


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