Roksan K3 CD Di Player
The K3 CD Di joins the K3 range as a combination CD Player and Digital-Analogue Converter (DAC), opening up a K3 system to more music sources than ever before.
The idea behind the CD Di is to provide audio enthusiasts with a high-quality digital source that will not only play an existing CD library to the expected audiophile standard, but will also host an array of other digital sources as one audiophile ‘hub’. By incorporating both the CD player and the DAC into one box, users can both save space by avoiding the need for extra boxes and guarantee consistent audio performance across all digital platforms.
The CD section of the CD Di is based on the established K3 CD. Incorporating premium components and first-class circuit design, the K3 CD Di delivers the same almost analogue sound quality when playing music from a CD.
The DAC section of the CD Di features both optical and coaxial digital inputs that are capable of handling data streams up to 24-bit/192kHz, so a variety of alternative digital players can also be connected to it. By utilising these inputs, other digital sources can benefit from the highly coveted sound quality and the superlative signal-handling that Roksan electronics are renowned for. The digital inputs are selectable via the use of a three position rocker switch underneath the unit.
Aesthetically the CD Di perfectly matches the rest of the K3 series, except for the inclusion of a bi-coloured LED that sits underneath the front plate. The LED illuminates to highlight which digital source the unit is currently set to (Coaxial = White LED, Optical = Blue LED). This adds an extra element to the product that is both striking and appealing.
Usability is effortlessly simple with the supplied system remote, and the usual array of CD Playback modes (shuffle, repeat etc.) can all be accessed easily from the comfort of your listening position.
The K3 CD Di brings all your digital music into one place, delivering one consistent, highly-regarded sound performance to your hi-fi system.
Premium hi-fi CD player and DAC
Optical and coaxial inputs
Perfect match for the K3 Integrated Amplifier
Elegant new chassis design
Superior build quality
High quality PCM1798 24bit / 192kHz DAC
High precision, custom made Master Clock Crystal
110 Ohm balanced gold plated XLR digital output
75 Ohm RCA gold plated RCA digital output
Optical Toslink digital output
Gold plated RCA analogue outputs
Front loading CD drawer
Fully functioning display – time elapsed, time remaining on track and disc
Repeat function (1/All & A-B)
10 second intro play
Effective Length: 240mm
Operating System : CD Digital Audio System (CD, CD-R, CD-RW)
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz (± 0.2dB)
< 0.002% @ 0dB, 1kHz
< 0.006% @ -30dB, 1kHz
< 0.002% @ 0dB, 20Hz
< 0.008% @ 0dB, 20kHz
Intermodulation Distortion: < 0.0015% @ 0dB
S/N Ratio (IHF-A Wtd.): < 96dB L&R
Wow & Flutter : Quartz Precision
100dB @ 1kHz
80dB @ 20kHz
Output Voltage: 2.2V rms
Digital Inputs: 1 x 75? Coaxial (RCA), 1 x Optical (Toslink)
Digital Outputs: 1 x 75O Coaxial (RCA), 1 x 110O Balanced AES/EBU (XLR), 1 x Optical (Toslink)
D/A Conversion: PCM1730E Advance Segment, Audio-Stereo DAC
Resolution / Sampling: 24 bits / 192 kHz
Oscillation: 3rd Overtone Oscillation
Crystal: Super Precision, Custom Made
Jitter: < 150 psec
Idle Pattern: < -107dB L&R
Stop-Band Rejection: < -98 dB
Power Supply: High Performance Toroidal Transformer, 7 Fully Regulated Power Rails
Power Consumption: < 15W
Dimensions (W x H x D): 432 x 380 x 105mm (Incl. Feet)
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