Marantz is about to launch its KI Pearl high-end Hi-Fi set-up.
The product was announced to celebrate the 30 years of Ken Ishiwata in the company, and no more than 500 units should be distributed.
The Marantz KI Pearl pair both sport a thick aluminum cover on a copper-plated chassis, an encased toroidal transformer. The Marantz KI Pearl SACD player (£2,499.90) features a SACDM-10 transport mechanism with a Xyron tray loader, partnered with a Cirrus Logic DAC CS4398 converter with selectable filter options and an optical digital input.
The matching Marantz KI Pearl integrated amplifier (also £2,499.90) delivers a claimed 90W/ch into eight ohms and 140W/ch into a four-ohm loudspeaker load. It also features a constant current feedback MM/MC phono stage a discrete two-stage power amplifier (with a direct input) and a buffered CD-direct input circuit, according to the company.
No availability info yet.
More info at www.marantz.com/kipearl.