Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CD Players

Simaudio launches the MOON SuperNova Balanced CD Player

133652.jpg

Simaudio Ltd. proudly introduces the MOON SuperNova CD Player. A fully-balanced differential design housed in a single chassis, the SuperNova raises the bar on the CD Red Book digital standard, producing an astonishing level of sonic performance with no equal in its price range. This achievement is the result of a combination of extensive R&D yielding new proprietary technologies and the use of the very finest electronic parts available. To push the envelope even further, the SuperNova can be fully integrated into a custom-install environment and provides for a plethora of user selectable cosmetic options.

“Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence”

Significant Design Features:

  • Internal 24-bit/352.8kHz digital audio processing.
  • Ultra high-perfromance 24-bit “Digital To Analog” conversion.
  • Full unsolicited RS-232 bidirectional feed back.
  • Fully balanced differential circuit design.
  • Digital input for use as a digital-to-analog converter with either a digital music server or another source.
  • S/PDIF and AES/EBU digital outputs for added flexibility.
  • Separate digital & analog power supplies using two independent toroidal transformers.
  • A very precise 25PPM digital clocking circuit.
  • Power supply voltage regulation includes I2DCf (Independent Inductive DC Filtering); 1 inductor for each and every chip (i.e. OpAmp, DAC, Digital Filter, etc.) in the audio circuit’s signal path.
  • C4 Aesthetics: 24 end-user selectable cosmetics combinations: the MOON Logo can be chrome (standard), gold or pewter; leg cones can be chrome (standard) or gold; Front panel cheeks can be silver (standard) or black; Brushed/Anodized front face-plate can be silver or black.
  • A capacitor-free signal path using a DC servo circuit.
  • Proprietary 6db/octave analog filter.
  • Four-layer PCB tracings with dedicated ground and power planes. The advantages include better ground and power supply circuit layouts resulting in a much shorter signal path and a vastly improved signal-to-noise ratio.
  • Extremely rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations.
  • Accurate matching of the very finest quality electronic components in a symmetrical circuit design.

The MOON SuperNova will have an MSRP of $4,500.00 USD.

Scheduled date of availability – August 2005

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Our Reviews

Reviews

Review By Maurice Jeffries New Heavyweight Contenders! My first encounter with DS Audio’s fascinating line of optical cartridges and matching phono energizers (the term...

Over-Ear Headphones

Portable USB DACs are a new category that can take well regarded headphones from Meze Audio and Audeze to the next level when listening...

Integrated Amps & Stereo Receivers

At $7499, Yamaha's flagship stereo integrated amplifier for 2020 pays homage to the company's heritage. Check out part 1 of our review.

Over-Ear Headphones

First impressions of a portable headphone combo for audiophiles using the Clarus CODA USB DAC with the Audeze LCD-1 planar-magnetic over-ear headphones.

A/V Receivers & Preamp/Processors

Denon's 2020 middle-of-the-line 9.2-channel home theater receiver superbly handles surround sound, while ushering in support for 8K TVs.

Digital Music Systems

In part 2 of our review we compare the Songbird hifi streamer with some affordable DACs and speakers.

You May Also Like

Articles

Think your CDs sound as good as they can? We roundup 7 audiophile CD players for when it's time to upgrade.

CD Players

Leveraging the HEOS Built-in platform, SACD 30n combines a premium CD/SACD player with a modern digital source's hub, a USB-DAC and a built-in preamplifier.

CD Players

Marantz announced the HD-CD1, a premium-class CD Player with classic looks in a mid-size design. While small in size, it makes use of state-of-the-art...

CD Players

Marantz just released the PM6006 Integrated Amplifier and CD6006 CD Player. This $1200 combo claims to new standards in the mid-class range for stereo purists....

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2021 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.