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KD-2000 MK-II Tube DSD DAC
The KD-2000 MK-II Tube DSD D/A converter is specially designed for those who like to play their music digitally without sacrificing sound quality. Utilizing the very finest technologies and uncompromising design, the KD-2000 MK-II is capable of offering the widest DSD and PCM support with highest sampling rate.

Product Features:

  • New for MK-II: State of the art custom designed USB chip. No driver needed for Windows 10, Mac OS, iOS and Android.

    The USB input is compatible with following audio formats via PC/MAC. PCM: 44.1K, 48K, 88.2K, 96K, 176.4K, 192K, 352.8K and 384K, up to 32 bits. DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256 via USB (DoP): 2.822, 3.072, 5.644 and 6.144 MHz.

  • Dual ESS SABRE ES9018 chip were used, one dedicated chip per channel, offering a true dual mono operation. Each ES9018 incorporates eight individual D/A converters in Dual Differential coupling for optimal performance

  • User selectable digital filters are available, making it possible to select the optimum sound quality to suit the individual piece of music. A fast or slow finite impulse response (FIR) digital filter and a 50, 60, or 70 Hz Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) digital roll-off filter can be selected. In addition, a digital phase-locked-loop (DPLL) filer is also available.

  • Sophisticated tube buffer section with the use of two carefully selected 6922 vacuum tubes.

  • Built in volume control of a highly refined design wih user adjustable volume level and left and right channel output level.

  • Two fully isolated and separated power supplies for the analogue and digital sections.

  • Dual audiophile grade custom wound toroidal transformer (epoxy potted) were employed, one per each channel. Additional EI transformer was used for tube buffer section.

  • Six digital inputs are available: 2 x Coaxial (S/PDIF), 1 x I2S, 1 x optical (TOS-Link), 1 x AES/EBU and 1 x USB.

  • Two high-quality analogue outputs, 1 x symmetrical (XLR) and 1 x asymmetrical (RCA).

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    Sample Rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
    (352.8kHz and 384kHz through USB only)
    Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.0002%
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 118dB
    Daynamic Range: 130 dB
    Input: 2 x Coaxial (S/PDIF)
    1 x I2S
    1 x optical (TOS-Link)
    1 x AES/EBU
    1 x USB
    Output: 1 pair x Balanced (XLR)
    1 pair x Analog (RCA)
    Tube Complement: 2 x 6922
    Dimensions: 18.5" W x 13.5" D x 4.25" H
    Net Weight: 35 lbs
    Warranty: 1 Year on Parts and Labor

    Specifications subject to change without notice.