Rega Saturn-R CD Player/DAC

Rega Saturn-R CD Player/DAC Rega Saturn-R CD Player/DAC Rega Saturn-R CD Player/DAC Rega Saturn-R CD Player/DAC

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Rega are a specialist hifi manufacturer based in Essex, UK and are renowned for developing and constructing some of the most highly regarded turntables (as well as cartridges and tonearms), electronics and loudspeakers available on the hifi market today. Rega were founded in 1973, and have honed their craft over many years of being a leading brand in every category they put a product to.

The Saturn-R is a high quality CD player/Digital analogue converter designed, engineered and assembled by Rega. The Saturn-R is equally as capable when used as a quality CD transport, as an independent DAC or as a combination of the two. Both elements can be controlled via the supplied 'Solaris' remote control handset. A wealth of connectivity options allow for a flexible and convenient experience, while the quality Wolfson WM8742 DAC chipset is capable of replaying your digital tracks to the highest possible resolution, up to and including 192kHz/24-bit, as well offering an asynchronous USB playback experience.l 

The Saturn-R is designed to accompany the Elicit-R integrated amplifier from Rega, but will perform as a superior digital source when combined with essentially any quality amplifier on the market today. 


 Laser   Semiconductor laser
 Wavelength 790nm  
 Digital Sampling Frequency 44.1kHz  
 Frequency Response (100KΩ load) = 17Hz -0.02dB to 20.5KHz -0.02dB 
 Total Harmonic Distortion 0.005% @ 1KHz (CDA), 0.012% (MP3 320kb/s) 
 Signal To Noise Ratio -109dB (A Weighted Relative to the maximum output level)  
Digital outputs SPDIF Optical Toslink & SPDIF Isolated 0.5V 75Ω Co-axia 
 Frequency Response (100KΩ load)  

Low data rate 44.1/48KHz Filter 2 - 10Hz -0.05dB to 20KHz -0.1dB

Medium data rate 88.2/96KHz Filter 2 - 10Hz -0.05dB to 30KHz -1dB

High data rate 176.4/192KHz Filter 2 - 10Hz -0.05dB to 41KHz -1dB

Total Harmonic Distortion 0.006% @ 1KHz (USB input @ 24bit 88.2KHz using ASIO driver)  
 Signal To Noise Ratio -109dB (24bit 96KHz A Weighted Relative to the maximum output level) 
Supported data rates 32K (Optical/Toslink only), 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192KHz. Bit resolution 16 to 24bit
Digital outputs (via receiver & PLL) SPDIF Optical Toslink & SPDIF Isolated 0.5V 75Ω Co-axial
Maximum Analogue Output Level 2.18V (minimum load impedance 10kΩ)
Power Consumption

15.5Watts at 230V (minimum 190V maximum 253V) @ 50/60Hz

15.5Watts at 115V (minimum 95V maximum 126.5V) @ 50/60Hz

Dimensions 430Wx95Hx325D
 Required Space for operation 435Wx180Hx400D 
 Weight 9.7kg  
Digital Inputs  USB Isolated (24bit 44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192KHz) 
Input 1 Optical/Toslink (24bit 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192KHz) 
Input 2 Optical /Toslink (24bit 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192KHz) 
Input 3 Isolated 75Ω Co-axial (24bit 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192KHz) 
Input 4 Isolated 75Ω Co-axial (24bit32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192KHz)

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