Marantz SA-KI-PEARL Lite SACD/CD player

Marantz SA-KI-PEARL Lite SACD/CD player

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Marantz SA-KI Pearl SACD/ CD player enables you to hear every last detail in your recordings thanks to the advanced electronic design and superior compnent quality, plus fine tuning by Marantz brand ambassador Ken.

Although the SA-KI Pearl Lite is a brand new member of the KI Pearl family, it is also proven. That’s because it utilises the technology and the experience gained from the development of the highly-acclaimed Premium Range’s SA-KI Pearl. Which makes it a perfect no-compromise player for CDs, SACDs and even USB devices with MP3, WMA and iPod/iPhone files. In addition, this bright little protégé can also be directly connected to your PC without a network set-up. Thanks to its B-type USB input on the rear panel, the PC will recognise it as an “audio card”. In addition, the optical and coaxial digital inputs mean you can use it as an external DAC too. All these connectivity options make the SA-KI Pearl Lite very convenient, but convenience is just the start. All these different sources use the same excellent audio processing, so all your music will radiate the same intense lustre and inner glow of a perfect pearl.

The Lites have distinctive side-cheek styling that hark back to Marantz designs of the past, but couple this with thoroughly modern features including advanced iPod connectivity and the ability of the player to be used as a DAC for a range of digital sources.


Disc Capacity 1
CD Compatibility: CD / CD-R/RW / SA-CD / WMA / MP3 / AAC o / o / o / o / o / -
CD-Text / SA-CD Text / ID3 Tag / WMA Meta Tag / AAC Meta data - / - / o / o / -
iPod / iPhone compatible USB input o
DAC operation mode: USB / Coax / Optical o / o / o
HDAM version HDAM + SA2
Power Transformer: Toroidal / El o/-
High Grade Audio Components o
Customized Components o
Symmetric circuit layout o
Copper plated chassis o
Extra metal plate for chassis strengthing o
Digital out off / Audio EX Mode o / -
Headphone: Standard / Buffer / Current feedback - / o / -
Relay muting -
Selectable filter: CD / SA - CD - / -
Noise shaper (on / off) -
DC filter (on / off) -
Digital Phase Inverter -
External clock input -
Zero Impedance Matching joint (copper) o
Seperated rectifier circuit for analogue and digital circuitry o
System block shielding: Copper / metal / none - / - / o
Display: dimmer / off o / o
Low noise LCD display -
5mm top cover -
Program Play 24
Auto Music Scan (AMS) o
Repeat o
Random Play o
Peak search -
Edit Recording -
Pitch Control -
Start sound mode for SA - CD o
Quick Replay o
Analogue Out (Chinch) 2ch
Balanced Out -
Digital optical In/Out 1 / 1
Digital coaxial In/Out 1 / 1
Sample rate digital In 192kHz / 24-bit
Gold plated cinch o
USB Audio (front) / Made for iPod / Works with iPhone o / o / o
USB type B for input PC (back) o
Sample rate USB type B In 96kHz/24-bit
Marantz remote bus o
RS-232c -
Headphone Out o
Headphone volume control o
Flasher In -
Mechanism XYRON
Decoder MT1389EE
D / A Conversion Multi-bit, Delta-Sigma
DAC I / C CS4398
Digital Filter CS4398
Noise shaper CS4398
Low Pass Filter Stage HDAM
Output Buffer HDAM SA2
Headphone amp NJM2114
Frequency Response 2Hz - 50kHz (+0,-3dB)
Dynamic Range 112dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 110dB
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.002%
Channel Separation 110dB
Frequency Response 2Hz-20kHz
Dynamic Range 100dB
Signal to Noise ratio 110dB
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.002%
Channel Seperation 100dB
Available colors: Gold / Silver / Back /Silver-Gld - / - / o / o
Metal front panel o
Remote control RC004SA
Power consumption (W) 25
Power consumption in stand-by (W) 0.3
Auto power off o
Detachable power cable o
Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H) in mm 440 x 343.5 x 108.5
Weight in kg 7.9


Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.

Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.

Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.

*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.

Shipping CostsMainland UK (Next-Day)Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly IslandsRepublic of Ireland (2-day)
Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A


Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:

Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25

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