Heading For The Top End
Luxman has just announced its new range topping CD/SACD player, the D-08u is now available in Australia.
The superbly finished machine builds on all the sonic strengths of the previous D-08 model but goes to new levels of sonic excellence thanks to all-new digital and analog circuits.
The D-08u is primed and ready to go with Windows and mac PCs via its USB connection.
Build quality and finish is unarguably in the Rolex watch category especially the disc drive which uses Luxman’s patented LxDTM rigid mechanism.
Paul Clarke, Audio Active’s main man down under told StereoNET the drive is something special.
"It’s silky smooth and dead silent in operation. The drive will outlast the owner. It’s that good", he said.
Clarke also pointed out the D-08u’s 32-bit digital signal processing was built to fully engage with the PC audio age.
“That’s no idle boast. The D-08u uses the latest version of Luxman’s ODNF with fully balanced configuration. This is the bedrock of Luxman’s amplifier circuit technology and in the D-08U it’s used for the analog output circuit which we believe shapes the final quality of digital equipment,’’ Clarke said.
The D-08u will sell in Australia for $13,000 and will be available from September.
For more information visit Audio Active.
One of the veterans of the Australian HiFi industry, Peter was formerly the Audio-Video Editor of the Herald Sun for over two decades. One of the most-respected audio journalists in Australia, Peter brings his unparalleled experience and a unique story-telling ability to StereoNET.
MORE ON STEREONET
There's been a lot of press about 4K projectors recently, but not all projectors are the same. If you want to...
TechDAS, the state-of-the art turntable brand will release a trio of new vinyl spinners. The original Air...
It’s been almost two years since we reviewed Pioneer’s VSX-930. At the time we were impressed how much...
On the world stage, there’s one area in audio manufacturing that home-grown Aussie brands have done...
Aiming to take the First Class flying experience to new heights, B&W and Emirates airline have come together...