New Tube Mod!
Progress is being made into a new mod for the Marantz SA8005 CD/SACD player, transport and DAC.
I chose this player to mod as a 2CH Stereo Music only player for the following reasons:
Extremely well built and designed.
Features Digital input: toslink, spdif and USB (Hi-Rez and DSD1, DSD2)
Features Digital output: toslink, spdif – properly designed!
Plays CD and SACD’s.
Ideal as an Audio Only player, with no video circuitry and better stock power supplies.
I am particule about the mods that we take on, and I spend time investigating every aspect of the new player, to be sure that we make it the very best that it can be. It is for this reason that we do not do custom or on-off mods.
I have thoroughly reviewed the schematics for this unit and am pleased to say that it is VERY well engineered!
All digital circuits are fully isolated from analog circuits. Very important with modern Hi-Rez media and I have not seen this in other players.
All linear power supplies, well executed.
Dual clocks for PCM and DSD media.
All discrete analog stage (sounds good, but our tube mods will replace this entirely).
Excellent built quality and a quiet drive.
I have at this point wired in a tube circuit to evaluate and have optimized the grounds and analog filtering. The sound is exceptional!
I am planning both SS and Tube mods at different price-points.
Please contact us if you have a Marantz SA8005 or are interested in a modified Audio only 2CH player/DAC.
Stay tuned for more!