Marantz KI Ruby integrated amplifier and SACD player - 1 collectors set left!


How to better celebrate your 40th anniversary than by developing a limited edition line! That’s what Ken Ischiwata must have thought while designing the new KI Ruby SACD CD-player and integrated amplifier. After forty years working for Marantz he well deserves his own premium line-up don’t you think? Off course these two hi-end devices are the renewing his last special edition that was released upon his previous anniversary with the company 10 years ago. 

Both the PM-KI RUBY Integrated Amplifier and the SA-KI RUBY Super Audio CD Player will only be in production for 1 years with only 500 units being produced of each model. That’ll be an extra motivation for the real collectors! Both models feature a ruby red colour finish along with Ken Ishiwata’s signature laser etched into the front panel.

Marantz PM-KI RUBY Integrated Amplifier
The PM-KI RUBY Integrated Amplifier features a fully discrete two-stage design with separate power supplies for the pre-amplifer and power amplifier. Also, the units features a moving coil and moving magnet phono stage complete with Marantz Musical Premium Phono EQ circuit and Marantz HDAM technology for signal purity and exceptional audio quality. Building on its analogue-only connectivity are six RCA inputs and two outputs, along with a 6.3mm front panel headphone output, while Marantz’s proprietary HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) technology and copper-plated chassis are familiar inclusions on the spec sheet.

Marantz PM-KI RUBY Specifications:
• Engineered and extensively tuned legendary Marantz sound master Ken Ishiwata and his team, drawing on more than 65 years of Marantz amplifier design knowledge
• Marantz high-resolution preamplifier stage with proprietary HDAM technology
• Switching power amplifier design derived from flagship PM-10 amplifier
• Generous output: 100W + 100W (into 8ohm), 200W + 200W (4ohm)
• Fully-discrete, two-stage design for signal purity, with separate power supplies for preamp and power amplifier sections to reduce interference
• Toroidal transformer dedicated to preamp for clarity and powerful sound
• Current feedback design with newly-developed wide-range circuitry
• HDAM® SA3 circuitry for clean signal and optimal dynamics • MM/MC Phono input with new discrete Marantz Musical Premium Phono EQ circuit
• Thick nickel-plated copper independent input terminals for CD and Phono, plus Marantz-original high-quality/high-purity copper-plated speaker terminals
• Linear volume control with new electric volume system
• High-quality construction with double-layer chassis, 5mm thick
aluminum top lid, solid aluminum front and copper-plated chassis • High-grade, carefully selected audio parts: ultra-low leak current Schottky diodes, low noise complementary transistors, high-grade resistors, newly developed custom electrolytic capacitors, audio grade film capacitors and mica capacitors.
• Laser-engraved Ken Ishiwata signature and Ruby motif, marking Ishiwata’s 40-year Marantz legacy

Marantz SA-KI RUBY Super Audio CD Player
The SA-KI RUBY SACD Player is built with much of the same high quality components and design as the flagship SA-10 SACD Player. The new disc mechanism is digital and built from the ground up to satisfy even the most die hard audiophiles featuring SACDM-3’, for SACD, CD and CD-ROM playback. . The SA-KI Ruby includes an asynchronous USB input that handles formats up to PCM / DXD 384kHz/32bit and DSD11.2MHz. Optical and coaxial inputs and outputs, and a USB type-A input, are also included on the rear panel.

Marantz SA-KI RUBY Specifications:
• Marantz- proprietary SACD/CD mechanism “SACDM-3” designed purely for audio
• Playback of SACD/CD and compilations on CD-ROM and DVD-ROM
• Asynchronous USB input for hi-res audio up to PCM/DXD 384kHz/32bit and DSD11.2MHz
• Isolation of USB and digital inputs to block noise from connected sources
• Innovative Marantz Musical Mastering “MMM-Stream” up-sampling to DSD and filtering
• Custom-designed 1-bit direct “MMM–Conversion” from DSD to analog
• New analog output stage with Marantz HDAM-SA3 technology and low impedance output
• Power supply with toroidal transformer
• Dedicated headphone amplifier with all-discrete HDAM-SA2 construction
• Laser-engraved Ken Ishiwata signature and Ruby motif, marking Ishiwata’s 40-year Marantz legacy
• Engineered and extensively tuned by legendary Marantz sound master Ken Ishiwata and his team, drawing on more than 35 years of Marantz expertise in CD players

The PM-KI Ruby integrated amplifier and SA-KI Ruby SACD/CD are collectors’ items and we have only one of these special edition packages left in our Menlyn S&I store. This premium package sells at R154 000.

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Because Music Matters, the Pm-KI Ruby and the SA-KI Ruby carry the tradition of delivering a best-in-class listening experience for music and cinema.