Zanden 5000 Mk.IV/Signature D/A converter & 2000 Premium CD transport Specifications
Description: Four-box, 16-bit/44.1kHz CD player with separate transport and DAC, each with separate power supply. DAC power-supply tube complement: two 6CA4, one 6X4. Formats supported: CD, CD-R, CD-RW. Transport output: 16-bit/44.1kHz via S/PDIF, AES/EBU, I2S; word clock. Transport output jacks: S/PDIF BNC, AES/EBU XLR, I2S; word clock BNC. DAC input jacks: S/PDIF (RCA and BNC), AES/EBU (XLR), I2S. DAC input frequency: 44.1kHz. Total harmonic distortion: not specified.
Dimensions: Transport: 15.6" (400mm) W by 5.4" (140mm) H by 15.6" (400mm) D. Power supply: 13.9" (355mm) W by 2.4" (60mm) H by 15.6" (400mm) D. DAC: 15.7" (403mm) W by 4" (103mm) H by 10" (255mm) D. Power supply: 6" (154mm) W by 6.4" (164mm) H by 13.2" (338mm) D.
Serial Numbers Of Units Reviewed: Transport: 033. DAC: 023.
Prices: $27,970 transport, $15,470 DAC. Approximate number of dealers: 3.
Manufacturer: Zanden Audio Systems, Ltd., 6-6-2-101 Shinmori Asahiku, Osaka-city, Osaka 535-0022, Japan. Tel./Fax: (81) 6-6953-6511. Web: www.zandenaudio.com. US distributor: Zanden Audio North America. Web: www.zanden-usa.com.