JM Sound maintains a diverse inventory of new, demo and used merchandise. Most of the items can be viewed at his Ebay store (jmsoundjoe) and Audiogon (jms).
 
 
CD Players, Turntables and DACs
 


Canary Audio CD-300 Tube CD Player
$3,495.00 (Demo Unit)





Listing is for my demo unit. Exceptional sound and build quality. One of the finest sounding decks in this price range. Retail price is $5,600. Also have 1 available in champagne finish.

Canary is proud to present the CD-300, a complete new redesign of our highly regarded CD-200 vacuum tube CD player. This is one of the best players I've heard at any price. Even if the external look is the same, the CD-300 has many internal modifications and is packed with more features and functions.

CD-300 Special Features:

High-end tray loading CD mechanism with improved disc playability and reliability
Extremely fine D/A converter offering 24 bit/192KHz upsampling
True tube stereo output stage with the use of two 6922 vacuum tubes
Custom toroidal transformer encapsulated with audio grade expoxy
Balanced and unbalanced analog outputs (XLR & RCA)
3 different digital outputs (AES/EBU, Optical & Coaxial)
Highest quality passive components used in all applications
Fully hand assembled to insure the highest level of craftsmanship
Heavy duty RCA gold-plated input jacks
Neutrik/Swiss - XLR chassis connectors
Dot matrix display with dimmer & mute function. Thick steel chassis with powder coating finish
Black anodized aluminum faceplate with gold buttons
Full function remote control with aluminum housing

Read the review on The Ear/UK
 
 
 
Amari Arcana 1.0 CD Player
$1,595.00



Rarely used, includes remote/box. Retail $3,000.

This is the new enhanced package with the Dual Layer selected red Granite foundation, for the ultimate improvement in imaging and frequency extensions. A very stylish and elegant looking high end cd player.

Features:

Modified high stability optical pickup mechanism
Upsampling to 24bit / 705.6Khz for highly refined sound
Proprietary Dh Labs Gold Plated RCA plugs
Burr-Brown PCM1792 DAC chip
Phillips SAA7824 decoder
OPA2604 for I/V conversion
Massive high quality power transformer
Detachable power cord system (IEC)

Technical Specifications:

Frequency response: 20 Hz-20 KHz (+0/-0.2db)
Total harmonic distortion: <0.0015%
S/N ratio: 120db
Channel separation: 100db
Dynamic range: 96db
 
 
 
Canary Audio KD-2000 Tube DAC
$4,295.00 (Demo Unit)





Price REDUCED!! Another State Of The Art Canary masterpiece.

KD-2000 Special Features:

Dual ESS SABRE ES9018 chip were used, one dedicated chip per channel, offering a true dual mono operation. Each ES9018 incorporates eight individual D/A converters in Dual Differential coupling for optimal performance.
State of the art custom designed USB chip. The USB input is compatible with following audio formats via PC/MAC. PCM: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8 and 384 kHz, up to 32 bits. DSD64 and DSD128 via USB (DoP): 2.822, 3.072, 5.644 and 6.144 MHz.
User selectable digital filters are available, making it possible to select the optimum sound quality to suit the individual piece of music. A fast or slow finite impulse response (FIR) digital filter and a 50, 60, or 70 Hz Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) digital roll-off filter can be selected. In addition, a digital phase-locked-loop (DPLL) filer is also available.
Sophisticated tube buffer section with the use of two carefully selected 6922 vacuum tubes.
Built in volume control of a highly refined design wih user adjustable volume level and left and right channel output level.
Two fully isolated and separated power supplies for the analogue and digital sections.
Dual audiophile grade custom wound toroidal transformer (epoxy potted) were employed, one per each channel.
Six digital inputs are available: 2 x Coaxial (S/PDIF), 1 x I2S, 1 x optical (TOS-Link), 1 x AES/EBU and 1 x USB.
Two high-quality analogue outputs, 1 x symmetrical (XLR) and 1 x asymmetrical (RCA).

Read the review on hometheaterreview.com by Terry London
 
 
 
Bryston BDA-1 DAC
$895.00





Stereophile Class A rated.

Description: Digital-to-analog converter with remote control of digital input and volume. Digital inputs: USB 1.1, four S/PDIF electrical (RCA, BNC); two S/PDIF optical (TosLink), AES/EBU (XLR). Digital input sample rates accepted: 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192kHz (transformer-coupled S/PDIF, AES/EBU); 32--48kHz, USB. Input word lengths accepted: 16--24-bit, S/PDIF and AES/EBU; 16-bit, USB. Digital output: S/PDIF bypass loop output via RCA jacks. Control inputs: RS-232 port via 9-pin subminiature connector; remote 12V power-on/off trigger. Analog outputs: 1 pair each RCA, balanced XLR. Maximum output level: 2.3V RMS unbalanced, 4.6V balanced. Output impedance: 100 ohms balanced, 50 ohms unbalanced. Frequency response: 20Hz--20kHz, 0.1dB. THD+noise at 1kHz: 0.002%. IMD (CCIF): 0.0003%, 19+20kHz. Channel separation: 109dB at 1kHz. Output noise: <4V or -100dB, 20Hz--20kHz (ref. 1V). Signal/noise: 140dB. Dynamic range at --60dBFS: 123dB. Jitter: <250ps peak--peak. Power consumption: 10VA.

Dimensions: 17" (432mm) or 19" (483mm) with rack ears W by 2.75" (44mm) H by 11.25" (286mm) D.
Shipping weight: 18 lbs (8.2kg).
 
 
 
Yuka Monolite Custom Turntable
$2,995.00







Price REDUCED!!

Prototype belt drive, Morch UP-4 tonearm and 3 extra stems. Boston Acoustics MC cartridge. Mostly VPI parts, 100 lbs. LOCAL ONLY!!!
 
 
 
Calyx Coffee USB Dac
$89.00



D/A Converter IC: ESS Technology ES9023 Premier Stereo DAC
Sample Rates: 8K-96KHz
THD+N: 0.006% @ 1KHz, 0dBFS
SNR: 100 dB, A-weighted
Channel Separation: 107 dB @ 1KHz
Outputs: Line-Out-RCA Jack, Headphone Out-3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack
Output Level: 1.8 Vrms (Line-out), 1.3 Vrms (Headphone-Out)
Digital Input Resolution and Sample Rate via USB : 24 bits w/ 8K, 16K, 32K, 44.1K, 48K, 96KHz
OS Requirement: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X
Dimensions: 115.2mm X 58.6mm X 25mm
Weight: 285g
Retail $275
 
 
 
Pickering D220 Cartridge
$199.00 (New)





Vintage cartridge, NEW
 
 
 




Last updated June 27, 2016.