Krell


The S-350 CD/DVD Player is a modular design featuring reference caliber CD playback as well as an optional state-of-the-art video engine that provides stunning 1080p performance and video processing controls. The base model, the S-350a establishes a new high standard of performance and value among high-end compact disc players. For home theater systems, the S-350a can be equipped with a sophisticated 1080p video stage resulting in the S-350av.

Incorporating an advanced TEAC slot load disc transport mechanism (compatible with CD-DA, CD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW), premium digital circuitry, Class A analog circuitry, Krell designed anti-jitter master clock, and sophisticated high-linearity power supply, the S-350a delivers performance unequaled by many more expensive players. It is the ideal CD player for the serious music lover.

Matched Burr-Brown DSD 1793 24-bit, 192 kHz digital-to-analog converters for each channel provide fully balanced operation with exceptional reproduction quality. The analog stage features Krell Current Mode, discrete Class A, direct coupled, fully complementary circuitry.

A coaxial and toslink digital input extends the S-350cd's digital to analog conversion circuitry to two additional audio sources. 12VDC trigger input/output ports enable connections for remote power on/off. An RC-5 interface is provided for remote control system integration. A metal handheld remote control is included.

The S-350a complements the S-300i integrated amplifier both in industrial design and sonic performance - a treat for the eyes and a feast for the ears.

Adding Video Output

The open architecture of the S-350a allows for the addition of a sophisticated video circuit stage that creates a new DVD player model: S-350av.

Optimized for the latest solid-state video display technologies including LED, LCD, DLP, and DILA, the S-350av includes a full complement of outputs. Video outputs include HDMI with resolution up to 1080p, Component with a maximum resolution of 1080i, as well as composite and S-Video outputs.

The crucial final stage that delivers the video signal to the display device comprises professional-grade circuitry. It is classic Krell output stage technology applied to the video domain-robust, uncompromising circuitry delivering the most vivid and detailed picture available for the DVD platform.

Total Harmonic Distortion
20Hz - 20kHz < 0.007%

Signal-to-noise ratio
109dB "A" wtd.

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz +0/-0.2dB

Drive Mechanism
Teac

DAC
Burr-Brown DSD1793 24-bit

Analog Audio Outputs
Differential current-mode gain stage, discrete, DC coupled

Digital Audio Outputs
One each, coax and Toslink, up to 96kHz

Digital Audio Inputs
One each, coax and Toslink, up to 96kHz

Power Supply
Toroidal transformer, separate analog and digital supplies, analog regulation is all discrete

HDMI Out W/HDCP
480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p50, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i60, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p60

Component Out
1Vp-p 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p50, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i60

Composite Out
1Vp-p NTSC, PAL

S-Video Out
1Vp-p NTSC, PAL

Video Adjustments
SD outputs: brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, sharpness

Video Adjustments
HD outputs: brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, sharpness

Disc Media
CD-DA, CD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW

Formats
Dolby Digital, DTS, CD audio, MP3, WAV

Power Consumption
11W stand-by, 24W in operation

Dimension
17.26"W x 4.09"H x 17.70"D
438mmW x 104mmH x 450mmD

Weight (unit only)
25 lbs
11.4 kg

 

Sound &Image

 Sound & Image Magazine in Australia recognized the S-350a with 2012 award.
Read the full review here.

Hi-Fi Choice

 "The player's ability to bring off testing recordings like this....marks the S-350a as special"
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