Musical Fidelity M2sCD
The M2sCD is a serious, Red Book hi-fi CD player designed to match the cosmetic appeal of the M2si amplifier, while also sonically matching its high-fidelity delivery.
Built upon years of Musical Fidelity know-how, the M2sCD is unique in that it features both a mains choke filter and a high-tech digital stream noise filter.
This innovative approach enables the player to measure like far more expensive devices, with low distortion and a virtually flat frequency response, plus minimal noise and jitter.
The internal DAC design draws from its high-end siblings in the Musical Fidelity range, using cutting-edge technology like 24bit Delta-Sigma conversion with 8x oversampling to ensure excellent data recovery from your discs.
Simply put, that means you’ll hear every detail from your music.
The M2sCD CD player and matching M2si integrated amplifier are housed in heavy metal enclosures and feature neat aluminium front panels – finished in silver or black.
Control is effortlessly simple either via the supplied system remote or the clearly labelled front panel controls.
But as well as being easy to integrate, a joy to behold and priced appealingly, what really sets the M2sCD apart is its ability to better the sonic capabilities of its rivals and sit comfortably amongst even more expensive, esoteric designs.
Key Features: M2sCD
- Premium CD player, working to Red Book standard
- 24-bit Delta-Sigma conversion with 8x oversampling
- Fixed Line out (RCA pair)
- S/PDIF digital outputs (Coaxial RCA & Optical TOSlink)
- Very low jitter rating of <135ps peak-to-peak)
- SMD construction optimises noise levels
- Choke regulated power supply
- IR remote control
- Black or Silver Finish
||24 bit Delta-Sigma (bit stream) dual differential
||<135 picoseconds peak to peak
||RCA coaxial & TOSlink optical
||1 pair RCA
||10Hz to 20 kHz -0.2dB max.
|Signal to Noise Ratio:
||<0.003% 10Hz to 20 kHz
||<0.1dB down to -96dB
||105dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz
|Phono frequency response:
||RIAA/IEC ±0,5dB, 20Hz to 20 kHz
||440 x 100 x 375 mm
|Weight (net / gross):
||6.65 kg/ 10.5 kg
||230V AC 50Hz
||20 watts max. / 0.5 watts standby
||remote control, mains cable IEC (10-A)
Musical Fidelity has been designing and manufacturing Hi-Fi electronics for over thirty years and are proud to have become one of the best-known brands in the Hi-Fi industry.
They are driven by a passion for wonderful music and the challenge of world-class engineering.
They approached each new design by looking for the absolute best solution to a given challenge and embrace new technologies in our designs as well as developing more traditional methods for even greater performance.
Their first product - The Preamp – launched to rave reviews. Followed by shoebox-style Dr Thomas power amp.
Launch of A1 integrated amp, ‘the most important development so far in the renaissance of the UK hi-fi scene’ (Hi-Fi Answers).
New A370 Power Amp proclaimed ‘the best power amp I’ve ever heard’ (Hi-Fi Answers).
World’s first high-end DAC- Digilog – makes debut
Another world first: MVX preamp, combining tube circuit topology with transistors.
SA470 launched: 86Kg power amp running 99% in Class A
A1000 integrated released, featuring pure Class A power amp section
Classic valve-driven Tubalog DAC goes on sale
X Series launches with X-10D Class A triode line stage: ‘the most dramatic sonic enhancement you’re likely to hear!’ (F1).
Nu-Vista Preamp launched, using miniature, metal-cased nuvistor tubes. All 500 units sold within three months.
X Series expands with X-ACT DAC, praised for 'smooth, easy-going sound' (What Hi-Fi?)
X-24K upsampling DAC released: ‘capable of getting sound to die for’ (Stereophile).
X-Ray CD player launched. Described as ‘the sort of object you just want to fondle’ (Hi-Fi News) ‘a thrilling, substantial and satisfying listen’ (What Hi-Fi?) and ‘Hi-Fi meets nuclear warhead’ (T3).
Futuristic CD-PRE 24 arrives, combining a high-quality CD transport, DAC and preamp. On Hi-Fi says it ‘represents a combination of features, functional performance and affordability that seems an audiophile dream come true’.
Debut of Nu-Vista M3 pre/power amp, including discrete Nu-Vista power amp modules with choke regulation. ‘This is what hi-fi should be all about’ (Gramophone).
X-DAC V3 released, offering ‘stunningly good measured performance’ (Stereophile).
World’s first audio application of trivistor tubes in new Tri-Vista series, including legendary Tri-Vista 21 ‘Super DAC’.
Flagship kW pre-amp and kW power amp launched: ‘the very finest amps you can buy...the MFs redefine audio standards’ (What Hi-Fi?)
Next up: kW 500 super integrated amp with twin-triode tubes. Hi-Fi News said, ‘For one rare reviewing occasion I could not find a thing to fault about the musical presentation of an amp’.
Limited-edition M1 turntable released. Considered one of the best-engineered decks ever, it’s now a collector’s item, fetching above its original price.
Supercharged X-DAC V8 introduced, with switchable tube buffer and extra-heavy-duty power supply. ‘For its superb performance as a detailed, sweet-sounding DAC, the X-DAC V8 stands on its own’ (Stereophile).
X-150 wins European Stereo Amplifier of the Year, EISA Awards 2004-2005.
Debut of kW250S one-box wonder, packing in dual 250-watt monobloc amps, tube hybrid preamp, phono stage, 24-bit 192K upsampling CD player, FM/DAB tuner and iPod input.
Meet the mighty TITAN: 1kW per channel dual monobloc design with external power supply. Hi-Fi News was ‘Smitten… The Titan is the best power amplifier I’ve used’.
Reference-standard Primo pre-amplifier released; pure Class A with 14 hand-picked ECC81
New M1 CLiC unites analogue and digital sources under universal control. Wins European Network Music Player, EISA Awards 2011-2012.
Line-up expands to meet every hi-fi need and budget. Highlights include the AMS CD/DAC – our finest digital product yet - and AMS100, the world’s most advanced pure Class A amp
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