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Chord Electronics BLU MK 2 Upscaling CD transport


$13,600.00 inc. GST


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The Chord Electronics BLU MK 2 is the culmination of the latest state of the art engineering and componentry focused to deliver what Chord considers to be the ultimate in CD playback. The BLU MK 2, when combined with the multi-award winning highly acclaimed DAVE digital to analogue converter/preamp, is a marriage made in Hi-Fi heaven, this combination allows CD output signals to be processed via BLU’S WTA (Watts Transient Alignment) filtering and upscaling technology to take a CD’s 44.1kHz native resolution to 705.6kHz!

Ex demonstration unit in silver $16000 now $13,600

Near new & would only have a few hours playback at most

Chord Electronics BLU MK 2 Key Features;

  • Precision machined Choral aluminium casing designed by John Franks
  • 44.1kHz – 705.6kHz (user configurable)
  • 1,015,808 Taps
  • Chord Custom Coded FPGA
  • Philips CD Pro 2 Mech
  • HF Switch Mode Power Supply
  • 768kHz USB Input
  • 384kHz BNC S/PDIF Input
  • AES Output to 176.4kHz
  • Dual Data Mode BNC to 705.6kHz
  • DXO Outputs
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis
  • Convection Cooled
  • IR Remote Control Included

Connectivity (input):

  • 1x USB input: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz, 705.6kHz, & 768kHz
  • x BNC S/PDIF: 44.1kHz – 384kHz (up sampled)

Connectivity (output):

  • 1x Single AES Option: 44.1kHz & 88.2kHz
  • 1x Dual AES Option: 88.2kHz & 176.4kHz
  • 1x Single BNC S/PDIF Mode: 88.2kHz, 176kHz, & 352.8kHz
  • 1x Dual BNC S/PDIF Mode: 176.4kHz, 352.8kHz, & 705.6kHz

User Configurable Options:

Selectable up sampling:     1x selectable switch providing three sample rates

Dither:                                     On/Off (Only operational with 16bit source)

Control options:                   Manual

Remote control (included – up sampling modes not accessible via remote operation)

Image of black BLU MK2 displays optional BLU & Dave stands plus DAVE DAC/Pre which are available at an extra cost;

  • Chord Electronics BLU MK2stand available in black and silver $3200
  • Chord Electronics DAVE stand available in black and silver $3200
  • Chord Electronics DAVE DAC/PRE available in black and silver $17,000


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