Yamaha has announced the availability of their new flagship A-S3000 integrated amplifier and CD-S3000 CD/SACD player. Both flagship components have a classic retro look paired with state-of-the-art design and features.

Yamaha provides a built-in USB DAC in the CD-S3000, running on a high performing 32-bit ESS SABRE32 REFERENCE DAC to provide the greatest dynamic and expressive sound from all disc-based media.

The A-S3000 and CD-S3000 are Yamaha’s highest expression of craftsmanship. Both components feature anti-vibration and distortion eliminating measures, including a rigid streamlined construction with the shortest possible cabling routes. The CD-S3000 player incorporates an optimized high-precision rigid CD mechanism, while the A-S3000’s floating and balanced design, with MOSFETs and a large toroidal transformer mounted within an independent three-dimensional inner frame, produce a warm tube-like sound.

The components’ include clean lines and rich black piano finish side panels. The A-S3000 integrated amp also features large classic styled level meters.

The Yamaha A-S3000 and CD-S3000 will be available in September 2013 at a MSRP of $7,999.95 U.S. & $6,999.95 U.S. respectively. Look for more details at: http://www.yamaha.com/.


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