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ZENith SE Mk.II Std

ZENith SE Mk.II Std
An exclusive 100 units Special Edition of the award winning ZENith designed to take your music to new heights. Music gains more body, soundstage gets deeper and all instruments and voices feel more real than ever before.

RRP: € 5 699

Unit Price
£ 4,999.00
Quantity
Subtotal
£ 4,999.00

ZENith se

  • Full-width Design
  • Innovative Triple-Linear Power Supply with ultra-low
    noise regulators and Nichicon MUSE Capacitors
  • Anti-vibration treatment on chassis
    and electronic components
  • Independent floating optical drive and SSD platform
  • Medical-grade Mains Filter
  • SSD Storage
  • Dual Ethernet Ports for LAN and Streamer with isolation transformers
  • In-Memory playback with 4GB Cache
  • Ultra-low Noise USB Audio Output
  • Quad-core Intel CPU, 8GB RAM

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Innuos ZENith Special Edition

Building on the award-winning Zenith Music Server, the new Zenith Special Edition (SE) takes your music to new heights.

With a new Triple-Linear PSU designed by Sean Jacobs, custom-wound toroidal transformer and a raft of improvements on EMI shielding and vibration isolation, the Zenith SE picks up the trademark PRaT (Pace, Rhythm and Timing) and neutrality of the Zenith and adds more body to the music, improving the depth and height of the soundstage.

Music becomes more natural, evolving and exciting.

A number of improvements were added for this exclusive 100 units Special Edition:

  • New oversize, custom-wound audiophile toroidal transformer with 3 independent outputs for each Linear Power Supply
  • New Triple-Linear power supply designed by Sean Jacobs using high-end Mundorf caps
  • Three anti-vibration feet with asymmetrical positioning to better isolate vibration without affecting dynamics
  • Audiophile-grade silver-coated and shielded cabling for internal connections, hand-soldered directly to circuits to lower impedance from connectors.
  • Improved EMI protection for the internal components
 
  • Review & Awards

  • It’s a move from skimmed to full cream milk where flavours kick a little harder.

    The Zenith MKII SE is as good an example as any that one must spend big, as in vinyl land with turntables and cartridges, to more fully realize the potential of digital audio; and for sound quality to transcend its transmission medium. Pair the Zenith MKII SE with even a modestly-priced DAC and feel the upgrade itch slowly dissolve as you sink back into your listening chair and exhale a pleasurable sigh of relief as music’s tension – and therefore your own – falls away.

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    Nov 2017

  • possibly the finest digital source heard by this reviewer to date

    To convincingly outperform the LS50 Wireless’ internal Roon reception with a USB feed, we look to Innuos ZENith SE. The Portuguese box’s more organic take on music – possibly the finest digital source heard by this reviewer to date – makes a sound case for dropping three times the loudspeaker/amp/DAC budget on the source. This doesn’t mean the Innuos is stupid expensive but rather the KEF LS50 Wireless – an complete audiophile system-in-a-box – are crazy affordable.

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    Nov 2017

   

AUDIO OUTPUTS

Digital Output   Ultra Low Noise USB 2.0 supporting USB Audio Class 1, USB Audio Class 2 and DoP
   

CONNECTIVITY

Ethernet   2x isolated RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet - LAN and Streamer connection
Other   1x VGA (service connection only)
USB   1x USB 2.0 (DAC), 1x USB 3.0 (Backup)
 

FORMATS

CD Formats   Red Book
Disc Compatibility   CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Audio format for stored CDs   FLAC (zero compression), WAV
Audio Formats Supported for streaming and playing   WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, AAC, MP3
 

SAMPLE RATES

Sample Rates   44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4KHz. 192kHz, 352.8KHz, 384KHz , DSD64, DSD128
Bit Depths   16bit, 24bit, 32bit
 

USER CONTROL INTERFACES

Web Interface   Web Browsers from iOS, Android (4.0 and up) or up-to-date Windows and OS X browsers
Mobile   App for iPhone/iPad, Android and Windows 10
 

HARDWARE

CD/DVD drive   TEAC Slot-loading drive
Storage   2Tb Samsung EVO SSD
CPU   Intel Quad Core 2GHz
Memory   8Gb DDR3 - 4Gb dedicated for Memory Playback
 

STREAMING and CD Storage

UPnP/DLNA   UPnP Server DLNA device compatible
USB   Connect and play to USB DACs (USB Audio Class 1 and Class 2, DoP)
Average CD Storage Time   5 minutes
CD Metadata   OneMusicAPI aggregating multiple CD metadata sources
Compatible Music Systems   Sonos Multi-room Wireless Music System
Naim Mu-so Multi-room Wireless Music System
Denon HEOS Multi-room Wireless Music System
Squeezebox Multi-room Wireless Music System
Naim Uniti music streamers
Linn DS music streamers
Pioneer N50A
Cambridge Audio CXN
Denon 720AE
DLNA/UPnP compatible devices
USB DACs complying to USB Audio Class 1 or 2
USB DACs supporting DSD over DoP protocol
 

Requirements

Network   Internet connection to access album metadata when storing CDs, Internet Radio, Streaming Services and software updates
Network router with at least one available ethernet port
Premium subscription required for some streaming services such as Spotify, Qobuz and Tidal
Music Controller   Remote control app compatible with the Logitech Media Server (Free and Paid versions available) or Web Browser - Most modern web browsers and platforms are supported
DAC / Converter   DAC with USB input supporting USB Audio Class 1, USB Audio Class 2 or DoP protocols
 

POWER

Mains Supply   220V AC - Internal Triple-Linear Power Supply with ultra-low noise regulators
Power Consumption   12W when idle, 25W peak
 

PHYSICAL

Dimensions   70 x 420 x 320 mm (H x W x D)
Weight   11 Kg
In the box   Innuos Zenith SE Music Server
Limited Edition Certificate
UK or EU Mains Cable
2m Ethernet Cable (to connect to router)
Getting Started leaflet