The Mark Levinson № 585 integrated amplifier combines 200 watts per channel power output (into 8 ohms, 350 watts into 4 ohms) and offers six digital inputs including USB, optical, coaxial and AES/EBU XLR, to accommodate a wide variety of digital music sources, including 32-bit/192kHz computer audio and DSD over PCM via USB. The № 585 incorporates exclusive HARMAN Signal Doctor processing, which employs proprietary signal-enhancement techniques to provide the best-possible sound quality from compressed digital audio sources.
“Our new № 585 integrated amplifier is created for audiophiles and music lovers who desire an all in one component that delivers musical performance equal to the finest separate components yet is space-saving and easy to use,” said Jim Garrett, Director of Marketing and Product Management, HARMAN Luxury Audio Group and Loudspeakers. “Recognizing that a growing number of listeners are using computer-based audio and music servers as primary music sources, the № 585 offers a broad array of digital as well as analogue connections and includes a built-in 32-bit/192kHz D/A converter to provide high-resolution digital audio playback.”
The № 585 provides a subwoofer output with a selectable 80Hz high-pass filter and includes Ethernet, RS-232, IR and 12V trigger ports to facilitate its use in audio/video installations with integrated systems control.
Its high-current Class AB power amplifier section utilizes a 900VA custom toroidal analogue power supply and SMPS digital power supply.
The Mark Levinson № 585 Integrated Amplifier will be available in Summer 2014 at a suggested retail price of $12,000.