Henley Designs Ltd.  got in touch with Hifi Pig to tell us they are delighted to announce the launch of Roksan Audio’s newest seriesCharcoal amp finalk31 of hi-fi electronics.

The K3 Integrated Amplifier and K3 CD Player from Roksan Audio have been designed and built with style, performance and function in mind. Combining visual elegance with audiophile performance inspired by the M2 range; the K3 series offers the “ultimate in musical involvement, audio engineering and user flexibility. Researched and developed over a number of K32years, these new models employ vastly improved technologies and aesthetics when compared to anything that has come before”. We certainly enjoyed the new range when we got a bit of an exclusive listen a couple of months ago.

The K3 Integrated Amplifier has five Line Level inputs, a Moving Magnet phono stage and superior aptX® Bluetooth technology and is described as an ideal hub for all manner of audio sources. The aptX technology employed allows for high-quality wireless streaming from compatible devices – including tablets, smartphones and computers. Under the cover new op-amps, audio and power supply circuits, and high-quality signal output relays are used to make an amplifier that is said to be very reliable.

The K3 CD Player is based on the well-known K2 design; “but new circuitry and improved components combine to elevate this latest player to a new level of performance”. Usability is said to be simple and intuitive.

The all-new system remote (supplied in each box), is elegant, compact and a perfect accompaniment to the new K3 design. It boasts complete control over all the commands of both the Integrated Amplifier and the CD Player, and the clear-contrast labelling makes usage effortlessly simple.

All K3 electronics are available in three brand new finishes. Charcoal (shown above, Amplifier), Opium and Anthracite (shown above, CD Player).

SRP £1,250.00 (each)

Technical Information

K3 Integrated Amplifier

Inputs:                                     5 x RCA Stereo Line Level

1 x Moving Magnet Phono

1 x Wireless (aptX® Bluetooth)

1 x Bypass

Outputs:                                  4 x Speaker Connectors (+/- L & R)

1 x RCA Pre-amplifier

1 x 3.5mm Headphone

Power Output:                        > 140W (8Ω) / > 220W (4Ω)

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:            > -90dB

Frequency Response:              < 3Hz – > 100kHz (-3dB)

Gain:                                       37.5dB (75x)

Harmonic Distortion:              < 0.005% 1kHz – 14W @ 8Ω

Power Supply:                         550VA Ultra-Low Noise Toroidal Transformer

5 Regulated Power Supply Rails

Dimensions (W x H x D):                   432 x 102 x 380mm (incl. feet)

Weight:                                               14kg

 

K3 CD Player

Operating System:                  CD Digital Audio System (CD, CD-R, CD-RW)

Frequency Response:              20Hz – 20kHz (± 0.2dB)

Harmonic Distortion:              < 0.002% @ 0dB, 1kHz

< 0.006% @ -30dB, 1kHz

< 0.002% @ 0dB, 20kHz

< 0.008% @ -30dB, 20kHz

Intermodulation Distortion:    < 0.0015% @ 0dB

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:            < 96dB L&R (IHF-A Weighted)

Wow & Flutter:                                   Quartz Precision

Outputs:                                  1 x RCA Stereo Line Level

1 x 75Ω Coaxial (RCA)

1 x 110Ω Balanced AES/EBU (XLR)

1 x Optical (Toslink)

D/A Conversion:                     PCM1730E Advance Segment, Audio-Stereo DAC (24-bit / 192kHz)

Crystal:                                                Super-Precision, Custom Made

Jitter:                                       < 150psec

Power Supply:                         High Performance Low Noise Toroidal Transformer

7 Fully Regulated Power Supply Rails

Dimensions (W x H x D):                   432 x 105 x 380mm (incl. feet)

Weight:                                               9kg

 

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