Simaudio MOON Orbiter Universal Disc Player At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Simaudio Moon Orbiter Universal Disc Player

Compatible Playback Formats: SACD, DVD-Audio, DVD, DVD-R/-RW, CD, CD-R/-RW, MP3 CD, videoCD
Possible Playback Resolutions: 480p/480i
Built-in Decoding: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS, MP3
Video D/A Converter: 10-bit/54-megahertz
Audio D/A Converter: 24-bit/192-kilohertz
Bass Management for Analog Audio Outs: Yes
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 6.5 x 19 x 16.5
Weight (pounds): 25
Price: $7,200

Video: None
Audio: None
Video: DVI (1), SDI (optional), component video (1), S-video (1), composite video (1)
Audio: AES/EBU (1), coaxial digital (1), optical digital (1), 5.1-channel analog (1), stereo analog (1)
RS-232 (1), IR in (1)

Ratings: Simaudio Moon Orbiter Universal Disc Player

Build Quality: 97
• Built like a tank
• Top-shelf internals, with no less than eight power-supply sections

Value: 90
• Expensive, but you can hear why
• Features absolute quality throughout, from build, to performance, to connections

Features: 94
• DVI comes standard; SDI is an option
• Plenty of audio and video tweak-ability

Performance: 97
• One of the finest disc players I've ever heard
• Top-shelf video performance, as well

Ergonomics: 95
• Player is easy to set up and use
• There are plenty of output options and connection varieties

Overall Rating: 95
The MOON Orbiter is easily one of the finest-sounding disc players I've ever heard. And video isn't exactly an afterthought on this model; it, too, is first rate. Clearly, this player is expensive, but the best things in life—that you have to pay for—always are.

General Information
MOON Orbiter Universal Disc Player, $7,200
(800) 980-2400
Dealer Locator Code SIM

(800) 980-2400