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PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport

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Indulge in the hidden gem of unheard melodies glittering in your CD and SACD collection, waiting to be discovered by the PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport. Experience the surprise of fresh sounds and revel in the glory of the world-class engineering of PS Audio’s finest projection – a tour de force in unveiling the potpourri of music caught in the vortex of optical media. This SACD player will respire new vivacity into your CD collection, allowing you to tap into the raw DSD layer of SACD into your I2S input DAC. Transport yourself to a realm of unfiltered, high-resolution music you've hitherto been precluded from experiencing due to external DAC limitations. Playing everything from MP3 to FLAC, from discs or USB input, the SACD Transport features advanced digital lens technology, a galvanically isolated output stage, and flawless signal processing. Revel in sonic liberation, and uncover the magic trapped in your CD and SACD collection – only with the PerfectWave SACD Transport.

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PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport

Unleash the uncharted musical potential of your variety audios with the revolutionary PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport. Whether it's your eclectic collection of CDs, your fondly-kept SACDs, or even the digital melodies stored on USB, this engineering marvel is the master key that unlocks and reintroduces you to music like never before.

Crafted with a galvanically isolated output stage, the PerfectWave SACD player is a testament to PS Audio's relentless pursuit of perfection, raising the bar for optical media reproduction and information retrieval. Accentuating the details and nuances that make your music truly special, this device enhances your sonic experience delivering a depth of sound that'll leave you spellbound from the very first note.

With an immersive array of features such as advanced Digital Lens Technology, zero setup, just plug and play, and a remote control, you're in for a seamless and ecstatic auditory experience. Celebrated as PS Audio's most advanced optical disc transport, the PerfectWave SACD Transport incorporates a sacrosanct Digital Lens that electrically isolates the transport/laser mechanism from the optical disc reader. This innovative lens removes all jitter and timing anomalies, delivering your audio data in a flawless, rhythm-synchronized stream to your DAC.

For the first time in audio history, we have embedded Galvanic Isolation into this CD player, a pulse of energy that eradicates any traces of unwanted noise or ground contamination. What you are left with is an unprecedented level of sound reproduction that reveals impeccable image separation, incredible openness, and an effortless depth of sound. We have outdone ourselves, achieving an unbelievably low level of noise that transcends your listening experience into an enthralling musical voyage. From high-resolution PCM to DSD, every single note played through the PerfectWave SACD Transport will reverberate with unparalleled clarity, depth, dimensionality, and musicality.

True to its core ethos of offering an unrivaled auditory experience, PS Audio presents a chance to take a deep dive into the exclusive DSD layer of SACD, previously restricted and now accessible to your PS Audio DACs. While exploring the raw authenticity of the DSD, you will be intrigued by the intricate details and unsurpassed quality the audio engineers have prepared.

The PerfectWave SACD Transport hasn't been created, it has been 'crafted' fulfilling a musical symphony that was so long just an echo. Don't just listen, live your music with the PerfectWave SACD Transport.


  1. SACD/CD/DVD-Capability: Play your preferred music from a wide array of media formats, including SACD, CD, and DVD-R*, letting you embrace the vast musical world, no matter the format.

  2. MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/DSD/2xDSD/ALAC from discs: Unlock the hidden potential of your audio data, no matter what format they’re in.

  3. USB Input: Connect your USB flash drive to unveil the audio files stored within, offering a simple and efficient way to enjoy your curated collection.

  4. Advanced Digital Lens Technology: Ensures the removal of jitter and timing anomalies, offering a flawless and synchronized stream of audio data to your DAC.

  5. I2S Output: Delivers the raw DSD layer of your SACD directly to your PS Audio DAC, a first-ever in audio reproduction.

  6. Zero Setup: Plug in and play your favorite tunes with the least amount of setup required, making it a user-friendly device for all.

  7. Remote Control: Give yourself the ease and convenience of controlling playback without needing any physical interaction with the unit.


  1. Experience Unrivaled Audio Quality: With the PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport, you’ll uncover an unprecedented level of sound reproduction, reconnecting you with music like never before.

  2. Access Unavailable SACD Layers: For the first time, gain access to the exclusive DSD layer of your SACD, a wealth of audio that’s been kept from external DACs.

  3. Next Level Data Extraction and Delivery: 38 years of pursuit of innate perfection has led to the PerfectWave SACD Transport - revealing a previously unheard level of image separation and effortless reproduction.

  4. Seamless integration into existing systems: With versatile compatibility and zero setup required, integrating this device into your current system is a breeze.

  5. Absolute Control at Your Fingertips: With the remote control, you can navigate through your favorite tracks from anywhere in the room, adding a touch of convenience and control.


  • Unit Weight: 22 lbs [9.97 kg]
  • Unit Dimensions: 14” x 17” x 4” [ 36cm x 43cm x 10cm]
  • Input Power: Model specific 100VAC, 120VAC, or 230VAC 50 or 60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 30W
  • Optical discs: SACD/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/-RW/+R/+RW (*Audio data file only)
  • USB Drive: USB Flash Drive with audio files
  • File Format: MP3/WMA/AAC (~48kHz/320bps), WAV/FLAC/AIFF (~192kHz/24bit), ALAC (~96kHz/24bit), DSD (~5.6MHz)
  • I2S: 1 I2S output for PCM and DSD (raw)
  • Coax: 1 output for PCM and DoP
  • BNC: 2 outputs for PCM and DoP (Use in tandem for Double-rate DoP)
  • XLR Balanced: 2 outputs for PCM and DoP (Use in tandem for Double-rate DoP)
  • RJ45 and WIFI: Ethernet and WIFI for over-the-air code updates

In essence, the PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport, available at The Audio Tailor, is not just a sound reproducer – it's the key to the portal where every musical note springs to life, wrapped in detail, depth, and purity. It empowers listeners to journey deep into their favorite musical landscapes and rediscover the magic nestled in every unexplored sonic horizon.

Breathing new life into your optical media collection and exuding phenomenal command over DSD exploration, PerfectWave stands as a symbol of PS Audio’s unwavering commitment to sound brilliance. This hi-fi masterpiece blends sophistication and simplicity, making it a choice that goes beyond selection based on functionality and design. Bringing to your senses an enchanting concert of vivid, immersive audio experiences, the PerfectWave SACD Transport is the joyride for musical aficionados.

It's not about amplifying sound anymore, it's about amplifying emotions, experiences, and the artist’s authentic expression. Feel the transformational touch of PS Audio and redefine what exceptional auditory experience means to you. Settle for nothing less than a symphony in the sanctuary of your home, with Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, The Audio Tailor. Embrace the power of quintessential sound with the PS Audio - PerfectWave SACD Transport. It’s not just sound, it’s emotion in motion.

ℹ Specifications
Specifications Description
Unit Weight 22 lbs [9.97 kg]
Unit Dimensions 14” x 17” x 4” [ 36cm x 43cm x 10cm]
Input Power Model specific 100VAC, 120VAC, or 230VAC 50 or 60Hz
Power Consumption 30W
Optical Discs SACD/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/-RW/+R/+RW (*Audio data file only)
USB Drive USB Flash Drive with audio files
File Format MP3/WMA/AAC (~48kHz/320bps), WAV/FLAC/AIFF (~192kHz/24bit), ALAC (~96kHz/24bit), DSD (~5.6MHz)
I2S 1 I2S output for PCM and DSD (raw)
Coax 1 output for PCM and DoP
BNC 2 output for PCM and DoP (Use in tandem for Double-rate DoP)
XLR Balanced 2 output for PCM and DoP (Use in tandem for Double-rate DoP)
RJ45 and WIFI Ethernet and WIFI for over-the-air code updates

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