Mark Levinson No. 5101 CD-player, streamer and DAC
Premium CD-player, network streamer and DAC. Mark Levinson No. 5101 is the perfect fit for the new Mark Levinson 5000 series amps.
5101 Highlights • 3-in-1 companion source for Nº5805 or Nº5802 1. Slot Loading SACD Player 2. • Network Streamer 3. DAC • Plays all disc formats, including SACD, CD-A, CD-R and CD-RW • Supports FLAC, WAV, AIFF, OGG, MP3, AAC and WMA • USB -A for USB Drive file playback • PrecisionLink II DAC • Linear power supply • ML PurePath analog output stage • Balanced and single-ended outputs • Optical and coaxial inputs • Ethernet and WiFi network streaming • RS232 control • Trigger and IR inputs • Handcrafted in the USA
Combining audiophile physical compact disc formats with modern high-resolution network streaming capabilities over Ethernet and WiFi, a standalone PrecisionLink II DAC and expansive control features, the Nº 5101 is a unique 3-in-1 solution.
Digital Audio The Nº 5101 features outstanding digital audio capability with the Mark Levinson PrecisionLink II DAC. The latest generation ESS PRO Sabre 32-bit D/A converter with jitter elimination circuitry and a fully balanced, discrete current-to-voltage converter form the heart of the digital audio processing stage. Five digital audio inputs are provided: one coaxial and one optical S/PDIF, and USB for playback of high-resolution PCM (up to 24 bit/192k, Network (WiFi and Ethernet) for streaming from a NAS drive which supports FLAC, WAV, AIFF, OGG, MP3, AAC and WMA, and an SACD input which supports disc formats including SACD, CD-A, CD-R, and CD-RW.
Analog Output Stage The Nº 5101 utilizes proprietary Mark Levinson PurePath circuitry. Fully discrete, direct-coupled, dual-monaural line-level output circuit provides exceptional reproduction of the analog signal, which is delivered to the balanced XLR stereo outputs as well as the single-ended RCA connectors. A linear power supply with an oversized toroidal transformer is employed to ensure the widest bandwidth and dynamic range possible.
Control System integration and communication ports include IP (Ethernet), RS-232, IR input, and 12V trigger input. A newly designed, aluminum IR remote is included with the Nº 5101. In addition, drivers are available for major control systems.
Industrial Design Robust materials, lavish finishes, and bold geometry are hallmark attributes of Mark Levinson designs. The one- inch thick, bead-blasted, black-anodized, solid aluminum front panels are machined and contoured to flow seamlessly into the sleek glass display, which itself is recessed into a bead-blasted, clear-anodized aluminum bezel. With debossed top cover vents, screen-printed logo, and machined aluminum buttons, no detail has been overlooked.
The Mark Levinson Nº5101 is proudly designed, engineered, and precision-crafted in the USA.
ML-NO5101: Mark Levinson No. 5101 CD-player, streamer and DAC
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MARK LEVINSON - A SOUND THAT SPEAKS FOR ITSELF
As any true audiophile will attest, the Mark Levinson name is synonymous with audio purity. So when we design a piece of equipment, perfection isn't the goal but the starting point.
Our engineers spare no expense sourcing the best materials from around the world, and they only release new products when they exceed all expectations. That's why the whole industry looks to us to raise the bar and then set it again. But we don't have to tell you that—you can experience it with every note.
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