Advanced connections, Preparations, Digital connection – Marantz SA-KI Pearl Lite User Manual
Page 17: Connecting cables, Digital audio input, Digital audio output
Explanation of terms
Explanation of terms
This chapter describes how to connect a digital device, USB
memory device/iPod, computer, and remote control.
For other connections, see the sections below.
Analog connection (vpage 7)
Connecting the power cord (vpage 7)
Select the cables according to the equipment being connected.
Optical digital connections
Optical cable (sold separately)
Coaxial digital connections
Coaxial digital cable (sold separately)
iPod cable (sold separately)
USB cable (sold separately)
Remote control connection
Remote connector cord (supplied)
Digital audio input
If a device equipped with CD transport or digital audio output is
connected to this unit, this unit can be used as a D/A converter.
(“Using as a D/A converter” (vpage 18))
CD Transport or digital device etc.
Coaxial digital connection cable (Sold separately)
Optical digital connection cable (Sold separately)
• Linear PCM signals with a sampling frequency of 32kHz, 44.1kHz,
48kHz, 64kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, or 192kHz can be input
into this device.
• Do not input signals other than linear PCM signals, such as Dolby
digital, DTS, AAC etc. into this device. Doing so may cause noise,
which may cause damage to the speakers.
When connecting, use a commercially available optical digital cable or
coaxial digital cable.
Digital audio output
You can enjoy digital recording when the player is connected to a CD
recorder or other digital recording component.
CD recorder /
Signals on the HD layer of the super audio CD and MP3 or WMA signals
recorded onto the disc cannot be output in digital output. Signals that
can be output using digital output are digital audio signals from audio
CDs, CD-layers of super audio CDs, USB, iPod, PC, COAXIAL, and
When connecting the optical digital output connector
with an optical transmission cable (sold separately)
Match the shapes then insert firmly.
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