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Founded in 1980 as Sima Electronics, Sima products (as they were known then) were intended for professional use. But it didn’t take long before audiophiles discovered and revered the sonic excellence and value for money these products offered. Soundstage Fine Audio was the company’s first dealership in Ontario, proud to support this fine Canadian company. In 2013 company management and ownership was passed on to the next generation - Simaudio is now owned by a small group of long-time employees who have shaped the image and reputation on the Moon brand. Soundstage Fine Audio is pleased to welcome back Simaudio.
NB Be sure to ask about the Simaudio no penalty trade up program.
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MiND - Moon Intelligent Network Device is much more than a product. It is a way of organizing, listening to and enjoying your music. MiND technology streams music from your digital music library to your audio system. Your library can consist of music stored on your computer, on a Network Attached Storage device - or you can simply stream music. The remote or control centre of a MiND - based music streaming system is an iPad, iPhone or Android device in combination with a downloadable free application.
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Nēo MiND  2300
The Nēo MiND is a Network Streaming Music Player and is the perfect link between your digital library and your music system. The Nēo Mind outputs a digital audio signal intended as an input to any Digital Analog Converter (DAC). The addition of Bluetooth aptX audio support provides easy connectivity with your wireless devices. The SimLink connection allows for control of any SimLink equipped Moon system without having to use the IR remote. The MiND app can adjust the real volume of a Moon system rather than using the more common digital attenuation method. This maintains the true fidelity of the music at any volume setting. The front panel indicators show current sampling rate an the active input type - network or Bluetooth. Nēo Mind is housed in a stylish half chassis.
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Nēo 280D Streaming DSD DAC  3200
The Nēo 280D Streaming DSD DAC is a high performance DSD256 / 32-bit DAC with versatility and including both Bluetooth and the optional MiND module. A world of music right at your fingertips - the 280D makes this a reality. Simply launch your favourite music services app, (such as TIDAL), on your smart device and pair it to the Nēo 280D using Bluetooth. Then sit back and enjoy the music.
The extraordinary digital engine within the Nēo 280D decodes native DSD up to DSD256, as well as PCM up to 32-bit/384kHz, including DXD. The fully balanced analog stage features an exceptional DC servo circuit and proprietary 3rd order filter for lifelike transparency. The result is a level of fidelity that creates an emotional connection to your music.
Adding the optional MiND (MOON intelligent Network Device) module provides convenience and a full graphic interface, allowing you to effortlessly access your digital music library. Which ever way you use the Nēo 280D, we are convinced that it will become the centre of your musical pleasure.
Of course, key features you’d expect in a MOON Nēo Series product are present such as SimLink™, RS-232 and IR ports for custom-install environments.
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Nēo 250i Integrated Amplifier  2500
The versatile and intuitive to use Nēo 250i delivers a seductive musical performance and represents an outstanding value. Well respected and known for exceptional price-to-quality ratio, the 250i marries a classy appearance, true MOON-build quality and irreproachable sound quality without equal in its price class. Incorporating technologies found in the highly acclaimed MOON Amplifiers and Preamplifiers, the Nēo 250i is assembled to exacting standards. It will deliver outstanding performance with the reliability that has made Moon products so well known and respected around the world. Nearly thirty five years of experience in the design and manufacturing of award winng high-performance components has paved the way for this extraordinary integrated amplifier. 50 Watts per channel at 8 ohms. Both 1/8” mini-jack and 1/4” jack are located on the front panel.
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Nēo 340ix Integrated Amplifier  4950
The Nēo 340ix is the ultimate example of a Neo-class Integrated Amplifier. Combining high power, sonic finesse and superb flexibility, the Nēo 340ix will please you with its musical authority, as well as its rich, engaging and lifelike sound quality. In addition, the Nēo 340i’s flexibility is enhanced by a host of options that can be included at the time of purchase or added later on. A high-performance and very versatile DSD DAC is offered for connectivity to your latest devices such as a computer, DVD/Blu-Ray player or an iPod docking station. If you have a love of vinyl records, a fully-configurable MC/MM phono stage is also available. The Nēo 340ix can easily be the centrepiece of your music and entertainment system. Needless to say, it is constructed to the highest standards that has made MOON products famous around the world. And of course, key features you’d expect in a MOON Nēo Series product are present such as SimLink™, 12V trigger, RS-232 and IR ports for custom-install environments. 100 Watts per channel at 8 ohms. One audio input functions as a ‘pass-through’, bypassing the gain stage to accommodate components such as a home theatre processor whose volume control is used instead.
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Nēo ACE All-in-One Music Player  4500
Winner of 17 Awards, this new product from Simaudio features the MiND module providing both convenience and a full graphic interface resulting in effortless access to your digital music library. TIDAL is integrated should you wish to avail it for an unlimited world of music. Simply hook up a pair of speakers, connect to the internet and you are ready for lots of music. The ACE is both intuitive and easy to use. Featuring all new advanced setup software, this is the most configurable and customizable MOON component ever offered. Bridging digital and analog audio at a price-to-performance ratio that is impossible to beat, the ACE includes a high resolution DAC with DSD decoding up to DSD256 and 32-bit/384kHz PCM. At the other end of the audio spectrum, a moving magnet phono preamplifier rounds out this complete package. The finest sounding and most complete “all-in-one” available, the ACE can do virtually anything expected of a high-performance audio component of this nature. Accentuated by the world renowned MOON sonic signature - visceral tight bass, transparent midrange, precise natural highs - along with lifelike sound, plus countless features, the ACE will be the “heart and soul” of all your musical indulgences. Of course, key features you’d expect in a MOON Nēo Series product are present such as SimLink™, RS-232 and IR ports for custom-install environments. 50 Watts per channel at 8 ohms. Both 1/8” mini-jack and 1/4” jack are located on the front panel. Analog inputs are configurable to ‘pass-through’ mode which bypasses the gain stage to accommodate components such as a home theatre processor whose volume control is used instead.
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Nēo 310LP Phono Preamplifier  2200
Another new product from Simaudio the finest mid-priced phono preamplifier just got even better. The Nēo 310LP elevates the performance of its highly acclaimed predecessor to another level. Improving on already great performance is no easy task. Thanks to various emerging technologies, several design enhancements became available, opening up a window of opportunity to both upgrade the sonics of the original 310LP and reduce the noise floor of its onboard power supply. Consequently, this diminishes the need for an external power supply. The result is an even quieter phono preamplifier which means you will experience a blacker background and even more lifelike musical reproduction. Combine this with all the MOON hallmarks: clean, powerful, fast extended bass an open midrange and airy extended high frequencies, mid-priced phono preamplifier performance has just taken a major leap forward. To further these significant enhancements, the Nēo 310LP is housed in a very stylish half width chassis. Within the confines of this chassis are numerous end-user adjustments for resistance loading, capacitance loading and gain level. Going one step further, you can even chose from two different equalization curves; either the RIAA curve or the IEC curve. Rounding out this package are balanced outputs that allow you to take full advantage of connectivity to a balanced preamplifier or integrated for a significant improvement in noise floor, dynamics and midrange transparency.
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Nēo 260D CD Transport with DAC  3200
The Nēo 260D CD Transport with optional 32-bit DAC is the next evolutionary step in combining high performance, useful features, CD playback and music streaming into one chassis. Borrowing much of its technology from the more exotic and costlier 650D, the Nēo 260D can do it all: Want to stream music from your computer? How about enjoying your favourite satellite movie channels with the audio fidelity of your music system? Or perhaps listen to your Blu-Ray movies with the same fervour as your music collection. Then again, if you simply want to play your favourite CD’s, the Nēo 260D does that with powerful digital technology that extracts every last musical detail from the disc. The Nēo 260D offers superb flexibility as a result of being a CD Transport and a DAC all-in-one. Thanks to its 32-bit processing engine, upsampling capabilities, hallmark MOON oversized power supplies and elaborate analog stage, the Nēo 260D’s sonic performance is without equal in its price category. Of course, key features you’d expect in a MOON Nēo Series product are present such as SimLink™, RS-232 and IR ports for custom-install environments.