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As the cornerstone of the Moon North Collection, the Moon 891 epitomizes audio excellence, seamlessly integrating cutting-edge features such as the MiND2 streaming platform, MDE3 digital engine, and a high-performance phono preamplifier, all enveloped in meticulous craftsmanship and user-friendly refinement.
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INPUTS
6x Digital, 1x HDMI with ARC, 3x Analog
PHONO INPUT GAIN
40 dB / 54 dB / 60 dB / 66 dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
2 Hz – 200 kHz (+0 dB / –3 dB)
DISPLAY
5.0” Graphic Color Display
MAX GAIN (LINE LEVEL)
10 dB
DIMENSIONS
18.95 x 5.53 x 17.66 in
INPUTS
6x Digital, 1x HDMI with ARC, 3x Analog
PHONO INPUT GAIN
40 dB / 54 dB / 60 dB / 66 dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
2 Hz – 200 kHz (+0 dB / –3 dB)
DISPLAY
5.0” Graphic Color Display
MAX GAIN (LINE LEVEL)
10 dB
DIMENSIONS
18.95 x 5.53 x 17.66 in

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The Moon 891 delivers an exceptional performance, utilizing the MiND2 streaming platform, MDE3 digital engine, and high-performance phono preamplifier to ensure an immersive audio experience with unparalleled clarity, precision, and versatility.

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Over 30 Years At ListenUp

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Moon North 891 Stereo Preamp/Network Streamer

The Moon 891 stands as the cornerstone of the Moon North Collection, delivering unparalleled performance, advanced features, and meticulous craftsmanship. As the flagship network player/preamp, it leverages the MiND2 streaming platform for an immersive audio experience, seamlessly integrating local libraries and streaming services. The MDE3 digital engine, with dual-mono 32-bit converters, unlocks the true potential of digital audio formats. Notably, the Moon 891 features a high-performance phono preamplifier, MOON Damping Base for noise suppression, and the refined M-RAY2 volume control. The sophisticated BRM-1 remote control, crafted with precision, enhances user experience with intelligent Bluetooth technology, touch controls, and visual feedback, embodying Moon's commitment to flawless performance and convenience.

Performance, Features, Craftsmanship: The Moon 891, positioned as the cornerstone of the Moon North Collection, sets unmatched standards in performance, features, and craftsmanship.

Flagship Network Player/Preamp: Utilizing the MiND2 streaming platform, the Moon 891 ensures an immersive audio experience, boasting support for AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, and TIDAL Connect to enhance connectivity in a Roon Ready solution.

MDE3 Digital Engine: Empowering the Moon 891 is the MDE3 digital engine, incorporating dual-mono 32-bit converters with femtosecond clocking. This technology unlocks the full potential of digital audio formats, including PCM, MQA, and DSD, through a range of versatile digital inputs.

High-Performance Phono Preamplifier: The Moon 891 features a high-performance phono preamplifier accommodating both moving-magnet and moving-coil cartridges. Real-time configuration options enhance flexibility.

MOON Damping Base: Enhancing performance, the Moon 891 incorporates the MOON Damping Base, effectively suppressing microphonic noise. This feature includes an aluminum base placed on a specialized gel.

M-RAY2 Volume Control: The Moon 891 is equipped with the M-RAY2 volume control, featuring discrete tin film resistors at 0.1% quality tolerance and improved components, adding an extra layer of refinement.

BRM-1 Remote Control: The Moon BRM-1 remote control, a sophisticated inclusion, seamlessly integrates intelligent Bluetooth technology with the exquisite Moon volume knob, pioneering touch controls, visual feedback, and opulent refinement. It operates flawlessly without the need for line-of-sight interaction, providing seamless convenience.

Inputs:

  • Six Digital
  • One HDMI with ARC
  • Three Analog (Including MM/MC Phono Stage)

Moon 891 Specifications:

  • Analog Input Impedance: 22 kΩ
  • Maximum Gain (Line Level): 10 dB
  • Phono Input Gain: 40 dB / 54 dB / 60 dB / 66 dB
  • Phono Input Capacitance: 0 / 100 pF / 470 pF
  • Phono Input Resistance: 10 Ω / 100 Ω / 1 kΩ / 47 kΩ
  • Output Impedance: 50 Ω
  • Crosstalk: –125 dB
  • Frequency Response: 2 Hz – 200 kHz (+0 dB / –3 dB)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Analog Preamplifier): 125 dB
  • Dynamic Range (Digital Input, Fixed Output): 125 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: 0.0003%
  • Intermodulation Distortion: 0.00006%
  • Power Consumption (Idle): 30 W
  • Power Consumption (Full Power Standby): 27 W
  • Power Consumption (Low Power Standby): 5.5 W
  • Shipping Weight: 54 lbs / 25 kg
  • Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth): 18.95" x 5.53" x 17.66"

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Product Description

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As the cornerstone of the Moon North Collection, the Moon 891 epitomizes audio excellence, seamlessly integrating cutting-edge features such as the MiND2 streaming platform, MDE3 digital engine, and a high-performance phono preamplifier, all enveloped in meticulous craftsmanship and user-friendly refinement.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

INPUTS
6x Digital, 1x HDMI with ARC, 3x Analog
PHONO INPUT GAIN
40 dB / 54 dB / 60 dB / 66 dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
2 Hz – 200 kHz (+0 dB / –3 dB)
DISPLAY
5.0” Graphic Color Display
MAX GAIN (LINE LEVEL)
10 dB
DIMENSIONS
18.95 x 5.53 x 17.66 in
INPUTS
6x Digital, 1x HDMI with ARC, 3x Analog
PHONO INPUT GAIN
40 dB / 54 dB / 60 dB / 66 dB
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
2 Hz – 200 kHz (+0 dB / –3 dB)
DISPLAY
5.0” Graphic Color Display
MAX GAIN (LINE LEVEL)
10 dB
DIMENSIONS
18.95 x 5.53 x 17.66 in
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Expert Insight

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The Moon 891 delivers an exceptional performance, utilizing the MiND2 streaming platform, MDE3 digital engine, and high-performance phono preamplifier to ensure an immersive audio experience with unparalleled clarity, precision, and versatility.

Expert Img
Mike Chapman
Over 30 Years At ListenUp
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Details

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Moon North 891 Stereo Preamp/Network Streamer

The Moon 891 stands as the cornerstone of the Moon North Collection, delivering unparalleled performance, advanced features, and meticulous craftsmanship. As the flagship network player/preamp, it leverages the MiND2 streaming platform for an immersive audio experience, seamlessly integrating local libraries and streaming services. The MDE3 digital engine, with dual-mono 32-bit converters, unlocks the true potential of digital audio formats. Notably, the Moon 891 features a high-performance phono preamplifier, MOON Damping Base for noise suppression, and the refined M-RAY2 volume control. The sophisticated BRM-1 remote control, crafted with precision, enhances user experience with intelligent Bluetooth technology, touch controls, and visual feedback, embodying Moon's commitment to flawless performance and convenience.

Performance, Features, Craftsmanship: The Moon 891, positioned as the cornerstone of the Moon North Collection, sets unmatched standards in performance, features, and craftsmanship.

Flagship Network Player/Preamp: Utilizing the MiND2 streaming platform, the Moon 891 ensures an immersive audio experience, boasting support for AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, and TIDAL Connect to enhance connectivity in a Roon Ready solution.

MDE3 Digital Engine: Empowering the Moon 891 is the MDE3 digital engine, incorporating dual-mono 32-bit converters with femtosecond clocking. This technology unlocks the full potential of digital audio formats, including PCM, MQA, and DSD, through a range of versatile digital inputs.

High-Performance Phono Preamplifier: The Moon 891 features a high-performance phono preamplifier accommodating both moving-magnet and moving-coil cartridges. Real-time configuration options enhance flexibility.

MOON Damping Base: Enhancing performance, the Moon 891 incorporates the MOON Damping Base, effectively suppressing microphonic noise. This feature includes an aluminum base placed on a specialized gel.

M-RAY2 Volume Control: The Moon 891 is equipped with the M-RAY2 volume control, featuring discrete tin film resistors at 0.1% quality tolerance and improved components, adding an extra layer of refinement.

BRM-1 Remote Control: The Moon BRM-1 remote control, a sophisticated inclusion, seamlessly integrates intelligent Bluetooth technology with the exquisite Moon volume knob, pioneering touch controls, visual feedback, and opulent refinement. It operates flawlessly without the need for line-of-sight interaction, providing seamless convenience.

Inputs:

  • Six Digital
  • One HDMI with ARC
  • Three Analog (Including MM/MC Phono Stage)

Moon 891 Specifications:

  • Analog Input Impedance: 22 kΩ
  • Maximum Gain (Line Level): 10 dB
  • Phono Input Gain: 40 dB / 54 dB / 60 dB / 66 dB
  • Phono Input Capacitance: 0 / 100 pF / 470 pF
  • Phono Input Resistance: 10 Ω / 100 Ω / 1 kΩ / 47 kΩ
  • Output Impedance: 50 Ω
  • Crosstalk: –125 dB
  • Frequency Response: 2 Hz – 200 kHz (+0 dB / –3 dB)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Analog Preamplifier): 125 dB
  • Dynamic Range (Digital Input, Fixed Output): 125 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise: 0.0003%
  • Intermodulation Distortion: 0.00006%
  • Power Consumption (Idle): 30 W
  • Power Consumption (Full Power Standby): 27 W
  • Power Consumption (Low Power Standby): 5.5 W
  • Shipping Weight: 54 lbs / 25 kg
  • Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth): 18.95" x 5.53" x 17.66"
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