Immersive sound that needs to be heard to be believed. The Reference Transport supports multi-channel DSD, as well as 192kHz/24-bit PCM used in high-resolution lossless formats such as AIFF, ALAC, APE, FLAC, WAV. In addition, the Reference Transport supports the latest in surround formats, such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.


All of your audio needs in one elegant design. The Reference Transport plays every standard optical disc format, such as 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, DVD – Audio and CD. Connected USB hard disks and thumb drives are also supported, and have the ability to access content from DLNA servers and SMB shares over the local network.


Our proprietary connection, the Pro ISL interface prioritizes the most efficient aspects of any digital interface, using an infrared laser diode to transmit over a single-mode fiber cable. This enables features like clock sync and error correction, all while obtaining perfect isolation and ensuring the lowest possible jitter.

The MSB Reference Transport

  • The Reference Transport

    Disc Types* UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, AVCHD, SACD, CD, Kodak Picture CD, CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, DVD±R DL, BD-R/RE
    BD Profile BD-ROM Version 3.1 Profile 6 (also compatible with BD-ROM Version 2.5 Profile 5)
    Output Primary Outputs - Up to 8ch 192kHz PCM, DSD Support
    ”Surround Only” Outputs - Coaxial/Optical Audio: up to 2ch / 192kHz PCM, Dolby - Digital, DTS.
    HDMI Audio: up to 7.1ch / 192kHz PCM, up to 5.1ch DSD, Bitstream.
    HDMI Video: UHD / 1080p24 / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p / 576i / 480p / 480i, 3D frame-packing 720p / 1080p24.
    Controls Isolated RS-232
    IR Remote
    7 Buttons

    Chassis Dimensions

    Width: 17.5 in (444 mm)
    Depth: 17.5 in (444 mm)
    Chassis Height (Without Feet): 2.2 in (79 mm)
    Stack height: 2.85 in (92 mm)
    Weight: 28 lbs (12.7 kg)
    Product Feet: M6X1 Thread

    Shipping Dimensions

    Width: 25 in (635 mm)
    Depth: 25 in (625 mm)
    Height: 10 in (254 mm)
    Weight: 50 lbs (22.7 kg)

    Included Accessories

    User manual
    Remote control
    HDMI cable
    Desktop Supply (Unless Transport Supply Upgraded)
    IEC power cord
    4X Rubber feet
    4X Plastic foot inserts