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Accustic Arts CD Player I MK III - Display

Accustic Arts

Type: CD Players


ACCUSTIC ARTS® PLAYER I – Our digital all-rounder

The PLAYER I is an absolutely top-class CD player and D/A converter. The basis for this exceptional product is the known reference drive ACCUSTIC ARTS® DRIVE For the CD module, the legendary Philips CDPro2LF finds application again. For further details and information regarding our drive technology please navigate to the "DRIVE II" menu.  In the playback of different music formats customers can choose between native signal processing or upsampling to 192 kHz. The PLAYER  – A real all-rounder!

CD-PLAYER I-MK3 highlights

24 Bit/192 kHz Upsampling CD-Player in top-loader design

CD positioning in drive using exceptionally precise puck, whereby the integrated magnet inside the puck guarantees perfect pressing and smooth running

CDM Pro 2 drive module with cast metal frame and involved mechanical decoupling

Generously dimensioned magnetically shielded toroidal core 100 VA transformer

5 separate generously dimensioned power supply units for laser control, digital signal processing, display control, display heating and D/A converter section; very high capacity (35,000 μF); Panasonic capacitor of high quality; ultra-fast diodes

Integrated, extremely fine D/A converter section with following features:
- 24 bit/192 kHz multi-bit D/A converter
- extremely fine analog output stage with only 12 dB Butterworth-Filter
- generously dimensioned buffer section
- selected filter capacitors and metal film resistors
- digital filter with 8-times oversampling

Extremely fine digital output stage with extra large power supply unit and voltage stabilisation; jitter minimising digital output stage

Balanced analog output (XLR) with Neutrik®-sockets

Unbalanced analog output (RCA) with WBT®-sockets

Balanced and unbalanced outputs with HF-transformers

Resonance minimising aluminium housing

Shielded separate compartment in housing inside area for drive mechanism, mains power components, digital signal processing, display control and D/A converter section

Drawer with indirect blue lighting

Standby function

ACCUSTIC ARTS® system remote control SRC II

ACCUSTIC ARTS® CD-PLAYER I (MK3) is "Handmade in Germany"


CD mechanism: CD-Pro2LF with 3-beam laser and glass lense
Analog outputs: 1 x balanced – 2 x 620 Ω (XLR)
1 x unbalanced – 100 Ω (RCA)
Digital outputs: 1 x AES/EBU; balanced – 110 Ω (XLR)
1 x S/P-DIF; unbalanced – 75 Ω (RCA)
D/A converter: 24 bit / 192 kHz upsampling technology
Distortion factor (THD+N): 0.0016 %
Dynamic: 120 dB
Crosstalk: > 101 dB
Signal-to-noise-ratio: - 103 dB
Dimensions (H x W x D): 110 x 482 x 375 mm / 4.1 x 19 x 14.8 inches
Weight: 12 kg (26 lbs)

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