- CD Player with DAC
- Coaxial, Optical and USB Inputs
- Free UK P&P
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Gold Note CD-1000 MkII CD Player/DAC
The Gold Note CD-1000 mkII is CD player housed in the same high quality chassis as the IS-1000 Integrated Amplifier. The CD-1000 is not just a high performing CD player though, it also offers 3 external digital inputs for connecting other devices to, there is an SPDIF RCA, Toslink Optical and importantly a USB-B input as well – perfect for connecting a Melco or Computer to play files through the DAC.
It offers both single ended RCA and balanced XLR outputs, and it also offer a dedicated output that be used to connect to one of the Gold Note Tube Output stages as well.
In performances terms the CD-1000 MkII is typical Gold Note, hugely musical and detailed it sits just on the warmer side of neutral and produces a highly engaging sound and one you wouldn’t tire of.
From Gold Note…..
The CD-1000 MkII proves that CDs are still alive and kicking. Housed in a beautiful brushed aluminium chassis, the CD-1000 MkII is made of high-quality components providing great audio performances and versatile functions: playing your CD disc collection, streaming music from the computer through the USB port, connecting a TV or DVD-Player for High-End digital music pleasure via the coax or optical digital inputs. The CD-1000 MkII recreates the natural, detailed, and powerful sound and can be easily integrated into any High-End stereo system.
The CD-1000 MkII also works as a High-End audio premium quality D/A converter featuring S/PDIF coaxial and TOS optical digital inputs. The high-quality D/A converter is entrusted to the top-of-the-range Burr Brown DAC chipset.
The CD-1000 MkII Deluxe model features the PCM1792A one of the best DAC chipsets by Burr Brown.
The drawer type based aluminium transport mechanism JPL2800 custom made in Austria is one of the best CD mechanisms available worldwide. It provides a maximum stability of rotation supplying a digital signal with extremely low jitter.
The CD-1000 MkII features a digital volume control stage to drive power amplifiers or active speakers directly. All the informations of the CD-player like track numbers and time passed is always shown on the big O-Led 3D display.
Powered by the Gold Note Dual-Mono power supply, with two incapsulated toroidal transformers custom made in Italy, it guarantees an ultra low dispersion to achieve a top-quality performance.
To enhance the performance of the CD-1000 MkII even further, it can be optionally matched with the external super inductive power supply PSU-1250/1000 and valve output stage TUBE-1012/1006.
|CD Player||with integrated DAC|
|DAC Chip||24bit/192kHz DAC PCM1792A|
|DAC||BurrBrown PCM1796 (opt. on DELUXE model PCM1792A)|
|Digital Inputs||SPDIF RCA x 1, Toslink Optical x 1, USB-B x 1|
|Analogue Outputs||Stereo unbalanced RCA and balanced XLR|
|Digital Output||SPDIF RCA x 1|
|Power Supply||100-120V / 220-240V, 50/60Hz Dual-Mono power supply
Power consumption: 30W
|Dimensions||430mm W | 135mm H | 375mm D|
|Weight||Kg. 12 net
Kg 16 boxed
|Finishes||Brushed Aluminium Black, Silver or Gold|
*Please note – due to 2 different models being available in 3 different colours this model is ordered on request!
Black, Silver, Gold
|Free UK P&P||