In addition to the 8200CD, the 8200CDQ adds full preamp functionality whilst maintaining the same chassis size as the 8200CD. The existing digital inputs are joined by three line-level analogue inputs, providing source selection and volume control in the analogue domain. The preamplifier section is fully balanced and all analogue input signals are converted to balanced form, helping to reduce distortion and noise. Class A gain structures are present throughout, and users may choose between preamplification in the analogue or digital domain in respect of the digital inputs. In addition, the 8200CDQ adds a direct-coupled, discrete, Class A headphone amplifier, accessible via a socket on the front panel. Read more...
John Westlake leads the design team responsible for developing the 8200CD and 8200CDQ. John's technical skills have delivered award-winning digital audio products spanning the last two decades and a variety of companies have benefitted from his expertise. John is convinced that the 8200CD and 8200CDQ are the finest CD players he has ever designed.
32-bit/84.672MHz oversampled/upsampled, 512 element, multibit array DAC (four DACs per channel)
1920x oversampling with 44.1kHz source from CD/USB
Asychronous USB supporting 24-bit/96kHz with driverless remote control of PC/Mac media player (via HID support)
2x 24-bit/192kHz coaxial S/PDIF digital inputs
2x 96kHz optical digital inputs
3x 2Vrms analogue line-level inputs
Low jitter optical and coxial S/PDIF outputs
Selectable analogue or digital preamplifier mode
High-current, single-ended and balanced, discreet Class A output stage
High-performance, direct-coupled, discrete Class A headphone amplifier
Custom CD servo design with ultra-low-noise PSU for OPU
Full remote control and external remote I/O loop
34 regulated power supply rails
14 ultra-low-noise discrete regulators
User-selectable digital filter settings software upggradeable via USB port
Master clock jitter less than 3psec short term
Top-quality component parts used throughout, including: ultra-low-ESR capacitors; high-tolerance polypropylene film/foil capacitors; ultra-stable, very-low-VCR 0.1% MELF SMD resisitors; four-layer PCB
Output Level @ 1kHz: RCA: 2.05V RMS XLR: 4.1V RMS
Frequency Response ref. 1kHz: 20Hz - 20kHz 0.2dB
Total Harmonic Distortion: RCA: <0.0025% XLR: <0.008%
Crosstalk @1KHz: RCA: >120dB XLR: >130dB
Dynamic Range 'A' wtd: RCA: >98dB XLR: >110dBHide this text.
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