Parasound CD1 CD Player

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  •  ROM drive spins four times faster than any CD drive
  •  CD is read and analyzed multiple times until every bit is read faithfully
  •  Audio bitstream comes from an immense memory buffer, not directly from the CD
  •  User choice of an op-amp or discrete analog output stage
  •  Three separate power supplies for analog and digital circuits
  •  Ultra-quiet R-core power transformer for the linear analog power supply
  •  Premium Connor-Winfield precision VCXO crystal clock for incredibly low jitter
  •  44.1 kHz CD data is up-sampled to 352.8 kHz by an 8x interpolator
  •  Six layer DAC board for lower noise and point of use power delivery
  •  High performance, jitter-resistant Analog Devices AD1853 DAC IC
  •  Ultra-quiet National Semiconductor LME49990 audio op-amps
  •  Proprietary software enables quieter running of the ROM drive
  •  0° or 180° absolute polarity selection by remote control
  •  Choice of silent or audible fast forward or fast back
  •  Unbalanced RCA and balanced XLR outputs
  •  Optical, Coax and BNC digital outputs
  •  BNC & RCA digital outputs are isolated by transformer coupling
  •  Massive aluminum partitions isolate each function
  •  Neutrik XLR and gold-plated Vampire RCA jacks
  •  Full function remote control
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Frequency Response:
        20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-.05 dB

        THD Distortion:
        < 0.06% at 1 kHz

        S/N Ratio:
        > 108 dB, IHF A-weighted

        Crosstalk:
        > 77 dB at 20 kHz

        Maximum Output Level Unbalanced:
        2.0 Volts

        Maximum Output Level Balanced:
        4.0 Volts 

        Output Impedance Unbalanced:
        100 Ohms

        Output Impedance Balanced:
        200 Ohms

        AC Power Requirement:
        115 Volts, 60 Hz or 230 Volts, 50 Hz
        (Rear panel switch selects 115V or 230V operation)
        Power Consumption: 45 Watts
        Standby Power Consumption: 0.5 Watt 

        Dimensions:
        Width: 17 1/4" (437 mm)
        Depth: 13 3/4" (350mm)
        Height, with feet: 4 1/8" (105mm)
        Height, without feet: 3-1/2" (89mm)

        Weight:
        Net: 18 lbs. (8.2 kg)
        Shipping: 25 lbs. (11.3 kg)

        Rack Mount Accessory:
        HRA 2 (May be purchased separately)

 

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