CD8 S was designed in 2012, and is the last evolution in time of a long series of Métronome CD Players.
Both D/A converter and CD Player, it’s an amazing versatile product that adapts to your music practises : CD reading of course, but overall a remarkable DAC including USB and S/P DIF inputs.
CD8 S is available in two versions, that you may choose according to your music preferences and listening practises, reading both PCM and native DSD : solid-state or tube outputs. Here the DAC can be plugged through USB or S/P DIF inputs.
Having a high front plate, CD8 S is available in Silver Aluminum and Black finishing, both of the highest elegance.
Pickup mechanism :
Philips CDM12 PRO 2 v 6.8 customized, with Delrin® CD puck
32 bits / 384 kHz dual mono technology, 1 converter chip
Digital inputs :
Asynchronous USB type B (32/384)
S/P DIF 75 Ohms RCA connector
Analogic outputs :
Unbalanced 2.5 V RMS @0dB – 47 kOhms, RCA connectors
Balanced 2.5 V RMS @0dB – 600 Ohms, RCA connectors
Power supply :
3 toroidal transformers with Schaffner filteres, 7 independent regulation lines
Voltage : 100 – 120/240 V – 50/60 Hz
Delrin cone feet
Other characteristics :
Consumption : 40 VA
Dimensions (LxHxP): 450 x 115 x 435 mm
Weight : 12 Kg