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We may be living in the Internet Streaming age but there's still a place for the humble CD player, especially when it's as cutting edge as this one. Equipped with a centrally-mounted, slot-loading mechanism it boasts a unique VACS (Vibration Acoustic Control System) to eliminate stray vibrations, thus minimising read errors and improving sound quality.
The highlight feature is the fact it plays computer-created DVDs encoded with DSD 2.8/5.6Mz audio content. What's more it processes the content on such discs natively i.e without converting DSD to PCM as most 'DSD-compatible' devices do, thus preserving all the integrity of the original DSD signal.
The onboard D/A converter that works the magic is a Cirrus Logic CS4398, a top spec chip that achieves a dynamic range of 120dB. The same chip also allows replay of conventional software and audio sources (up to 24bit/192kHz resolution).
Under the heavy aluminium cover you'll find top quality, 6-layer glass-epoxy circuit boards, fully separated power supplies for the digital and analogue sections (using Schottky Barrier Diodes for clean, rectified current). Consuming just 11w in operation and 0.1w in standby, the PD-501HR also has genuine eco credentials.
- Supports 2.8/5.6MHz DSD-file-recorded disc playback (dsf format on recordable DVD discs)
- Supports 24bit/192kHz PCM disc playback (wav format on recordable CD/DVD discs)
- Supports CD-DA disc
- Center-mount mechanism design with slot-in drive
- VACS vibration control stabilize mechanism
- Cirrus Logic CS4398 D/A Converter
- BlackFin processor for signal processing
- JRC NJM5532 for operational amplifier
- Separated power supply for digital and analog sections
- Schottky Barrier Diodes for stable current supply
- Pure mode for DSD/PCM processing
- 6-layer glass epoxy circuit boards for simplified signal paths
- Max 11 watts of low power consumption
- Auto power saving mode (user selectable)
- Repeat play (1/All/Folder), Shuffle play, Max 99 tracks program play
- Full metal body
- Organic EL display with dimmer
- 1 Optical digital output
- 1 Coaxial digital output
- 1 Analog unbalanced RCA output
- Remote control
- 3-polar AC socket with a detachable AC cable
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at http://www.interlinkexpress.com to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
Shipping Costs Mainland UK (Next-Day) Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands Republic of Ireland (2-day) Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00 Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99 Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99 Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A
Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:
Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25
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