Unison Research Unico CDE High-End Valve CD Player

Unison Research Unico CDE High-End Valve CD Player

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The Unico CDE from Unison Research is the company's flagship CD player, and boasts a compelling and immersive sound response due to the meticulous level of thought, attention, and expertise that Unison Research have honed and developed over the years. 

A large investment has been made into testing and assessing new componentry and component configurations, in order to offer the best possible performance. The Unico CDE is based heavily from the success of the Unico CD, seeing a number of improvements and enhancements to set the CDE apart from others on the market. Seated within the unit is a Crystal CS4392 DAC, capable of decoding and relaying digital information to an astonish standard. 

As with most Unison research models, the Unico CDE features a warm, almost vinyl-like sound, thanks to the ECC82 valve that can be found within the phono stage. 



 Transport TEAC CD5010A
Digital Interface  Crystal CS8420 
Sample Rate Converter  Burr Brown SRC4192 
D/A Converter  Crystal CS4392, 24bit, 192kHz 
 Sampling 24-bit / 96kHz 
Digital Standard   AES3,
(S/PDIF) e
EIAJ CP-1201
 Digital Output 96kHz 
 Output Stage Dual Triode Cathode
Follower in Parallel
 Outputs 1 x RCA output
1 x XLR 
Gain  0dB (Lo), +6dB (Hi) 
Valve 4 x ECC83 (12AX7)
Power Consumption 100W (max.)
 Dimensions (W x D x H) 43.5 x 43 x 13cm 
Net Weight 12kg

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