CD-1000 MkII (Gold)
by Gold Note
The CD-1000 MkII proves that CDs are still alive and kicking. Housed in a beautiful brushed aluminium chassis, the CD-1000 MkII is made of high-quality components providing great audio performances and versatile functions: playing your CD disc collection, streaming music from the computer through the USB port, connecting a TV or DVD-Player for High-End digital music pleasure via the coax or optical digital inputs. The CD-1000 MkII recreates natural, detailed and powerful sound and can be easily integrated into any High-End stereo system.
The CD-1000 MkII also works as a High-End audio premium quality D/A converter featuring a S/PDIF coaxial and TOS optical digital inputs. A high-resolution USB input is optionally available. The high-quality D/A converter is entrusted to the top of the range Burr Brown DAC chipset available in two versions, the PCM1796 and the PCM1792A performing on the CD-1000 Deluxe model.
The drawer type based aluminium transport mechanism JPL2800 custom made in Austria is one of the best CD mechanisms available worldwide. It provides a maximum stability of rotation supplying a digital signal with extremely low jitter.
The CD-1000 MkII features a digital volume control stage to drive power amplifiers or active speakers directly.
All the informations of the CD-player like track numbers and time passed is always shown on the big O-Led 3D display.
Powered by the Gold Note Dual-Mono power supply, with two incapsulated toroidal transformers custom made in Italy, it guarantees an ultra low dispersion to achieve a top-quality performance.
To enhance the performance of the CD-1000 MkII even further, it can be optionally matched with the external super inductive power supply PSU-1250/1000 and valve output stage TUBE-1012/1006.