Audiolab 8200CD DAC/CD Player
most CD players are designed purely for CD playback, the award winning 8200CD
has been created with flexibility firmly in mind. It’s architecture is perhaps
best described as a ʻDAC + CDʼ, rather than as a
CD player in the traditional sense. The DAC (Digital-to-Analogue Converter) is
the cornerstone of it’s design, which is why Audiolab has chosen the Sabre
32-bit audio DAC from ESS Technology to carry out D-to-A conversion.
provision of digital inputs – optical, coaxial and USB – means the 8200CD can
be used to deliver top-quality sound from all kinds of digital sources,
including audio files from computers and other media devices. Thus, all music
benefits from the superb sound quality produced by the playersʼ DAC and
discrete Class A output stages.
of over 1700 components using precision SMT manufacturing on a 4 layer PCB, the
Audiolab 8200CD is the most advanced electronic design in Audiolab’s impressive