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Audiolab 8300CD CD Player + DAC + Pre Amp - Black - Open Box


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RRP: £999.95


The Audiolab 8300CD is a high end CD Player, Preamp and DAC in a single unit which replaces both the current 8200CD and 8200 CDQ, also available in silver.

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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Audiolab
Product Award What HiFi Award 4 Stars

Tech Specs

Compatibility: CD/CDR
DAC: ESS Sabre32 9018 chip
Resolution: 32 bits
Sampling Opt, Coax, AES: 32kHz – 192kHz
Sampling USB: 32kHz – 384kHz(PCM)
Digital In: Coaxial/Toslink, AES/EBU, USB
Digital Out: Coaxial, Toslink Optical,AES
Out Voltage: (B)4V RMS,(UB)2V RMS
Out Impedance: (B) 20o, (Ub) 10o
Total Harmonic Distortion: <0.002%
Freq Response: 20Hz – 20KHz (± 0.2dB)
S/N Ratio: RCA <98dB, XLR<-100dB
Dynamic Range: RC>98dB, XLR>100dB
Crosstalk: RCA>120dB, XLR>130dB
Dimensions: 80 x 444 x 317mm
Net Weight: 5.5kg

Product Description

Save £200 on this open box Audiolab 8300CD, a combined pre amplifier, DAC and CD player, and a rare saving on this new model. Opened to show a customer in store (who ultimately chose a 8300A with 8300MB's - although you can use 8300CD with 8300MB's as well), it is as new, boxed and complete with the full warranty.

For more info on this model, view our main Audiolab 8300CD page.

Press Reviews

  • 'The new machine’s 2.7in OLED display is larger and clearer than before, making it easier to read from a distance. Overall build quality is good and solid, while finish is up with the class leaders. This is a smart unit.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine September 2015)
  • 'Some complained that the sliding drawer on the earlier model felt a little clunky, so the company has swapped it for a slot-loader. We’re pleased to report it’s quick to respond and not unduly noisy.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine September 2015)
  • 'The number-crunching is still done by the highly regarded ESS Sabre32 9018 DAC. This chip is more usually seen on more upmarket products and comes with a mighty reputation for fine sound quality.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine September 2015)
  • 'The player’s sonic signature remains consistent and appealing. Its presentation is certainly more refined than the old one, more tonally even and projected with a greater scale of sound. Sonic authority is improved too, particularly at low frequencies.' (What Hi-Fi Magazine September 2015)

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