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FOR SALE: AVM CD8T - mint top of the range valve CD player / Digital Preamp
On offer is my top of the range German AVM CD8T digital pre amp with integrated CD player and tube output stage. It has had minimal use (spent most of its life in storage) and is in mint condition. Everything about this device screams quality:
Construction: Solid 8mm brushed aluminium inert to vibrations with no visible screws. The front plate is 15mm brushed aluminium. Control buttons are finished in chrome.
Digital inputs (USB): USB 2.0 (192/24); USB 1.0 (48/24).
Digital inputs (other): 2 x SPDIF coaxial, 2 x SPDIF optical, AES / EBU.
DAC: AVM ULTRA DAC signal processing with up to 192 kHz / 24 bit with upsampling (adjustable from 44.1 kHz / 16 bit to 192 kHz / 24 bit). 2 x AD 1955 D/A converters per channel with low S/N ratio (110dB / 113dB (A))
Digital filters: selectable digital filters “sharp” (flat amplitude with sharp filter slope at the end of the passband with noticeable phase deviation) and “slow” (slight amplitude error at the end of the passband but low phase deviation).
CD formats: CD-Audio, CDR (red book standard).
CD player: CD player with dual triode tube Linestage. PureCD drive with slot-in, spring-suspended and encapsulated in muffler for CD-Audio, CD-R.
CD Drive: Custom Teac monofocal PureCD slot-in drive spring suspended and muffled so that external disturbances do not affect the reading of the CD.
Linestage: Proprietary AVM tube processing using custom 6H30 tubes similar to ECC83.
Outputs: XLR (2.5V, 150 Ohms), RCA (2.5V, 75 Ohms), SPDIF coaxial, SPDIF TOSLINK.
Remote: RC3 full metal remote control included.
Display: Large, blue illuminated graphic display, dimmable.
Size (w,h,d): 430 x 100 x 325 mm. Weight: 10Kg.
Packaging (w,h,d): original double box 570x265x500 mm. Weight: 12.5Kg
Power: 230v 50-60Hz, 14W, 0.1W standby. 4 internal discrete power supplies, each with their own dedicated individually shielded transformers.
Shipping: Australia AUD$300; New Zealand AUD$100.
CD8T CD Player