Cambridge Audio 851C CD Player
Cambridge Audio 851C CD Player Cambridge Audio 851C CD Player Cambridge Audio 851C CD Player
$2,099.99 $2,499.99

The 851C is not just an exceptional CD player, it is a full digital hub, that will transform your setup into a true digital Hi-Fi system. No matter the source of your digital music, twin DACs in dual differential mode and 2nd generation Adaptive Time Filtering make the music sound as the original artist intended – extraordinary. 

Specs:

  • Digital to analogue converterDual Analog Devices AD1955 24-bit DACs
  • Digital filterAnalog Devices Black Fin ADSP-BF532 32 bit DSP performing 2nd Generation ATF2 upsampling to 24-bit/384kHz. Linear Phase, Minimum phase or Steep modes.
  • Analogue filter2 Pole Fully Differential Linear Phase Bessel filter
  • Digital input 1S/PDIF 75 Ohms or TosLink optical
  • Digital input 2S/PDIF 75 Ohms or TosLink optical
  • AES/EBU input XLR balanced 110 Ohms per phase
  • USB audio input USB Type B conforming to Audio profile 1.0 or USB Audio profile 2.0 (user 1.0 or USB Audio profile 2.0 (user selectable)
  • Audio outputsBalanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analogue audio outputs
  • CompatibilityUSB 1.0 16-24 bit, 32-96kHz
    USB 2.0 16-24 bit, 32-192kHz
    TosLink 16-24 bit, 32-96kHz
    S/PDIF and AES/EBU 16-24 bits 32-192kHz
    CD playback is intrinsically limited to 16-bits 44.1kHz
  • ColourBlack or silver
  • Dimensions (WxHxD)430 x 115 x 360mm (16.9 x 4.5 x 14.7”)
  • Weight10.0Kg (22lbs)

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