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CD-228 Tube CD-Player with outboard power supply List Price -- $4200.00

Available in Silver or black

All our CD players have different design concepts and use different materials. The CD128 can read HDCD, the CD138 uses the CS4398 DAC and only its RCA output runs through the tube buffer while the balanced output uses transistors. The CD168 runs two DACs, on the CD228 both RCA and XLR outputs run through four Russian 6922EH Gold  tubes. The CD238 has a different look and its RCA output uses 6922EH Gold vacuum tubes.


  • Full-featured true balanced Top Loader CD-Player.
  • Real class-A triode vacuum-tube output stage for single-ended & balanced operation.
  • Very compact output buffer.
  • 4 x 6922 triodes tubes-Russia.
  • Ceramic tube sockets.
  • Warm up function-extends tube life time.
  • 2pcs burr brown pcm 1792.
  • Upsampling 24bit/192KHZ.
  • Philips CD transport mechanism.
  • Suspension system to isolate the CD-transport from vibration.
  • Mundorf/USA-auricap capacitors.
  • Solen-MKP capacitors.
  • Large noiseless C-core power transformer.
  • Mirrored display glass.
  • Display dimmer & mute function.
  • Beautifully crafted high grade 7mm aluminum-brushed and anodized chassis.
  • Metal remote volume control.
  • Top loader display LED ON/OFF function.
  • Chassis finish: black or silver.

Power Supply

  • External power supply - tube regulated & stabilized
  • 2 large noiseless c-core power transformers
  • Choke regulated power supply
  • Power supply is separated from CD player


  • CD transport: Philips VAM 1202.
  • Conversation rate: 24bit/192KHz.
  • Output Level: 0 - 4.7V.
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20KHz, ±0.2dB.
  • S/N Ratio: >100dB.
  • Distortion: ,0.003%.
  • Dynamic Range : 110dB.
  • Output impedance Single Ended RCA-110 ohms.
  • Output impedance Balanced XLR-330 ohms.
  • Digital output: 75 ohm.
  • Power Consumption: 38 Watts
  • Vacuum Tubes: Russia 6922 x 4.
  • Remote volume control: Yes.
  • CD player Dimensions: 43Lx30Wx9.6(cm)
  • Power supply Dimensions: 43Lx30Wx8.6(cm)
  • Voltage: 120VAC 60Hz (220-240VAC 50Hz)
  • CD Player Weight: 7.27kg.
  • Power supply Weight: 9.8 kg

NAT Distribution
2307-R Bristol Pike, Bensalem PA 19020
info@natdistribution.com 215-953-9099 www.natdistribution.com


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