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 Gato CDD-1 AE High End DAC & CD Player 


Digital to Analog Converter
Especially highlighted is the true 24bit/192kHz digital inputs via USB or Coaxial connector, that enables a sonic performance vastly above that of any CD. Use the CDD-1 as a digital connection point for your computer, iPad and streaming devices and it will give you a stunning performance with effortless soundstage and musical details in return.

CD Transport
The CDD-1 will also play ordinary CDs, retrieving all the fine details of your music collection through the professionally specified and widely acclaimed Philips CDpro2 mechanism.


  • Playback of Red Book CD's
  • True 24bit/192kHz digital inputs
  • Asynchronous USB interface
  • Direct high quality digital connection to iPad
  • Asynchronous upsampling to 24bit/192kHz
  • Dual diff erential, dual mono 24bit D/A converter
  • Low jitter clock circuit
  • Analogue multi display, clear and informative
  • Samplerate and bit depth read out from digital inputs
  • Professional CDpro2LF mechanism
  • Drive assembly in 1kg milled aluminium, suspended in Sorbothane®


Gato Audio CDD-1 AE High End DAC and CD Player

  • Technical data

    Technical stuff
    Output Level 2.2 V unbalanced, 4.4 V balanced
    Output Impedance 100 Ω unbalanced, 200 Ω balanced
    Frequency response 20 Hz – 20 kHz ± 0.2 dB
    THD+N 0,002 %
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 120 dB
    Digital Inputs Up to 24 bits @ 192 kHz (S/PDIF and USB input)
    Drive Compatible with red book CD and CD-R
    Digital Output 75 Ω coaxial S/PDIF
    Balanced Analogue Output 1 pair gold-plated XLR Neutrik
    Unbalanced Analogue Output 1 pair gold-plated RCA
    Digital Output 1 pc. gold-plated RCA
    Digital Inputs 1 pc. gold-plated RCA and 1 pc. USB type B
    Size & Power
    Power Requirements 115 VAC/230 VAC, 50 Hz/60 Hz
    Fuse 20 mm sand-filled, 630 mA @ 115 V, 315 mA @ 230 V
    Power Consumption Stand by <1 W, Playing<30 W , Max<60 W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 325 x 110 x 375 mm ⁄ 12.8 x 4.3 x 14.8 "
    Weight 10 Kg. ⁄ 22 lbs.
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