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[FS] Consonance CD-120L Linear NOS cd player

Discussion in 'classifieds' started by julesd68, Feb 4, 2018.

  1. julesd68

    julesd68 pfm Member

    For sale here I have my superb Consonance CD-120L cd player.

    It has a lovely brushed aluminium finish on which there are only very minor marks that you need to look very hard to see.

    Naturally it is in full working condition. It features a non-oversampling DAC and dispenses with a digital filter. For me it’s a sound that you can enjoy for long periods of listening - you will never find it brash or fatiguing yet it extracts all the energy and detail you need from a recording.

    It also has switchable frequencies 44.1 and 88.2kHz via the remote control that is machined from aluminium billet.

    ** NB - replacement KSS-213Q transports are readily and cheaply available if you want to stash a couple away for the future! **
    If you don’t know this machine there are a number of great reviews out there on the web - e.g.

    http://www.tnt-audio.com/sorgenti/opera_cd120_e.html
    http://www.soundstage.com/revequip/opera_cd120.htm

    “A sound that is detailed without being obvious, rich without being syrupy. But the thing that’s really special, the thing that makes the CD-120 sound so reminiscent of good analogue is its effortless sense of musical flow, the way it integrates its colour and detail into a single, coherent musical whole. Performances are so expressive, they simply make so much sense, that they become seductive, involving and compelling all at once – exactly as they should. Not so long ago you couldn’t achieve this level of performance from CD at any price, let alone well under four figures.”
    hifi+ Jimmy Hughes


    Specifications:

    DAC resolution: 16bit TDA1543
    Clock jitter: less than 14ps directly distributed to DAC
    0dBFS signal output: 2.35V RMS
    Output Terminals: gold plated RCA unbalanced
    Frequency response: less than +/- 0.5 dB deviation 20Hz-20kHz
    Phase response: less than 5 degrees deviation 20Hz-20kHz
    Signal-to-noise ratio: more than 100dB
    Crosstalk: less than -100dB
    Distortion (RCA): less than 0.12 %
    Remote Control: Philips RC-5 compatible IR system 36kHz modulation frequency
    Dimensions: 8.5cm x 43cm x 32cm (HxWxD)
    Weight: 10kg

    The original instruction booklet is included as pictured.

    This great player isn't getting the use it deserves as I'm nearly exclusively using vinyl now, so I would like this to go to a good home.

    Current RRP is £995. My price is £349.

    Whilst I do have the original box it is collection only from Highgate, N6 as I don't want to risk courier delivery.

    Alternatively I will be in Manchester M20 from Feb 10-16 and can bring the machine with me for collection.

    Thank you for looking and if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask.

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  2. julesd68

    julesd68 pfm Member

    Now sold thanks
     

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