Audiolab's 8300 CDQ first MQA enabled product


Press release | 8300 CDQ is the name of the brand new CD Player/DAC/pre-amplifier from Audiolab, which is being shown for the first time at Copenhagen High End Show 2018 on the 27/28 of October.

Based on the 8300CD, the 8300 CDQ Utilises the existing technology and of its predecessor offering all the same level of detail, transparency and dynamic range.
It is both an exceptional CD player and a top-class external DAC/digital preamp, able to make the most of your CD collection.
While delivering an enormous sonic boost to external digital audio sources, and the same as the 8300 CD, it extends its resolution to 32-bit/384-kHz and DSD compatibility via USB.

Taking it to the next level the 8300 CDQ now in includes MQA technology, which enables you to play back MQA audio files and streams, delivering the sound of the original master recording. MQA Master Quality Authenticated is an award-winning British technology that delivers the sound of the original master recording. The master MQA file is fully authenticated and is small enough to stream or download.

Audiolab 8300CDQ

Output Voltage: 4.2Vrms ±0.1 Balanced 2.1Vrms ±0.1 Unbalanced
Output Impedance: 10ohm
Total Harmonic Distortion THD <0.002% 1kHz, 0dB, 20Hz ~ 20kHz, A weighted
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.2dB
Signal to Noise Ratio S/N: <-100dB A Weighted Balanced <-98dB A Weighted Unbalanced
Dyanmic Range A Weighted: >100dB Balanced >98dB Unbalanced
Crosstalk at 1kHz: <-130dB Balanced <-120dB Unbalanced
Standby Power Consumption: <0.5W
Dimension: mm WxHxD 444x80x317
Weight: 6.0 kg Net / 7.5 kg Gross



For further info:

to the Audiolab website

to the Copenhagen High End Show website

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