Advance Paris X-CD1000 EVO CD player with tube output stage
Advance Paris, the French premium audio brand affiliated with Advance Acoustic, has unveiled the X-CD1000 EVO CD player. This happened at the High End 2022 exhibition in Munich, just before the June start of sales. The Advance Paris X-CD1000 EVO turned out to be remarkable – the Advance Paris said that “this is a very special solution of its kind“. The digital system was supplemented with an audiophile tube output stage.
All this was placed in a powerful vibration-proof partitioned chassis with additional stiffeners. French audio engineers believe that the absence of vibrations and the mutual shielding of circuit parts are simply necessary for high-quality sound. The power supply with a powerful toroidal transformer works with a large margin. As a result, the weight of the device reached 9.2 kg.
Advance Paris X-CD1000 EVO DAC – AD1955 from Analog Devices Inc. This is how the novelty differs from the usual Advance Paris X-CD1000, without EVO, which is equipped with a Burr Brown PCM 1792. The DAC processes signals with a bit depth of 24 bits and a frequency of 192 kHz. It can also be used on its own.
Since the output signal is also fed to three digital interfaces – AES/EBU plus coaxial and optical S/PDIF, the X-CD1000 EVO can also be used as a “clean” transport with an external DAC. The analog signal comes to the asymmetrical outputs XLR or balanced XLR. The device can read CD, CDR, MP3 and Hybrid SACD.
The suggested retail price of the Advance Paris X-CD1000 EVO CD player in Europe is 1,290 euros.
Advance Paris X-CD1000 EVO Specifications
- Output level RCA Without tubes : 2 V
- Frequency response : 20-35KHz (±1.5dB )
- Distortion of the output with tubes: THD=0.008%
- Distortion without tubes :: THD=0.01%
- Channel separation on output with tubes: : 101dB
- Channel separation on output without tubes : 101dB
- Signal noise ratio :103dB
- Output impedance XLR-RCA : 10KΩ
- DAC – AD1955
- AC power 115/230 V
- Weight : 9.2 kgs