Thursday, 10 November 2005
latest addition to its Delta line of audio components, the CDP-102,
promises great audio performance from a stylish player with a unique
touchscreen control interface and slot-loading drive mechanism for
$4,000. Its front-panel touchscreen actually works as a video preview
display so users can easily navigate through recordings without the
bulk or potential for noise and degradation that comes from a
full-sized video display.
The CDP-102 is built on the
same platform as the company’s CDP-300, using its same noise-free power
supply design, differential-converter implementation and
jitter-canceling topology to deliver balanced audio derived from the
digital-to-analog process using 192kHz, 24-bit signals.
Formats supported by the CDP-102 include conventional CD, DVD,
DVD-Audio (and DualDisc), Video-CD, S-VCD, MP3, AAC or WMA data discs
and CD-R/RW. While the Classé is fundamentally a two-channel component,
it is designed to reproduce downmixed stereo from multichannel
recordings (and delivers multichannel Dolby Digital and DTS from its
digital outputs on discs so encoded), and ...