Since the introduction of
its multi-award winning “Alpha” CD player of the late 1980s, the Arcam
name has become synonymous with affordable HiFi of outstanding quality.
In the intervening years Arcam’s CD playback technology has developed
to a point that its players are often compete with considerably more
expensive products. The CD17 is Arcam’s new entry level CD player and
draws on a wealth of experience in the field.
CD17 offers astonishing musical reproduction from CDs. The all
important Digital to Analogue conversion is carried out by the very
latest Wolfson 8741 DAC driven by an extremely accurate digital clock
and audiophile grade supporting components.
interference (EMI), which would normally mask fine details in similar
players, is dramatically reduced using Arcam’s proprietary “Mask of
Silence” technology. The use of “Stealth Mat” (unique metal fibre
matting) further diffuses EMI to help reproduce every nuance of each
The CD17s power supply uses a toroid transformer together with
individually regulated supplies to digital, analogue and servo sections
providing extremely stable power with minimal noise. Case construction
uses a mix of aluminium and steel to reduce resonance and afford
maximum electronic screening for the internal components.
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