Audio ResearchCD-6usedAudio Research CD6 CD Player w/DAC in Silver FinishCombining a super high-resolution compact disc player and digital-to-analog converter in one compact chassis, the CD6 is a perfect fit for modern music playback. The CD6 is positioned to optimize ...5500.00

Audio Research CD6 CD Player w/DAC in Silver Finish

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Asking Price: $5,500.00

New Retail Price: $9,000.00

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Ships fromAnn Arbor, MI, 48103
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensionsunspecified
Shipping carriersUPS or FedEx
Shipping costFree
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Box, Manual
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Combining a super high-resolution compact disc player and digital-to-analog converter in one compact chassis, the CD6 is a perfect fit for modern music playback. The CD6 is positioned to optimize most any digital format with spectacular results.

About this product

Fantastic condition store demo Audio Research CD6 in Silver finish. The CD6 has been recently discontinued by Audio Research.

Unit comes in original box and packing with owner’s manual, power cord, and remote control.

Unit is rated a conservative 8/10 for very minor cosmetic wear consistent with light use as a demo.


    +0-3dB, 3Hz to 96kHz at rated output. 0.15dB 20Hz to 20kHz. (Balanced, 200k ohms load)@ 192kHz sample rate.

  • DISTORTION: THD+N Less than .004% at 2V RMS BAL output


  • DYNAMIC RANGE (AES17): 111dB

  • IMD (SMPTE): .003%

  • RMS NOISE LEVEL: -95dBV (20-20kHz)

  • GAIN: 16.5dB Balanced, 8.3dB SE.

  • INPUT IMPEDANCE: Digital: 75 ohms RCA, 110 ohms AES/EBU, OPT 660nm TOSLink fiber 44.1 to 96kHz.

  • OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 500 ohms Balanced, 250 ohms SE Main (2), 20K ohms minimum load and 2000pF maximum capacitance.

  • OUTPUT POLARITY: Non-inverting.

  • MAX. OUTPUT: At 0.0dB input, 5V RMS into 200K ohm balanced load.

  • DIGITAL SAMPLE RATES : 24 bits @ 44.1kHz to 192kHz, SPDIF, AES/EBU and USB 2.0 HS.

  • UPSAMPLING: Select upsampling or Native mode; CD, RCA, AES/EBU, TOS upsample to 176.4 or 192kHz. USB upsamples to 88.2 or 96kHz.

  • MASTER OSCILLATOR: 22.579mHz ±20Hz for 44.1, 88.2 & 176.4kHz. 24.576mHz ±20Hz for 48, 96 & 192kHz.


  • OUTPUTS DIGITAL: XLR Balanced AES/EBU 110-ohms 4V P-P, BNC coax SPDIF 75-ohms 0.7V P-P.


  • PUSH BUTTONS: Power, Previous, Stop, Pause, Play, Next, Input.

  • SIGNAL FORMAT (DISC): Sample freq. 44.1kHz, Quantization bit; 16bit linear/channel, Channel bit rate; 4.3218Mb/sec, Channel modulation code; EFM (8-14 modulation), Error Correction; CIRC.

  • DRIVE MECHANISM (TOP LOAD): Wow & Flutter; Un-measureable (Quartz stability); Discs; Accepts 5" (12cm) and 3" (8cm) sizes.

  • OPTICAL PICKUP: Type; 3-beam LDGU (Laser Diode & Grating Unit), with holographic diffraction light pen, Laser; GaAlAs semiconductor, 780nm, 0.5mW max. output, Servo; Digitally-controlled low inertia linear positioning actuator.

  • JITTER REDUCTION: High-stability crystal-controlled re-clocking for all outputs.

  • DISPLAY: Six-digit vacuum fluorescent with optical filter; LED display; CD, AES, USB, RCA, TOS, Fast, Slow, Upsample, Power, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz.

  • REMOTE BUTTONS: Repeat track/disc, 0-9 digit entry keys, Scan ten seconds each track, Pause program, Stop program, Play, Shuffle tracks, Program enters selection on program list, Time elapsed, remaining track, remaining disc, A/B repeat segment, Filter select, Input select, Pause, Play, Skip>, Skip<, FF, FR, Upsample/Native mode, DSP-DN, DSP-UP

  • POWER REQUIREMENTS: 105-125VAC 60Hz (210-250VAC 50/60Hz) 23 watts maximum. Sleep mode 0.5 watts maximum.

  • DIMENSIONS: Width: 19" (48 cm); Height: 5.25" (13.4 cm) (standard rack panel); Depth: 12.25" (31.1 cm); Handles extend 1.50" (3.8 cm) forward of the front panel.

  • WEIGHT: 25.9 lbs. (11.8 kg) Net; 34 lbs. (15.5 kg) Shipping.

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