Gato Audio CD Player

CDD-1 CD-Player and DAC

We have combined a creamy summation of all the best technological breakthroughs stemming from the developments in the CD’s 30 year history, and in addition included a couple of innovations we are proud to have made specifically for this groundbreaking DAC/CD drive.

Digital to Analog Converter

Especially highlighted is the true 24bit/192kHz digital inputs via USB or Coaxial connector, that enables a sonic performance vastly above that of any CD. Use the CDD-1 as a digital connection point for your computer, iPad and streaming devices and it will give you a stunning performance with effortless soundstage and musical details in return.

CD Transport

The CDD-1 will also play ordinary CDs, retrieving all the fine details of your music collection through the professionally specified and widely acclaimed Philips CDpro2 mechanism.

Features:

  • Playback of Red Book CD’s
  • True 24bit/192kHz digital inputs
  • Asynchronous USB interface
  • Direct high quality digital connection to iPhone or iPad
  • Asynchronous upsampling to 24bit/192kHz
  • Dual diff erential, dual mono 24bit D/A converter
  • Low jitter clock circuit
  • Analogue multi display, clear and informative
  • Samplerate and bit depth read out from digital inputs
  • Professional CDpro2LF mechanism
  • Drive assembly in 1kg milled aluminium, suspended in Sorbothane®
  • Designed, developed and build in Copenhagen, Denmark