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Alchemist Kraken APD39A

Compact Disc Player

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Alchemist Kraken APD39A


The APD39A Kraken 24 Bit CD player has been designed to fulfil the requirements of our markets to have a fully matching unit for the already popular amplifiers in the Kraken range.

It also had to offer the latest in modern day technology. The generation of the Kraken 24 Bit CD offers an exciting addition to the Kraken Range.

The DAC has been designed to allow the playback of the very latest 24 Bit software. This is achieved using the very latest in surface mount technology, which includes the new Crystal CS4334 24196 DAC and CS8414 96KHZ receiver combination.

The transport has been based around the very latest in ECO modules from Philips. This module will facilitate the playback of CDRW, enabling you to play back your own compilations.

High capacity, low flux, toroidal transformers improve imaging and give greater stability to the sound stage.

Additional circuitry for EMC filtering has been implemented in a unique way to improve sound quality.

The design incorporates fully regulated power supplies for all sections of the DAC.

The now famous styled casework offers a more modern approach whilst still maintaining Alchemist undoubted originality.

The feature of using two mains transformers, one exclusively for the digital domain the other for the analogue electronics, means that the absolute minimum of cross interference can be achieved.

High quality plated push buttons control all the players functions and offer a very high level of aesthetic appeal.


Disc format: CD

Digital converter: Delta Sigma 24 bit

Frequency response: 1Hz to 22kHz

Dynamic range: 94dB

Signal to Noise Ratio: 100dB

Channel separation: 100dB

Total harmonic distortion: 0.01%

Line output: 2V

Dimensions: 320 x 85 x 300mm

Weight: 12kg


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