AVM – CS 8.3 – Compact Streaming CD Receiver

$22,995.00$25,995.00

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Both the CS 8.3 and the CS 6.3 unify the award winning technologies of the AVM OVATION Line into a high performance All-in-One Audiophile Masterpiece. Also in respect of connectivity, the CS 8.3 & CS 6.3 offer a complete selection: All common streaming formats are supported and a CD mechanism based on the exclusive TEAC drive for AVM are on board. Furthermore, a large selection of analogue and digital connections is available.

Both the CS 6.3 and the CS 8.3 are close relatives and only differ in their remarkable power amps: In the CS 6.3 we focus on prestigious solid state technology in all amplifier stages, while the OVATION Tube Line Stage of the CS 8.3 creates a unique warm and natural sound reproduction. All details are being reproduced in an unheard neutrality and spaciousness. Relaxed and joyous listening sessions are our goal and both the CS 6.3 & 8.3 make this a reality with ease. All this is possible with all kind of selected music. The extremely powerful amplifiers  deliver up to 500 Watt per channel. All speakers in the market can be driven with ease overall volume levels.

Like all other OVATION Line units, the CS 8.3 & CS 6.3 offer vast and versatile connectivity and control possibilities. In doing so, not only the common music streaming formats are being supported. Furthermore, digital inputs including an asynchronous USB-input and SPDIF inputs and outputs are available. Connected NAS or external hard drives may also be operated as well as USB jump drives. The software (firmware) of the integrated AVM X-STREAM Engine® is easily online upgradeable online. This way future Formats and additional features may be implemented with an easy update.

Special attention was given to authentic and excellent CD reproduction. The acoustically shielded CD mechanism is mounted in the rigid OVATION Line housing to protect it from unwanted influences (vibrations etc.).

In the CS 8.3 & CS 6.3, the modular design principle of the OVATION Line premieres in an All-in-One unit. I.e. the DAC is designed as an exchangeable module. Already today this Quad-DAC may process digital signals up to 384kHz/32bit and also DSD formats are being transformed into analogue music signals which are a perfect recreation of the original. The formats to store digital music is going to rapid advancements. In case, future formats with higher resolutions require new DACs, the CS 8.3 & CS 6.3 are prepared for this as the DAC module will be hardware upgradeable.

Specifications

CD Drive TEAC Pure CD Drive
Tube Line Stage CS 8.3: OVATION 803 T
Analog Inputs 1 x RCA, 1 x XLR
Analog Outputs 1 x Line/Fix Out RCA, 1 x Pre/Var Out XLR, 1 x Pre/Var Out RCA
Digital Inputs 1 x S/PDIF Coax, 2 x S/PDIF Optical, 1 x USB A (Stick/HDD), 1 x USB B
Digital Outputs 1 x S/PDIF Coax, 1 x S/PDIF Optical
Bluetooth HiFi Bluetooth (4.2 Standard)
DSD DSD128 (5,6 MHz) via USB B
Music Streaming AirPlay 2, Roon Ready*, Spotify Connect, HIGHRESAUDIO / QOBUZ / TIDAL (HiRes Quality), UPnP
Multiroom Multiroom & Party Sync Mode with all RC X App compatible AVM models
Radio Webradio via Airable Internet Radio Station Database (automatic updates)
Network Ethernet (10/100Mbps), Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) 2.4/5GHz
Tone Control Balance, Bass, Treble, Contour (Loudness)
Output Power 2 x 500 W [4Ω]
Headphone Output Class-A 6,35 mm
Trigger Outputs 2 x 3,5 mm
Speaker Outputs 1 Pair
Included Remote Control RC X App for iOS & Android
Optional Remote Controls RC 9 RF/IR Remote Control with color display (programmable)
Finish Aluminium Silver, Aluminium Black, Crystal (CS 8.3)
Product Dimensions 355 x 430 x 130 mm (L x W x H)
Product Weight 13 kg

 

Colour

Silver, Black, Chrome Front Panel, Crystal – Clear PersPex Case