CES 2012 - Ypsilon CDT - 100 CD Transport
The remarkable Philips CD-PRO II mechanism is the heart of the machine, and its original mounting on what I understand to be a sandwich of aluminium and stainless steel plates supported by space age looking feet gives the transport the stability and necessary decoupling from unwanted vibrations gives this very well crafted player the basis on its very good mechanical performance.
The internal DAC provides an analog output, so the CDT-100 can be used as a stand alone CD player.
However, a proprietary analog current output is also provided to drive the proprietary external DAC - 100 for the most amazing results. More on this product in the soon to be released DAC section. Suffice to say that it is 24/192 capable and uses input transformers and valves....
Born in France, well travelled, relocated to Sydney in 1997.