Krell is one of the most dependable brand names when it comes to high-end audio systems. For years the brand has been recognized by audiophiles throughout the world as equipment that delivers clear and consistent quality in music.
What are the specs for the Krell CD 1?
- Disc format:
- Digital converter:
- CD Mechanism:
- CDM-1 mkII
- Digital outputs:
- coaxial, optical
- 19 x 4.5 x 12 inches
What else to know about the Krell CD 1?When it comes to digital, there are a lot of choices out there these days. Superb single-box CD players from Krell, Accuphase, and now Audio Research have shown the level of sound quality possible when S/PDIF– and AES/EBU-based distortions[ ](https://www.stereophile.com/reference/396bits)are eliminated *and* the digital domain is successfully manipulated. While I haven't heard everything available, I've heard enough to realize how special the Audio Research CD-1 is—it's good enough that I forget about hi-fi and retreat into the realm of music. - Wes Phillips, Stereophile
Brief History of McIntosh
Long mapped-to Binghamton New York – the current headquarters and manufacturing center for Krell Labs – not many people know the brand was originally launched outside of the Nation’s Capital in Silver Spring Maryland, in 1949. In 1956, the brand built their original facility in New York, according to the official brand website.
StereoBuyers has purchased tens of thousands worth Krell brand equipment since 2014, with individual buys ranging from $100 to well over $50,000. If you are moving, ready to upgrade, or have Krell equipment you do not or will not be using, why not contact us today to find out if it is worth good money?
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