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Enjoy our large collection of photos and information of classic Marantz & Philips cd-players

The Marantz DLT-1 digital line transformer is an inline transformer (plus a few loading resistors) designed to go between CD player and amp.

July 1986 - "Digital" has become the catchword of the decade, with stations clamoring to play the latest CD releases. But promotional benefits aside, are compact discs...

The Marantz DPM7 was build in 1985 as an all-digital amplifier. It was never sold on the market. The DPM7 eventually saw the light of day in 1991 as the AX1000...

April 1984 - The sampling process which converts a digital audio signal from binary numbers back to its original analog form generates spurious frequencies, which must be...

March 1982 - So far, digital -audio recording technology has confined itself to tape. Now, digital discs are about to make Their debut...

November 1972 - Imagine arecord album that will play non -stop for an hour, is small enough to fit in a coat pocket, never wears out or deteriorates with abuse, and, best of all...

Enjoy new photos of the very first Philips prototype cdplayer, 'Pinkeltje', which Philips showed the world in March 1979

This Marantz CD16 Exclusive is for sale. A true classic. Based on the regular CD16, this Exclusive is developed by Rainer Finck for the German market. The Exclusive version was produced at the end of 1995 in a limited edition of 300.

DutchAudioClassics is proud to have obtained photos of a test unit which Philips used to perform tests in order to finalize the Compact Disc format.

Philips Compact Disc Digital Audio represent an outstanding advance in audio technology. It enables standards of reproduction, previously unattainable through traditional recording, mastering, and replication methods, to become a reality.

Polygram demonstration compact discs were issued by Philips through its Polygram Records affiliate. These samplers were issued to promote the new Compact Disc format.

The Marantz DPM7 digital amplifier prototype. Build in 1985 as an all-digital amplifier. The DPM7 eventually saw the light of day in 1991 as the AX1000 'audio computer'.

The Marantz CD-16 exclusive is a special edition of the Marantz CD-16 produced specially for the German market developed by Rainer Finck. It was produced at the end of 1995 in a limited edition of 300.

Philips LHH2000 Professional CD- (or Compact Disc) Player System provids an exceptionally precise means for timing music selections during he creation of programmes using compact discs. The accuracy...

Ken Ishiwata was undoubtedly one of the greatest characters to grace the modern hi-fi world. He was a huge personality, yet emerged from...

Philips TDA1541A d/a converter

All information about the Philips TDA1541A d/a converter

The TDA1541A is a stereo 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The ingenious design of the electronic circuit guarantees a high performance...

The Philips TDA1540 is a monolithic integrated 14-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC). It incorporates a 14-bit input shift register with output...

Watch photos of our large collection Philips and Marantz prototypes.