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6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.
This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 6 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:
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Like for like machine if unit is unrepairable
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Free routine service / Maintenance checks
have your unit serviced as often as you wish, free of charge, during the 6 year period. (Normally excluded from extended guarantees).
45 day cooling off period
If you're not happy with our 6 Year Supercare package just ask for a full refund - no questions asked. After 45 days, providing no claim has been made, you can also terminate the agreement and receive a pro-rata refund.
If you use the policy in the 6 years, you'll have saved yourself tens and perhaps hundreds of pounds. If you don't use it...IT WON'T COST YOU A THING!*
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One of the best-equipped CD players in its class, the Audiolab 8300CD has the power to transform your system.

ESS Sabre DAC for superb sound quality

Renowned as one of the best DACs (Digital to Analogue Convertor) available, the 32-bit ESS Sabre at the heart of the 8300CD is a very special device. Banishing levels of jitter and distortion to the lowest levels possible, it gives the 8300CD a natural and pure sound with low background noise.

Hyperstream modulator for punchy dynamics
Working with the ESS DAC, the Hyperstream modulator offers optimal transient response for a punchy, powerful sound.

New slot-load mechanism
Using a slot-load mechanism makes the 8300CD faster to load and cleaner in style. Doing without the traditional loading tray also reduces the chance of resonance, potentially improving sound quality still further. The new mechanism is also tolerant of imperfect discs that might be scratched or dirty, letting you play your most loved discs that offer players may refuse.

USB input with High Resolution Audio compatibility
With its USB input, you can enjoy high resolution music streamed from your computer. Compatible with data up to 32-bit/384kHz, the 8300CD is equipped not just for now but for the future of High Resolution Audio, too. The USB input now also accepts DSD (Direct Stream Digital) data, making the 8300CD compatible with an even wider range of file types.

More than just a CD player, it's a digital hub for your complete system
As well as the USB input, the 8300CD is also equipped with one AES/EBU, two coaxial and two optical digital inputs. Connect up sources such as your TV, games console and set-top TV box and you can enjoy the power of the 8300CD's awesome DAC with all your digital components. Powerful dynamics and ultra-low distortion can be experienced across the board.

Class-leading connectivity
Added to the USB and comprehensive selection of digital inputs, the 8300CD also fares extremely well on the output front. Digital outputs are available via AES/EBU, coaxial or optical means - covering every type you could wish for. On the analogue side, both analogue RCAs and balanced XLRs are included. Balanced XLRs give you professional standard connectivity with superior screening for reduced distortion.

Smooth new style
With its slot-loading mechanism, the 8300CD looks purer and cleaner in design. A choice of silver or black, blasted aluminium finish means that the player will fit in with a wide range of other hi-fi components.

Hear not just your CD collection but also your whole digital system in a whole new light; with the Audiolab 8300CD.

Specifications
CD Memory
Yes
Does it have a programable track memory?
Remote Control
Yes
Is Infra-red remote control included?
CD Text
No
Is CD text included? Will show text on display with suitable discs
CD Number of Discs
1
Number of discs the player holds
CDRW Playback Compatible
No
Will it playback re-writable copied CDs?
MP3 Playback
No
Will it playback MP3 music files?
Dimensions
444 x 317 x 80
Size of unit (W x D x H) mm
Weight
6
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
SACD Playback
No
Does it play SACDs? SACD stands for Super Audio Compact Disc. SACD improves upon the 16 bit/44.1kHz resolution of CD by using Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology. This 1 bit technology has a sampling frequency of 2822.4 (64 times higher than CD), giving similarly high resolution to 24 bit formats such as DVD-Audio. Special SACD discs are required.
Connections
Optical Digital Output
Yes
Does it have an optical digital output? Optical digital output for digital recording or using with an upgraded DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor)
Coaxial Digital Output
Yes
Does it have coaxial digital output? Coaxial digital output for digital recording or using with an upgraded DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor)
Coaxial Digital Input
Yes
Does it have a coaxial digital input? This allows the unit to also be used as DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor) for other components
USB
1
Number of USB sockets fitted. These can be used for connection of media players, wi-fi dongles and other accessories
XLR Balanced Outputs
Yes
Balanced XLR outputs offer a professional grade connection with minimal interference
Optical Digital Input
Yes
Does it have an optical digital input? This allows the unit to also be used as a DAC (Digital to Analogue Convertor) for other components
Disc
CD Number of Discs
1
Number of discs the player holds
CDRW Playback Compatible
No
Will it playback re-writable copied CDs?
MP3 Playback
No
Will it playback MP3 music files?
SACD Playback
No
Does it play SACDs? SACD stands for Super Audio Compact Disc. SACD improves upon the 16 bit/44.1kHz resolution of CD by using Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology. This 1 bit technology has a sampling frequency of 2822.4 (64 times higher than CD), giving similarly high resolution to 24 bit formats such as DVD-Audio. Special SACD discs are required.
Green Credentials
Power Consumption - Standby
0.5
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
Power Consumption - Normal Use
NA
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted
General
CD Memory
Yes
Does it have a programable track memory?
Remote Control
Yes
Is Infra-red remote control included?
CD Text
No
Is CD text included? Will show text on display with suitable discs
CD Number of Discs
1
Number of discs the player holds
CDRW Playback Compatible
No
Will it playback re-writable copied CDs?
MP3 Playback
No
Will it playback MP3 music files?
Dimensions
444 x 317 x 80
Size of unit (W x D x H) mm
Weight
6
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
SACD Playback
No
Does it play SACDs? SACD stands for Super Audio Compact Disc. SACD improves upon the 16 bit/44.1kHz resolution of CD by using Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology. This 1 bit technology has a sampling frequency of 2822.4 (64 times higher than CD), giving similarly high resolution to 24 bit formats such as DVD-Audio. Special SACD discs are required.