Combining exclusive Marantz technologies and elegant styling, the CD5005 compact disc player features the reference class CS4398 24 bit/192 kHz D/A converter along with Marantz’z HDAM (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) technology to deliver pure sonic performance. The center-mounted CD drive mechanism is compatible with music CD, CD-R and CD-RW discs, and the player features multiple file type playback capability, including MP3, WMA and AAC file types.
Of special interest to musicians, the CD5005 features adjustable pitch, which allows fine tuning of the tempo and the Audio EX modes can disable the pitch control, the digital audio outputs and the front panel display for maximum fidelity.
Marantz HDAM Technology
Instead of employing conventional IC-based op amp chips in the final audio output stage, the CD5005 features Marantz’s exclusive HDAM-SA2 discrete component modules, which provide wide bandwidth, fast slew rate, lowest noise and lowest distortion. The HDAM-SA2 is a highly refined HDAM module, with superior performance compared to earlier HDAM versions, and is found on their high end disc players and audiophile network audio players.
Reference Quality D/A Conversion
For compatibility with the widest range of audio formats, the CD5005 features the reference class CS4398 24 bit/192 kHz digital to analog converter, the same device found on Marantz’s premium models.
Fully Discrete Headphone Amplifier
The all discrete headphone amplifier section features premium components selected for top audio fidelity, and is compatible with the widest range of headphone types, including low impedance models, and features a front panel adjustable volume control
Adjustable Pitch Control
The CD5005 features adjustable pitch, which lets you vary the tempo of the music, and is of special interest to musicians. It can adjust the pitch of CD digital audio as well as PCM-based audio file types.
Audio EX Modes
For highest sound quality, the CD5005 includes 2 Audio EX modes:
- Audio EX Mode 1 disables the pitch control and the digital audio outputs.
- Audio EX Mode 2 disables the pitch control and the digital audio outputs, and blanks the front panel display during playback (the display returns when playback is stopped