• Intro

    CD2 CD Transport/Player

    The CD2 is the most reliable and versatile CD transport player in the market today. The unique turntable like stylish design allows easy disc placement on the high quality CDPro2M professional top loading mechanism.

    • Easy to Read 4 Character Display
    • 3 Digital Outputs: TOSLINK, SPDIF, and AES/EBU
    • Remote Control
    • Available in Silver or Black Faceplate

    We regret to announce the CD2 is no longer in production due to the discontinuation of the Philips CD-Pro2M drive. Please contact your dealer for stock or Bel Canto for more information.

  • Features

    CD2 Features

    HDR Core is the result of 20+ years of engineering to refine the digital to analog process, and is comprised of 3 major components: Low Noise and Ultra Low Noise Master Clocks, Advanced Asynchronous Interfaces, and Dual Mode Low-Noise High Efficiency Power Supplies. HDR Core technology is fundamental to every e.One DAC and Integrated product, creating the most realistic, open, and defined musical experience possible.

    Using the CDPro2M professional top loading CD mechanism as the core of the design, the CD2 provides the best access to the your CD library both in terms of audio data retrieval and mechanical reliability.

    High-performance RCA and XLR audio outputs with selectable level control enable you to directly drive any amplifier for the ultimate in compact, high performance CD playback.

  • Specs

    CD2 Specifications


    Disc Compatibility: CD-DA (Red Book IEC908), CD-R and CD-RW discs

    Digital Outputs:

    Maximum Data Rate/Bit Depth: 44.1kHz/16bit
    Digital Output types: AES/EBU XLR, SPDIF BNC, TOSLINK
    AES/EBU Digital Output Level: 3V p-p
    PDIF Digital Output Level: 0.6V p-p
    All Digital outputs are galvanically isolated

    Analog DAC Outputs:

    Data Rate/Bit Depth: 192kHz/24bit
    Output Levels: Single Ended RCA 2.2Vrms, Balanced XLR 4.4Vrms
    Dynamic Range: 122dB A-Weighted
    THD+N: <0.002%
    Output Impedance: RCA 100 ohms, XLR 200 ohms
    Frequency Response: 20Hz-20Khz +/-0.1 dB

    Low Noise Master Clock:

    Jitter: 250 Femtoseconds RMS, 100Hz to 1MHz


    Slow roll-off linear phase digital filter
    Fixed or adjustable analog output
    External regulated power supply
    CD-Pro2LF mechanism
    Power Draw: 5W
    Power Requirement: 100-120VAC, 220-240VAC 50/60 Hz
    Dimensions: 8.5” W x 12.5” D x 3.5” H (216 mm x 318 mm x 88 mm)
    Weight: 18lbs. (8.2 kg)

    External Power Supply:

    IEC 3-prong grounded plug
    Class II power supply: 100-240VAC 50/60 Hz 0.5A

    Features and specifications are subject to improvements and changes without prior notice.

  • Reviews

    CD2 Reviews

    Stereo Times, Russell Lichter, Feb 2012

    (Reviewed in tandem with the DAC3.5VB MKII) When adding the CD2 to his system: “…the treble was airier, more nuanced and detailed; the bass seemed to reach distinctly ower with more body and authority; there was greater overall clarity, finer ambient detail; orchestral horns had a more realistic bite; there was an unambiguous and engaging rhythmic drive; imaging and sound staging were improved as well. These changes did not require concentration to detect, they were not in the least subtle, they were abundant and obvious.”