The BasX CD-100 delivers real audiophile sound quality – and we’ve got the specs to back that up. The analog outputs have a frequency response that’s flat from 20 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 0.35 dB, with a THD of less than 0.08%, and an IMD of less than 0.006%. The digital outputs deliver bit-perfect standard Coax and Toslink optical S/PDIF digital audio signals. The CD-100 plays both commercial CDs, and CD-R discs recorded on your computer, including Red Book audio CDs, CDs with HDCD encoding, and discs containing stereo MP3 files.
The BasX CD-100 is built to last, with a heavy-duty steel chassis, solid milled aluminum faceplate, and high-quality parts and construction… We expect you to enjoy your BasX CD-100 for a long time – and we back that up with a full three-year warranty.
The goal of putting together an exceptional audio system is to enrich your life with outstanding sound. It’s all about playing the music. It isn’t about spending a lot of money, or solid gold knobs or jewel encrusted remote controls. And you don’t need all sorts of complicated features you’re never going to use. The key to building a great audio system is to use well-designed components with excellent technical performance and superb sound quality. Every Emotiva BasX component has been designed from the ground up to be part of an excellent audio system. They incorporate the latest cutting edge technology and all the features you need to give you the best possible listening experience.
Support for standard CD audio formats; the CD-100 plays Red Book audio CDs, including the Red Book audio layer on hybrid SACDs, HDCDs, and MP3 digital audio files, on both commercial CDs and computer-recorded CD-R discs.
A high-reliability tray loading mechanism that handles discs consistently and reliably.
A powerful laser mechanism that enables the CD-100 to read even damaged discs that frustrate other players.
The CD-100 includes both Toslink optical and Coax electrical S/PDIF digital outputs. As a transport, the CD-100 delivers a bit-perfect audio signal from its digital audio output directly to the input on your DAC or processor.
As a complete CD Player, the CD-100 delivers superb sounding analog audio from its Cirrus Logic CS4398 Advanced Multi-Bit Delta-Sigma DAC to the line level inputs on your preamp or processor.
High visibility blue alphanumeric VFD status display – makes it easy to tell what’s playing, even from across the room.
Front panel transport controls with blue halo illumination – make it easy to operate the CD-100 directly, without reaching for the remote control.
The included full function remote control lets you operate the controls on the CD-100 without getting out of your favorite listening seat.
High-Quality Parts And Construction For Years Of Reliable Service
Advanced power supply technology, including multiple independent and well filtered linear power supplies for analog and digital circuitry.
Reinforced steel chassis for rugged reliability and isolation from vibration.
Motorized CD loading tray for smooth CD loading.
The CD-100 is designed to operate on either 115 VAC or 230 VAC at 50/60 Hz, and automatically detect and configure itself to operate with your local line voltage.
An industry leading warranty* ensures that you’ll be able to enjoy your CD-100 for years to come.
* The warranty on the BasX CD-100 covers the electronics for a period of three years, and the transport mechanism and remote control for one full year.
The BasX CD-100 can be used to play all standard (Red Book) audio CDs, including:
Pre-recorded commercial audio CDs (standard; Red Book).
Audio CDs recorded on a computer or CD recorder (CD-Rs).
Audio CDs recorded in the HDCD audio format.
The Red Book CD layer on Hybrid SACDs.
The BasX CD-100 can also play MP3 files recorded on pre-recorded CDs or CD-Rs.
The CD-100 CANNOT play:
DVD-Audio discs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray discs.
Surround sound content recorded on any type of disc.
Audio files on pre-recorded or computer recorded discs other than those listed.
Non-hybrid SACDs (SACDs with only a DSD/SACD layer).
Audio files on computer-recorded DVD-R or Blu-Ray discs.
1 pair; stereo unbalanced analog audio outputs (RCA).
1; Coax digital S/PDIF audio output (RCA).
1; Toslink optical S/PDIF digital audio output (Toslink connector).
Audio Output Level:
+7.5 dBV (2.35 V RMS); unbalanced analog audio outputs.
20 Hz – 20 kHz +/- 0.35 dB.
< 0.007% @ 1 kHz.
< 0.08% (20 Hz – 20 kHz).
IMD (SMPTE 4:1):
< 90 dB.
< 0.4 degrees (20 Hz – 20 kHz).
100 – 240 VAC; 50/60 Hz.
17” wide x 3-1/2” high x 13” deep (unboxed).
21” long x 7” high x 17-1/2” deep (boxed).
10.5 lbs (unboxed).
15 lbs (boxed).