ATC CDA2 Mk2 CD Player DAC Pre-Amplifier
Combining very high performance and versatility, the CDA2 combines a CD player, pre-amplifier and high-resolution DAC within a compact and elegant chassis. Acting as the source or combined with a streamer and/or external phono stage, it can partner with active speakers to form an exceptional system with minimal ‘box-count’. Alternatively, the CDA2 can combine with a power amplifier such as the ATC P2 to drive passive loudspeakers with stunning results.
- All-discrete class-A pre-amplifier with balanced and unbalanced outputs.
- Two analogue inputs via RCA/phono and one via 3.5mm mini-jack.
- High performance CD Player.
- Premium AKM 32-bit DAC.
- USB digital input supporting up to 384kHz PCM data and native DSD256 ( DSD256 support via PC only (up to DSD128 via Mac).
- Headphone amp featuring discrete output stage.
- Roon Tested Certification
- Handmade in England.
- 6 year warranty (2 years on CD mechanism).
- THD: < 0.0015% / -96dB (1kHz re. 2V out)
- Frequency Response : +/- 0.2dB (20Hz–20kHz)
- Frequency Response (-3dB): < 2 Hz – > 280 kHz
- Distortion: <0.0008% / 102dB (1kHz)
- S+N/N Ratio: >112dB (IEC ‘A’)
- Crosstalk: < -80dB (20Hz – 20kHz)
- Input sensitivity: Aux inputs 600mV, 3.5mm inputs 400mV (re. 2V out)
- Maximum Output Level – Balanced XLR: 18.4V r.m.s. (600 ohms)
- Maximum Output Level – Un-Balanced: 9.2V r.m.s (600 ohms)
- Analogue Pre-Amp Outputs: 1 x balanced stereo pair via XLR, 1 x unbalanced stereo pair via RCA/Phono
- Headphone Amp Outputs: 1 x via 6.35mm jack
- Analogue Inputs: 2 x stereo pairs via RCA/Phono, 1 x via 3.5mm jack
- Digital Inputs: 1 x TOSLINK, 1 x Coaxial, 1 x USB Audio
- Distortion: <0.001% at all supported sample rates
- Supported Formats TOSLINK: Up to 24/96 PCM
- Supported Formats Coaxial: Up to 24/192 PCM
- Supported Formats USB: Up to 32/384 PCM. Up to DSD256 via Windows/Linux. Up to DSD128 via Mac.
- Dimensions: 94 x 449 x 327mm /3.7 x 17.7 x 12.9 inches (H x W x D inc. chassis connectors)
- Weight: 6.35kg / 13.97lbs
Reviews & Awards
- CDA2 Mk2 Review Hi-Fi News April 2018
- CDA2 Mk2 Review The Ear April 2018
- CDA2 Mk2 & SCM40A System Review, Hi-Fi Choice, June 2018
- CDA2 Mk2 Review Enjoy the Music August 2018
- CDA2 Mk2 Review What Hi-Fi September 2018
- CDA2 Mk2 Review, Stereophile, November 2018
- CDA2 Mk2 Review Alpha-Audio, October 2019 (Dutch)