Bel Canto Design CD-2 user manual

User manual for the device Bel Canto Design CD-2

Device: Bel Canto Design CD-2
Category: CD Player
Manufacturer: Bel Canto Design
Size: 0.36 MB
Added : 6/22/2013
Number of pages: 15
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User's Guide
bel canto


e.One Series
CD Transport/Player
Bel Canto Design, LTD.
221 North First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 317.4550
Fax: (612) 359.9358
©2007 Bel Canto Design, LTD

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Thank you for purchasing the Bel Canto Design CD-2. Your CD-2 sets a benchmark for design, quality and sonic performance, continuing Bel Canto’s heritage of musicality and realism. CD-2 CD Transport/Player T ABLE OF CONTENTS Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Power Connection . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Unpacking your CD-2 CD-2 box contents include the following: 1 (one) - CD-2 CD player 1 (one) - Magnetic Puck 1 (one) - BNC to RCA Adapter for the SPDIF output 1 (one) - CD-2 User’s Guide and Warranty Sheet 1 (one) - 12V Universal Power Supply and Power cord 1 (one) - Remote Control Carefully unpack each piece and check for shipping damage. If there is any IMPORTANT: Save all packing damage, or if anything is missing, materials as the packing is spe- please contact your dealer, dist

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Placement and Initial Setup Because the CD-2 runs cool it can be Placement on top of your audio furniture placed in many system locations without or on a shelf with at least 6 inches of compromise. We do not recommend clearance above the CD-2 will insure placing weights or other objects directly that you can access the top loading CD on the CD-2. This may mar or scratch transport mechanism. Placement in a rel- the chassis finish. Do not use harsh atively sheltered environment will insure chemica

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CD-2 Care and Warnings DO NOT ATTEMPT to OPERATE the designed for cleaning Optical Disc play- CD-2 WITHOUT a CD in PLACE er lenses. You can use a small puff of clean air to remove minor dust buildup If you attempt to take the CD-2 out of or just play a CD and the motion of the standby when no CD is present it will go CD should keep the lens clear of dust. If back into standby. The CD Laser is inac- you are concerned about dust buildup in tive whenever the CD-2 is in Stop or your environment you

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CD-2 Front Panel Operation CD-2 Operating Mode Display: rotating the control. This works while in Pause, Play or Stop modes. Several Operating Modes are displayed using the left-most 7-segment display: To Pause while playing press the con- trol once. Two Vertical Lines Indicate Pause, a Square indicates Stop, a Blinking To Stop at any time press the control Segmented Square indicates Play. twice. The CD-2 will remain on the cur- rent track on re-start the track when Play Standby is indicated b

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CD-2 Remote Control Operation The CD-2 Remote Control has a compre- when pressed. The CD-2 will remain on hensive set of control features that are the current track and re-start the track not available on the front panel control. when Play is pressed. To access all CD-2 control features PLAY>: This button initiates playback of press the button marked CD on the the track that is displayed. remote control. e.One Dac or Preamp functions can be controlled by selecting VOL>: This increases the volume

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CD-2 Remote Control Operation Rpt1: This will allow repeated playback TIME: This allows placing the Display in of the current track while in play mode. a mode that shows the track time played The Mode Indicator changes from the while the CD is playing or Paused. bottom left corner to the top left corner Pressing the TIME button will change the to indicate this mode. Press Rpt1 to turn Display back to standard mode. the repeat mode off. Stopping playback will also turn the repeat mode off. Number

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CD-2 Remote Control © 2007 bel canto design, Ltd. page 10 CD-2 User’s Guide 0607revA

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CD-2 Operation as Digital Transport The CD-2 produces a low jitter 24/96 scrolling the Volume control level to 0.0 data-stream from any of the 3 digital out- then pressing the Fixed/Variable button puts. 110 ohm AES/EBU balanced, 75 IN to the Fixed position. ohm BNC SPDIF or the high speed TOSLINK output can be used as Note that if your external DAC does not required. Any or all of the outputs can accept 96kHz data then you can set the be connected to any digital playback sample rate to 48kHz. S

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CD-2 Sample Rate Setting The default 96kHz sample rate setting can be modified by using the remote control. While the 96kHz sample rate is Changing the Sample Rate set- optimum for many applications there are ting: several conditions which may benefit from either the lower 48kHz or higher 1) Put the CD-2 in Standby 192kHz settings. 2) With the remote in the CD mode 1) If using the CD-2 with an external press the lower 4 buttons in sequence DAC that will not accept the 96kHz sam- (Bal L, TIME, PH

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CD-2 Operation Notes The precision machined and polished data stream is primarily dependent on turntable axis is designed to center the the Ultra-Clock jitter specification. magnetic puck for stable rotation, mini- mizing a potential source of low frequen- There will be low level pops on the ana- cy jitter. This axis is polished to prevent log outputs when disconnecting or re- scratching of the CD surface because of connecting the external power supply. contact with the axis when placing or The

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CD-2 Front and Back Panel © 2007 bel canto design, Ltd. page 14 CD-2 User’s Guide 0607revA

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CD-2 Specifications Disc Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CD-DA (Red Book IEC908), CD-R and CD-RW discs Digital Outputs Maximum Data Rate/Bit Depth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96Khz/24bit Digital Output types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AES/EBU XLR, SPDIF BNC, TOSLINK AES/EBU Digital Output Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.7V p-p PDIF Digital Output Level . . . . . . . . .

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Bel Canto Design, LTD. 221 North First Street Minneapolis, MN 55401 Phone: (612) 317.4550 Fax: (612) 359.9358 © 2007 Bel Canto Design, LTD CD-2™ is a trademark of Bel Canto Design, LTD

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