Audionet CD Player/DAC Planck 2 (Image Credit: Audionet)
Audionet CD Player/DAC Planck 2 (Image Credit: Audionet)

Planck 2 and ART G5

Audionet Updates CD Players

The high-end specialist from Berlin, Germany has given its two CD players new drives and further optimized the electronics. Both devices can also be used as D/A converters.

The flagship CD player "Planck 2" now accepts resolutions up to 192 kHz / 24 bit at its USB input as well as at the optical and electrical S/PDIF inputs. Thanks to the galvanically isolated USB circuitry, harmful feedback from the computer is supposed to be kept out. CDs are read in the new CD-PRO 2LF drive, sitting in an 8 mm aluminum base. They are inserted from above and protected from the outside by a sliding cover made of 10 mm thick aluminum.

Audionet has put a lot of effort into the resonance-optimized construction of the solid aluminum housing – with its integrated marble plate – and the decoupling of the drive unit and electronics. The discrete Class A output stages have also been newly developed. Similar improvements have been made to the smaller ART G5 player, which is the successor to the ART G3.

Both devices are available now* from select retailers. The Planck 2 is said to have a price of 14,490 euros*, the ART 2 8,490 euros*.

*Availability and prices for Germany.

Image Gallery

Rear of the Audionet Planck 2
3 Bilder
Audionet CD Player/DAC ART G5
Rear of the Audionet ART G5

Latest News

M&K D85/95

New Shelf Speakers "D85" and "D95" from M&K

M&K Sound – or Miller & Kreisel – has created a… Read more

The new integrated amplifier Pro-Ject MaiA DS3

New Amplifiers by Pro-Ject: MaiA DS3 and Stereo Box S3 BT

Austrian manufacturer Pro-Ject expands its range of… Read more

The new Levar MC preamp sits in a compact metal housing.

New Phono Preamplifiers Levar Ultimate-MM and MC

Levar's new MM and MC phono preamplifiers are called… Read more

Heco Aurora 900 AM

Heco Aurora 900 for Stereo and Home Theater

To meet the demands of both music and home theater fans… Read more

iFi Neo Stream

New Streamer including DAC iFi Neo Stream

iFi expands its range of streaming DACs with the Neo… Read more

The new Audiolab 9000A and 9000CDT

9000A and 9000CDT: New Amp and CD Flagships from Audiolab

Audiolab presents its new reference series: The 9000A… Read more

Top-Articles from the archive

STEREO Magazine Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and don't miss a new issue anymore!

Register now