In respect of connectivity, the CS 8.3 offers a complete selection: All common streaming formats are supported and a CD mechanism based on the exclusive TEAC drive for AVM are on board. Furthermore, a large selection of analogue and digital connections is available.
The OVATION Tube Line Stage of the CS 8.3 creates a unique warm and natural sound reproduction. All details are being reproduced in an unheard neutrality and spaciousness. Relaxed and joyous listening sessions are our goal and the 8.3 make this a reality with ease. All this is possible with all kind of selected music. The extremely powerful amplifiers deliver up to 500 Watt per channel. All speakers in the market can be driven with ease overall volume levels.
In the CS 8.3 the modular design principle of the OVATION Line premieres in an All-in-One unit. I.e. the DAC is designed as an exchangeable module. Already today this Quad-DAC may process digital signals up to 384kHz/32bit and also DSD formats are being transformed into analogue music signals which are a perfect recreation of the original. The formats to store digital music is going to rapid advancements. In case, future formats with higher resolutions require new DACs, the CS 8.3 is prepared for this as the DAC module will be hardware upgradeable.
All-In-One CD-Receiver · 2 x 500 W · AVM X-STREAM Engine®: Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify® Connect, Roon Ready, TIDAL, QOBUZ, UPnP, Web radio · Multi-room & Party Sync Mode · HiFi Bluetooth · Quad DAC 384kHz/32bit · DSD128 · Slot-In Pure CD Drive · Class-A headphone amplifier · Convenient control via RC X App for iOS & Android · Optional RC 9 remote control with color display
Like all other OVATION Line units, the CS 8.3 offer vast and versatile connectivity and control possibilities. In doing so, not only the common music streaming formats are being supported. Furthermore, digital inputs including an asynchronous USB-input and SPDIF inputs and outputs are available. Connected NAS or external hard drives may also be operated as well as USB jump drives. The software (firmware) of the integrated AVM X-STREAM Engine® is easily online upgradeable online. This way future Formats and additional features may be implemented with an easy update.
Special attention was given to authentic and excellent CD reproduction. The acoustically shielded CD mechanism is mounted in the rigid OVATION Line housing to protect it from unwanted influences (vibrations etc).
TEAC Pure CD Drive
Tube Line Stage:
CS 8.3: OVATION 803 T
1 x RCA, 1 x XLR
1 x Line/Fix Out RCA, 1 x Pre/Var Out XLR, 1 x Pre/Var Out RCA
1 x S/PDIF Coax, 2 x S/PDIF Optical, 1 x USB A (Stick/HDD), 1 x USB B
1 x S/PDIF Coax, 1 x S/PDIF Optical
HiFi Bluetooth (4.2 Standard)
DSD128 (5,6 MHz) via USB B
AirPlay 2*, Roon Ready, Spotify Connect*, HIGHRESAUDIO / QOBUZ / TIDAL (HiRes Quality), UPnP
Multiroom & Party Sync Mode with all RC X App compatible AVM models
Webradio via Airable Internet Radio Station Database (automatic updates)
Ethernet (10/100Mbps), Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) 2.4/5GHz
Balance, Bass, Treble, scalable Loudness
2 x 500 W [4Ω]
Class-A 6,35 mm
2 x 3,5 mm
Included Remote Control:
RC X App for iOS & Android
Optional Remote Controls:
RC 9 RF/IR Remote Control with color display (programmable)
Aluminium Silver, Aluminium Black, Crystal (CS 8.3), CELLINI Chrome
355 x 430 x 130 mm (L x W x H)