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Since Peter Walker founded the business in 1936, all Quad products have displayed originality in design, born from a full and proper understanding of every aspect of sound reproduction. A world leader in audio amplifier and electrostatic speaker design, Quad has, over the years, made a major contribution to the improvement of sound quality. This contribution has been recognized by awards from around the world including the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement in 1978 - the only one ever presented to an audio hi- For many people, buying their first Quad sound system can be a life changing...

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Elite Seri * An optional system remote made of cast aluminium is is also available. It functions as a universal remote both Elite CDS/CDP and Pre/ Integrated remote controls. Quad's reputation as a manufacturer of high end audio and electronic products engineered using state-of-the-art technology and the latest of innovations has earned the brand numerous recognitions worldwide. The Elite Series was developed employing the strongest design features derived from its predecessor but exhibits updated internal audiophile-class components, highly specified transformers, multi-layer circuit boards and the...

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The Elite CDS brings the highest quality and sound, offering further improvements from the 99 CD Player. Quad's Elite CDS emphasises the ability to read and accurately decode discs, setting it apart from other products in a similar category. The updated transport mechanism and servo system allows the Elite CDS to recover even more error free data than previous systems. Whether the disc is marked or middle out of specification, Elite CDS can recover the maximum amount of error free data. The digital data stream is regulated by a high-performance master clock, which minimises jitter before being with...

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Power Amplifiers The Elite Pre offers state of the art performance and utilises unique operating features, which puts Through careful component selection and a re- tuning of its signal path, the Elite Pre has even further enhanced the musical transparency delivered by its 99 series predecessor. Along with the updates, Quad has still maintained its advanced features including QUAD LINK and AMPBUS connectivity. These features allow the user to connect an almost unlimited number of sources, each with optimal synchronisation. A highly specified phono stage for analogue turntables is built in. All...

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Quad's most valuable breakthrough is still the method which eliminates problems allied to transistor amplifiers providing a steady performance and eradicating the need for fine tuning adjustments during production, otherwise known as current dumping. The "current dumping" technique features a very high quality low output power amplifier and a very high power output amplifier. The former emits a signal to compensate for errors between the input signal and the signal fed to the loudspeakers, while the latter controls the loudspeakers at all times and provides the current The Elite QSP stereo power...

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Integrated & Remote Elite Integrated Elite System Remote Control The Elite Integrated combines all the qualities of the Elite Pre and Stereo in one single chassis. Quad has gained an impeccable reputation for power amplifiers, never taking away from or adding elements to the original musical content. complemented by a QUAD LINK terminal located at the rear of the unit. The terminal serves as a communication link and provides balanced signal transmission from the Elite CDS and the Elite FM An optional system remote constructed of cast aluminum is available with the Elite Series. The remote functions...

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General Description Compact Disc Player Compact Disc Player with Pre-Amp D/A Converter Crystal CS4398 24-bit/192kHz DAC Crystal CS439B 24-bit/192kHz DAC Input Resolution Signals - 16-24 bit Input Sampling Rates - 32-96kHz Max.Audio Line Output 2.4V RMS, RCA 2.4V RMS, RCA (Fix & Variable Output) 4.8V RMS, Balanced (Quadlink) 4.8V RMS, Balanced (Quadlink) Total Harmonic Distortion <0.0013% at 1 kHz <0.0013% at 1 kHz Dynamic Range >1 OOdB'A'wtd. 16 bit >1 OOdB'A'wtd. 16 bit Digital Audio Inputs - 3 x RCA Coax 75 Ohms, SPDIF 3 x Optical TosLink, SPDIF Digital Audio Output 1 x Optical TosLink, SPDIF...

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Integrated Amplifier Power Amplifiers General description Gain (line inputs) Input sensitivity Output voltage Output impedance Rated power output Frequency response Total harmonic distortion (THD) Power requirements Integrated Amplifier same as input level General Description Output Power Frequency Response Total Harmonic Distortion Signal to Noise Ratio AMPBUS Input Sensitivity AMPBUS Input Impedance Main Power On/Off Switch Stereo Power Amplifier Mono Power Amplifier General Description Core Technology Output Power Frequency Response Total Harmonic Distortion Signal to Noise Ratio Damping Factor AMPBUS...

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