/CD.5 Disc Player

230D/CD.5 Disc Player

The MOON 230D Disc Player offers immense value, delivering unrivaled performance in a distinctive package. With features including a fully customized CD transport mechanism, highly advanced digital and analog circuitry, and a large easy-to-read display, the 230D creates music like no other player in its class.

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Incorporating technologies found in our highly acclaimed MOON CD players, the 230D Disc Player is the perfect companion source component for the 220i/i.5 Integrated Amplifier, providing for many years of listening pleasure and hassle-free use. Thirty years of experience in the design and manufacturing of award winning high-performance components has paved the way for the MOON 230D.

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Technical aspects

8 stages of DC voltage regulation
Internal upsampling which uses 24-bit/352.8kHz processing
Proprietary M-ProDrive transport mechanism with in-house developed hardware & software
BurrBrown PCM1793 high-resolution 24-bit/192-kHz DAC and 8X oversampling digital filter
All digital and analog audio circuitry mounted on a single circuit board, each with their own respective ground plane, to minimize signal path lengths and eliminate any potential for interference and signal degradation
Alpha Clocking System with PLL synchronization for exceptionally low intrinsic jitter levels
Advanced analog signal path using a DC servo circuit and proprietary 12dB/octave analog filter
PCB w/ pure copper tracings & gold plating that yields low impedance characteristics
Rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
Optimized selection of very high quality electronic components
Designed to be powered up at all times for optimal performance
Includes CRM-2 remote control.

Magazine reviews

 Alta Fidelidad   (Spain)  Salvador Dangla  Issue #234 - January 2011
 AUDIO  (Poland)  Staff  September 2009
 Audiophile   (Hong Kong)  Staff  December 2009
 Audiophile   (Hong Kong)  Charlie Ma  August 2009
 audiOphile  (Thailand)  Staff  February 2010
 AudioVideo   (Indonesia)  Staff  September 2009
 Diapason   (France)  Staff  February 2010   #577
 Haute Fidelite   (France)  Laurent Thorin  March 2010   #153
 Hi Fi Music (Israel)  Alon Golan  December 2009
 HI-FI Choice   (Croatia)  Staff  Oct./Nov. 2009
 HI-FI Choice   (Poland)  Staff  September 2009
 HI-FI Choice   (United Kingdom)  Staff  July 2009
 Hi-Fi News (United Kingdom)   Ed Selley  October 2013
 Hifimaailma   (Finland)  Mauri Eronen  11/2012
 Hxos   (Greece)  Staff  July 2009   #436
 Nghe Nhin   (Vietnam)  Tu?n Luong  June 2010
 Soundstage! Goodsound  (www)  Thom Moon  October 2009
 TONE Audio  (www)  Mark Marcontonio  July 2009 - # 22