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The DVD 8 is an amazing all format disk player. The excellent sound quality is matched with a great picture. It will scale video signal outputs to as high as 720p or 1080i, offering both stereo and 5.1 analog audio outputs. It has HDMI for ease of use with new HD flat panel displays, as well as component video, S-Video and composite video outputs.

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Playback System DVD Video/Video CD/CD/DVD-RW
Video DAC chips 12 bit/108 mHz
Video S/N 70 dB
Video Signal Resolution 540 TV lines, DVD
Signal Format System PAL / NTSC
Composite Video Output 1.0 Volt peak to peak, 75 Ohm, sync negative
S-Video Luminance Signal
1.0 Volt peak to peak, 75 Ohm load
Color Signal
0.286 Volt peak to peak, 75 Ohm load
Component Video Output Y Output Level 1.0 Volt p-p, 75 Ohm load
Pb Output Level 0.7 Volt p-p, 75 Ohm load
Pr Output Level 0.7 Volt p-p, 75 Ohm load


Master Clock Jitter Below measurable levels
Digital/Analog Converters 24 bit/192 kHz Cirrus Logic 4360
Analog Outputs RCA 5.1 & 2 channel, separate output sets
Frequency Response 2-22 kHz Fs = 48 kHz
2-44 kHz, Fs = 96 kHz
Amplitude Linearity 0.5 dB (20-20 kHz)
Phase Linearity 3.0 degrees (20-20 kHz)
Dynamic Range 106 dB (1 kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio 106 dB (1 kHz)
Channel Separation >95 dB (1 kHz)
THD 0.008% (1 kHz)
Audio Output Level 2.0 V RMS


Coaxial Digital Output Dolby Digital/DTS/LPCM 200 mV RMS @ 75 Ohms
Optical Digital Output Dolby Digital/DTS/Toslink
AC Power 100-240 Volts AC
Power Consumption 20 watts - Operation
3 watts - Standby
Video Output Modes

Component Video:
480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i

Composite video, S-Video:
480i interlaced

480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i

Chassis Black aluminum chassis, silver anodized aluminum front panel (black optional)
‘2 U’ rack mount face plate optional,
available by special order
Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 17.5" W x 2 " H x 10.5" D


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The sleek style and overall performance of the DVD 8 will appeal to all home cinema fans and to audiophiles who want the multi channel playback capabilities the DVD 8 offers.

The range of multi channel DVD Audio disks has increased quite a bit in recent years. The live concert
video disks that are coming out now are fun and they look great. The multi channel SACD disks have expanded in numbers as well. These new disk releases have led us to design and offer the DVD 8 player. It will be a great way to have flexibility, excellent sound quality and convenience as a playback component in anyone’s home audio or video system. Owners will be thrilled with the all format sound and vision experience of the DVD 8.