California Audio Labs Tempest II CD player Specifications
Description: Two-chassis CD player with tubed output stage. Tube complement: 6 6DJ8s. D/A conversion: 16-bit 4x oversampling. Frequency response: 20Hz20kHz 0.05dB. S/N ratio: 105dB. THD: 0.03% (at 1kHz).
Dimensions: Player, 19" W by 5.5" H by 12.25" D. Power supply, same. Weight: 22 lbs (player), 22 lbs (power supply).
Price: $2995 (1988); no longer available (2010). Approximate number of dealers: 70 (1988).
Manufacturer: California Audio Labs, Garden Grove, CA 92641 (1988); Sensory Science Corporation, a division of SONICblue Inc., Santa Clara, CA (2002); company apparently no longer in business (2010).