Accuphase DP-80L CD player & DC-81L digital processor Specifications

Sidebar 3: Specifications

Description: Two-box remote-control CD player/processor connected by either optical or coaxial standard EIA serial data link. Unique processor features: 8x oversampling digital filter with discrete 20-bit DACs; de-emphasis operating in digital domain; remote-control level control operating in the digital domain, offering 0–40dB attenuation in 1dB steps. Specifications: Frequency response: 4Hz–20kHz ±0.3dB. THD: 0.0016% (1kHz), 0.002% (20Hz–20kHz). S/N ratio: 120dB. Channel separation: 112dB. Maximum output voltage (DC-81L): 2.5V balanced/unbalanced. Output impedance (DC-81L): 25/25 ohms balanced (XLR sockets), 50 ohms unbalanced (RCA sockets).
Dimensions: 18.75" (475mm) W by 5.3" (135mm) H by 14.75" (373mm) D (both). Weight: 33.1 lbs (DP-80L), 35.1 lbs (DC-81L).
Price: $13,000 (DP-80L: $4750, DC-81L: $8250), 1989; no longer available (2014). Approximate number of dealers: 50.
Manufacturer: Accuphase Laboratory Inc., Japan. Distributor: Madrigal Ltd., Middletown, CT 06457 (1989); Axiss Audio, 17800 S. Main, Suite 109, Gardena, CA 90248. Tel: (310) 329-0187 (2014). Web:

Accuphase Laboratory Inc.
Distributor: Axiss Audio, 17800 S. Main, Suite 109
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 329-0187

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If someone has moved over to computer audio and has an Accuphase they want to offload I am willing to help out. Great gear! Love em! Always have, always will!