Cary Audio Design CAD-5500 "CD Processor" preamplifier Specifications

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Description: Analog CD processor and line-level preamp. Input impedance: 12.7k ohms. Output impedance: 11.15k ohms. Gain: 12dB. S/N ratio: 88dB (no output level specified).
Dimensions: 16.5" W by 4" H by 11.5" D. Weight: 10 lbs with external power supply.
Serial number of sample tested: 902208.
Price: $1295, $1550 as tested with optional Penny & Giles volume control, $1995 with optional phono stage (all 1990); no longer available (2005). Approximate number of dealers: 38.
Manufacturer: Cary Audio Design, 1020 Goodworth Drive, Apex, NC 27539. Tel: (919) 355-0010. Fax: (919) 460-3828. Web: