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The Yamaha Philosophy expresses the philosophical framework of the Yamaha Group and consists of five elements: the Corporate Slogan, Corporate Philosophy, Customer Experience, Yamaha Way (mindset and manners), and Yamaha Quality (criteria for quality).Three of these, the Corporate slogan, Corporate Philosophy and Customer Experience, describe the Yamaha Group’s reasons for existence, and represent the fundamental principles that form the foundation of the Yamaha Group. In order for Yamaha to achieve this ideal, the Yamaha Way and Yamaha Quality must be adopted and practiced by all employees, and drawn from for daily inspiration and guidance.

Yamaha CD-S300 CD Player
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Inheriting many of the sound quality features of the S2000/S1000 Series components, this CD player delivers sound that will satisfy devoted music fans. In addition to CDs, it also provides high quality play of music files stored on digital audio players like iPod or USB memory devices via a USB port on the front panel.

The CD-S300 provides the same Pure Direct feature that is a popular feature of Yamaha amplifiers and receivers. Pressing the button on the front panel or on the remote control shuts down the digital audio output and turns off the display. This achieves the lowest possible noise interference and thus highest sound quality of the analogue audio output.

Yamaha technicians devoted a great deal of time and effort to designing the overall interior layout of parts and circuit boards, a factor that significantly affect sound quality. As a result, the power supplies for the motor drive, display and USB sections, as well as the digital, and analogue sections are individually isolated, eliminating electromagnetic interference among them. To achieve ideal weight balance for stable performance, the drive mechanism is located in the centre of the unit.

The internal layout of parts and circuit boards is highly logical and symmetrical, with signal paths on each board as short as possible, and signal paths between sections straight and short (not easy to achieve) to minimise the chance of signal loss or interference.

Each of the individual elements in a CD player influences the sound quality, which is why Yamaha puts a great deal of effort into the selection and matching of parts and materials. Three examples in the CD-S300 are a highgrade acoustic capacitor, a new low-noise, high-gain bandwidth op amp, and the use of damping material under the transformer and around the signal cables. In short, this CD player's internal sophistication is on a level generally found on much more expensive
models.

Utilising a Burr Brown 192kHz/24-bit DAC, the high performance D/A conversion system takes full advantage of the digital technology refined by Yamaha over a period of many years, ensuring excellent conversion precision, S/N ratio and dynamic range. The laser pickup is isolated on a floating mechanism so its delicate operation cannot be affected by vibration.

Conventional tracking servo circuitry cannot completely overcome errors caused by disc defects, warpage, dust and so on. This system uses a dependable DSP (Digital Signal Processor) exclusive for CDs to monitor the signal, adjusting pickup tracking and focus, as well as spindle motor speed, to compensate for any problems.

The USB port on the front panel gives you an easy way to enjoy high quality sound from MP3 or WMA digital music files stored on USB players and memory devices, as well as on memory cards mounted on USB card readers. You can also play files recorded on CD-R/RW discs

Using a USB cable, you can plug your iPod into the USB port to enjoy your music library via your audio system. The digital signal is sent to the CD player with no degradation and then converted to analogue by the high performance DAC, and transmitted to the amplifier by the high quality audio circuitry, so you hear your music at the highest possible quality. 

As iPod or USB audio data input from the USB port can be also output by digital out terminals (optical or coaxial), digital signals can be transmitted as is to amps or audiosystems with digital inputs.* You can use the remote control to command the play, pause, skip and forward/backward functions, and song, artist and album names will be displayed. Compatible iPods are the iPod classic (including 120GB classic), iPod nano (2nd Gen., 3rd Gen., 4th Gen.) and iPod touch (1st Gen. and 2nd Gen.). When the power is on and USB mode is selected, the iPod charges automatically.

Available in Black or Silver.

 

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Express Deliveries

Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around. 

Standard Deliveries

Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!

Details

Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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