Arcam CD5 CD Player

Arcam CD5 CD Player

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Key info

  • Supports playback of CD, CD-R, and CD-RW discs for versatile music choices.
  • Utilizes an ESS ES9018 DAC for high-quality audio reproduction.
  • Hi-res audio playback capability for FLAC and WAV files from CDs and USB storage.
  • Durable construction with aluminum panels on the front, top, sides, and rear.
  • USB mass storage playback option for convenience.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 6 kg
Dimensions (HxWxD) 83 (including feet) x 431 x 344 mm
Shipping Weight 9 kg
Technical specifications
Frequency response 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.05dB
S/N Ratio 93dB/115dB
Outputs 1x Analgue Stereo (RCA) pair, 1x Digital Coaxial (RCA), 1x Digital Optical (Toslink)
Analog outputs 2.1V rms


Quality + Simplicity = Accessible Hi-Fi

The ARCAM CD5 is for those intimate listening experiences with your favourite music on Compact Disc.

ARCAM has been a pioneer of Compact Disc playback since the development and introduction of the Delta 70 CD player in 1986, our own ground up design. The experience of producing high quality digital audio products since then has been poured into the ARCAM CD5. New components and materials have been painstakingly analysed and reviewed to ensure brilliant sound quality.

Hi-res audio playback capability is included for FLAC and WAV encoded CD and USB files.


  • CD, CD-R, CD-RW playback.
  • ESS ES9018 DAC.
  • Hi-res audio.
  • Aluminium front, top, sides and rear panels.
  • USB mass storage playback.
  • Compact remote control.
  • Plastic free packaging.


Arcam CD5 Spec Sheet
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