Ayre CX-8 CD Player introduced

Ayre CX-8 CD Player has been introduced. which is combined over twenty years of record player manufacturing experience with our latest technologies

No other CD player delivers music like the Ayre CX-8. We’ve combined over twenty years of record player manufacturing experience with our latest digital and analog technologies to create this fantastic CD player. Its sophisticated one-step 16x minimum phase digital filter lets the subtle sonic details of your favorite records shine through. Our fully balanced, feedback-free analog circuitry provides stunning transparency and plays your music against a deep, rich background.

If you’re anything like us, you have hundreds, if not thousands, of CDs in your collection. Bring those records back to life and hear them at their best through the CX-8’s Equilock gain stage and Diamond output circuitry.

Meticulously reproducing the music on your CDs in true-to-life quality that will have you listening for hours, the Ayre CX-8 is probably the last record player you’ll ever need.

Ayre CX-8 CD Player

Characteristic of Ayre CX-8 CD Player 

  • Fully balanced, feedback-free discrete circuitry
  • ESS ES9038Q2M DAC chip
  • Ayre personalized digital watch
  • Ayre minimum phase digital filter
  • One-step 16x oversampling
  • Diamond de Ayre start stage
  • Ayre’s exclusive Equilock gain stage
  • Linear analog power supply
  • High speed circuit board material
  • Optional digital inputs: Ethernet, asynchronous USB, AyreLink communication system


audio inputs

  • USB: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8, 384kHz
  • PCM 16, 20, 24 bit
  • DSD (as DoP) up to 2x (128)
  • DSD-Raw up to 4x (256)
  • Network: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz
  • PCM 16, 20, 24 bit
  • DSD up to 2x (128)


  • Line Out: 4.5 Vrms balanced, 2.25 Vrms single ended

Energy consumption


  • 44cm wide x 33cm deep x 11.5cm high