Pro-Ject Box-Design CD Box DS2

Brand: Pro-Ject

Box-Design CD Box DS2 CD Player/DAC

The CD Box DS2 is a premium CD player and Hi-Res DAC with four digital inputs, so it can function as both a CD player and a standalone DAC.

The CD Box DS2 is based on the popular CD Box DS2 T transport, with its four-layer suspended system, for maximum retrieval of digital information from a playing CD. However, for ultimate convenience the transport is paired with a high-fidelity DAC in the same box. The AK4490 DAC chip employed ensures every piece of information is effectively converted into a clean analogue signal for a detailed, musical experience.

With four additional digital inputs, the CD Box DS2 is also a comprehensive standalone DAC. The USB input works with any computer operating system, and it offers high resolution file support up to PCM 32-bit / 384kHz and DSD256. The optical and coaxial inputs can be used with sources up to 24-bit / 192kHz. For added personalisation, the CD Box DS2 also offers digital filters to shape the sound to your liking; choose between five filters for PCM files and two filters for DSD.

The CD Box DS2 is effortlessly simple to use with the supplied remote or using the front-mounted control buttons, and for CD playback the dot-matrix display gives clear information. Connectivity is equally versatile, with two digital outputs and a fixed line-level RCA output for passing onto a pre- or integrated amplifier. 

With all this functionality in one compact box, the CD Box DS2 is capable of acting as the ultimate digital hub for any mid-priced hi-fi system.

Like all other DS2 products, the CD Box DS2 is available in a variety of finishes, including with or without retro styled wooden side panels.

Key Features:

Hi-Res capable CD player and standalone DAC

Support gapless playback

Four digital inputs (2x optical, coaxial, USB B)

Two digital outputs (optical, coaxial)

Line Level output (RCA)

Excellent 4-layer suspended CD transport

Luxurious slot-in mechanism

High contrast dot-matrix display

Solid cabinet protects against vibration and interference

Available in various finish options (read our FAQ)

Technical Data:


1x AK4490 (32bit/768kHz; DSD256)


CD, CD-R, CD-RW and Hybrid-SACD

Digital Inputs:

1x USB B up to 384kHz /32bits; 1x co-axial (S/PDIF) up to192kHz /24bits; 2x optical (S/PDIF) up to192kHz /24bit

Digital Outputs:

1x co-axial (S/PDIF); 1x optical (S/PDIF)

Analogue Outputs:

1x RCA Line



Noise Floor:


Power Supply:

9V/2A DC; 110 - 240V/50, 60H

Standby Power Consumption:

< 1 watt


206 x 71 x 200mm (Aluminium); 240 x 72 x 200mm (Wood)


1520g without power supply (Aluminium); 1920g without power supply (Wood)

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