DD35 Compact Disc Transport User Guide

Getting started

1 Unpack the DD35

Your DD35 is supplied with:

  • Mains cable
  • IR cable
  • Trigger cable
  • C25 remote control with batteries
  • AC Polarity Pen

If any of these items are missing please contact your supplier. We recommend you retain the packaging in case you need to transport the unit at a later date.

Note that the DD35 is supplied with a protective film on the display glass. Remove the film for a clearer whiter display.

2 Connect to an amplifier

Digital outputs

The DD35 Compact Disc Transport provides one coax digital output and one optical digital output for connection to a digital preamplifier or digital surround processor.

  • Connect the appropriate output to your preamplifier or surround processor using a suitable cable.

3 Connect power

Plug one end of the mains cable supplied with the DD35 into the power connector on the back panel, and connect the other end to a wall socket.

If this cable is not suitable for your power outlets please contact your supplier for an alternative cable.

Note: See Phase for information about getting the best sound from your DD35.

WARNING: Always disconnect the DD35 from the mains power before connecting or disconnecting any cables.

  • Switch on the DD35, using the switch on the back panel.

The standby indicator will light up on the front panel.

To switch on from standby

  • Press the  button on the front panel or remote control.

The display shows:

4 Play a CD

  • Press and hold the  button on the front panel or remote control to open the tray.
  • Place the CD in the tray with the label facing upwards.
  • Press the  button on the front panel, or the  button on the remote control, to close the tray and start playing the disc.

For more information about playing a CD see Using the DD35.


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