Problem Possible cause Remedy
No power < e AC input cord is disconnected.
< Poor connection at AC wall outlet or the outlet is inactive.
< Connect cord securely.
< Check the outlet using a lamp or another appliance.
No disc playback < e disc is loaded upside down.
< e disc is not playable.
< e disc is dirty.
< e recorded disc is not correctly nalized.
< Reload the disc with the printed side up.
< Use a playable disc.
< Clean the disc.
< Load a disc that is correctly nalized.
No Disc/Bad Disc < e disc is scratched, dirty, poorly recorded or unplayable. < Press the POWER switch to switch the power o, press the
POWER switch again and then unload the disc.
No sound < e audio cords are disconnected. < Connect the cords correctly.
Noisy or distorted sound < e disc is dirty.
< Poor connections.
< Clean the disc.
< Check the connections and connect all cords securely.
Remote control unit
does not operate.
< Batteries are not loaded or exhausted.
< e remote sensor is obstructed.
< Replace the batteries.
< Remove the obstacle.
If a fault occurs, check this troubleshooting table before
taking your unit for repair.
If the fault persists, attempt to solve it by switching the
unit o and on again.
If this fails to resolve the situation, consult your dealer.
Under no circumstances should you repair the unit
yourself as this will invalidate the guarantee!
Continual improvement policy
Arcam has a policy of continual improvement for its
products. is means that designs and specications
are subject to change without notice.
Analogue Audio Output
Digital to Analogue conversion 24-bit 192kHz Delta-Sigma DAC
Signal to noise ratio 110dB CCIR
Harmonic distortion (1kHz) 0.002%
Frequency response (±0.5dB) 10Hz-20kHz
Output level (0dB) 2.2Vrms
Output impedance 47
Minimum recommended load 5k
Audio outputs 75 co-axial/optical TOSLINK
USB USB 2.0 High Speed (480 Mbit/s)
Ethernet 10/100 10/100
Dimensions (W x D x H) 433 x 276 x 75
Weight 5.2kg/7.5kg packed
Power consumption 20W maximum
Mains lead, CR902 remote control, 2 x AAA batteries, Wi-Fi antenna
NOTE: All specication values are typical unless otherwise stated
e CDS27 player is a digital device which has been
designed to very high standards of electromagnetic
All CD players generate, and can radiate RF (radio
frequency) energy. In some cases this can cause
interference with FM and AM radio reception. If this is
the case, keep the player and its connecting cables as far
from the tuner and its aerials as possible. Connecting
the player and the tuner to dierent mains sockets can
also help to reduce interference.
EC COUNTRIES – is products have been designed
to comply with EMC Directive 2004/108/EC.
USA – ese products comply with FCC Part 15 Class B.
If the CDS27 player is operated
whilst the outer casing is
removed, invisible laser
radiation could cause eye