The very first thing you’ll notice about the 8000CD is that it’s solid! The reason is that its solid steel chassis is not only double-skinned but also fully galvanised. The reason it has to be solid is that it has one of the largest power supplies I have ever seen in a CD player.
Thank you for searching out Australian HI-FI Magazine’s equipment review and test of the Audiolab 8000CD CD Player originally published in Australian Hi-Fi Magazine, July/August 2006 (Volume 37 Number 4).
This equipment review consists of a full subjective evaluation of the Audiolab 8000CD CD Player written by Greg Borrowman, a complete laboratory test by Australian Hi-Fi Test Laboratories, and an exhaustive analysis of those test results written by Steve Holding.
We regret to advise that currently this archived equipment review is available only in the form of a low-resolution pdf of the original magazine pages. You can download it here: Audiolab 8000CD CD Player Review and Test Results.pdf
Note that Audiolab equipment is now distributed in Australia by Ultralift Australia