Sony CDP-X559ES

Sony CDP-555ESA

1 9 9 1 1991
1 9 9 2 1992

Part of Sony's worldwide bestsellers.
It also seems the xx9 units were the ones that sold better, better than the CDP-X555ES or ultimate CDP-X505ES...

For half the price, you'd get 90% of a CDP-X779ES.
What you did not get was ultimate details : Twin-Core transformer, XLR outputs, the coaxial digital out or a super-beefy power-supply.
What you did get on top of a truly unbeatable bargain was a complex system of CD filing called "Custom File", all sorts of programming modes... and a lot more buttons on the front.

However, the rest is nearly the same as a CDP-X779ES : "G" base drive, "G" tray, GIC analog LPF, sapphire bearing and BSL motor, copper-plated chassis 'n all - and the bargain worked very well for there are thousands of X559ES and 555ESA still playing around the world.

The digital filter is a CXD-2560 ; the digital to analogue chip is a CXD-2562 and the laser block a KSS-272A, the latter being used on all players of the series (X779ES, X559ES, X339ES) and quite a few others.

Available as CDP-X559ES worldwide and as CDP-555ESA in Japan ; the X559ES in black with matte square sideburns or gold with shiny rounded sideburns, the 555ESA with rounded sideburns whether the player was black or champagne.

12,5 kilos of long-lasting and affordable high-end.


Nudies of the CDP-555ESA .

Sony CDP-X559ES, image 1 Sony CDP-X559ES, image 2
Sony CDP-X559ES : 1 topic
(last updated topic shows up first)
  • Sony CDP-X779/707ES & other models using the same transport                             (2)last updated by jshowalter - 26/06/2011, 20H22
page online since : july 2008
page updated : not yet
page type : LGT / KNB
page weight : 328.83 Kb / 200.64 Kb

You must login to access your account.


I forgot my password

Log me automatically on each visit
Hide my online status for this session
> Create an account

Close
  • TVK Talk Forum
  • TVK Museum
  • Specials
  • Timelines
  • Utilities
  • Games