TASCAM’s best-selling line of single-rackspace CD players has been updated with the CD-500B. The CD-500B is a slot-loading CD player with a new transport featuring brushless Club/DJ Lighting > Mirror Balls > Motors and an edge-grabbing mechanism to prevent disc damage. A front-panel 10-key pad is available for instant access to CD tracks and flash start is available for instant playback.
The CD-500B supports MP3 and WAV file playback from CD-ROM as well as traditional audio CDs. The TASCAM CD-500B includes 16% pitch control for CD playback speed. Other features include incremental play fader start Call/return to last play point fade in/out power on play and more.
A variety of control and interface ports are found onto the rear panel. Both RCA unbalanced and XLR balanced analog outputs are provided as well as S/PDIF and AES/EBU digital outputs. The CD-500B can be controlled through RS-232C Parallel wireless remote control or an optional RC-3F footswitch.
The reliable CD-500B is a perfect solution for installation touring house of worship and anywhere else rackspace is at a premium.
Available at a lower price point than the CD-500B the CD-500 does not include the XLR balanced outputs AES/EBU digital I/O or parallel control.
•RCA unbalanced output
•XLR balanced output
•Optical and Coaxial S/PDIF digital outputs
•XLR AES/EBU output
•All single random A/B and 99-track program play
•Track elapsed track remain disc remain time display
•Call function: return to last play start point
•Fade in/out (0 to 10 sec. in 0.5 sec. steps)
•Power on play
•Skip back play
•Activate or deactivate the wireless remote
•Relay play with multiple units through 1/8” relay in/out jack
•Index search (CD-DA discs) and directory search (MP3 discs)
•Fader start / event start
•EOM (End of message)
•WAV file (up to 48kHz/16bit) and MP3 file (up to 320kbps VBR) playback
•RS-232C and Parallel control
•Wireless remote controller included
•Footswitch input (for optional RC-3F footswitch)