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    Tascam CD-500B Balanced Output CD Player

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    Tascam CD-500B CD Player with Balanced Output Product Description

    Tascam's best-selling line of single-rackspace CD players has been updated with the CD-500B. The Tascam CD-500B is a slot-loading CD player with a transport, featuring brushless 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 Tascam 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 Tascam CD-500B is a perfect solution for installation, touring, house of worship and anywhere else rackspace is at a premium.


    - Slot-loading mechanism
    - 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
    - Incremental play
    - Track elapsed, track remain, disc remain time display
    - Call function: return to last play start point
    - Intro check
    - Fade in/out (0 to 10 sec., in 0.5 sec. steps)
    - Power on play
    - Frame-accurate search
    - 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)
    - Mono output
    - Resume
    - Fader start / event start
    - EOM (End of message)
    - WAV file (up to 48kHz/16bit) and MP3 file (up to 320kbps VBR) playback
    - Headphone output
    - RS-232C and Parallel control
    - Wireless remote controller included
    - Footswitch input (for optional RC-3F footswitch)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Tascam products.

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