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TEAC PD-501HR Black CD Player

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We may be living in the Internet Streaming age but there's still a place for the humble CD player, especially when its as cutting edge as the TEAC PD-501HR. Equipped with a centrally-mounted, slot-loading mechanism it boasts a unique VACS (Vibration Acoustic Control System) to eliminate stray vibrations, thus minimising read errors and improving sound quality.
 
The highlight feature is the fact it plays computer-created DVDs encoded with DSD 2.8/5.6Mz audio content. Whats more it processes the content on such discs natively i.e without converting DSD to PCM as most DSD-compatible devices do, thus preserving all the integrity of the original DSD signal.
 
The onboard D/A converter that works the magic is a Cirrus Logic CS4398, a top spec chip that achieves a dynamic range of 120dB. The same chip also allows replay of conventional software and audio sources (up to 24bit/192kHz resolution).
 
Under the heavy aluminium cover you'll find top quality, 6-layer glass-epoxy circuit boards, fully separated power supplies for the digital and analogue sections (using Schottky Barrier Diodes for clean, rectified current). Consuming just 11w in operation and 0.1w in standby, the PD-501HR also has genuine eco credentials.

  • Tick Supports DSD file playback on recordable DVD disc, 5.6MHz dsf file native playback without PC connection.
  • Tick Supports 24bit/192kHz PCM file playback
  • Tick Unique vibration control mechanism, VACS (Vibration Acoustic Control Structure).
  • Tick Separated power supply units for analog and digital sections, and high-quality parts such as the Cirrus Logic CS4398.
  • Tick Energy efficient “green technology”: Max 11W of power consumption and an automatic power saving mode.
  • Tick Full-metal jacket. Gorgeous aluminium panels for front, top and sides. Small footprint fits your desktop.
  • Tick Dimensions (W x H x D): 290 x 81 x 244 mm

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.