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2007-03-28 - New One-Rackspace CD Players from TASCAM

CD-01U and CD-01U Pro: Rack Professional CD Playback Into Compact Packages

The new TASCAM CD-01U and CD-01U Pro are professional CD players, each designed to fit into one rackspace. Available in two versions - an affordable unbalanced model and a professional model with balanced analog and digital outputs - the CD-01U and CD-01U Pro will save room in broadcast equipment racks and custom installations.

Both the CD-01U and CD-01U Pro have an RS-232 control port available for programming with AMX and Crestron systems. They feature MP3 playback, 20-second shock protection and pitch controls for flexible performance. Naturally, they each use reliable TASCAM slot-loading CD transports for years of trouble-free use, making the CD-01U and CD-01U Pro the new standards for compact CD playback.

CD-01U features:
  • 1-space rackmountable CD Player
  • CD-R/RW Playback, including 12cm and 8cm CDs
  • MP3 Playback
  • 20-second RAM buffer for shock protection
  • Slot-loading CD transport
  • RCA Unbalanced analog outputs
  • S/PDIF optical digital output
  • Repeat, Single-Play and Program playback modes
  • ±12.5% pitch control
  • Call function returns to last play start point
  • Auto Ready and Auto Cue
  • Fade In/Out function (up to 10 seconds in V second steps)
  • Eject block function
  • Serial control via RS-232C
  • Wireless remote control included


The CD-01U Pro adds the following features:
  • XLR balanced analog outputs
  • XLR AES/EBU digital outputs
  • Parallel control over 15-pin D-sub


TASCAM is the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation and produces the most comprehensive line of audio recorders, mixers and related equipment in the pro audio industry. TASCAM has offices in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Latin America . For additional information, contact:

TASCAM • 7733 Telegraph Road • Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 726-0303 • www.tascam.com