NT258 PASO TASCAM CD-A550 DATA_NT236 PCDP1440.qxd

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NT258 PASO TASCAM CD-A550 DATA_NT236 PCDP1440.qxd

General Information

TASCAM has updated its best-selling combination CD

players/cassette recorders to the CD-A550. Like

TASCAM's CD-200i, the new model uses TEAC's new CD-

5020A drive mechanism, designed for audio playback with

a smooth loading drawer and low clamping noise. New

features include MP3 and WAV file playback, CD Text display,

Auto Cue and Auto Ready. Also new is the digital output

and pitch control for both the CD and cassette mechanisms.

The CD-A550 is a combination CD player and cassette

recorder with unbalanced inputs and outputs.

Contractor-specific features such as power-on play, rackmountable

design and CD shock memory ensure reliable

performance.

❑ Simultaneous CD Player and

Tape Deck Operation

❑ Independent CD Player and

Tape Deck Outputs

❑ Programmable CD Tracks to

Tape Dubbing

❑ Continuous Play

(CD to Tape & Tape to CD)

q Multi-Play/Repeat Functions:

CD Shuffle Play

Single Track Repeat

Point A to Point B Repeat

Programmed Tracks Repeat

Entire Disc Repeat

Continuous Tape Repeat (5 times)

q ±12% Pitch Control

q 1/4" stereo headphone output

with Level Control

q Automatic Power On Start

q 2u Rack mountable ready

❑ Intro-Check Search Function

❑ Wireless Remote Control

PITCH CONTROL

Specifications

Ratings

CD Player

• Compatible disc formats

CD-DA(l2-cm/8-cm), CD-ROM (12-

cm/8-cm) ISO 9660 LEVEL

l/2/ROMEO/JOLIET format (CD-

R/CD-RW disc compatible)

• MP3 playback specifications

Audio modes: STEREO/JOINT

STEREO/DUAL

CHANNEL/MONO/VBR

. MPEGl Audio Layer III (MP3)

• Sampling frequency:

32/44.1/48 kHz

. Bit rate: 32-320 kbps

• WAV playback specifications

Sampling frequency:

8/11.025/12/16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48

kHz

Quantization bit rate: 8-bit/l 6-bit

CD playback specifications

Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz

Quantization bit rate: 16-bit

Number of channels: 2

• Audio characteristics

Frequency characteristics: 20 Hz

- 20 kHz ±0.8 dB

S/N ratio: 98 dB (20 kHz LPF, A-

weighted)

Distortion (THD+N): 0.006% (1

kHz: 20 kHz LPF)

Dynamic range: 96 dB (20 kHz

LPF, A-weighted)

Channel separation: 90 dB (1 kHz:

1 kHz BPF)

Cassette tape

• Track system

4-track 2-channel stereo

• Head structure

Record/playback x 1 (rotary

reverse), erase x 1

• Usable tape types

C-46 - C-90 type cassette tapes

(metal tapes can only be played

back)

• Tape speed: 4.76 cm/sec

• Pitch control : ±10% or more

• Wow and flutter: 0.25% (JIS

WRMS) or less

Engineering leadership in sound products since 1931

• Rewind time:

160 seconds or less (C-60 tape)

• Recording and playback frequency

characteristics:

Normal Tape: 50 Hz - 10 kHz ±3 dB

Chrome Tape: 50 Hz - 12.5 kHz ±3

dB

• Recording and playback channel

separation:

1 kHz: 35 dB or more (1 kHz, BPF)

• Record/Playback S/N ratio: 58

dB (NR OFF, Specified record level)

69 dB (Dolby NR ON, CCIR ARMweighting)

• Record/playback distortion:

2.5% or less (400 Hz/Dolby level)

Analog unbalanced audio

CD player section

CD LINE OUTPUT JACKS

Connector: RCA pin jacks

Standard output level: -10 dBV

Maximum output level: +6 dBV

Output impedance: 200 Ohm

Cassette tape section

• TAPE LINE OUTPUT JACKS

Connectors: RCA pin jacks

Standard output level: -4.5 dBu

Output impedance: 200 Ohm

• TAPE LINE INPUT JACKS

Connectors: RCA pin jacks

Standard input level: -9 dBu

Input impedance: 22 Kohm

Phones output Connector: standard

stereo jack

Rated output: 20 mW + 20 mW

Load Impedance: 32 Ohm

DIGITAL AUDIO

CD player section

•• DIGITAL OUTPUT (COAXIAL)

Connector: RCA Pin Jack

Compatible Signal Format:

IEC-60958 Type II (S/PDIF)

GENERAL

Dimensions: 19”W., 5.75”H., 12”D.

(483X138X275 mm)

Net Weight: 14 lb (6.3 Kg)

PowerRequirement: 120V 60 Hz,

(230-240V, 50 Hz)

Power Consumption: 14 W

Installation Inclination: 5° Max.

© copyright Paso Sound Products, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice

®TASCAM is a registered Trademark of TEAC PROFESSIONAL


TECHNICAL DATA

Front Panel Controls

PCD-A550

1) Remote Sensor

2) POWER Switch

3) DISPLAY

4) DISC TRAY

5) PITCH CONTROL KNOB

6) PITCH CONTROL ON-OFF

7) REPEAT KEY

8) TIME/DISPLAY KEY

9) MENU KEY

10) ENTER/SHIFT KEY

11) OPEN/CLOSE KEY

12) STOP KEY

13) POWER ON START SW

14) -/+/FOLDER SEARCH

15) SKIP TRACK KEY

16) PLAY KEY

17) MODE SWITCH

18) SKIP TRACK KEY

19) READY KEY

20) CD-TAPE CONT PLAY KEY

21) CALL KEY

22) CD DUB KEY

23) COUNTER REST KEY

24) RTZ COUNTER KEY

25) INPUT LEVEL KNOB

26) REV MODE SWITCH

27) STOP KEY

28) PLAY KEY

29) RECORD KEY

30) REWIND KEY

31) PITCH CONTROL KNOB

32) REC MUTE KEY

33) F FORWARD KEY

34) PAUSE KEY

35) DOLBY NR SWITCH

36) PLAY KEY

37) EJECT BUTTON

38) CASSETTE COMPART.

39) MONITOR SWITCH

40) PHONES JACK

41) PHONES OUTPUT KNOB

Rear Panel View

TAPE

INPUT COMMON

OUTPUT

ANALOG

OUTPUT

CD

DIGITAL

OUTPUT

VOLTAGE

SELECTOR

MANUFACTURED UNDER LICENSE FROM

DOLBY LABORATORIES

DOLBY AND THE DOUBLE-D SYMBOL ARE

TRADEMARKS OF DOLBY LABORATORIES

42) ANALOG INPUTS (Unbalanced) jacks

(TAPE),

43) COMMON OUTPUT (Unbalanced) (Tape/CD

44) ANALOG OUTPUT (Unbalanced jacks (CD)

45) DIGITAL OUTPUT (COAXIAL) jack (CD)

46) AC VOLTAGE SELECTOR (120V - 230V)

L

L

R

R

(UNBALANCED)

(UNBALANCED)

(COAXIAL)

42 43 44 45

46

Remote Control RC-A550

1) PAUSE key

2) RTZ key

3) COUNTER RESET key

4) REW key

5) FAST FORWARD key

6) STOP key

7) INPUT key

8) CD DUB key

9) CONT PLAY key

10) REC MUTE key

11) RECORD key

12) PLAY key

13) REV PLAY key

14) DISPLAY key

15) TIME key

16) PLAY MODE key

17) AUTO SPACE key

18) AUTO CUE key

19) AUTO READY key

20) MENU key

21) REPEAT key

22) A-B key

23) FOLDER PLAY key

24) SEARCH keys

25) SKIP keys

26) STOP key

27) OPEN/CLOSE key

28) NUMERICAL keys

29) CLEAR key

30) ENTER key

31) -/+ keys

32) TAPE EDIT key

33) PROGRAM EDIT key

34) CALL key

35) READY key

36) PLAY key

37) FOLDER key

since 1931

AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR

PASO SOUND PRODUCTS, INC.

4750F GOER DRIVE

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA 29406-6511 USA

Phone: 843 308 9005 - Fax: 843 308 0904

EMAIL: info@pasosound.com - URL: www.pasosound.com

FORM NT 258 RV 1.0 Printed in USA

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