on April 2, Tiac will launch the pd-301-x slot-in cd player, which features a wide FM-compatible tuner and USB memory playback. the price is open price, and the expected store price is around 43,780 yen. the color is black and silver.
the cd drive uses a slot-in high-precision cd drive mechanism that has been adopted in commercial products. it is equipped with an auto-play function that automatically starts playback after cd loading. can play mp3 and WMA files recorded on cd-r discs.
the FM tuner supports wide FM, which broadcasts am radio at FM broadcasting frequencies. you can enjoy am radio even in places where it is difficult to hear am broadcasts.
IT ALSO SUPPORTS PLAYBACK OF FILES RECORDED ON USB STICKS, AND SUPPORTS WAV, AAC, MP3, AND WMA FILE FORMATS. WHEN PLAYING AAC, MP3, OR WMA, THE NAME OF THE SONG AND THE ARTIST CAN BE DISPLAYED ON THE DISPLAY.
The audio output can be an analog output, a coaxial digital output, and an optical digital output, and is equipped with one system each. The digital output is output at 44.1kHz/16bit regardless of playback format or source. The DAC chip is the BURRBrown PCM5142 manufactured by TI.
aluminum panels are used for the exterior of the housing. the robust full-metal chassis minimizes the impact of vibration on sound quality. in addition, in the 301 series, the width was condensed to 215 mm, and the concept of “compact high-performance audio that can be placed on desktops” adopted in the 501 series was further pursued.
COMES WITH A THIN 10-KEY REMOTE CONTROL. BASIC OPERATION SUCH AS CD PLAYBACK AND SKIPPING CAN BE PERFORMED FROM THE REMOTE CONTROL OF THE USB DAC AMPLIFIER “AI-301DA-Z” DESIGNED IN COMBINATION WITH THE PD-301-X.
Ac adapter, power cord, RCA audio cable, FM antenna, batteries for remote control, etc. are included. The external dimensions including the protrusion are 215×232×61 mm (width × depth × height). It weighs 2.1kg.