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Denon has a new CD player available for prospective broadcast use, the
. It’s a CD player with a little extra.
According to a release, besides playing standard CDs, it can access iTunes libraries from iOS device via its USB port. It can also access USB mass storage devices via the port.
The one-rack unit, slot-loading player can play back WAV, MP3, AAC and AIFF files. It also has pitch control, “frame-accurate” search functions, cue start, hot start programming, CD ripping to a storage device and XLR balanced outputs (analog and AES/EBU digital).
D&M Professional Applications Engineer Brian Aiken said, “Equipped with hot starts, solid-state media, and iOS compatibility, the unit provides simple, reliable playback from theater applications to restaurants to sporting events without requiring costly PC-based software systems. The result is a standalone device that eliminates installation complexity …”