Get CD Playback and MiniDisc Recording in One Unit

Tascam MP3 PlayerTascam has introduced the MD-CD1, a rackmount unit that combines CD playback and MiniDisc recording. The unit features 12% pitch control, MP3 CD playback, RS-232 control and an optional balanced I/O board.

The Tascam MD-CD1 has a host of professional features like RS-232 control, digital I/O and an optional I/O board for balanced interfacing. CDs can be played back at up to 12% higher or lower, and can even be played back faster without changing the pitch for a “chipmunk” effect. Discs can be duplicated from CD to MiniDisc at up to 4x speed, and a wireless IR remote is included.

CD Features:

  • MP3 file playback / ID3 tag display
  • +/-16% pitch control
  • Change Tempo without affecting the KEY
  • Dedicated Digital & Analog outputs
  • Transport control with PS/2 Keyboard

MD Features:

  • Supports ST, MONO, LP2, and LP4 mode (REC/PLAY)
  • Edit function
  • Overwrite recording
  • +/-12.5% pitch control
  • Dedicated Digital I/O (optical) and analog I/O (RCA)
  • PS/2 Keyboard input for title input and external control

Combined Features:

  • 4 x speed duplication
  • MD-CD continuous playback
  • Wireless IR remote controller
  • RS-232C serial control
  • Optional balanced I/O board (LA-MC1)
  • 2U rackmountable form factor

More information is available at the Tascam site.

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