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Rotel RCD1520B

RCD1520 Classic CD Player Wolfoson DAC Slot Loading CD Transport - Black

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Rotel RCD-1520B
CD players have been around for over twenty-five years and have enjoyed such a progression of quality that they can hardly be compared to the original players released in 1982. Rotel has enjoyed a class leading reputation with our CD player designs since the introduction of the landmark RCD-855 in 1990, pronounced by critic Lewis Lipnick from Stereophile magazine Vol.13, No. 7 as “The steal of the century!” Now, with the release of the RCD-1520, we have produced a CD player that sets a new standard for the 21st century, taking full advantage of the vast wealth of music now available on compact discs. The RCD-1520 utilizes a segmented power supply with a large toroidal transformer to minimize power supply “sag” and reduce hum emissions. All rectifiers, voltage regulation components and BHC low-ESR storage capacitors are carefully selected, not only for tight tolerance specifications, but in partic

What's included in the box

  • Feature count is decent
  • Sound quality is expressive and open
  • RC-1580 and RB-1582
  • Well-endowed and powerful


Model : RCD-1520 Disc Capacity : 1 Frequency Response : 20-20kHz (+/- 0.5dB) Channel Balance : +/- 0.5dB Phase Linearity : +/- 0.5 degree S/N Ratio (IHF A) > 100dB Dynamic Range > 96dB Digital to Analog Converters : Wolfson High Performance Channel Separation (1kHz) > 98dB THD (20-20,000Hz) 8 Ohms,all channels driven : 0.0045% IM Distortionce : 0.0045% Max Audio Line Output : 2VRMS Output Impedance : 100 Ohms Digital Output Level (Coax) : 0.5 Volt, Peak to Peak Digital Output Impedance : 75 Ohms Power Requirements USA : 115 Volts, 60Hz Power Requirements CE : 230 Volts, 50Hz Power Consumptions : 20 watts Dimensions (W x H x D) mm : 431 x 99 x 320 mm Dimensions (W x H x D) in : 17 x 4 x 12.6 in Front Panel Height : 2U (3.5”) Shipping Weight : 18.7 lbs.

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