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Tascam CD-A580 Cassette CD USB Player and Recorder

by Tascam
Original price $899.00
Original price $899.00 - Original price $899.00
Original price $899.00
Current price $699.00
$699.00 - $699.00
Current price $699.00
► New - ♫ In stock
Condition: New
About Inventory Status

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In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. Apparel must be shipped from another location and is not available for in-store pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions

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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Archive Your Media with the Tascam CD-A580 Cassette CD USB Player and Recorder

The multi-purpose Tascam CD-A580 plays from cassette, CD, or USB flash media. Cassette and USB recording is also available, allowing cassettes to be archived to USB as MP3 files. The CD-A580 combines a cassette deck, CD player and USB flash drive recorder/player into a single rack-mountable unit perfect for installation and professional applications. A CD player and cassette tape recorder are joined with USB flash drive recording. Not only compatible the most popular types of media, the CD-A580 allows cassette tapes to be dubbed to USB media for archival.

Cassette Deck

  • One-way IC Logic transport control enables recording and playback
  • Dub from CDs
  • Dub from USB flash drive and recording from LINE Inputs
  • +/-10% pitch control
  • Supported cassette tape types:
  • Playback: normal (TYPE I), chrome (TYPE II), metal (TYPE IV)
  • Recording: normal (TYPE I), chrome (TYPE II)
  • Recommended tape length: 10 minutes to 90 minutes

CD Player

  • Playback of audio CDs, CD-RW discs and data CDs (MP3 files) supported
  • Various repeat playback modes, including Single, All and Program
  • USB flash drive recorder/player
  • Recording as MP3 files possible from CD, cassette and line input sources
  • MP3 file playback
  • Shuffle and program playback supported
  • Folder repeat playback
  • Manual file division (TAPE/LINE)
  • Headphone jack with level control
  • Infrared remote control included
  • LCD display with level meters
  • 3U rackmount size

Cassette Tape

  • Track System: Stereo
  • Head Structure: Record/playback head x1, Erase head x1
  • Tape Type: Cassette Tape (C-10 to C-90)
  • Supported Cassette Tape
  • Playback: Normal (TYPE I), Chrome (TYPE II), Metal (TYPE IV)
  • Recording: Normal (TYPE I), Chrome (TYPE II)
  • Pitch Control: ±10% (Playback Only)

Audio Performance

  • Wow and Flutter 0.3% (W.RMS)
  • Frequency Response: 50 ~ 12.5kHz ± 4dB (Chrome)
  • 50 ~ 12.5kHz ±4dB (Normal)
  • S/N Ratio
  • 59dB (Maximum input level, A-weighted)
  • In/Out
  • Nominal Input and Output Level: (RCA) 4.5dBu (0.46V) Impedence more than 50k ohms

CD Player

  • Supported Disc: CD/CD-R/CD-RW (12cm/8cm)
  • Disc Format: CD-DA, MP3 data CD (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2)


Audio Performance

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz ±2dB
  • THD+N Less than 0.02% (1kHz)
  • Maximum Output Level: +6dBV (2.0V)

USB Recorder/Player

  • Playback Format: MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 16k to 48kHz, 8k to 320kbps bit rates
  • Record Format MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz, 128kbps bit rates
  • Folder Levels 8 levels supported

Audio Performance

  • Playback: 20Hz to 15kHz (±3dB), more than 85dB S/N
  • Record From CD: 20Hz to 15kHz (±3dB)
  • From Line In: 100Hz to 15kHz (±3dB)
  • More than 85dB S/N


  • Nominal Input Level: (RCA) -4.5dBu (-0.46V)
  • Input impedance: (more than 50k)
  • Maximum Output Level (RCA) +6dBV (2.0V)
  • Headphone Output 10mW+10mW (THD+N 0.1%, 32 ohms under CD Monitor)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) 19 x 5.5 x 11.4 inches (483 x 138.5 x 290 mm)
  • Weight 13.2 lb (6.0 kg)
  • Included Accessories Wireless remote control (RC-1329), AAA batteries (x2), Rack mounting screw kit, Owners manual & warranty card

Manufacturer: Tascam
Model: CD-A580
SKU: I459781-1-WHXA

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