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Tascam CD-A580 Cassette / CD / USB Player & Recorder

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  • $499.99
  • Regular price MSRP: $599.99

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Archive All Your Old Media With The Tascam CD-A580 Cassette / CD / USB Player & 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. 


  • 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


  • 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


  • Track System Stereo
  • Head Structure Record/playback head x1, Erase head x1
  • Tape Type Cassette Tape (C-10 – 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)


  • 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)


  • Nominal Input and Output Level (RCA) 4.5dBu (0.46V) Impedence more than 50k ohms 


  • Supported Disc CD/CD-R/CD-RW (12cm/8cm)
  • Disc Format CD-DA, MP3 data CD (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2)
  • Frequency Response 20Hz ~ 20kHz ±2dB
  • THD+N Less than 0.02% (1kHz)
  • Maximum Output Level +6dBV (2.0V)


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


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


  • Nominal Input Level (RCA) -4.5dBu (-0.46V) (Input impedance: more than 50kΩ)
  • 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
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I459781-N-0
UPC: 043774032952