This combined cassette deck and CD player, which can also record to USB flash drives, includes a microphone jack with an echo function that can be used for karaoke.
A cassette deck and CD player in a single unit is here. This combined model also supports recording and playback with USB flash drives for a total of three types of media. The built-in mic input jack also allows you to enjoy karaoke using backing music playing from a CD, cassette, or USB flash drive. You can also mix in the mic input sound and record it to a cassette tape or USB flash drive. *1
A variety of recording combinations are supported, including recording from a cassette tape, CD, external input or mic input to a USB flash drive (as an MP3 file) as well as recording from a CD, USB flash drive (MP3 file), mic input or external input to a cassette tape*1. Extensive timer *2 functions include cassette recording and playback as well as CD and USB flash drive playback.
Various playback modes include programmed, repeat, and shuffle playback from CDs and USB flash drives. This cassette mechanism is a two-head single one-way type and supports cassette tapes in normal, chrome and metal (playback only) positions. This model offers key functions including pitch control playback (+/-10% adjustment range).
*1 The mic sound cannot be recorded when recording from a CD to a USB flash drive.
*2 A commercially-available timer must be purchased separately.
In addition to recording from CDs, cassette tapes and external input devices to USB flash drives (as MP3 files), CDs, MP3 files on USB flash drives and external input devices can also be recorded to cassette tapes. Recorded files will be saved to automatically generated folders according to the source (CD, LINE or TAPE) on USB flash drives, enabling easy digital to analog conversion without a computer.
A mic input jack is built into the front of the unit. You can record a mic connected to this unit by itself, of course. You can also mix in the mic signal when playing back and recording CDs, cassettes and USB flash drives.
* The mic sound cannot be recorded when recording from a CD to a USB flash drive.
Echo can be added to the sound from the mic connected to this unit. The front panel switch can be used to set the effect to two levels or turn it off. With the AD-850 and a mic, you can easily enjoy karaoke.
The cassette deck uses a two-head one-way design for recording and playback. It supports cassette tape that use normal, chrome and metal (playback only) formulations/positions. This model provides all key functionality, including pitch control with a +/-10% adjustment range and timer recording and playback.
In addition to audio CDs, the CD player can play CD-R/RW discs containing MP3 files. During MP3 playback, information including ID3 tags and file names* is shown. Various playback modes include program, shuffle and repeat (one track, all tracks or program).
* File name display supports half-width English letters and numbers (single-byte characters). Names that use full-width characters (double-byte characters), including Japanese, cannot be shown correctly.
The repeat playback function can be used together with various other playback modes, including continuous, shuffle and program. The synchronized start function, which automatically starts playback of the sound source (CD or TAPE), makes recording to USB flash drives much more straightforward.
|Track system||4-track 2-channel stereo|
|Head construction||recording/playback head × 1, Erase head × 1|
|Motor||DC servo motor× 1|
|Pitch control||about +/-10% (playback only)|
|Wow and flutter||0.25% (W.RMS)|
|Frequency response (overall)|
|Chrome||50 to 12,000Hz +/-3dB|
|Normal||50 to 12,000Hz +/-3dB|
|S/N ratio (overall)||59dB (3%THD level WTD)|
|Winding time||about 120 seconds (C-60 tape)|
|Line input (RCA)||462mV (50kΩ or higher input impedance)|
|Line output (RCA)||462mV (50kΩ or higher impedance load)|
|Pickup||3-beam semiconductor laser|
|Digital filter||8x oversampling digital filter|
|Frequency response||20Hz to 20kHz +/-2dB|
|Total harmonic distortion||0.02% or less (1kHz)|
|S/N ratio||87dB or more (IHF-A)|
|Analog output (RCA)||2.0V|
|Interface||USB 1.1 FULL SPEED (12Mbps)|
|Frequency response||20Hz to 20,000Hz(+/-2dB)|
|S/N ratio||85dB or less|
|Playback bit rate||8k to 320k bps|
|CD → USB||20Hz to 15,000Hz(+/-3dB)|
|LINE IN → USB||100Hz to 15,000Hz(+/-3dB)|
|S/N ratio||85dB or more|
|Connector||6.3mm(1/4") mono phone jack|
|Nominal input level||0.78mV (−60dBm)|
|Input impedance||47kΩ or more|
|Power supply function||None|
|Power||100V AC, 50/60Hz|
|Europe||AC 230V, 50Hz|
|USA/Canada||AC 120V, 60Hz|
|JAPAN||AC 100V, 50/60Hz|
|Dimensions||435(W) × 145(H) × 288(D)mm(including protrusions)|
|Weight (Net)||4.8kg (10 5/8 lb)|
|Operating temperature||5 to 35˚C|
|Operating humidity||5 to 85% (no condensation)|
|Storage temperature||-20 to 55˚C|
|Accessories||Remote control (RC-1329), AAA batteries × 2, Rack RCA audio cables × 2, Owner’s manual(Warranty card), Quick start guide for recording|