High-end audio component maker Parasound has unveiled a new CD player for fans of high-end audio called the ZCD Compact Disc Player. The player has high-end components and promises impressive sound at a reasonable price for audiophile grade hardware.
The CD player can play normal discs and MP3 discs on burned CD-R’s. It has a DAC preamplifier with USB input to play MP3 files from a flash drive. The player also has a 3.5 mm stereo line input jack for portable devices and other line level sources.
The player has a 24-bit, 192 kHz Cirrus Logic CS4353 DAC on with a CS8416 digital receiver. The player is designed for low latency digital filtering and has analog filtering to. The device has a rear panel IR input for custom installations and can be turned on manually or automatically when the power is applied. The MSRP for the player is $400.
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