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Tascam CD-A580 v2 CD Player / Cassette Deck / USB Recorder

by Tascam
SKU 75271
Original price £679.99 - Original price £679.99
Original price
£679.99 - £679.99
Current price £679.99

  • Free & Next-Day Delivery Available

    Free & Next-Day Delivery Available

  • Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

    Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

  • 1 Year Warranty

    1 Year Warranty for Peaceful Ownership

Tascam CD-A580 v2 CD Player / Cassette Deck / USB Recorder

The Tascam CD-A580 v2 is a versatile audio device that seamlessly integrates two popular consumer audio formats – audio cassette and audio CD – with a USB memory recorder/player, offering a comprehensive range of functionalities in a single, compact unit. Whether you prefer the nostalgic charm of cassettes or the digital convenience of CDs and USB, the CD-A580 v2 caters to your playback and recording needs with ease.

Multi-Format Playback and Recording

With the CD-A580 v2, you have the flexibility to play audio from either cassettes, CDs, or USB memory, and even record audio to cassette or USB memory. The dubbing features allow you to create copies from CD to cassette or USB, or vice versa, expanding your options for sharing and archiving your favourite audio content.

Versatile Connectivity

Featuring RCA unbalanced inputs and outputs, as well as a headphones output with level control, the CD-A580 v2 offers versatile connectivity options to suit various audio setups. Whether you're installing it in halls, hotels, restaurants, or using it for DJ sessions, band rehearsals, or dance/sports facilities, this device delivers reliable performance and seamless integration.

Convenient Remote Control

For added convenience, the CD-A580 v2 comes with a wireless remote control, allowing you to operate the device from a distance with ease. Whether you're adjusting playback settings, initiating recording, or navigating through tracks, the remote control ensures effortless operation and enhanced user experience.

Cassette Deck:

  • Cassette Mechanism: Features IC logic transport control for stable and reliable operation.
  • Dubbing Function: Allows recording from CD to cassette for versatile playback options.
  • Pitch Control: Offers ±10% pitch control for adjusting playback speed.
  • Supported Cassettes: Plays C-10 to C-90 cassettes with compatibility for Type I (normal), Type II (high position), and Type IV (metal) tapes.
  • Recording: Supports recording on Type I (normal) and Type II (high position) cassettes.
  • Power-On Function: Enables power-on recording/playback for added convenience.

CD Player:

  • Playback Compatibility: Plays CD-R and CD-RW discs in CD-DA and data formats (MP3) for flexible media support.
  • Playback Modes: Features shuffle playback, program playback, and various repeat modes (Single/All/Program) for customised listening experiences.
  • Playback Modes for Dubbing: Offers program, shuffle, and repeat playback modes when dubbing from CD.
  • Anti-Shock Memory: Includes 2 seconds of anti-shock memory to prevent interruptions during playback.
  • Power-On Playback: Supports power-on playback for immediate use upon startup.

USB Memory Recorder/Player:

  • Recording and Playback: Allows recording to MP3 files from CD, cassette, or line input, along with MP3 playback with folder support.
  • Playback Modes: Features shuffle playback, program playback, and folder repeat playback for flexible listening options.
  • File Division: Enables manual file division when recording from tapes or line input, and automatic file division when recording from CD.
  • Power-On Playback: Supports power-on playback function for seamless operation.


  • Inputs and Outputs: Provides RCA unbalanced analogue inputs and outputs for easy connectivity.
  • Headphones Output: Includes a headphones output with level control for private listening.
  • Display: Features an LC display with level meters for visual feedback.
  • Remote Control: Comes with a wireless remote control unit included as standard for convenient operation.
  • Rack-Mountable Chassis: Offers a 3U rack-mountable chassis for easy integration into rack setups.

Ratings (Cassette Deck)

Track System: 2-channel, stereo
Heads: Record/playback head ×1, erase head ×1
Supported Cassette Types: C-10 – C-90
Supported Tape Types:

  • Playback: Normal (TYPE I), Chrome (TYPE II), Metal (TYPE IV)
  • Recording: Normal (TYPE I), Chrome (TYPE II)
    Tape Speed: 4.76 cm/s
    Motor: DC servo motor
    Pitch Control: ±10 % (playback only)
    Fast Winding Time: Approximately 120 seconds for C-60 tape

Audio Performance (Cassette Deck):

  • Wow and Flutter: 0.25 % (WRMS)
  • Frequency Response: 50 Hz – 12.5 kHz ±4 dB (Chrome, Normal)
  • S/N Ratio: 59 dB (max. input level, A-weighted)

Analogue Inputs and Outputs (Cassette Deck):

  • Line Input (Unbalanced):
  • Line Output (Unbalanced):

Ratings (CD Player)

Supported Disc Types: CD, CD-R, CD-RW (12 cm, 8 cm)
Supported Disc Formats:

  • Audio CD:
  • Data CD (ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2):

Audio Performance (CD Player):

  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ±2 dB
  • Distortion (THD + N): <0.02 % (1 kHz)
  • S/N Ratio: >87 dB (IHF-A)

Analogue Output (CD Player):

  • Maximum Output Level: +6 dBV (2 V)

Ratings (USB Recorder/Player)


  • File Format: MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 16 kHz – 48 kHz
  • Bit Rate: 8 kbit/s – 320 kbit/s
  • Not Compatible with DRM (Digital Rights Management)


  • File Format: MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
  • Bit Rate: 128 kbit/s
  • Folder Support: Up to 8 levels

Audio Performance (USB Recorder/Player):

  • Playback Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz (±2 dB)
  • Playback S/N Ratio: >85 dB
  • Recording Frequency Response: CD -> USB: 20 Hz – 15 kHz (±3 dB), LINE IN -> USB: 100 Hz – 15 kHz (±3 dB)
  • Recording S/N Ratio: >85 dB

Analogue Input and Output (USB Recorder/Player):

  • Nominal Input Level (RCA): –4.5 dBu (0.46 V)
  • Maximum Output Level (RCA): +6 dBV (2.0 V)

USB Port:

  • USB Standard: USB 2.0 FULL SPEED (12 Mbit/s)
  • Connector: USB A-type

Headphones Output:

  • Connector: 6.3-mm stereo jack
  • Nominal Output Level: 10 mW + 10 mW
  • Distortion (THD+N): 0.1 % (32 Ω, CD MONITOR)

Power Supply and Other Specifications:

  • Power: AC 230 V, 50–60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 13 W
  • Dimensions (W × H × D): 483 mm × 139 mm × 290 mm
  • Weight: 6.0 kg
  • Permissible Operating Temperature: 5–35 °C
  • Tascam CD-A580 v2 CD Player / Cassette Deck / USB Recorder
  • Remote control (RC-1329)
  • 2 AAA batteries
  • 1 rack mounting screw kit
  • Owner’s manual

Delivery is made by common carrier next working day. Delivery is FREE for orders in-stock and over £100 or £9.99 for orders less than £100 or special delivery items.

Statutory Cancellation Right

You have the statutory right to cancel your order for any reason within 14 days beginning with the day you receive the item (please see clause 2 of our Conditions of Sale for the full instructions on cancellation and further information on your right of cancellation). We only accept cancellations via phone - 0115 975 8613, email - or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Our Voluntary Returns Policy

As well as your statutory cancellation rights described above, you can return most products within 30 days of receipt of the products if the products are complete and are in an unused and undamaged condition. We only accept returns via phone - 0115 975 8613 or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Please note that this returns policy doesn't affect your statutory rights and therefore doesn't affect your right of cancellation as described above.

Please note that you must return each item in the same condition in which you received it. This means that new items must be returned new, unused and complete (including all accessories). Refunds for returned items that are not received in this condition, may be reduced.

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