Award-winning performance from TEAC
Great sound always starts at the source, and TEAC's PD-H600 Reference Series CD player clearly delivers great sound in spades. Whether adding it to your existing system, or pairing it up with TEAC's outstanding AG-H600NT stereo receiver, the PD-H600 reveals layers of musical detail on your CDs with a certainty and finesse that has garnered it The Absolute Sound's 2010 Golden Ear and Editors' Choice awards.


"...this Teac player came across as immediately engaging, musically speaking, surprisingly transparent, and exceptionally easy and refined in overall character, tone, and, for lack of a better word, control. It rendered a fine sense of the hall's depth and breadth, and a strong impression of the orchestra's 'presence,' with very good air and a precise focus that never sounded etched or 'digital,' in the bad sense of the word. And yes, the bottom-end response was indeed impressive-taut, yet tuneful, controlled yet not artificially tight sounding, viscerally powerful, and quite airy".
—Wayne Garcia, The Absolute Sound, March 2010


Massive sound from a versatile, space-saving design
The PD-H600's small size and big sound may catch you off guard at first. You'd normally only expect performance like this from a full-size component. But don't be fooled — TEAC loaded this compact player with sophisticated Burr-Brown processing, a beefy toroidal transformer, and other high-end goodies that allow it to belt out your tunes like the big boys. The player's sleek, brushed aluminum front panel gives you easy access to basic functions without a lot of extra stuff getting in the way. And with the supplied full-function remote control, you'll have command of popular features like repeat play and direct track or file access without getting off the couch. This player handles a variety of discs, ranging from regular CDs to home-burned CD-Rs filled with MP3 and WMA files.

Product Highlights:

  • plays CDs, CD-Rs & CD-RWs, and MP3 & WMA CDs
  • Burr-Brown 24-bit/192kHz Delta-sigma digital-to-analog converter (PCM 1796) for exceptional sound quality
  • ELNA audio-grade capacitors and resistors used for faster transients and better bass response
  • toroidal core power transformer for deep and accurate bass response
  • thick aluminum front, top, and side panels for vibration resistance
  • dimmable dot-matrix fluorescent display
  • gold-plated RCA coaxial digital output
  • 1 pair gold-plated RCA analog output jacks
  • total harmonic distortion: <0.003%
  • signal-to-noise ratio: >110 dB
  • remote control
  • detachable power cord
  • 11-7/16"W x 4-1/16"H x 14-1/16"D
  • weight: 11.9 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • Single-Disc CD player
  • 76" AC power cord
  • Wireless remote (RC1182)
  • 2 "AAA" Batteries
  • 38" RCA stereo patch cord
  • 18" System Control cable (3.5mm stereo mini-jack on both ends)
  • Owner's manual (English/ French/ Spanish)
  • Warranty information
  • Teac contact information

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Features
Input and Output Notes

Features

Construction: The CD tray is constructed using one of the strongest synthetic materials available; this helps reduce vibration when the disc is rapidly rotating. Additionally the CD mechanism is positioned at the center of the unit, optimizing the balance-to-weight ratio. The chassis also has thick aluminum panels for the front, top, and sides.

Power Supply: A Toroidal-core power transformer is incorporated into the PD-H600 to provide a stable current supply.

Disc Compatibility: The PD-H600 Single Disc CD Player can play CD, CD-R, and CD-RW discs, including MP3 files up to 320 kbps and WMA files up to 192 kbps.

DAC: Teac uses a Burr-Brown 24-bit/192kHz Delta-Sigma digital to analog converter (PCM1796).

Dimmer: The display has two brightness settings, or it can be turned off.

Wireless Remote Control: In addition the unit's from panel controls, the player includes a dedicated full-feature IR wireless remote control for easy operation.

Input and Output Notes

Digital Output: A coaxial digital (RCA) is provided for sending signal to the digital input terminals of a receiver, outboard D/A converter, or CD recorder.

Analog Output: The CD player also has stereo RCA outputs for analog connection, utilizing the high quality Burr-Brown DAC.

System Control: This 3.5mm mini-jack is used to connect this unit to a Teac AG-H600 receiver, allowing automated system controls:

  • Power: when turning the receiver on/off with its remote, the PD-H600 also turns on/off
  • Input: when the receiver's input is changed from CD to something else, the CD player automatically stops playback

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