Panasonic's CX-DP88 8-disc CD changer brings long-playing digital sound to your vehicle. Add this changer to your Panasonic cassette receiver with CD changer controls, and enjoy entertainment from three sources — cassette, radio, and CD. Plus, you save money with our package discount!

Ford, Toyota and VW owners, you may be able to control this changer using your factory receiver. A special adapter is required — please call 1-888-955-6000 to see if your factory radio is compatible with this changer.

Details:
  • 8-disc capacity
  • five possible mounting angles
  • frequency response 5-20,000 Hz
  • signal-to-noise ratio 96 dB
  • 16-1/2' connection cable included
  • dimensions: 9-1/8"W x 2-13/16"H x 6-3/4"D
  • 1-year warranty

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What's in the box?

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  • 8 Disc CD changer
  • 1 CA-MP801D Magazine w/ 1 label
  • 2 Metal mounting brackets
  • 2 Mounting plates w/ threaded studs
  • 16.5` DIN cable (w/ DIN plug/power lead w/ 3-amp fuse/RCA plugs on one end/Molex plug w/ ground wire on the other end)
  • 2 Pieces of black mounting plate adhesive
  • 4 Bolts w/ flat and lock washers
  • 4 Hex nuts
  • Manual (English/French/Spanish)
  • Warranty/survey card
  • USA factory service center list
  • Panasonic Customer Care Plan Card (Extra cost extended warranty)
  • Note on mounting angle

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Features

Color: This unit is black with a gray front panel and white lettering.

Mounting Angles: This changer may be mounted at a 0 (horizontal), 22.5, 45, 67.5, or 90 (vertical) degree angle (a 10 degree maximum deviation above or below the listed values is acceptable, so practical mounting limits are -10 to +10 degrees, 12.5 to 32.5 degrees, 35 to 55 degrees, 57.5 to 77.5 degrees, or 80 to 90 degrees. The changer should not be mounted beyond 90 degrees).

Learning Skip: The changer "learns which slots [of the magazine] are empty, so it remembers to skip ahead, accessing only the CDs that are actually loaded."

Hologram Pickup: An integrated hologram pickup that combines the laser diode, photodiode, diffraction grating, and other small opto-electronic parts into a single assembly; the results are a small pickup with excellent trackability, and high performance despite temperature changes and the passage of time.

Multi-Stage Noise Shaping (MASH): This feature helps prevent zero-cross distortion and non-linear distortion during CD playback; digital noise (distortion) is moved out of the audible range.

1-bit D/A conversion: Digital to analog conversion is accomplished with one 1-bit digital to analog converter.

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