CD Recorder: The Teac CD-RW901MKII is a professional CD recorder with
both balanced and unbalanced, analog and digital inputs/outputs for recording of your external audio sources.
Whether used for PA/Sound Reinforcement playback, studio, mastering, or
broadcast, the CD-RW901MKII offers reliable CD recording and playback.
Reliable CD Transport: The new Teac transport (CD-W5600S) was designed
for audio use; not a re-packaged computer drive. The tray-loading design
provides a stable platter to minimize errors while writing the disc. Improved
firmware allows the transport to write track markers without a gap, for seamless
continuous live recordings.
High-Quality AD/DA Conversion: An AKM
AK4528VM is used for AD/DA conversion for clean, clear sound quality with a
frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz (+/-0.8dB).
Disc Compatibility: The following disc type can be played back by the
- Commercial pre-recorded CDs recorded in CD-DA format (44.1kHz, 16-bit)
- CD-R and CD-RW disc that have been recorded in CD-DA format (44.1kHz,
- MP3 files (44.1kHz, 64-320kbps) recorded in ISO9660 level 1/level 2 format on CD-R and CD-RW
disc, and properly finalized
Note: The CD-RW901MKII can recognize up to 255 folders and 999 files on a
recorded MP3 CD-R/RW disc.
Shockproof Memory: A RAM buffer stores audio data in memory to ensure
smooth playback, even if shock or vibration lasts for up to four seconds.
Balanced/Unbalanced Analog & Digital Connectivity:
Balanced & Unbalanced analog, plus S/PDIF
coaxial and optical connections are provided for connection flexibility. The
CD-R901MKII features an unbalanced stereo analog RCA input and output, an
unbalanced coaxial digital
input and output, and an unbalanced optical (toslink) digital input and output.
Balanced analog XLR inputs and outputs are provided for use with pro equipment
or long signal runs. Balanced AES/EBU is also included for use with digital
mixers, processors, and processing.
Independent Input Trim Controls:
Both the left and right analog inputs have their own analog input gain controls.
In addition, the digital input can be controlled for optimal recording levels
from a digital source.
Headphone Jack: The CD-RW901MKII also includes a front-panel 1/4"
headphone jack for record monitoring and playback listening.
Playback Functions: Even if you don't need to record every day, the
CD-RW901MKII makes an excellent CD player. Functions including auto-cue,
auto-ready, pitch control, program, random/repeat, and more are provided.
- Auto Cue: Using the auto cue function, you can select a cue point
where sound begins (not where a track begins) within a track.
- Auto Ready: This function allows the playing back a single track,
and the automatic cuing of the next track ready for playback.
- Pitch Control: When playing back an audio CD, the pitch (or
speed) of the playback can be varied (+/-16%).
- Program Play: This function enables playback of selected tracks
in any desired order (up to 99 tracks).
- Random Play: In this mode, the unit will play back all the tracks
on the disc in completely random order; regardless of track number.
- Repeat Play (A/B): In this mode, all the tracks on a disc are
played continuously. If a specific portion between two points on the disc is
specified, that portion can be played back repeatedly.
- Timer Playback: By using an external timer, you can set the
CD-R901MKII to play the loaded disc automatically when the unit is turned on
by the time.
Track Division Functions: The CD-RW901MKII offers a variety of track
division functions to make recording simpler.
- Automatic Track Division: A track marker can be created based on
the input level, adding a new track when the input falls below a specified
level (from -24 to -72dB).
- Time Track Division: Time-based track creation can be set every
1-10 minutes. This method is preferred in some applications like conference
recording, when there is no gap between segments like there is when
- Manual Track Division: A new track can be written manually by
pressing the Record key while the unit is in record mode.
- Rec-Mute: The Rec-Mute function can insert silence between
Overlap Recording: Continuous recording is supported when using two or
more CD-RW901MKIIs connected through their parallel ports. An optional cable is
available for two or three-machine recording setups. A selectable overlap of 30,
60, or 90 seconds can be switched on for the next recorder to find a better edit
Fade In/Fade Out: At the beginning and the end of a recording, fade-in
and fade-out effects can be performed. The length of the fade-in/out can be set
between 1-30 seconds.
Synchronized Recording: Synchronized recording basically mean that
recording will being automatically when a signal is received, and will stop when
a signal ends.
Titling: Titles can be give to recorded discs and tracks using the
unit's Text Edit option.
ISRC/RID Code: The ISRC (International Standard recording Code)
written during mastering can be displayed. The CD-RW901MKII can check the data
on a master disk after mastering. It can also display the RID (Recorder
Wired Remote Control: The Teach CD-RW901MKII includes a wired
remote for control of the CD recorder. The remote is powered by two "AAA"
External Control Via RS-232C: The RS-232C serial and 15-pin parallel
terminals make it possible control the recorders from various master
controllers. It can be used with a fader-start signal in a broadcasting station,
or with a centralized control terminal in a public facility.
Mountable: Rack Mountable: The CD-RW901MKII comes out of the
box with rack ears installed. The unit will fit into a 2U rack-mount space,
however it is recommended to leave 1U of space above and 4" behind the unit for
proper ventilation. If needed, the player's 4 rubber feet can be removed when
rack-mounting. Four rack-mounting screws with rubber washers are included.