C 542 CD Player by NAD Electronics International

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c 542 cd player · cd cd-r and cd-rw compatible · hdcd® decoder with automatic detection · burr-brown sigma-delta 24 bit digital to analogue converter · nichicon muse capacitors · coaxial digital output · optical digital output · low output impedance · separate power regulators for analog and digital sections · vfl display with selectable track time and repeat · repeat mode for single track or entire cd · program play up to 20 tracks · random play · external ir input · 12v trigger input · nad cd-6 full function remote control quickly accessed using the skip function forward and back and the scan function forward and back gives an aural précis of individual tracks giving the listener the opportunity to reach specific sections of the track the vacuum fluorescent display provides clear and understated yet comprehensive information to the listener the track number is displayed and for those who regularly transfer cds to cassette minidisc or cd-r the button displays the current time elapsed or remaining for complete cds a calendar type section in the display gives immediate visual information of how many tracks in total there are on the cd not all digital outputs are equal in the case of the nad c 542 careful attention has been paid so that best use can be made of the ever increasing number of products now available with digital inputs cd md recorders computer sound cards outboard d to a converters etc unusually at this price point the coaxial output is buffered and isolated by a transformer from the converter itself and the output impedance has been carefully tailored to produce a precise 75 ohms impedance to ensure perfect matching this attention to detail reduces the timing errors jitter that could otherwise distort the digital data stream an optical tos link output is also provided allowing connection to devices that only provide this option the model c 542 comes supplied with the new nad cd-6 full function remote control offering all of the features described above from the comfort of your listening chair on top of that the remote control handset gives you direct track access and programming facilities as well saving the user s time when they re storing preferred song titles up to 20 tracks can be programmed it is possible to delete tracks without using the program function by simply using the delete key separate power regulators for the digital and analogue sections isolate the two electrically reducing interference effects furthermore careful layout of the pcb tracks around the digital-to-analogue converter helps to contain rf radiation and interference the 24 bit high resolution burr-brown sigma-delta digital-to-analogue converter chip with built in pacific microsonics digital the c 542 replaces nad s venerable c 541i with the worldwide acclaim and numerous awards for outstanding performance and value it is fair to ask why nad would mess with success but nad has never rested on its laurels rather development is ongoing at the nad lab and new models are launched when we feel a significant improvement has been achieved such is the case with the c 542 besides the new more refined cosmetics and improved remote control many component changes have been implemented in the c 542 s circuits the cumulative effect of these changes is quite dramatic improving low frequency slam and extension while maintaining the pace and timing for which the c 541i was so lavishly praised image depth and scale are further enhanced while retaining the timbral accuracy and lucid harmonic structure of its predecessor features and circuitry creating one s own favourite compilation cd-r and cd-rw s on a cd recorder is becoming ever more popular and unlike ordinary cd players the c 542 will easily play these discs we have included a number of additional features to make your listening more enjoyable random gives the listener a random selection of all tracks on the disc in play and repeat allows repeat playing of either the entire disc or individual tracks individual tracks can be