Rotel RCD 1572 - Audiophile CD Player

by Rotel
Rs. 107,900.00

Since 1982, when the CD was introduced, Rotel has been refining technology and evolving circuitry to bring you extraordinary sound from the familiar silver disc. As most music lovers have a substantial collection of compact discs, a high quality CD player is still an important part of most music systems. The RCD-1572, the outstanding CD player in Rotel‘s 15 series, focuses careful refinements to reveal even the most subtle nuances buried in a CD’s pit spiral.

The RCD-1572 elevates performance by utilizing a purpose designed and built CD mechanism along with other circuit refinements. One of the RCD-1572’s most important features is the Wolfson WM8740 digital filter/stereo digital-to-analog converter. Originally developed for high resolution sources, it is the product of extensive research and real world testing and processes digital signals up to 24-bits in length at sampling rates from 8 kHz to 192 kHz.

While word lengths and sampling speed may seem excessive for CDs delivering data at far lower rates, this high speed facility adds reserve capability to ensure proper reproduction under all circumstances. As the most crucial link between a CD’s digital data and the analog world in which we listen, this converter boasts significant attributes in addition to its superb high resolution capabilities.

The post-converter analog circuitry benefits from Rotel‘s decades- long experiences in crafting the finest sounding pathway from the DAC’s internal output to RCA and XLR rear panel connectors that bridge the gap between the RCD-1572 and down-stream components. All circuit components – resistors, capacitors, inductors – are chosen only after their positive contribution to sound quality were quantified and verified qualitatively by extensive listening sessions.

All of these circuits draw on a power supply based on an oversized custom Rotel-designed and precision-manufactured toroidal power transformer that, in turn, feeds precise rectifiers, tight- tolerance voltage regulators, and advanced Slit-Foil low-ESR storage capacitors, all globally sourced to ensure musically accurate operation under even the most demanding conditions.

This is all part of Rotel’s long-proven Balanced Design Concept. It’s yet another way of assuring you that the RCD-1572 evidences a level of attention that will make it part of your reference-level music system for years to come.

Features

  • Wolfson premium 24-bit/192kHz Digital to Analog Converter
  • iOS control App (requires connection to 15 Series RA/RC models)
  • Supports MP3 playback
  • Includes remote control
  • Balanced XLR outputs

    Specifications

    TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION (THD)
    0.002% @ 1kHz
     
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE
    20Hz - 20kHz ±0.5dB
     
    S/N RATIO (IHF "A" Weighted)
    >118dB
     
    DYNAMIC RANGE
    >99dB
     
    DIGITAL TO ANALOG CONVERTERS
    Wolfson 24-bit/192kHz
     
    CHANNEL BALANCE
    ±0.5dB
     
    CHANNEL SEPARATION
    >115dB @ 10kHz
    DIMENSIONS (W × H × D)
    431 × 104 × 320mm
    17" × 4" × 12.6"
     
    FRONT PANEL HEIGHT
    2U / 88.1mm (3.5")
     
    POWER REQUIREMENTS
    230V, 50Hz
     
    POWER CONSUMPTION
    15W
     
    STANDBY POWER CONSUMPTION
    <0.5W
     
    NET WEIGHT
    6.7kg (15lbs.)
     
    BTU RATING
    33 BTU/h
    OUTPUT LEVEL
    Unbalanced (RCA): 2.2V
    Balanced (XLR): 4.4V
    Digital (Coax): 0.5V

    OUTPUT IMPEDANCE
    Unbalanced (RCA): 100Ω
    Balanced (XLR): 200Ω
    Digital (Coax): 75Ω

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