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Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback

You Pay: $299.99

The CD-RW900SL from Tascam is a professional-quality slot-loading CD recorder that can be mounted in a standard audio rack. High-quality 24-bit A/D and D/A converters provide terrific audio quality. The unit can record and play CD-R/RW discs as well as play discs that are written with MP3 files.

Standard features of the player include front-panel playback controls, a large information display, a wireless remote control, and stereo RCA I/O connectors. More advanced features include sample rate conversion, selectable disc reading speed, auto cue and auto ready, pitch control of 0.1 to 1.0%, and more. Optical and coaxial digital I/O connectors are also provided for maintaining a digital signal from start to finish.

Rack mountable slot-loading CD recorder
Reads and records CD-R/RW and can play back MP3 CDs
24-bit A/D and D/A converters for high-quality audio
Front-panel playback and adjustment controls
Front-panel headphone jack with independent volume control
Stereo analog RCA, digital coaxial, and digital optical I/O connectors
Large information display
Selectable disc reading speed
Sample rate conversion
Auto cue and auto ready features
IR remote control
Pitch adjustments on playback from 0.1 to 1.0%
Auto or manual track dividing
Sync record start
Repeat all, single track, or A-B repeat
CD-RW discs can be erased or unfinalized
Dedicated input level controls for left and right channels
CD-TEXT read/write capability
PS/2 keyboard input for CD-TEXT input and control
Type Rack Mount, Slot-Loading
Compatible Discs CD-R, CD-R-DA, CD-RW, CD-RW-DA (High-Speed CD-RW is Supported)
Supported Bit/Sample Rates 16-bit/44.1kHz
A/D Converter 24-bit
D/A Converter 24-bit
Sample Rate Conversion Yes
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.8dB (Playback)
20Hz - 20kHz ±1dB (Recording)
Dynamic Range 95dB (Playback)
90dB (Recording)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 95dB (Playback)
90dB (Recording)
THD + N 0.006% (Playback)
0.008% (Recording)
Connectors 1 x Power Input
1 x PS/2 Keyboard Input
1 x 1/4" Headphone Output (Front-Panel)
1 x Stereo Analog RCA Input
1 x Stereo Analog RCA Output
1 x S/PDIF Digital Coaxial Input
1 x S/PDIF Digital Coaxial Output
1 x TOSLink Digital Optical Input
1 x TOSLink Digital Optical Output
Nominal Input Level -19dBV
Nominal Output Level -10dBV
Built-in Hard Drive No
SCSI No
Word Clock I/O No
Digital Gain Control No
Digital Fade In/Out No
SCMS Management No
Remote Control IR Remote
PS/2 Keyboard Input
RAM Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
Track Incrementing Features Yes
Indexing Yes
Finalize Features Yes
Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.7 x 19 x 12.1" (94 x 483 x 308mm)
Weight 10 lbs (4.5kg)
Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback
  • Power Cord
  • Rack Mounting Kit
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    TascamCD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback
     
    4.8

    (based on 72 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (61)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (58)
    • Good audio (57)
    • Versatile (32)
    • Durable (21)
    • Compact (16)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur recording (42)
      • Home studio (32)
      • Professional recording (32)
      • Outdoor events / games (28)
      • Performances (26)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (41), Professional musician (13), Novice (12)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      High Quality at an affordable price

      I use the CD-RW900SL to record audio (CDs) at conferences. We do video and audio. The controls are intuitive. The CDs is produces are excellent. The display is easy to read. ...Read complete review

      I use the CD-RW900SL to record audio (CDs) at conferences. We do video and audio. The controls are intuitive. The CDs is produces are excellent. The display is easy to read. I like the slot load/unload, no drawer to stick out. The only feature I would have liked but did not get with this unit would be a timed option to split tracks automatically. My cell phone has a timer on it so no problem there because there is a manual split track button on the control panel. Also, it does have an adjustable volume based track splitter.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      After two, maybe this time I'll be lucky

      I've had two of these units (Tascam CD-RW900SL)the past 6 days and neither performed the way they should have straight out of the box. Both units I bought took forever to read the...Read complete review

      I've had two of these units (Tascam CD-RW900SL)the past 6 days and neither performed the way they should have straight out of the box. Both units I bought took forever to read the TOC. The first would be very intermittent to play cuts above track 80 from my test discs. The second unit worked well for 10 minutes, but now I get a disc error with any disc I try to load, including brand new "gold" CDs. I'm going to make the 60 mile round trip to GC one more time to try another. If this doesn't work correctly, I'm done.

      Dennis, long time Teac/Tascam owner.

      Reviewed by 72 customers

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      5.0

      Works Great in Church Setting

      By Church User

      from Tampa, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

        We use this Tascam recorder to record our weekly worship services. Just replaced older model that was very durable. Very high quality audio at such an affordable price. Easy to use for volunteers with varying experience levels. Great product overall.

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        5.0

        Great for Church sound system

        By SDJCC

        from San Diego, CA

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio

          Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

          We bought this to replace our old recorder and it works great. The old one took about 2 minutes to finalize the recorded cd(usually about 60~70min long) but this one does it in little less than a minute! Operation is pretty simple too and we had no problem switching to the Tascam.

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          4.0

          For pro quality audio system, find B&H

          By Akin in RI

          from Providence, RI

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

            The Rep that asisted me through the process is very knowledgeable and was very supportive and professional. He knew the product's, got me a good price and I felt like calling him back to offer a tip.

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            5.0

            Great product

            By Frank sound man

            from Sayreville, NJ

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

              Used in a church sanctuary to record and also play music. Good sound and recording quality.

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              5.0

              quality and ease of recording

              By radio

              from Goshen, Ohio

              Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

              I run the sound at my church. This is our second recorder and by far my favorite. the quality of the recording unedited is excellent.

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              5.0

              cd=rw900sl

              By WS9T

              from Williamsburg, MI

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording

                Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                great, works super

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                5.0

                Very pleased with B & H's service.

                By Happy Pappy

                from Manchester, Tennessee

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Home Studio
                  • Mobile DJ
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                  Use this product recording Karaoke singing and Church and it works wonderful. I am very pleased and would recommend it to anyone for recording with fun.

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                  5.0

                  Tascam CD RW900SL - Great product

                  By Mike F

                  from Alberta Canada

                  Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                  Excellent cd writer / player.
                  Would be nicer to have a CD tray.

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                  5.0

                  Great CD recorder

                  By AVinCO

                  from Denver, CO

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                  I've been using various Tascam CD recorders over the last 10 years. This model met my expectations of high quality and great performance that I've seen out of the previous models.

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                  5.0

                  Record church services

                  By Ed

                  from Albuquerque,NM

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                      What you see is what you get!

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                      5.0

                      Excellent Product

                      By wlv43

                      from Vernon, Connecticut

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Sound
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Amateur Recording
                        • Home Studio
                        • Professional Recording

                        Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                        Typical Tascam Quality meaning well built and does everyting well. Plus it's an easy prodcut to use creating excellent recordings which is it's primary goal.

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                        4.0

                        International buyer beware 120V

                        By Ryan

                        from Perth, Australia

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Has Rack Mounts
                        • Robust

                        Cons

                        • Limited To 120 Volts In

                        Best Uses

                        • Events
                        • Mobile DJ
                        • Performances

                        Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                        Ordered this assuming the power input compatibility would be universal 120-240VWhen it arrived with only US IEC Power Cable I checked the label on back of unit and was disappointed to find it is 120V only!A stepdown transformer' from nearby electronics store solved it. This doesn't make it ideal for touring/mixed use in other areas (so I'm adapting to have this unit permanently installed)I love the fact that B&H sell and ship to international buyers, as this was far cheaper than buying Australian stock - but should really make clear in the specs on their site if a product is 120V power onlyFirst week of use and it's running fine

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                        5.0

                        THE BEST CD RECORDER

                        By LUIS (SALSA ) FIGUEROA

                        from BROOKYLN

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Sound
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Performances
                          • Professional Recording

                          Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                          THE BEST

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                          4.0

                          It meets our requirements

                          By Yea ol pastor

                          from Fulks Run, VA

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Sound
                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Amateur Recording
                            • Events

                            Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                            We were still using cassette tapes to record our morning service for shut-ins. The CD-RW900SL provides the means to change to CD so more folks can listen to the service when they cannot attend in person. We just started to use it and so far so good. It would be nice to have in addition to the instruction manual an instruction DVD with the unit.

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                            5.0

                            Great Tascam CD Deck!

                            By James

                            from Mason, OH

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Sound
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Versatile

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Home Studio
                              • Professional Recording

                              Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                              The CDRW900SL is a fantastic addition to the rack in any project, home, or pro studio. I love the in & output setup on this. It makes it very easy to quickly burn a mix from anything from my digital field recorders, my mini disc deck, to one of my multitracks. The only thing I could have wished for that's not here, would have been the ability to add track ID markers after recording, but before finalizing the disc. Guess I'll still have to use the big gear for that. But for the audio quality & simplicity, this unit is fantastic!

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                              5.0

                              muy buen serbicio

                              By mega

                              from rockland new york

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Professional Functions

                              Cons

                              • Exelent

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording

                              Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                              ordered this product and It arrived in 2 days and perfectly,

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                              5.0

                              TASCAM CD-RW900SL Recorder

                              By Randy Rogers

                              from Maryville, TN

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Sound
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Amateur Recording
                                • Events
                                • Home Studio
                                • Professional Recording

                                Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                                This product was purchased for recording live church services. We had a similar TASCAM unit that featured both a cassette and CD Recorder. This equipment was very reasonably priced and has performed well so far for our purposes. It is not complicated to use and has provided quality recordings.

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                                5.0

                                I would buy this product again and again

                                By Willie

                                from Jacksonville, FL

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Clear Sound
                                • Easy To Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Amateur Recording
                                  • Church use
                                  • Events

                                  Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                                  Plug and play. Very simple to connect and use.

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                                  5.0

                                  CD-RW900SL

                                  By McCall

                                  from Amarillo, TX

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Sound
                                  • Compact
                                  • Easy To Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Events
                                    • Performances
                                    • Professional Recording

                                    Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                                    The unit works perfectly. We have purchases multiple of these units and they work perfectly for what we use them for.

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                                    5.0

                                    working great

                                    By jem

                                    from georgia

                                    About Me Experienced

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Sound
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Versatile

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Professional Recording

                                      Comments about Tascam CD-RW900SL - Rack Mount Slot-Loading CD Recorder with MP3 Playback:

                                      works as promised

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