Marantz Professional PMD-526C CD/Media/Bluetooth Player with RS-232c Control

Marantz Professional PMD-526C CD/Media/Bluetooth Player with RS-232c Control

Marantz Professional PMD-526C CD/Media/Bluetooth Player with RS-232c Control

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Marantz Professional PMD-526C CD/Media/Bluetooth Player with RS-232c Control

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  • CD-DA, MP3, and WAV Compatibility
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Paring with 8 Devices
  • 3.5mm Auxiliary Input
  • 10-Button Direct Track Access
  • USB, SD/SDHC Support
  • CD-Text Support
  • RCA & XLR Outputs
  • Tempo Lock & Pitch Control
  • Wireless Remote Included
  • RCA Cable, Rack Ears & Screws Included
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Marantz Professional PMD-526C overview

  • 1Description

The PMD-526C from Marantz Professional is a media player which can play audio from CDs, CD-Rs, USB formats, and SD/SDHC cards; it also provides a 3.5mm auxiliary input for compatible devices and Bluetooth connectivity for streaming audio wirelessly. With such a wide array of connection possibilities, the unit is suitable both for home audio and commercial applications—and with tempo lock and pitch control, the applications for this device are greatly increased, making it useful for use in dance and fitness applications, as well as retail settings, education scenarios, and more.

Other features include front panel lock, power on play, direct access to tracks with 10 buttons, the ability to recall settings after loss of power, Bluetooth pairing for up to eight devices at a time, and balanced XLR outputs for hookup to pro audio rigs. The PMD-526C also offers RS-232c control, and includes a remote for operation from a distance. Also included are two rack ears and six screws for mounting the unit in a professional audio rack.

Key Features at a Glance
  • Bluetooth 4.0 pairing to (8) devices
  • Slot-loading CD transport
  • Playback from SD/SDHC media
  • USB host port for file playback
  • Pitch and tempo control
  • 10-button direct track access
  • 3.5mm Aux input for playback from portable players
  • RS-232c control capable
  • Balanced and unbalanced outputs (XLR and RCA)
  • Included RCA cable


UPC: 694318022214
In the Box
Marantz Professional PMD-526C CD/Media/Bluetooth Player with RS-232c Control
  • Power Cable
  • Remote Control
  • RCA Cable
  • 2 x Rack Ears
  • 6 x Rackmount Screws
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Marantz Professional PMD-526C specs

    Audio Characteristics
    Channels 2x, stereo
    Frequencies Supported 10 Hz to 20 kHz, ±1 dB
    Dynamic Range > 85 dB (10 Hz to 20 kHz, A-weighted)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 90 dB (1 kHz, 0 dB, A-weighted)
    Channel Separation > 80 dB (1 kHz, 0 dB, A-weighted)
    Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.01% (1 kHz, 0 dB, A-weighted)
    Analog Outputs
    Type 2 x RCA (unbalanced)
    2 x XLR (balanced)
    Load Impedance > 10 kOhms
    Output Level Unbalanced: 2 Vrms / at 10 kOhms load
    Balanced: +4 dBu
    Type 1 x 3.5 mm TRS terminal
    Input Impedance > 10 kOhms
    Maximum Input Level 1 Vrms
    Class Output class: Class 2
    Bluetooth Version 4.0
    Supported Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, SPP, BAS, BLE, DIS, FMP, HRP, HRS, HTP, HTS, IAS, LLS
    Range 49' / 15 m
    IR Infrared Transmission Protocol: NEC format
    Transmit output level: > 200 mVp-p
    Serial D-sub 9-pin female RS-232C
    Mode: Full duplex
    Baud rate: 9600/38400 b/s (selectable in the menu)
    Data: 8-bits
    Start bit: 1 bit
    Stop bit: 1 bit
    Parity: none
    Flow control: none
    Supported Audio Formats
    Sample Rate CD-DA, Audio file 44.1 kHz
    Word Length CD-DA, Audio file 16-bit
    File Format WAV / MP3 / AAC
    Bit Rate MP3, AAC, CBR / VBR ST / Mono 32 to approximately 320 kps
    D3 Tag MP3 V1.x ~ 2.4
    CD Player File System: CD-DA (CD-TEXT), CD-ROM (ISO9660)
    Disc: CD, CD-R
    USB File system: FAT 16/32
    Media type: Flash/ HDD
    SD Format Support File system: FAT 16/32
    Operating Temperature 41 to 95° F / 5 - 35° C
    Operating Humidity 25 to approximately 85% non-condensing
    LCD Display LCD 2 lines, 16 characters x 2 lines LCM display
    Power Requirements 100 to 230 VAC
    Power Consumption 15 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 19 x 1.7 x 9.4" / 483 x 240 x 44 mm
    Weight 6.4 lb / 2.9 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.551 x 13.858 x 5.276"

    Marantz Professional PMD-526C reviews

    PMD-526C CD/Media/Bluetooth Player with RS-232c Control is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice unit! This is a really nice unit especially for the price. I haven't tested out all media channels yet but what I have worked well. I would recommend and buy again.
    Date published: 2018-03-26
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