Tascam CD-A580 CD Player/Cassette Recorder with USB Dubbing

The multi-purpose CD-A580 allows cassette tapes to be dubbed to USB media for archival.   This unit is complete with a USB and Cassette playback/recorder,  into a single rack-mountable unit which will also play Cds.  

Availability: On Back Order

Tascam CD-A580 CD Player/Cassette Recorder with USB Dubbing is your multi-purpose recording/playback device.  This item is a Cassette recorder/player, USB Flash Drive Recorder / Player and a CD Player (no CD burner).  It records from cassette to USB, USB to cassette or either one from Line inputs.  The CD player will play audio CDs, CD-RWs, and data CDs containing MP3 files, with a variety of playback modes provided.  Operate this device from a distance with the handy remote control (batteries included).

More Information
Availability On Back Order
Manufacturer Tascam
  • Cassette Deck, CD Player & MP3 Player
  • Plays Back CDs, Cassettes & MP3s
  • Record from CD to MP3 & Tape
  • Record from Tape to MP3
  • Record from Line-Input to Tape & MP3
  • Supports CDs, CD-RWs & Data CDs
  • Shuffle, Program, All & Single Playback
  • Pitch Control on Cassette Deck Playback
  • 3 RU of Space, Rackmount Kit Included
  • Remote & Batteries Included
Technical Specifications


Cassette Tape

  • Track System: Stereo
  • Head Structure: Record/playback head x1, Erase head x1
  • Tape Type: Cassette Tape (C-10 – C-90)

Supported Cassette Tape 

  • Pitch Control: ±10% (Playback Only)
  • Playback: Normal (TYPE I), Chrome (TYPE II), Metal (TYPE IV)
  • Recording: Normal (TYPE I), Chrome (TYPE II)


  • Wow and Flutter: 0.3% (W.RMS)

Frequency Response:  

  • S/N Ratio: 59dB (Maximum input level, A-weighted)
  • 50 ~ 12.5kHz ±4dB (Chrome)
  • 50 ~ 12.5kHz ±4dB (Normal

IN/OUT: Nominal Input and Output Level (RCA):  4.5dBu (0.46V) Impedence more than 50k ohms



  • Supported Disc: CD/CD-R/CD-RW (12cm/8cm)
  • Disc Format: CD-DA, MP3 data CD (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz ±2dB
  • THD+N: Less than 0.02% (1kHz)
  • Maximum Output Level: +6dBV (2.0V)


  • Playback Format: MP3
  • Sampling Frequency: 16k – 48kHz, 8k – 320kbps bit rates
  • Record Format: MP3 
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz, 128kbps bit rates
  • Folder Levels: 8 levels supported


  • Playback: 20Hz – 15kHz (±3dB), more than 85dB S/N


  • Headphone Output: 10mW+10mW (THD+N 0.1%, 32 ohms under CD MONITOR)
  • From CD: 20Hz – 15kHz (±3dB)
  • From Line In: 100Hz – 15kHz (±3dB)
  • More than 85dB S/N
  • Nominal Input Level (RCA): -4.5dBu (-0.46V) (Input impedance: more than 50kΩ)
  • Maximum Output Level (RCA): +6dBV (2.0V)

Included Accessories: Wireless remote control (RC-1329), AAA batteries (x2), Rack mounting screw kit, Owners manual & warranty card


19.0 x 5.5 x 11.4" (W x H x D)

13.2 lb

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