Inspiring Analog Performance for the Digital World
The TEAC AD-850 combines a CD player and cassette deck with MP3 recording (and playback) playback to (and from) a USB Memory Stick. And for even more fun there is a front panel Mic input for Karaoke!
CD and Cassette Playback
In addition to playback of commercial CDs the AD-850 supports playback of CD-R/CD-RW discs containing MP3 files, while the integrated cassette deck supports ±10% pitch control during tape playback.
It's Karaoke Time!
When it's time to sing, the TEAC AD-850 takes the stage with a built in 1/4" Microphone input on the fornt panel along with a built in Echo for that "studio sound." And for ultimate flexability, the mic signal can be mixed with backing tracks from CD, Cassette, audio from the Auxillary input or from USB memory stick.Furthermore, front USB port allows you to record your Karaoke performance over Tape/AUX*1 to USB Memory in MP3 format, as well as recording from CD/Tape/AUX.
Various playback modes are supported on CD/USB Memory playback, and timer-ready function*2 allows timer-activated playback of CD/Tape/USB Memory, and recording to Tape. And, various recording modes are also supported such as CD to USB Memory, Tape to USB Memory and vice versa, AUX to USB Memory that is ideal way to record vinyl records as MP3 files.
All-in-One Hi-Fi unit featuring CD, Tape, USB and Karaoke play.
- ■ MP3 Rec/Playback to/from USB Flash Memory
The front USB port supports both MP3 file playback as well as recording from CD/Tape/AUX/Mic. For added convenience, recorded files will be stored in automatically generated folders on the USB Memory, according to the source (CD/Tape/AUX), enabling easy music archiving from CD and Tape as well as sources such as Turntables connected via the Auxillary input.
- ■ Mic Input with Mixing and Echo functions
The AD-850 also employs a Mic input with mixing function that allows you to enjoy Karaoke singing* while playing back the original song from CD/Tape/AUX/USB Flash Memory simultaneously.
*A separate amplifier and speakers are required for Karaoke.
The AD-850 includes a bult in Echo effect which adds a unique spatial dimension to your voice. In addition to No Echo (OFF), you may select either a subtle ambience effect or a more dramatic rhythmic repetition. Experiment and have fun!
- ■ Karaoke recording to USB Memory or Cassette Tape
The AD-850 allows you to record your Karaoke performance to either Cassette Tape or USB Flash Memory, This mix naturally includes the background music as well as your vocal sylings on the mic and any echo effect that you may decide to add. These flexible recording combinations make it easy to save your performance and share with friends, family and talent agents!
- ■ Full-function Cassette Deck supporting Metal tape playback
The cassette deck employs a two-head one-way mechanism for recording and playback and supports a variety of Cessette types including Normal, Chrome and Metal. (Metal for playback only). The AD-850 also features a ±10% pitch control which can be very helpful when playing back tapes from the good ol' days when cassettes ruled the world.
- ■ CD Player supporting CD-R/RW discs and MP3 playback
The CD player section supports conventional audio CDs (CD-DA) as well as CD-R/RW discs containing MP3 files. Song information including artist name and song title* appear in the LCD readout. Various playback modes including Repeat, Shuffle, and Program Play are supported on CD/USB Memory playback.
* 2-byte characters cannot be displayed in the LC-display.
- ■ Timer Rec/Play ready
The AD-850 provides timer-ready functions for CD/Tape/USB Memory playback and Tape recording. Once Timer Play or Timer Recording is set, the AD-850 will automatically start playback/recording when the unit is turned on by an external audio timer unit*. Timer mode selector is located on the front panel for easy access.
*A third-party Audio Timer unit required.
- CD Player supporting CD-R/RW discs for MP3 playback
- Cassette Deck with pitch control (±10%)
- Front USB port for MP3 recording/playback
- Tape recording from CD/Mic/AUX/USB Memory
- MP3 recording from CD/Tape/Mic/AUX
- Front Mic input with echo and mixing function
- Karaoke play with CD/Tape/AUX/USB Memory playback
- Karaoke recording to USB Memory (Karaoke source: Tape/AUX)
- Multi-function LC-display with peak level meter, tape counter and ID3 tag display
- Repeat, Shuffle and Program Play (CD/USB Memory)
- Timer Rec ready for Tape (a third-party Audio Timer unit required)
- Timer Play ready for CD/Tape/USB Memory (a third-party Audio Timer unit required)