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Item: ROTEL RCD855 CD PLAYER
Location: ADELAIDE
Price: 220 Negotiable
Item Condition: Excellent 
Reason for selling:  Surplus
Payment Method: EFT, Cash, Paypal, COD + Shipping at buyers cost
Extra Info:

Great sounding Rotel RCD-855 CD Player using famous Phillips TDA1941A Dac  + SAA7210P decoder  

Open, detailed highs + deeper richer bass and great dynamics like in much more  expensive, higher end players.
Output: Rca Analog and Digital Coax 
In excellent condition , no skipping or dithering.  All functions working.  Very fast CD loading mechanism and fast play.   NB : No remote.
Only known issue : Tray opens & shuts quickly, but placing finger when open stops the tray from immediately shutting for Cd loading ( see pics ) . This is a common issue with these players and can be rectified easily by removing rubber o-ring stops inside the tray .
Will pack securely with bubble wrap in box, for shipping at buyers cost.
 
High quality build, heavy with excellent power supply. See review :
 
Stereophile : 
"By now, it's no secret that one of audio's biggest values has been the hugely popular Rotel RCD-855 CD player; for only $400, it offered sound quality on a par with far more expensive gear, and provided countless tentative audiophiles with the perfect interim CD player during a period of almost daily digital breakthroughs. I don't know about you, but it seems to me like Bob Harley (in whose beard we trust) has been heralding a newest bestest digital processor in every issue of Stereophile for the past couple of years now! I'm not blaming my homeslice RH, though; the Mark Levinsons, Audio Researches, Thetas, Staxes, Wadias, and VTLs have been battling it out for the title of Supreme Digital Leader with more stubborn inbred fury than a hundred Hatfields and McCoys, churning out ever-better gear almost faster than the chipmakers can cut their dies. So when Lewis Lipnick called the $400 Rotel 855 "the steal of the century" in Vol.13 No.7, a loud chorus of HUZZAHS! arose from the foxholes; finally, there was a cheap CD player that could hold its own with the big boys. Pow-er To The Pee-pull!   The Rotel was the right player at the right time; basically a standard Philips 16-bit machine with better parts and a beefier power supply, the 855 found a home in thousands of happy systems the world over. " 
https://www.stereophile.com/content/rotel-rcd-955ax-and-rcd-965bx-cd-players
 
Digital converter: TDA1541A,  Decoder: SAA7210P,   CD Mechanism: CDM-4/19
Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz
Dynamic range: 96dB,   S/N Noise Ratio: 100dB,   Channel separation: 100dB,   THD: 0.0025%
Line output: 2V
Dimensions: 444 x 86 x 346mm
Weight: 7kg
 
 
 
 
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