Ideal CD player and tuner for use with other 301 Reference Series components also supports RDS and USB memory playback
The PD-301 is a compact CD player that incorporates a FM tuner and a USB port that enables playback from USB flash drives (PD-301DAB incl. DAB tuner)-
A slot-in drive mechanism, which has a record of use in professional equipment, is used for the crucial CD player drive. Not only can you use this unit as a simple high-quality CD player, you can also use it as a CD transport in combination with a separate D/A converter connected to its coaxial or optical digital output. In addition, WAV, AAC, MP3 and WMA files can be played back from USB flash drives connected to the USB port on the front of the unit. Moreover, the built-in FM tuner supports RDS.
Furthermore, used in combination with an AI-301DA pre-main amplifier from the 301 Reference Series, you can create a compact desktop audio system that allows you to play high-resolution audio from a computer, listen to radio, and even enjoy wireless playback of high-quality audio from a smartphone or tablet with Bluetooth® that supports aptX®.