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Zcd Player & MP3

The Zcd is an ultra-compact CD player that also plays MP3s from a CD-R or a USB flash drive. Its analog volume control enables you to combine the Zcd with our Zamp v.3 power amplifier for a truly high end compact stereo system without a separate preamp. Its composite video output lets you view and select MP3 files. For ease of integration the Zcd  
has simultaneous fixed and variable level analog outputs plus a line level stereo input jack for an MP3 player or smartphone.

  • Plays MP3s from a CD-R or USB flash drive   (Compatibility Info)
  • Analog volume control for direct hookup to a power amp
  • Composite video output (NTSC only) to view MP3 files
  • Optical and Coaxial digital outputs
  • Simultaneous fixed and variable level analog outputs
  • Rear panel 3.5mm stereo input for portable MP3 player or smartphone
  • Three turn on options (manual, 12V trigger, AC)
  • 12 Volt trigger output for turning on a power amp
  • Remote control included
  • Rear panel IR input and RS232 serial port
  • Unique half-rack width chassis; 1 rack space high
  • Parasound 2 year parts, 2 years labor warranty  
       (For USA and Canada purchases only)
Frequency Response:  
        20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-1 dB

        Total Harmonic Distortion:
        < 0.02% at 20 Hz

        S/N Ratio:  
        > 98 dB, IHF A-weighted

        >75 dB at 20 kHz

        Maximum Output Level:
        2.0 Volts

        Output Impedance:  
        <60 ohm

        AC Power Requirement:  
        110 - 130 VAC, 60 Hz or 220-240 VAC, 50 Hz (15 Watts)  
            (Voltage must be set inside unit)

        9.5" (242 mm) Wide  
        10" (254 mm) Deep  
        Height, with feet: 2" (51 mm)
        Height, without feet: 1.75" (44 mm)  

        5 lbs / 2.3 kg / Shipping: 8 lbs. (3.6 kg)

        Rack Mount Accessory (purchased separately)  
        SBS - Side by Side mounting bracket for locking two Z custom units together  
        Zblank - Blank panel extender for mounting one Z unit in a standard rack space  
        Zrack - Half width desktop rack perfect for up to 5 Parasound Z components