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Denon DCD-1500

Stereo CD Player (1986)

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Denon DCD-1500


The Denon DCD-1500 compact laser disc player utilizes a unique double super linear converter which prevents deterioration of sound quality in the PCM playback system, assuring accurate reproduction of sound recorded on compact laser discs, in the studio or in live sound production areas.

The parts for this high performance disc player have been selected with careful discrimination, to produce realistic playback of the full musical production.


  • Disc format: CD

    Digital converter: 2 x PCM54HP-K

    CD Mechanism: KSS-121A / KSS-123A

    Frequency response: 5Hz to 20kHz

    Dynamic range: 96dB

    Signal to Noise Ratio: 96dB

    Channel separation: 95dB

    Total harmonic distortion: 0.0025%

    Line output: 2V

    Dimensions: 434 x 89 x 350mm

    Weight: 6kg

    Accessories: RC-1500 remote control

  • Disc format: CD

    Digital converter: 2 x PCM56P-J

    CD Mechanism: KSS-151A

    Frequency response: 2Hz to 20kHz

    Dynamic range: 96dB

    Signal to Noise Ratio: 103dB

    Channel separation: 100dB

    Total harmonic distortion: 0.003%

    Line output: 2V

    Digital outputs: coaxial, optical

    Dimensions: 434 x 107 x 324mm

    Weight: 9.3kg

    Accessories: RC-202 remote control


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Reviewed Jun 04th, 2017 by bshingledecker

This will take the place of honor in the main setup. These were top of the line in their day for DENON, and CD players.

Reviewed Dec 25th, 2013 by guest

well built, good sound, last forever? got it for nuts, previous owner damaged the rca's, easy solder job



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