With TASCAM's CD-400U, you get a 1RU rack-mountable, professional quality, versatile, and dependable media player that's great for installation in music venues, restaurant applications, institutions, retail, schools, and more. It features the latest wireless and solid-state content playback technology by offering CD, Bluetooth wireless, SD, USB, and AM/FM tuner capability for quick and easy professional quality audio playback. Recording from the CD or AM/FM source to SD or USB media is also possible with this top quality unit.

It provides professional audio connections in the form of balanced XLR outputs, unbalanced RCA outputs, a 2nd set of RCA outputs dedicated to the onboard AM/FM audio, a 1/8" auxiliary input for bringing in audio from practically any source, and headphone jack for quick, silent monitoring and confirmation of operation.

It's been designed for automatic, full-proof operation with the inclusion of a “panel lock” function which will disable the panel buttons, plus an automatic playback function which conveniently starts playback when powered up.

Finally, seamless integration into more complex systems is ensured thanks to external control via its onboard standard RS - 232C terminal.


TASCAM CD-400U Includes:


  • CD400U Unit
  • AC power cord
  • Wireless remote controller, "RC-CD400"
  • Rack-mounting screw kit
  • FM antenna
  • AM antenna
  • Owner’s manual/warranty


TASCAM CD-400U Features:


  • CD/SD/USB/and FM/AM tuner real-time audio playback
  • Wireless Bluetooth playback when paired with a Bluetooth-enabled device like a smartphone, tablet, or computer
  • Outputs: XLR, RCA (x 2), and headphone
  • 1/8" audio input for playback from any external source
  • “Power on Play” function starts audio playback automatically when powered on
  • “Panel Lock” function disables buttons to avoid unauthorized operation or programming
  • Real-time recording from CD or FM/AM tuner to SD or USB media
  • External control via RS-232C
  • Control via ethernet with optional IF-E100 ethernet card is planned in the future (contact your Sales Pro for more details)


TASCAM CD-400U Specifications:



  • Supported media: CD, CD-R* (only CD-DA format), CD-RW, SD cards* (512 MB – 2 GB), SDHC cards* (4 GB – 32 GB), USB flash drives* (512 MB – 64 GB)
    * Media must be formatted FAT16/32.


  • Playback file formats: CD-DA: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, MP3: 44.1 / 48 kHz, 32–320 kbps and VBR (MPEG1/2 Audio Layer-3), WAV (USB/SD only): 44.1/48 kHz, 16-bit, WMA  44.1/48 kHz, 32–320 kbps and VBR (WMA ver.9 standard, DRM not supported), AAC (USB/SD only)  44.1/48 kHz, 8–320 kbps and VBR (MPEG4 AAC-LC (Audio stream))
  • Number of channels: 2 channels (stereo), 1 channel (mono)
  • Dubbing file formats MP3: 44.1 kHz, 96/128/192/320 kbps (96/128 kbps with tuner)

Analog audio inputs/outputs

  • AUX IN jack
    • Connector: 3.5mm stereo mini jack
    • Nominal input level: -20 dBV (0.1 Vrms)
    • Maximum input level: -4 dBV (0.63 Vrms)
    • Input impedance: 10 kO or higher
  • Analog output (unbalanced)
    • Connectors: RCA pin jacks
    • Rated output level: -10 dBV (0.316 Vrms, when analog output level setting OFF)
    • Maximum output level (switchable): +6 dBV (2.0 Vrms, when analog output level setting OFF)
    • Output impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Tuner outputs (unbalanced)              
    • Connectors: RCA pin jacks
    • Rated output level: -10 dBV (0.316 Vrms)
    • Maximum output level: +6 dBV (2.0 Vrms)
    • Output impedance: 200 Ohms
  • Analog output (balanced)                 
    • Connectors: XLR-3-32 (1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD)
    • Rated output level: +4 dBu (1.23 Vrms, when analog output level setting OFF)
    • Maximum output level (switchable): +20 dBu (7.75 Vrms, when analog output level setting OFF)
    • Output impedance: 100 Ohms
  • Phones jack
    • Connector: 6.3mm (¼") standard stereo jack
    • Maximum output: 20 mW + 20 mW or higher (THD+N 0.1% or less, into 32 Ohm load)

Control input/output

  • RS-232C connector: 9-pin D-sub (female, inch-standard)

Audio performance

  • Frequency response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz: ±1.0 dB (when 44.1/48kHz sampling frequency, CD/SD/USB playback, JEITA)
  • Distortion: 0.005% or less (when CD/SD/USB playback, JEITA)
  • S/N ratio: 95 dB or higher (when CD/SD/USB playback, JEITA)
  • Dynamic range: 90 dB or higher (when CD/SD/USB playback, JEITA)
  • Crosstalk between channels: 90 dB or higher (when CD/SD/USB playback, JEITA)


  • Bluetooth version: V4.2
  • Output class: 2 (about 10m* unobstructed transmission distance)
  • Supported profiles: A2DP, AVRCP 1.0
  • Supported A2DP codecs: SBC, AAC, Qualcomm®aptX™
  • Supported A2DP content protection: SCMS-T


  • Frequency range                                
    • US model: FM: 87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz, AM: 520 kHz to 1,720 kHz
    • Antenna connectors: FM: F-type (female) AM: 2-pin push terminal


  • Power: AC100-240V, 50/60 Hz
  • Power consumption: 10W
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 482.6 x 45 x 300.5mm
  • Weight: 3.3 kg
  • Operating temperature range: 41-95° F (5~35° C)
  • Permitted installation tilt: 30° or less
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